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Every year the packaging industry thrives on trade shows and conferences for growth and advancement.

There’s many options when selecting the right trade shows and events to attend in the calendar year. This is our list of some of the top packaging trade shows for 2019.

The Packaging Conference

When: Feb 4-6, 2019

Where: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.

Who Attends: Attendees range from retailers and brand owners to resin suppliers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers, and converters.

Bio: Connecting packaging industry professionals since 2008. The Packaging Conference brings together all of the participants in the supply chain to facilitate dialog and meet packaging objectives.

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Packaging Experience Summit

When: March 19-20, 2019

Where: Hotel Interurban in Tukwila, WA.

Who Attends: PX Summit is attended by brand managers, operations experts, CEOs, designers, and other members of the business community who can benefit from digitally printed packaging.

Bio: An inspired packaging conference focused on digital print and today’s leading packaging production technologies.

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Sustainability in Packaging 2019

When: March 4-6, 2019

Where: Swissotel, Chicago, IL

Who Attends: Nearly 500 packaging and sustainability leaders attend sustainability in packaging event

Bio: Returning to Chicago, Sustainability in Packaging US will once again provide expert content and key insight from some of the top brand owners, CPG’s, retailers, packaging manufacturers, government regulators, and NGO’s who are moving the needle in the sustainable packaging space.

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Industrial Exchange

When: May 6-8, 2019

Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, FL

Who Attends: Join our community of industrial and manufacturing companies, private equity funds, technology vendors, venture capitalists and industry experts

Bio: Industrial Exchange is a community of middle market industrial companies, private equity fund owners, technology and solution providers with the aim of sharing best practices and solving common issues. Through their events, thought leadership and peer-to-peer networking, they introduce this community to the latest technologies and solutions that will help drive operational value-creation efforts, leading to long term sustainable businesses that will contribute positively to society.

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West Pack

When: February 11-13, 2020

Where: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

Who Attends: 19,000+ Industry Professionals & 1,900+ Leading Suppliers

Bio: WestPack is where serious professionals find the technologies, education, and connections to stay ahead in the global advanced manufacturing community. In addition to more than 1,900 cutting-edge suppliers showcasing the latest solutions in labeling, automation, food packaging, package design, and more, WestPack gives you access to the industry’s leading educational offering with the 3D Printing and Smart Manufacturing Innovations Summits, the MD&M Medtech Conference, and free industry education at the Expo.

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Pack Expo Las Vegas

When: Sept 23-25, 2019

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, NV

Who Attends: PACK EXPO Las Vegas attendees come from companies producing all types of consumer packaged goods and from all vertical industries. The 30,000 industry professionals who attend include: Executives, Corporate, general, plant and project managers, Engineers and IT professionals, and more

Bio: With 30,000 attendees and 2,000+ exhibitors, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO will be the largest packaging trade show in the world in 2019. The show will feature: A co-located 900,000 net square-foot show floor with packaging machinery in actionl, Free educational sessions for attendees in venues on the show floor, Pavilions for Containers and Materials, Confectionery and Reusable Packaging, and more.

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Automation World Conference + Expo

When: May 14-15, 2019

Where: Chicago Marriott O’hare, IL

Who Attends: Automation World Conference & Expo is designed for automation professionals in the manufacturing, processing and packaging industries. Event presentations will focus on delivering practical application advice and visionary insights for: automation and control engineers, operations and engineering management, and more.

Bio: The Automation World Conference & Expo is the leading peer-to-peer educational and networking event for industrial automation professionals.

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ICE USA 2019

When: April 9-11, 2019

Where: Louisville, Kentucky

Who Attends: 3,000+ registered attendees in: Adhesives, coating, gauging, laminating, printing, slitting, treating, static

Bio: ICE USA is the leading event in the Americas for the converting of paper, film, foil, nonwovens and other flexible web-based materials.

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