Industry Events



April 24-27 - Shanghei PR

Accompanying the growth of China's plastics and rubber industries for 30 years, CHINAPLAS has become a distinguished meeting and business platform for these industries and has also largely contributed to their prosperous development. At present, CHINAPLAS is not only the largest plastics and rubber trade fair in Asia, it is also widely recognized by the industry as the 2nd most influential exhibition in the world.


Plastics News Executive Forum 2018

March 5-7 - Naples, FL

The Executive Forum, in its 20th year, offers strategies from influential experts to effectively grow and profit, as well as presentations from key industry leaders on both the how's and why's behind their successful operations. An energizing event for leadership at both large and small companies in a prime Florida resort location.


Advanced Design & Manufacturing Cleveland

March 7-8 - Cleveland, OH

Advanced Manufacture Mexico will bring together 250 exhibitors leaders of Mexico, the U.S. and around the world with 4000 key decision makers in the region. Major industries such as food, chemicals, industrial machinery, agriculture, construction, plastics and rubber, pharmaceuticals, electronics, aerospace and automotive.


ANTEC Orlando 2018

May 7-10 - 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.

Plast-Ex 2018

June 4-6 - Toronto, Ontario

PLAST-EX is the only plastics industry event in Ontario. This is your chance to discover the latest innovations, processes, and techniques in 3D printing, assembly, automation, biocompatibility, injection molding, materials, adhesives, and thermoforming plastics - all in one dedicated space on the ADM Expo Toronto floor. Connect with other plastics professionals and top suppliers from across the industry. Whatever your focus, PLAST-EX gives you a single destination to discover everything you need to take projects to market, faster and cheaper.


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

October 31-November 1- 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. 


Plastec Minneapolis

October 31-November 1- Minneapolis, MN

Back for its third year, PLASTEC brings you the latest in materials and additives, injection molding, rapid prototyping, coatings, automation, and more. The show is part of the Midwest's largest advanced design and manufacturing event, presenting a full spectrum of products and services supporting the region's booming medical sector and beyond.




K 2019

October 16-23 - Dusseldorf, DE

The world's premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry presents everything the sector has to offer. Everything from the latest state of the art and trailblazing innovations to development visions.