PACK EXPO 2011—Packaging and Processing Convention

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The largest packaging and processing convention in North America will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center September 26th through the 28th. PACK EXPO 2011 will have 1,600 first-class suppliers exhibiting.

The packing convention has grown to a whopping 630,000 square feet of tradeshow exhibit space. There will be 550 first time exhibitors.

Keynote Speaker General Colin L. Powell

Former Secretary of State and retired General Colin Powell has been announced as the keynote speaker at the PACK EXPO Leadership Lecture. He will be speaking on Tuesday, September 27th. The title of his address is “Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust and Values.”

Packaging and Processing Education Tracks

The Conference at PACK EXPO will have targeted education tracks. The education sessions will run Monday and Tuesday from 9:00a.m. to 4:15p.m and Wednesday from 9:00a.m. to 1:34p.m. These sessions will be in concurrence with the PACK EXPO. Attendees are encouraged to register before September 7th for discounts on rates.

The education tracks will include:

  • Innovation
  • Product Safety
  • Operations
  • Sustainability
  • Best Practices—Pharmaceutical
  • Trends
  • Converting
  • Beverage Operations
  • Workforce Development

A wide range of industries will be represented by more than 25,000 qualified attendees.

  • Dairy
  • Automotive
  • Fruits, Vegetables and Produce
  • Beverages and Wine
  • Soaps and Detergents
  • Candy and Confection
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Raw Materials
  • Paper and Printing
  • Cosmetics and Toiletries
  • Toiletries and Cosmetics
  • …and much more!

Pavilions for Easy Location of Packaging and Processing Solutions

PACK EXPO 2011 will have designated pavilions that make it simple to find the newest trends, information, and products. These pavilions will include areas for pharmaceutical, processing, food safety, reusable packaging, and more.

Packaging and Processing Industry Leaders Attending

Many major companies will attend this convention. The latest and greatest packaging and processing innovations will be there to showcase their wares.

Following are some of the many companies that will be attending:

  • Jelly Belly Candy Company
  • Kellogg Company
  • Amway Corporation
  • Honeywell
  • Anheuser Busch
  • Kraft Foods
  • International Paper
  • American Italian Pasta
  • Johnson & Johnson Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Avery Dennison
  • Behr Process Corp.
  • Land O’Lakes, Inc.
  • Benjamin Moore
  • Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods Inc.

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