European Packaging Symposium

4-5 October, 2022 | Berlin, Germany

Discover and Grow! Exploring the Future of Effective Package Design

ANNOUNCING NEW DATES! We are pleased to announce the 2022 ISTA European Packaging Symposium will be held 4-5 October 2022 in Berlin, Germany at the Courtyard Marriott Berlin City Center.

Exploring the future of effective package design, the program will provide insights on today's e-commerce and sustainability challenges and will offer new solutions to help shape the future of transport packaging. New to the program, sustainability, e-commerce design and testing panels of experts discussing important topics and big trends.

Presentations from the following organizations with more to come!

The ISTA European Packaging Symposium provides a broad international platform for directors, managers and technicians of logistics, packaging, production, purchasing, R&D, product design and development of companies in the following sectors: Packaging industry; fast moving consumer goods industry; computer, electronics industry; retail sector; logistics, transport and storage; test laboratories; test equipment manufacturers and all other professionals whose activities are related to distribution packaging.

Symposium registration



Rates & Registration

Symposium Early-Bird Registration Rates (Valid until 29 August, 2022):

  • ISTA Member Discounted Rate: 975 EUR / $1100 USD
  • Non-Member Rate: 1075 EUR / $1200 USD

Sympoisum Registration Rates (After 29 August, 2022):

  • ISTA Member Discounted Rate: 1150 EUR / $1300 USD
  • Non-Member Rate: 1250 EUR / $1400 USD

Symposium registration

Multiple Person Discount
If you have more than one person registering to attend the Symposium from your company, please contact Lisa Bonsignore at or (517) 333-3437 for the multiple person discount code.  Verification of one full paying registration is necessary to obtain the discount code.  The code will  discount your registration rate by $115 USD.

Social Mixer Reception GUEST Ticket
40 EUR / $45 USD (may be purchased when registering)

Closing Dinner GUEST Ticket
80 EUR / $90 USD (may be purchased when registering)

Cancellation Policy:
After registering, if you have no replacement and need to cancel the registration, you must do so in writing by email, to be received no later than 5:00pm EST, 5 September, 2022, to obtain a full refund of registration fees. After this cancellation deadline, only 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. We reserve the right to cancel or change a topic or speaker.


Sponsoring ISTA's European Packaging Symposium is your opportunity to connect with the global transport packaging community as an industry leader. Strengthen your brand’s identity and marketing efforts by becoming a sponsor of the industry’s premier educational events.

Sponsors will enjoy the following benefits and privileges (based on sponsorship level). If you have questions regarding sponsorship, please contact us!

Click here to download a pdf version of the 2022 ISTA European Packaging Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities.


Sponsorships are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis based on availability. Logo placement/order will be based on the first-come, first-served basis. Items subject to change.


5,300 EUR

$6,000 USD


4,000 EUR

$4,500 USD


2,600 EUR

$3,000 USD

On-site recognition at the closing dinner reception

Sponsor logo on attendee bags

Sponsor Spotlight: Zoom meeting for sponsoring company to present content of their choice. Content may be commercial in nature but must meet ISTA's code of conduct. These spotlight sessions will be held in the weeks prior to the start of the main program.  Slots are available on a first come, first served basis. One hour maximum for zoom meeting and this benefit is optional.

Complimentary exhibit space

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Closing Dinner
Wednesday, 5 October

Please join us for dinner and drinks at the Berlin Television Tower, a must-see landmark and an iconic symbol of Germany‘s capital city! You'll enjoy a high-speed elevator ride to the observation deck high above the city. The fantastic panorama of the cityscape from here includes many of the city‘s well-known sights, from the Reichstag Parliament building to the Olympic Stadium.

We will enjoy a private Berlin-Brandenburg Regional Buffet at the restaurant that sits at an altitude of 207m. You will have a bird‘s eye view of Berlin – and beyond!

This event is free to all Symposium attendees and guest tickets may be purchased separately.


We are pleased to be hosting the 2022 ISTA European Packaging Symposium at the Courtyard by Marriott Berlin City Center in Berlin, Germany. The Courtyard Berlin City Center is located in Berlin's Mitte district, placing you near landmarks like Checkpoint Charlie, Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz. You will find it easy to relax in your modern, well-appointed hotel room; the spacious rooms showcase free high-speed Wi-Fi access, luxurious Marriott bedding, an ergonomic desk, a mini-fridge and more.

Book hotel room

Courtyard by Marriott Berlin City Center:
Axel Springer Strasse 55
Berlin, 10117 Germany

Rate: 170 EUR/night
Room block deadline: To be announced

Covid-19 Safety

We are so excited to see everybody again and are focused on making sure everyone at the event is safe and comfortable. We plan to follow the guidance resources listed below as part of our Covid-19 policy. At this time, the Courtyard by Marriott Berlin City Center requires guests to show a proof of vaccine or a negative Covid test at the time of check-in. In addition, restaurants and bars also require proof of vaccine or a negative Covid test.

ISTA will continue to monitor and update the policy around Covid-19 as we get closer to the event dates as needed.