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OUTLOOK Plus Latin America 2017 announces final programme

The second edition of the conference and exhibition will examine the latest Latin American developments in the nonwoven personal care.

1st February 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cary, NC/Brussels


The two global nonwoven trade associations, EDANA and INDA, have announced the joint posting of the final OUTLOOK Plus Latin America 2017 programme. The second edition of a unique three-day networking conference and exhibition, which takes place from 7-9 March in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will examine the latest Latin American developments in the nonwoven personal care, absorbent hygiene, and nonwoven medical products industry.

The first two days of the conference and tabletop display exhibition will offer an economic overview of the Latin American nonwoven markets, the absorbent hygiene markets and technologies, and disposable hygiene markets. The third day will cap the event with a focus on the growing Latin American wipes market, nonwovens in healthcare and infection prevention, and perspectives in converting technologies.

OUTLOOK Plus Latin America 2017 takes place from 7-9 March in Sao Paulo, Brazil. © EDANA/INDA

“This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the growing market for hygiene and personal care products in Latin America,” said Dave Rousse, INDA President. “Building on our successful 2015 event, this gathering of industry professionals will discuss key elements for success in these markets.”

Conducting business in Brazil

Keynote presenter, Welber Barral, PhD, Chairman of the Brazil Industries Coalition and former Brazilian Secretary of Foreign Trade, will lead the conference with a presentation on the advantages and barriers to conducting business in Brazil and shares his incisive view on Brazil’s changing political environment and its impact on growth and investment attractiveness.

“This second edition of the OUTLOOK Plus Latin America conference highlights the opportunities and potential for growth across the Latin American nonwovens industry, particularly for the personal care, hygiene and medical products industries,” commented Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA.

“In organising this conference, we are keen to highlight not just the potential but also the resilience of the Latin American nonwovens markets, which highlight the opportunities beyond Brazil, the traditional market regional leader, and into the broader nonwovens supply chain.”


The programme includes presentations from the following global and regional leaders, including J. Rosa, Retail Exec., AC Nielsen, Private Label in Brazilian Retail Markets; D. Guerrero, Pres., S. America – Health, Hygiene, & Spec., Div., Berry Plastics, Latin American Nonwoven Market; V. Radde, Sales Dir. – Latin America, Fitesa, The Latin American Nonwovens Market Perspective; E. Morimitsu, Research Anylst., Euromonitor International, São Paulo, Global Absorbent Hygiene Markets &   Female Consumers, and many more.



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