PACK EXPO International sells out.July 24, 2012 -
PACK EXPO International 2012 will be largest edition of the show since 2002, with record 1,800 plus exhibitors showing off latest in packaging and processing innovation across more than 1.1 million net sq ft of exhibit space. In addition to lounges dedicated to beverage, baking and snack, confectionery, and pharmaceutical industries, show will feature expertise from NCA, AICC, ISBT, and ISPE. Event will also see return of PACK EXPO Lecture Series with Dennis Miller and James Carville.
PACK EXPO International Sells Out
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Press release date: July 20, 2012
2012 show to be biggest in 10 years Reston, Va.; -PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, announces that PACK EXPO International 2012 (October 28-31; McCormick Place, Chicago), has sold out of exhibit space.
"The sold out status of PACK EXPO speaks volumes to its value as a showcase for the packaging and processing industries," said Charles D. Yuska, president & CEO, PMMI. "With space completely gone three months out, the show has surpassed even our expectations."
PACK EXPO International 2012 will be the largest edition of the show since 2002, with a record 1,800 plus exhibitors showing off the latest in packaging and processing innovation across more than 1.1 million net square feet of exhibit space.
Customer Centric Strategy Highlights Innovation
With all of the packaging and processing technology on display, the customer-centric focus of the show will ensure attendees can make the most of their time on the show floor.
"With new and returning industry pavilions and lounges, partnerships with innovators like Material ConneXions and Mintel, and industry expertise across the show floor and in the conference halls, PACK EXPO International 2012 will be an event that highlights all the best these industries have to offer," Yuska added.
In addition to lounges dedicated to the beverage, baking and snack, confectionery and pharmaceutical industries, the show will feature expertise from the National Confectioners Association (NCA), the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC), the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT), and several chapters of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).
PACK EXPO Lecture Series Returns
PACK EXPO 2012 will also see the return of the PACK EXPO Lecture Series, with comedian and pundit Dennis Miller and commentator James Carville taking the stage on Sunday, Oct. 28.
"The discussion between Carville and Miller promises to be not only engaging and entertaining, but particularly relevant in this election year," Yuska said. "We're looking forward to a great event."
Tickets for the PACK EXPO Lecture Series with Dennis Miller and James Carville are available online at www.packexpo.com and cost $125 per person ($100 per person for groups of 10).
To register for PACK EXPO International 2012 visit www.packexpo.com. Discounted registration rates of $30 apply until October 8, 2012; costs increase to $60 after that date.
PMMI is a trade association of more than 600 member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and related converting machinery in the United States or Canada; machinery components and packaging containers and materials. PMMI's vision is to be the leading global resource for the packaging and processing supply chain, and its mission is to improve and promote members' abilities to meet the needs of their customers.
PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, EXPO PACK México, and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: PACK EXPO International at McCormick Place in Chicago, Oct. 28-31, 2012; EXPO PACK Guadalajara at Expo Guadalajara, February 27-March 1; EXPO PACK México 2013 at Centro Banamex, Mexico City, June 18-21.
Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com.