Board Converting News, October 11, 2021


of the show with most attendees being qualified candi- dates with decision making power,” said Roberto Peregri- na, Director, Hiparbaric USA. “Those who traveled to be here came prepared and conducted research beforehand in order to be intentional with their time spent at the show.” Thousands of attendees visited the North Hall to take a journey through the evolution of packaging and process- ing at PACK to the Future. The curated exhibit included 26 historic packaging machines dating from the late 1890s. The machinery was surrounded by imagery supplied by CPGs, museums and others such as Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kellogg, Hormel, Anheuser-Busch and Merck. A highlight of the show’s second day came early when nearly 500 industry professionals gathered for the Pack- aging and Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) breakfast. Keynote speaker Tracey Noonan, co-founder and CEO of Wicked Good Cupcakes, reflected on her experience scaling an e-commerce business and managing a growing workforce. PMMI heads east for the next PACK EXPO event, with registration open for PACK EXPO East (March 21-23, 2022; Pennsylvania Convention Center). Now in its fifth edition, the three-day event returns to Philadelphia after a re- cord-breaking PACK EXPO East 2020 that featured 7,100- plus attendees and its largest show floor to date. Visit for more.

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October 11, 2021

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