05 October 2011
05 October 2011
Registrations are now open for NPE 2012 and can be made on their site http://www.npe.org.
NPE 2012 will occur on April 1-5, 2012, starting on a Sunday for the first time, and will take place in Orlando, Florida, US, after 40 years in Chicago. NPE say the event will consist of 14 hours of back-to-back activities, including technical sessions, panel discussions, networking events, an industry golf tournament, and an evening Opening Gala, featuring the Plastics Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony, with award presentations to industry icons who have made outstanding contributions to plastics throughout their careers.
By clicking on the REGISTRATION button at http://www.npe.org, attendees can select various registration packages and fees for the NPE trade show and co-located events such as conferences.
"We have designed NPE2012 to be a multi-faceted experience, with activities, discoveries, and opportunities enough to satisfy the needs of anyone who works in the plastics industry or has a need to know about plastics," said Gene Sanders, SPI’s Senior Vice President of Trade Shows and Conferences. "The scope of our education program alone makes NPE2012 unique among plastics expositions".
Chief among the events and programs making up NPE2012 are:
- NPE trade show
- Conference presentations
- 2nd International Plastics Design Competition
- Technology pavilions
- Special programs
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