PFFC's Industry Calendar

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PFFC maintains the most extensive listings of industry shows, seminars, conferences, meetings, etc., for the converting industry. This handy reference will help you organize your schedule for 2017 and beyond, so you can start making plans now.

If you wish to have an event listed that is not here, send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., President/Editorial Director of PFFC, at least three months in advance of the event. Include the event name, dates, sponsor, facility, location, phone number, website URL for more information and any other pertinent details, as well as a contact name.

 

2017 Events:

Sept. 25–27 | PMMI Pack Expo Las Vegas & Healthcare Packaging Expo 2017, Assn. for Packaging & Processing Technologies, Las Vegas Convention Ctr., Las Vegas, NV (571-612-3200; www.packexpolasvegas.com).

Sept. 25–28 | Labelexpo Europe, Tarsus Group, Brussels Expo, Brussels, Belgium (+44 0 20 8846 2740; www.labelexpo-europe.com).

Oct. 2–4 | ACC Polyurethanes Technical Conference, American Chemistry Council, New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA (202-249-6500; www.americanchemistry.com).

Oct. 2–4 | Luxe Pack Monaco, Idice, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco (+33 0 4 7473 1693; www.luxepack.com).

Oct. 3–5 | TiO2 World Summit & Pigment & Colour Science Forum, Smithers Rapra, Palacio de Congresos De Alicante, Alicante, Spain (+44 0 1372 802000; www.pigmentmarkets.com).

Oct. 4 | TAPPI Corona & Atmospheric Plasma 101 Course, ITW Pillar Technologies, Hartland, WI (800-332-8686; www.tappi.org).

Oct. 8–11 | TLMI Annual Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Gainey Ranch Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ (571-645-5086; www.tlmi.com).

Oct. 9 | Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films Seminar, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA (+31 0 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Oct. 9–11 | FTA Fall Conference, Flexographic Technical Assn., Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, St. Louis, MO (631-737-6020; www.flexography.org).

Oct. 10–12 | SGIA Expo, Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn., Ernest N. Morial Convention Ctr., New Orleans, LA (888-385-3588; www.sgia.org).

Oct. 11 | SGIA, Women in Print Alliance Breakfast, SGIA Expo (Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn.), Ernest N. Morial Convention Ctr., New Orleans, LA (703-359-1364; www.sgia.org).

Oct. 11–12 | PIA OSHA Compliance for Printing Workshop, Printing Industries of America, PIA Headquarters, Warrendale, PA (412-741-6860; www.printing.org).

Oct. 11–13 | FEFCO Technical Seminar, European Federation of Corrugated Board Mfrs., Reed Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Ctr., Wien, Austria (+32 2 646 40 70; www.fefco.org).

Oct. 11–13 | GPS 2017 Global Plastics Summit, IHS Markit/Plastics Industry Assn., Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, IL (303-397-2801; globalplasticssummit.com.)

Oct. 11–13 | Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference NA, Recycling Today, Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL (800-456-0707; www.recylingtodayevents.com).

Oct. 15–18 | AIMCAL R2R/SPE FlexPackCon, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators/Society of Plastics Engineers, Saddelbrook Resort & Spa, Tampa, FL (803-948-9470; www.aimcal.org).

Oct. 16–17 | TAPPI CorrExpo, Rhode Island Convention Ctr. & Omni Hotel, Providence, RI (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.correxpo.org).

Oct. 24–25 | UV+EB Packaging Conference & Fall Member Meeting, RadTech, DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport, Phildelphia Airport, Philadelphia, PA (240-643-0517; www.radtech.org).

Oct. 25–26 | Corrugated Packaging Seminar, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics at Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Oct. 25–26 | Sustainability in Packaging Europe Conference, Smithers Pira, Hesperia Tower Hotel, Barcelona, Spain (+44 0 1372 802000; www.sustainability-in-packaging.com).

Oct. 26 | IMDA ABC's of IML Basic Course, In_Mold Decorating Assn., DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Ctr. Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL (480-993-9818; www.imdassociation.com).

Oct. 26 | Reinventing the Workforce Symposium, Zeller+Gmelin Printing Inks, Rosevine Hall, Roseville, MN (877-616-7490; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Oct. 31–Nov. 3 | IPEX 2017, Informa Exhibitions, NEC, Birminghan, UK (+44 0 20 7017 6986; www.ipex.org).

Nov. 2–3 | AIPIA World Congress & Hackathon 2017, Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Assn., Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, Netherlands (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.aipia.info).

Nov. 6–7 | Introduction to Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Workshop, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Park Plaza Vondelpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Nov. 7–9 | TAPPI Blown & Cast Film Extrusion Course, Crowne Plaza, Memphis, TN (770-446-1400; www.tappi.org).

Nov. 14–15 | Cosmetic Packaging, Applied Market Information , Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany (+44 0 117 924 9442; www.amiplastics.com).

Dec. 4 | China Release Liner Industry Forum, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Grand Mercure Shanghai Century Pk., Shanghai, China (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Dec. 4–7 | A Map for Printers to Manufacture Flexible Packaging Seminar, FPK Resources, Georgia Power Customer Resource Ctr., Atlanta, GA (203-257-7657; www.fpkllc.com).

 

2018 Events:

Feb. 14–16 | Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Hilton Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Feb. 22–24 | Graphics of the Americas, Printing Assn. of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Convention Ctr., Ft. Lauderdale, FL (800-331-0461; www.goaexpo.com).

Mar. 11–14 | TLMI Annual Converter Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Fairmont Grand Del Mar, San Diego, CA (571-645-5086; www.tlmi.com).

Mar. 12–14 | Sustainability in Packaging, Smithers Pira, Interncontinental Hotel, Chicago, IL (330-762-7441; www.sustainpackus.com).

Mar. 13–15 | FPA Annual Meeting, Flexible Packaging Assn., Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, FL (410-694-0800; www.flexpack.org).

Mar. 21–23 | Tissue World Miami, UBM Exhibition Singapore, Miami Beach Convention Ctr., Miami, FL (+65 6592 0888; www.tissueworld.com).

Apr. 18–20 | International Sleeve Label Conference & Exhibition, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Midtown, Atlanta, GA (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Apr. 23–25 | Specialty Papers Europe, Smithers Pira, Pullman Cologne, Cologne, Germany (+44 0 1372 802000; specialtypaperconference.com).

Apr. 23–25 | TAPPI PLACE Intl. Flexible Packaging Extrusion Div., Omni Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, NC (770-209-7319; www.tappiplace.org).

May 5–10 | SVC Tech Con 2018, Society of Vacuum Coaters, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Ctr., Orlando, FL (505-897-7743; www.svc.org).

May 6–9 | FTA Forum & INFOFLEX, Flexographic Technical Assn., Indianapolis, IN (631-737-6020; www.flexography.org).

May 7–9 | RadTech UV+EB Technology Expo & Conference, RadTech Intl. North America, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL (240-643-0517; www.radtech.org).

May 14 | Self-Adhesive Graphic Films Seminar, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Crowne Plaza Berlin City Ctr., Berlin, Germany (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

May 22–23 | Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop (w/ Spanish translation), AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Accraply & Flint Group Facilities, Minnepolis, MN (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

May 29–June 1 | Print4All/IPACK-IMA, Fiera Milano,  Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy (+39 02 319 1091; www.fieramilano.it).

June 5–8 | PMMI Expo Pack México, Assn. for Packaging & Processing Technoloiges, Expo Bancomer Santa Fe, México City, México (571-612-3184; www.expopack.com.mx).

June 6–8 | Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok, UBM Exhibition Singapore, BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand (+65 6592 0888; www.asianpapershow.com).

Sept. 5–7 | ICE South East Asia/CCE South East Asia, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Asia, BITEC Bangkok Intl. Trade and Exhibition Ctr., Bangkok, Thailand (+66 0 2689 6894; www.ice-southeastasia.com).

Sept. 25–27 | Labelexpo Americas 2018, Tarsus Group, Donald E. Stephens Convention Ctr., Rosemont (Chicago), IL (262-754-6931; www.labelexpo-americas.com).

Oct. 14–17 | PMMI Pack Expo Intl., Assn. for Packaging & Processing Technologies, McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL (571-612-3200; www.packexpointernational.com).

Oct. 14–17 | TLMI Annual Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, FL (571-645-5086; www.tlmi.com).

Oct. 15 | Packaging Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Oct. 18–20 | SGIA Expo, Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn., Las Vegas Convention Ctr., Las Vegas, NV (888-385-3588; www.sgia.org).

Oct. 24–28 | All in Print China Intl. Exhibition for All Printing Technology & Equipment, Messe Düsseldorf Shanghai, New Intl. Expo Ctr., Shanghai, China (312-781-5180; www.allinprint.com).

 

2019 Events:

Mar. 10–13 | TLMI Annual Converter Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Omni Grove Park Inn, Ashville, NC (571-645-5086; www.tlmi.com).

Mar. 25–27 | Tissue World Milan 2019, Fieramilanocity Hall 3, Milan, Italy (+65 6592 0888; www.tissueworld.com).

April 9–11 | ICE USA & InPrint 2019, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, Kentucky Intl. Convention Ctr., Louisville, KY (312-809-9260; www.ice-x-usa.com).

May 5–8 | FTA Forum & INFOFLEX, Flexographic Technical Assn., Hilton New Orleans Riverside & New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Ctr., New Orleans, LA (631-737-6020; www.flexography.org).

Oct. 27–30 | TLMI Annual Meeting, Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Omni LaCosta Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA (571-645-5086; www.tlmi.com).

 

2020 Events:

May 7–13 | interpack, Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Trade Fairgrounds, Düsseldorf, Germany (312-781-5180; www.mdna.com).

June 16–26 | drupa, Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Trade Fairgrounds, Düsseldorf, Germany (312-781-5180; www.drupa.com).


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