Events Calendar


15 – 17

FPA 2021 Annual Meeting

The FPA 2021 Annual Meeting will be an in-person meeting and held September 15-17, 2021, at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida.


6 – 8

PRINTING United Expo 2021

FPA is a partner with PRINTING United. As the first significant gathering of the industry in two years, the PRINTING United Expo will be more important than ever this year. To help you make the most of your time at the show, we’re introducing a new Expo Experience for 2021. If you’re a printer, decorator, or converter in the business of putting INK ON paper, plastics, apparel, board, promotional items, and more – this show is for you!


22 – 24

2021 Continuous Improvement Conference

The FPA is a partner for this event. The 2021 Continuous Improvement Conference (August 22–24 in Columbus, Ohio) is the only annual event focused on helping custom manufacturers such as printing and converting companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.


29 – Oct 1

Label Congress 2021

FPA is a media partner with the event. Label Congress 2021 is a new niche event from the Labelexpo team. It has been specifically tailored to the current climate and will give a much-needed chance for the industry to meet in person.


27 – 29

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2021

FPA is a partner with the PACK EXPO Las Vegas Partner Program. PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO will bring the packaging and processing world together like no other event in 2021. 



Converters Expo South 2022

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


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

Plastics Extrusion World Expo

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.


9 – 10

Converters Expo 2021

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.