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April 18, 2024

Registration Is Open for PACK EXPO International 2024


Herndon, Va.; April 18, 2024 – Registration has officially opened for PACK EXPO International, scheduled for Nov. 3–6 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The event is the largest and most comprehensive packaging and processing show worldwide for 2024. According to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the industry's growth underscores the need for manufacturers to access innovative solutions tailored to their diverse needs. From sustainability initiatives to automation advancements and AI integration, businesses now more than ever seek a central hub to discover solutions, stay abreast of the latest topics and trends, and build impactful connections.

Anticipation is high for this year's event, which is poised to surpass previous benchmarks. With over 2,500 exhibitors occupying 1.3 million net square feet, the show promises solutions catering to over 40 vertical markets. Expectations also forecast a convergence of more than 45,000 attendees from global consumer packaged goods and life sciences companies.

"We're thrilled to be back in Chicago, offering an event to spotlight numerous solutions for an expanding market, complete with its distinct challenges," expresses Jim Pittas, president & CEO of PMMI. "Every aspect showcased at our event is grounded in thorough research and listening to our members, ensuring we remain attuned to the evolving needs of our industry both now and in the future."

Previous attendees attest to the show’s ability to meet expectations.

“If you are in the packaging industry, you know that this is the show to attend,” says Victoria Chatman-Galloway, global head & VP packaging, OFI.

“As a professional in the food safety realm, PACK EXPO International is the place to be if you want to know what is new in the industry. It’s a look into the future,” says Dr. Angela Anandappa, executive director, Alliance for Advanced Sanitation.

New Show Features

PACK EXPO International always offers new and expanded show features to meet the needs of attendees and the industry at large.

Returning Pavilions

The pavilions are a “show within a show,” offering focused solutions in specific industry areas. These pavilions streamline the attendee experience, allowing them to explore a wide array of offerings and easily compare solutions in close proximity on the show floor.

Education on the Show Floor

More than 150 educational sessions will occur right on the show floor, offering convenient opportunities to learn about the latest topics and trends in packaging and processing.

Student Opportunities

PACK EXPO International offers additional programs and activities aimed at exciting students about careers in packaging and processing.

Networking and Special Events

Stay tuned for more details on each of these events.

Awards and Recognition

Finally, PACK EXPO International will honor innovation and excellence in the industry with two award programs.

To learn more and to register, visit packexpointernational.com. Registration for the show is $30 until Oct. 11, after which it increases to $130.

Gatwiri Muthara

Sr. Manager, Public Relations

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