Exhibit Hours:
Sunday – Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 3:00pm

PACK EXPO International Supports Students in Packaging

PACK EXPO International offers programs and activities aimed at getting students excited about careers in packaging and processing and connecting them with professional mentors in the industry.

The Amazing Packaging Race

The Amazing Packaging Race gives university students firsthand experience with the exciting possibilities of a career in the packaging and processing industry. Teams from colleges and universities across the U.S. race around the PACK EXPO International show floor to complete tasks or solve problems at the booths of participating exhibitors.

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Future Innovators Robotics Showcase

Robotics teams from Chicago area high schools are invited to bring robots they have built and provide demonstrations. PACK EXPO International attendees enjoy watching these fun demonstrations and talking with the young people about future careers in engineering.

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Let the competition begin!

A new competition will debut this fall at PACK EXPO International—PACK Challenge! Six teams of high school students will be selected to participate in assembling a snack filler machine specifically designed for this competition onsite in Chicago.

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CareerLink LIVE

CareerLink LIVE is an opportunity for PMMI, CPA and IoPP members – and Consumer Packages Goods companies – to connect with students pursuing careers in packaging at PACK EXPO International.

For more information contact Kate Fiorianti at [email protected].