ISBT Endorses Beverage Cooler Lounge at PACK EXPO Int’l 2014

July 28, 2014

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ISBT Endorses Beverage Cooler Lounge at PACK EXPO Int'l 2014

Reston, Va.; July 28, 2014 — PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO family of trade shows, is pleased to announce the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) will endorse and staff The Beverage Cooler Lounge at PACK EXPO International 2014 (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 2–5).

The Beverage Cooler Lounge is a networking hub that serves as a central meeting place and information center for the beverage industry professionals at the show. ISBT experts will staff the lounge to help attendees find the best solutions for their operational challenges.

“This is the third time we’ve been involved with The Beverage Cooler Lounge, and the value it brings our members and other beverage industry professionals is outstanding. Here’s where they can connect, network and get some insight on the latest trends in the marketplace. And, because it’s on the show floor, they won’t miss a moment of PACK EXPO,” says Larry Hobbs, executive director, ISBT.

“Beverage professionals account for a large percentage of PACK EXPO attendees, and the expert beverage technologists of ISBT will provide the resources these attendees need to find the solutions to their challenges. We’re very pleased ISBT will once again endorse the Beverage Cooler Lounge,” says Charles D. Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI.

PACK EXPO International 2014 is co-located with Pharma EXPO 2014, a joint venture from PMMI and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). The two shows have 1.1 million net square feet of combined exhibit space and are expected to attract 50,000 packaging and processing professionals and 2,200 exhibiting companies.

Registration is $30 through Oct. 3, when it increases to $60. For more information about the shows, visit packexpointernational.com or pharmaexpo.com.

Learn more about PMMI at PMMI.org.

About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 650 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.

About ISBT
The International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT) is the premier technical society for professionals in the beverage industry. Founded in 1953, there are now more than 800 members in more than 45 countries. ISBT provides education programs, scientific forums, standards and guidelines for beverage professionals through meetings held in the United States, Europe and Mexico. Membership is open to any person engaged in the science technology or production of beverages, including bottlers, suppliers and scientists. For more info: www.bevtech.org.

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Kate Achelpohl
PMMI Director, Member Communications
571.612.3183
kachelpohl@pmmi.org