Industry Events


February 11-13, 2020 | Anaheim, CA

PLASTEC West is North America’s biggest annual plastics trade show, bringing together suppliers and solutions from across the entire concept-to-market product cycle. It’s a must every year to keep up with the trends and technologies shaping tomorrow.


February 11-13, 2020 | Anaheim, CA

MD&M West is the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing event, where manufacturers find suppliers and solutions to get devices to market.


February 24-26, 2020 | Naples, FL

In its 22nd year, the Executive Forum is the signature conference for leaders of top plastics processing companies. Bringing together leadership and management for the plastics industry, this year’s conference will focus on critical issues facing the industry, including sustainability as a major theme, and will include special keynoters and a panel on this subject area.

March 17-19, 2020 | Lombard, IL

Molding 2020 is an educational conference where industry leaders discuss the latest developments in various molding processes, equipment, materials and management techniques, with special emphasis on adding value to your business. This conference is widely recognized as the most important forum for technical information and business conditions in injection molding.


March 23-24, 2020 | Detroit, MI

Change continues to be a theme in the automotive industry, with advances in development spurred by shifts in consumer trends, federal and state standards, mobility features, lightweighting, autonomous and smart vehicles, emerging technologies and much more.

In this environment, plastics systems and parts suppliers must cope with a quickened development pace and the shifting needs of OEMs and consumers. The leading publication in this industry, Plastics News, is bringing you a major event that will elevate these discussions and help move the needle on change.

Held during the same week as Automotive News World Congress, Plastics in Automotive will be an important addition to the week’s activities. Located just outside of downtown Detroit at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, attendees can take advantage of the AN World Congress Dinner Presentation on the evening of Tuesday, March 24 held at the TCF Center (formerly Cobo Center).


March 30-April 1, 2020 | San Antonio, TX

ANTEC® 2020, produced by SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals, is the largest, most respected and well-known technical conference in the plastics industry. It’s where classroom theory connects with real world solutions.


April 20-24, 2020 | Hongqiao, Shanghai, PR China

CHINAPLAS will take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, in Hongqiao, Shanghai, PR China on April 21-24, 2020. This iconic industry event is expected to present 340,000 square meters of exhibition space, bringing together 3,900+ global exhibitors and 180,000+ visitors, to join hands to overcome industry challenges, and together create a prosperous future.


April 29-May1, 2020 | Indianapolis, IN

Save the date for the AMBA Conference 2020! Complete conference details are forthcoming.