Regional IoPP – Networking Event & Tour of Great Lakes Brewing Company, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH, March 28, 2012: The Institute of Packaging Professionals is pleased to announce an event at the Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) in Cleveland, OH on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. GLBC is located at 2516 Market Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113.

Sponsored by Praxis Packaging Solutions (, this event features an opportunity for IoPP members to highlight their roles and responsibilities as packaging professionals in a Networking Forum and tour of the Great Lakes Brewing Company. The forum, scheduled for 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in GLBC’s Rockefeller Room, will be structured such that each member has 10 minutes to provide a profile of their background, area of expertise, role within their organization, and primary packaing focus. The presentations can incorporate multiple media tools (PowerPoints, videos, pyrotechnics, etc), but will be limited to ten minutes in duration, including set-up, break down, and any questions from the participants.

The Networking Forum will be followed by an extensive tour of the Great Lakes Brewing Company’s ( operation starting at 6:00 p.m., and includes a tasting of two styles of beer. A dinner buffet will be served at 7:00 p.m. in the Rockefeller Room.

This event is limited to 30 individuals. The Networking Forum is limited to 15 presenters. Attendees of the tour must be 21 years of age with a valid ID to participate in the tastings. Beacuse of the corporate sponsorship, the cost for this event is only $40 for IoPP members and $45 for non-members, which includes the forum, tour, a four station buffet afterwards, and a memento from the GLBC. Logisitics to/from this event are the exclusive domain of the individual or his/her chapter.

This unique and informative event will feature IoPP members from the Steel City (Pittsburgh), Western New York, Glass City (Toledo), Central Ohio, Cincinnati, and Cleveland chapters. Many aspects of medicine and general health will be covered in different conferences within the event. Visit for more information on what to expect.

To register via PayPal (preferred), please visit the REGIONAL IOPP EVENT, CLEVELAND section at Alternative payment options can be arranged by contacting the event coordinator.


Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Praxis Packaging Solutions – is one of the fastest growing contract packaging companies in America. Praxis is dedicated to cost effective, quality services and has the ability to remain strong in today’s marketplace with timely product launches, eliminating seasonal spikes, and by meeting the ever-changing market demands. Services we provide include OTC and Rx drug packaging, patient/physician drug starter kits, POP and store display assembly, clamshell, blister and stretch card packaging, kit assembly and shrink-wrapping.. Praxis brings full knowledge of appropriate protocols and regulations including FDA, DEA, cGMP and other requirements to all jobs.



Christopher Ragusa

Sixarp LLC, Praxis Packaging

Ph: 614-332-8877 or 614-876-5092 (x230)

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