Industry Events




Plastic Caps & Closures

September 12-14 - Chicago, IL

This is one of the world's largest global conferences for the plastics caps and closures industry, covering needed ground in new technologies, trends and applications critical to success in this vital industry segment.


2017 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop

September 18-20 - Atlanta, GA

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MAPP Benchmaking

October 12-13 - Indianapolis, IN

The Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference is a no-nonsense business exchange designed to provide profit-impacting information to senior executives in the plastics manufacturing industry. The goal is to help plastics companies improve their operations and tactics in order to impact bottomline profits.



October 17-21 - Friedrichshafen, Germany

FAKUMA international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma.


Plastimagen 2017

November 7-10 - Mexico City, Mexico

PLASTIMAGEN MEXICO 2017 is the most complete and important plastics event in Latin America, an event designed to meet the needs of 30,000 attendees which are looking for: innovation, solutions, and training for their companies.


MD&M Minnepolis

November 8-9 - Minnepolis, MN

Medical Design and Manufacturing Minneapolis(MD&M Minneapolis) is one of the most well executed exhibitions on the medical devices industry where the course of development of the medical device industry is charted with focus at some of the minutest details. This event hosts some of the leading medtech professionals and medical OEM suppliers at a common platform which also hosts a special conference for the most important industry decision makers, allowing them to obtain a special pre-view of the latest and upcoming technological inventions in this field.



November 15-16 - Orlando, FL

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MD&M West

February 6-8 - Anaheim, CA

Medtech moves fast. For 32 years, MD&M West has helped take medical devices from concept to market by uniting cutting-edge technology with the industry's foremost minds. Source from the world's largest collection of suppliers on one show floor. Connect with over 20,000 engineers and executives who are ready to forge business partnerships. Learn from industry luminaries presenting their insights. It's three days of industry immersion that medtech professionals simply can't afford to miss.

Plastec West

February 6-8 - Anaheim, CA

PLASTEC West connects you with over 20,000 engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading suppliers, across the advanced design and manufacturing spectrum who all understand the value in working together on the industry's cutting edge. This your chance to learn from industry luminaries as they present their insights, and find the plastics technology, innovation, and inspiration you should be taking back to the office. It's three days of industry immersion that plastics professionals simply can't afford to miss.


AMBA Annual Conference

February 14-16 - TBD

AMBA is the premier trade association for the U.S. mold manufacturing industry, serving its members with financial and operational metrics, cost-saving programs, educational resources, and much more. Membership information, the AMBA Sourcebook, AMBA Annual Conference information, and the latest issue of The American Mold Builder will be available.


ANTEC Orlando 2018

May 7-9- Orlando, FL

ANTEC is the largest, most respected and well known technical conference in the plastics industry. As the largest technical conference for plastics in the world for over 70 years, ANTEC has successfully expanded from U.S. into Europe, India and the Middle East with further expansion to global locations in 2015 and beyond.


May 7-11- Orlando, FL

Every three years, the biggest, most influential trade event for the plastics industry provides total coverage of the innovative equipment, suppliers, resources, information and technologies that are shaping the future of plastics and how they'll be used in your industry.

MD&M East

June 12-14 - New York, NY

MD&M East- now in its 34th year- is the largest medtech event on the east coast, connecting you with thousands of engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading suppliers. Find the medtech solutions, innovations, and inspiration you need to solve your toughest challenges, while staying on top of the latest advancements across the industry.


Plastec East

June 12-14 - New York, NY

The plastics industry is driven by constant change. To survive, you must always be evolving. Register for PLASTEC East to learn about the latest innovations in polymers, materials, molding, sourcing, extrusion, and manufacturing technology. Learn about new solutions that impact all your current and future projects. Discover advancements in materials and strategies that help you capture and retain clients.

Amerimold 2018

June 13-14 - Movi, MI

Amerimold is the Event for Mold Manufacturing. Introduced as the MoldMaking Expo in 1999 , the annual tradeshow addresses the business development, best practices and networking interests of the plastic injection mold manufacturing industry.


IMTS 2018

September 10-15 - Chicago, IL

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 2,407 exhibiting companies and 115,612 registrants. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.


2018 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop

October 15-17- Indianapolis, IN

This event will include three days of Congress sessions given by experts from around the world. In addition to the Congress sessions, this exposition show will feature more than 120 exhibitors, the International Die Casting Design Competition and the Die Casting Industry Awards Luncheon.



October 16-20 - Friedrichshafen, Germany

FAKUMA international trade fair for plastics processing has become a prominent meeting place for the industry, with international charisma.


MD&M Minneapolis

November 2018 - Minneapolis, MN

Medical Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis has been the medtech innovation, communication, and solution epicenter of the Midwest. Now over 600 suppliers strong, and with more than 5,000 industry professionals in attendance, the event provides the solutions, education, and partnerships you simply won't find anywhere else.