Industry Events

May 11-13 | Itasca, IL

New perspectives will abound at this year’s AMBA Conference as attendees embrace the conference theme of “Shifting the View” by taking a fresh look at how seemingly persistent challenges can become opportunities for growth and positive change.

Set to take place at The Westin Chicago Northwest, the 2022 AMBA Conference will flip the script on expectations by embracing a variety of breakout formats, paradigm-shifting keynote presentations and numerous opportunities to connect and share best practices with mold building peers.

During this event, connection opportunities for mold manufacturers that are ready to engage with peers and unite as a community to tackle pressing industry challenges, communicate best practices and contribute to the strength of the AMBA network of U.S. mold builders will be abundant.

May 25-26 | Detroit, MI

The Injection Molding and Design expo is an exciting new free-to-attend tradeshow from the people behind Plastics News and Injection World magazines. Focused exclusively on injection molding, the two-day event brings together the complete North American supply chain, from part and mold design, through process optimization and automation, to finishing and assembly. Join us in Detroit to learn, network, and collaborate.

jUNE 14-16 | cHARLOTTE, nc

Industries everywhere depend on plastic. Meet leaders at the center of it all at the Southeast’s largest plastics and polymers trade show. Discover the latest thinking in injection molding, 3D printing, and new materials and meet professionals at the heart of design and manufacturing.

jUNE 14-16 | cHARLOTTE, nc

Medtech moves fast. Keep the pace with the latest innovations and immerse yourself in a community of visionaries and industry leaders. It’s all waiting at the Southeast’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event — MD&M South.


Save the date for the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) 2022 Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference taking place in Indianapolis, IN.

More details to come.

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.