Get ready to encounter innovation!
Reston, Va.; March 10, 2014 — PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows announces registration is open for PACK EXPO International 2014 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 2–5) and the co-located Pharma EXPO, produced in partnership with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).
According to PMMI’s Jim Pittas, vice president, Trade Shows, PMMI expects the events to draw a combined 2,000 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees to over 1.1 million net square feet of exhibits.
“PACK EXPO International is one of the largest trade shows in the country. With this many exhibiting companies, attendees have the chance to see just about any supplier or any kind of technology they need. It’s a breadth and depth of opportunity you just don’t get anyplace else,” Pittas says, noting that attendees can visit both show floors at no additional cost.
That exposure leads to deeper understanding, says Pittas.
“One of the benefits of attending PACK EXPO,” he notes, “is how much you can learn, simply by looking at technologies up close, talking to experts and networking with peers. The size and scope of PACK EXPO means you’ll encounter — and learn from — innovation everywhere you turn.”
Those opportunities include educational sessions presented throughout the exhibit hall, including featured areas such as The Innovation Stage, The Food Safety Summit Resource Center (sponsored by the Food Safety Summit and GE Intelligent Packaging), The Center for Trends and Technologies (sponsored by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork™ Program) and the Reusables Learning Center (endorsed by the Reusable Packaging Association). Over in Pharma EXPO, ISPE’s world-class conference program will specifically address needs of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
“PACK EXPO is where you’ll encounter innovation,” Pittas adds. It’s where you can see how your peers in other industries tackle challenges like the ones you face every day. As you cross between Pharma EXPO and PACK EXPO, you’re going to find new ways to approach the goals you have for your packaging and processing operations.”
Register for PACK EXPO International 2014 online at packexpointernational.com. Registration for PACK EXPO and Pharma EXPO is $30 through Oct. 3, and increases to the on-site fee of $60 thereafter. Your PACK EXPO Badge grants admission to the co-located Pharma EXPO, produced in partnership with ISPE.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 600 packaging and processing supply chain companies that provide a full range of packaging and processing machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through programs and events such as The PACK EXPO family of trade shows, packexpo.com, PMT Magazine, PACK EXPO Show Daily, networking events and educational programs.
PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International and presented jointly with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE); PACK EXPO Las Vegas, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: EXPO PACK México 2014, June 17-20 (Mexico City, Mexico); PACK EXPO International 2014, Nov. 2-5 (McCormick Place, Chicago); Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014; PACK EXPO East, debuting Feb. 16–18, 2015 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia); EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015, March 10-12, 2015 (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico).
Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com.