Young Professionals Network

If you are a young professional below the age of 40, active in the label industry and you would like to take the opportunity to exchange experiences, initiate common projects, participate on exchange programmes focused on topics like succession, leadership, intercultural management, lean management, innovation etc., do not hesitate to join the new platform created for the next generation of label industry leaders, the Young Professionals Network!

Learn what the FINAT YPN is about by viewing the webinar of 22 September 2020:

Read the Q&A with some of our young professionals at Labelexpo Europe


Each year, the YPN organizes various events especially for young professionals (younger than 40) in the label industry. A highlight is their yearly global congress with a programme including a company visit, interactive presentations, and workshops. See reports on previous events in the right menu. For upcoming events, view the event calendar on this website.

Insights from YPN members

View the recent blog by Mikaela Harding on the next generation here.

One of our Board members wrote an interesting article on the industry's challenge of attracting a new generation into printing (under downloads in the right side menu) or watch the video below to get a better idea of the YMC (former YPN) events and projects.