What to Expect at PACK EXPO 2023
With over 30,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors, PACK EXPO Las Vegas is the place to be to connect with packaging and processing professionals from over 40 vertical industries.
Exhibitors come to showcase product launches and cutting-edge innovations in packaging technology, processing equipment and supply chain management, while attendees walk away with groundbreaking solutions to challenges in their industry. Let’s explore what to watch for at this year’s PACK EXPO.
What is PACK EXPO
PACK EXPO is the most expansive packaging and processing show in North America. This year’s show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), from Monday, September 11 to Wednesday, September 13, where attendees will have the opportunity to experience the latest and greatest in all things packaging. To register for PACK EXPO 2023, the cost is $30 (early-bird pricing). After August 18, the cost will be $130. We are also offering a FREE registration code if you want to save even more (when registering, use code 59M46).
Exhibitors at PACK EXPO
PACK EXPO Las Vegas welcomes buyers from multinational companies to small businesses who are starting to scale up production and everyone in between (and the Fresh-Lock team is excited to be back in Vegas!) Companies connect with attendees from consumer packaged goods and life sciences businesses at PACK EXPO. They are manufacturers and suppliers from a variety of industries including:
- Automation, controls, and related components
- Packaging equipment/machinery
- Packaging materials and containers
- Food and beverage processing equipment/machinery
- Packaging services and supplies
- Life sciences processing equipment/machinery
One of our Co-Lab partners, TransContinental, will also be exhibiting at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. A leader in flexible packaging in North America, they specialize in extrusion, lamination, flexographic printing and converting of plastic and paper products. During the show, visit TransContinental and see one of our premium closure solutions running at booth SU-7270.
What to Do at PACK EXPO 2023
Revolving around innovation, automation, and sustainability, this year’s PACK EXPO will bring exhibitors and attendees together to learn about optimizing space, creating efficiencies, and saving energy within the packaging industry.
Attendees can plan ahead and make the most of their PACK EXPO experience by using My Show Planner—an online tool to bookmark exhibitors with search capabilities such as by keyword, exhibitor name, category, vertical markets, countries, booths, and pavilions.
The Fresh-Lock team will be at booth C-3003 discussing sustainability and automation, including the innovative 8000 series line of sustainable closures and recent updates to equipment for slider and zipper application like the Elevate Platform and SR-T100.
As attendees walk through LVCC, they can visit exhibitors in a multitude of industries and discover over 100 free educational sessions including:
- Innovation Stage Presentations
- Industry Speaks Sessions
- Young Professionals Networking Reception
- Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network Breakfast
- The Forum—An Industry Knowledge Exchange
- Sustainability Stage
For students attending PACK EXPO, The Amazing Packaging Race gives them firsthand experience as they race around the show floor to complete tasks or solve problems at the booths of participating exhibitors such as the Fresh-Lock team.
Accommodations for PACK EXPO
Attendees planning their trip to PACK EXPO can visit the Travel & Hotel page and book rooms online with the official PACK EXPO Las Vegas Hotel Reservation Office (Expovision), beginning January 2023.
There will also be transportation accommodations including a complimentary shuttle to and from the hotels and LVCC, a tram service called PACK EXPRESS between North/Central and South Halls, and an airport service to McCarran airport from LVCC.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is PACK EXPO Las Vegas?
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
What are the show dates and exhibit hours?
Monday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST
Tuesday, September 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST
Wednesday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PST
How much is registration?
Registration is $30 until August 18, and $130 after.
Will my PACK EXPO badge be mailed to me?
Show organizers will mail badges to attendees in the United States who register on or before August 25. For International registrants, badges will be held for onsite pickup in Attendee Registration.
Is there a virtual registration option?
For those who are unable to attend PACK EXPO Las Vegas in person, limited aspects of the live event will be available online. Registration for PACK EXPO Xpress is $30 (register by August 18) and includes:
- Access to create a personalized schedule via My Show Planner
- Ability to search products and exhibitors, including matchmaking capabilities and opportunities to connect with exhibitors in their online showrooms
- On-demand access to some educational content during and after the show
Attendees can also upgrade their registration to attend in person for no additional fee if registered by August 18. Upgrades to in-person attendance after August 18 will cost $130.
What is there to do in Las Vegas?
From shows and events to dining and transportation, the Las Vegas Visitors website has information specifically catered to PACK EXPO attendees.
Interested in reclosable solutions for flexible packaging? Stop by booth C-3003 during PACK EXPO and connect with industry-leading experts about premium closures.