Industry Events


NADCA’s Die Casting Congress and Tabletop exhibition is the premier event for the die casting industry. This one-of-a-kind congress attracts members of the global die casting industry to gather insights and information to assist in improving business performance. Participants will benefit from technical papers and presentations, vendor exhibits, the Die Casting Design Competition and Die Casting Industry Awards Luncheon.


The MAPP Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference is designed to help plastics companies improve their operations and tactics in order to impact bottom-line profits. This year’s Benchmarking and Best Practices conference will address leadership, operational best practices, the latest financial benchmarks, sales and marketing, and the impact of employees on the bottom-line and much more. The Conference staff has created a schedule packed with best practices, leading-edge benchmarks, expert presentations and the best networking opportunities in the industry.

OCTOBER 19-26 | Düsseldorf, de

As the world‘s leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, K 2022 will once again be the global industry highlight of the year for ground-breaking innovations and developments as well as visionary inspiration. Industry and researchers will present trade visitors future perspectives and solutions for the sector. Game-changing concepts like the Circular Economy and Industry 4.0 will find a platform to show how they can sustainably master global challenges and successfully shape the future. 3,330 exhibitors from 63 countries – international market leaders along with young, innovative newcomers – showed impressive performance in 2019. The 224,000 high-ranking trade visitors from 169 countries took advantage of K as an ideal business platform for information and investments. Join Progressive this October for new for K 2022!


From the latest 3D printing materials and applications to more cost-effective injection molding solutions, find out what’s driving our industry forward. Join Progressive to discover a full spectrum of design and manufacturing solutions at the Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis event this November.

November 2-3 | Minneapolis, MN

Medtech moves fast… especially in a healthcare hub like Minnesota. Keep the pace with the latest innovations and immerse yourself in a community of visionaries and industry leaders. It’s all waiting at the region’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event — MD&M Minneapolis — part of Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis.

November 8-9 | Charlotte, NC

From the team behind the PTXPO and Amerimold tradeshows comes a conference event designed to offer mold manufacturing leaders an opportunity to learn from experts and build connections with old friends and new partners. This conference will aim to be the leading educational forum for technical innovations, business strategy, and workplace development in the mold manufacturing industry.