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August 2, 2022

Countdown to The Year’s Biggest Packaging and Processing Trade Show


PACK EXPO International  opens in less than three months

PACK EXPO International is back and will open its  doors on October 23, 2022 at McCormick Place, Chicago. As the most  comprehensive packaging and processing show in the world in 2022, this year’s  edition will offer attendees more features than ever before and the  opportunity to experience more innovations in four days than in a year’s  worth of research.


“It is vital for the packaging  and processing industries to come together and share innovations, connect  with colleagues, hear from experts, and see machinery in action. PACK EXPO  International 2022 is the most efficient and effective way to do it all,”  says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and  Processing Technologies. “No other event this year will showcase entire  production line solutions and offer attendees everything needed to compete in  a changing marketplace.”


Attendees will discover solutions  they didn’t even know existed from 2,000+ exhibitors displaying the latest  technology for over 40 vertical markets in 1.2 million net square feet of  exhibit space, as well as 100+ free educational sessions located on the show  floor.


New Show Features Include:

Brand New Pavilions at  PACK EXPO International:

Returning favorites include  unmatched show floor education on three Innovation Stages and at The Forum. The Forum  will feature interactive sessions, including small group discussions and  Q&A sessions. The Innovation Stages on the show floor provide quick  presentations on breakthrough technologies and techniques focused on a wide  range of industry-specific solutions.


Returning Pavilions at the Show:

In addition to PACK Challenge,  PACK EXPO International offers additional programs and activities aimed at getting  students excited about careers in packaging and processing. 

PACK EXPO International offers  the highest quality connections through specialized networking events such as  the Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network Event that tackles  timely issues facing women in the industry. 


At this year’s networking  breakfast, hear from keynote speaker Dawn Hudson, former chief marketing  officer at the National Football League and former president and CEO of Pepsi Cola North America. Drawing on her own diverse experiences, Hudson shares winning  business strategies for women, including clean communication, emotional  intelligence, leadership techniques, and tips for elevating your networking  and negotiation game. Registration is now open.

The PPWLN networking event is sponsored by: Emerson, ID Technology, Morrison Container Handling Solutions, Plexpack Corp., Septimatech Group Inc., and SMC Corporation of America.

PACK EXPO’s annual event PACK gives BACK, sponsored by  Rockwell Automation,  returns to PACK EXPO International bigger and  better than ever! For the first time in its Chicago history, the event will  be a musical performance, with headlining band STYX taking center stage at  McCormick Place. And immediately following PACK gives BACK, the Emerging  Leaders Network will host an evening event for young professionals at  Punchbowl Social in downtown Chicago. For event details and to register, click here.


Finally, The Technology Excellence Awards will  recognize the most innovative technologies not yet shown at a previous PACK  EXPO. Attendees will be able to vote onsite on the app, or online for their  favorite finalists selected in specific market segments.


Visit packexpointernational.com  to learn more about the exciting show features, search exhibitors, and  register. Registration for PACK EXPO International is $30 until Sept. 30,  after which it increases to $130. For more information and to register, visit  packexpointernational.com.

Gatwiri Muthara

Sr. Manager, Public Relations

PMMI: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
[email protected]