Mike Fairley


Label Academy

Best known as the original founder (in 1978) and publisher of Labels & Labeling magazine (now part of Tarsus Group plc, for which he is Strategic Consultant, Labelexpo Global Series) as well as being Managing Director of Labels & Labelling Consultancy. Over the past 35 or so years he has written or contributed to seventeen books on printing, packaging and label topics, spoken at over 350 conferences and seminars worldwide, written or contributed to five international encyclopaedias, including the Encyclopedia of Labels and Label Technology, the Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology and the Encyclopedia of Brand Protection and Security Printing Technology, and held senior positions in education, training, industry, consultancy and publishing. He has contributed to trade magazines worldwide and regularly writes syndicate articles for international journals. As a consultant researcher he has written or contributed to label-related market studies published by Frost & Sullivan, The Economist Intelligence Unit, InfoTrends and PIRA. He is a Fellow of the Packaging Society (formerly the Institute of Packaging), Fellow of the Institute of Paper, Printing and Publishing (IP3), a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers, an Honorary Life Member of FINAT and a Licentiate of the City & Guilds of London Institute. He was awarded the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

Conference: Label Academy Master Class: Shrink Sleeve Technology
Session: Introduction to sleeves and sleeve technology
Time: Wednesday 26 September 2018, 9:00 AM
Conference: Label Academy Master Class: MIS and Workflow Automation
Session: Managing information and workflow in the label and package printing industry
Time: Thursday 27 September 2018, 9:00 AM

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