Maximizing Your Pack Expo Trip in an Internet World

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Oct 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Back in the day...

There was a time when many of us in the industry headed to PackExpo to "see if there's anything new."

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Topics: Trade Shows

What Surprised Me Most at Pack Expo

Posted by Whitney Morris on Nov 14, 2014 4:57:00 PM

We buy from brands we feel offer the best value. When we get the best value, we feel good about ourselves. Think about the last time you bought a newly released Apple product. You were happy, and admit it, you felt like a kid for a few days.

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4 Pro Tips to Make the Most of Pack Expo 2014

Posted by Whitney Morris on Sep 11, 2014 1:19:00 PM

Now’s the time to start thinking about Pack Expo  International, the biggest packaging trade show in  North America. This year (Nov. 2-5), Pack Expo lands in Chicago, a city rooted in industry and techn ology. At the show, you’ll find almost 2000 suppliers eager to share solutions to your problems.
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A Look Into Pack Expo From A New Perspective

Posted by Kelly Wathen on Oct 2, 2013 8:40:00 AM

The bottom of each Pack Expo attendees’ badge was marked by a color-coded strip. Blue meant you were an exhibitor, khaki indicated you were a supplier, and red a guest. Mine should have been green, green as in brand spanking new.

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Three Best Trade Shows for Stretch Wrappers

Posted by Allison Myers on Sep 18, 2013 11:06:00 AM

We attend and exhibit at a lot of trade shows each year, but we have three favorites we always look forward to. We get to see friends and colleagues, visit a new city or country, and get to see what's new in the stretch wrapping and packaging industry.

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3 Things to Consider When Reviewing Stretch Wrappers at a Trade Show

Posted by Allison Myers on Sep 4, 2013 3:21:00 PM

It's easy to talk about how stretch wrappers work and to read brochures or watch videos. But when you're at a trade show and trying to evaluate stretch wrappers for your business, now is the time to see them in action. Of course, if you've seen one machine, you know how they operate. And the marketing or sales person can tell you all about the improved productivity, the savings, and the improved safety.

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Topics: Trade Shows, Buying a Stretch Wrapper, Semi-automatic Pallet Wrapping, Automatic Pallet Wrapping

How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Trade Show

Posted by Allison Myers on Aug 27, 2013 4:26:00 PM

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How to Plan To Attend a Trade Show

Posted by Allison Myers on Aug 21, 2013 11:56:00 PM

Industry trade shows are some of the most educational, fun, and busiest times of the year for many people, especially those of us who attend several throughout the year. For us, it's a time to exhibit, visit friends and colleagues in the industry, and even see what's coming on the horizon.

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Topics: Trade Shows