Global Pouch Forum

June 14-16, 2017

InterContinental Miami
Miami, FL

Wednesday, June 14

Global Pouch Forum Pre-Event Functions
June 14, 2017

11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration Opens

Registration Hospitality sponsored by





1:00 PM to 5:30 PM

2017 TAPPI Stand-Up Pouch Making Workshop *

Registration details can be found on the Pricing and Registration pages.

*The TAPPI Workshop is a separate event that requires an additional registration fee.

After successfully completing TAPPI's Stand-Up Pouch Making Workshop, participants should be able to:

  • List various pouch structures and their uses in SUP applications.
  • Identify processing issues for a variety of pouch materials.
  • Discuss the capabilities and limitations of pouch-making equipment.
  • Identify the unique equipment and substrate requirements for SUP laminations.
  • Explain the process requirements for making SUP structures.

Who benefits most from the Stand-Up Pouch Making Workshop?

  • Technical directors and superintendents
  • Technical assistants
  • R&D personnel
  • Quality personnel
  • Buyers
  • Account managers



karlville full

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Tour of Karlville's Miami Headquarters & Technology Center

karlville main floor
Karlville welcomes Global Pouch Forum attendees to tour their Headquarters & Technology Center located in Miami on Wednesday, June 14th, prior to Global Pouch Forum. Our facility is located about 15 minutes from the Forum venue. Transportation to and from the hotel will be provided.

Attendees of the tour will see first-hand live demos (see the machine highlights). The goal is to share new technology with customers that are currently in the converting industry, planning to enter the industry, and with end users; providing important market enabling tools for growing your pouch business.

We look forward to meeting you all on June 14th.


Raul Matos, VP Sales & Marketing
Karlville Development


  • This complimentary tour is open to all Global Pouch Forum attendees. There is no charge, but you must pre-register in order to participate.

  • Pre-register online when registering to attend Global Pouch Forum, or by emailing Janet Martinelli (



6:00 – 7:30 PM

Global Pouch Forum Welcome Reception

Sponsored by:    charternex


Attendee Workbook sponsored by   hqc


Registration Bag sponsored by  slide rite


WiFi and Badge Lanyards sponsored by   jindal