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 2018 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.

 

2018 Events:

Feb. 21–22 | Paperboard Packaging Seminar, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Feb. 22–23 | AmericaPack Summit, Marcus Evans Summits, The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV (+44 0 20 3002 3002; www.marcusevans.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).

Feb. 25–28 | SPE Intl. Polyolefins Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers, Hilton Houston North Hotel, Houston, TX 713-529-2272; spe-stx.org).

Feb. 26–28 | Print UV Conference, Print UV Productions, Encore by Wynn Resort, Las Vegas, NV (715-425-5600; www.printuv.com).

Feb. 27–Mar. 1 | PPC & AICC Intermediate Troubleshooting, Paperboard Packaging Council & Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters, Burt Rigid Box (Hampton Inn Oneonta), Oneonta, NY (413-686-9178; paperbox.org).

Feb. 27–Mar. 1 | Process Control for Flexo, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Mar. 7–9 | FINAT New World of Labels Technical Seminar, Intl. Assn. for the Label Industry, Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Ctr., Barcelona, Spain (+31 70 3123910; www.finat.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. 12–13 | MEAPET Middle East & Africa PET Markets, Applications & Recycling, CMT Ctr. for Management Technology, Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche, Casablanca, Morocco (+65 63469147; www.cmtevents.com).

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

Mar. 13–14 | Specialty Packaging Films Asia, Applied Market Information, Banyan Tree Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand (+44 0 117314 8111; www.ami.international).

Mar. 13–15 | Coating Tech Inst., Coating Tech Slot Dies, Chemsultants Intl. Offices, Mentor, OH (715-544-7568; www.coatingtechinstitute.com).

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

Mar. 13–16 | PPC & AICC Beginner Operator's Training, Paperboard Packaging Council & Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters, EMMECI USA (Ramada Inn Seekonk Providence Area), Seekonk, MA (413-686-9178; paperbox.org).

Mar. 14–16 | Expo Empaque Norte 2018, Cintermex, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México (+81 8289 8420; www.expoempaquenorte.com).

Mar. 18–20 | TAGA Annual Technical Conference, Technical Assn. of the Graphic Arts, Sheraton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD (412-259-1706; tagaatc.printing.org).

Mar. 19–20 | Introduction to Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Workshop, AWA Alexander Watson & Assoc., Park Plaza Vondelpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands (+31 20 676 2069; www.awa-bv.com).

Mar. 19–21 | Applications Seminar on Web Handling, Web Handling Research Ctr., Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK (405-744-8902; webhandling.okstate.edu).

Mar. 19–22 | Orientation to Flexo Workshop, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Mar. 20–22 | ACIMGA Printech & Propak Vietnam, Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (+39 02 2481262; www.printechvietnam.com).

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

Mar. 27–29 | Proofing and Visualization Seminar, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Apr. 4–5 | Flexo Foundations Seminar, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

Apr. 11–12 | GEPET Greater Europe PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling, Centre for Management Technology, Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Ctr., Budapest, Hungary (+65 63469147; www.cmtevents.com).

Apr. 11–13 | FSEA-IADD Joint Conference, Foil & Specialty Effects Assn. and International Assn. of Diecutting & Diemaking, Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin, TN (785-271-5816; www.fsea-iaddconf.com).

Apr. 16–18 | PMMI Pack Expo East, Assn. for Packaging & Processing Technologies, Pennsylvania Convention Ctr., Philadelphia, PA (571-612-3200; www.packexpoeast.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 | IPACK-IMA Processing & Packaging/IPACK-Mat, Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy (+39 02 319 1091; www.ipackima.com).

June 4–5 | AIPIA Active & Intelligent Packaging Summit Americas, Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Assn., Westin Jersey City Newport, Jersey City, NJ (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; www.aipia.info).

June 4–7 | AIMCAL R2R Conference Europe, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators, Munich Airport Marriott Hotel, Freising (Munich), Germany (803-948-9470; www.aimcal.org).

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 6–7 | Corrugated Packaging Seminar, Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics, Harris A. Smith Bldg., Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC (864-656-4690; sonocoinstitute.com).

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

June 13–16 | ACIMGA Printech & Propak Asia, Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry, Bangkok Intl. Trade Exhibition Ctr. (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand (+39 02 2481262; www.printechasia.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. 13–15 | ACIMGA Printech & Propak Myanmar, Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry, MEP at Mindama, Tangon, Myanmar (+39 02 2481262; www.printechmyanmar.com).

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

Sept. 30–Oct. 3 | GASC Graph Expo, Graphic Arts Show Co., McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL (703-264-7200; graphexpo.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).

Oct. 28–31 | AIMCAL R2R Conference USA, Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators, Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, Chandler, AZ (803-948-9470; www.aimcal.org).

 

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. 13–16 | GASC Graph Expo, Graphic Arts Show Co., McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL (703-264-7200; graphexpo.com).

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).

Oct. 4–7 | GASC Graph Expo, Graphic Arts Show Co., McCormick Pl., Chicago, IL (703-264-7200; graphexpo.com).

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