Events Calendar



Virtual MeetingPack 2021, a prelude to MeetingPack 2022, will present innovations and address the challenges of the food packaging sector on 27 May through a series of inspiring presentations and round-table discussions.



FPA is a partner for this event. The AWAVirtual™ Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2021 for the resin and fiber-based packaging, coating, and converting sector is the premier international mergers and acquisitions event for all those involved or interested in the sector. Registration for FPA Members is complimentary.


8 – 10

Innovative design isn’t just about the product –– it’s about the delivery and presentation. Add your voice to those pushing the future of packaging materials, design, sustainability, and production forward. This is your chance to share and discover solutions across design and manufacturing verticals.


8 – 10

Connect with leaders and learn more about the fastest-growing segment of the packaging industry at Global Pouch Forum. This can’t miss event — the longest-running flexible packaging event — will be presented virtually June 8-10, 2021!


24 – 25

The program covers the latest material and technological advances in films, raw materials, production techniques and applications that are setting the new standards for flexible packaging excellence in North America and beyond. FPA is a partner for the event and FPA members only pay $900 to attend (full rate is $1,495).


28 – 29

FPA is a Partner with Digital Print for Packaging US. Ensure you stay at the forefront of digital print innovations! A new paradigm is taking hold as brand owners across the globe invest significant resources and money into their digital print strategies.


21 – 22

SPC Engage is an event focused on exploring a key theme in sustainable packaging and developing actionable takeaways to help drive industry progress. FPA is a sponsor of SPC Engage!


9 – 10

Converters Expo connects manufacturers of paper, film, plastics and nonwovens with industry buyers, specialists and suppliers.


22 – 24

SNAXPO is the most comprehensive event devoted exclusively to the international snack industry, and speaks the language of suppliers, producers and emerging tastemakers from the entire supply chain. If you’re ready to change the game, you’ll find unique ideas that pop off the shelves, fresh flavors that pique consumer taste buds, and state-of-the-art equipment that boosts efficiency.


15 – 17

The FPA 2021 Annual Meeting has been rescheduled for September 15-17, 2021, and will still be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida.


20 – 21

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as well as national and international lockdown measures and associated travel restrictions, the PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION congress and trade fair originally planned for June 2021 will be moved to October 20 – 21, 2021 in the Congress Center at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.


3 – 4

Alison Keane, FPA President & CEO, will be speaking at the conference. Following the successful launch in 2019, the Plastics Extrusion World Expo returns to the Huntington Convention Center in downtown Cleveland. This event brings together professionals from across the plastics extrusion industry for two days of networking, knowledge sharing, and innovation. The free-to-attend trade show will run alongside the Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo, and Polymer Testing World Expo.



Converters Expo South unites manufacturers of paper film, plastics, foil and nonwovens.