• When and where is NPE2018?

    NPE2018 will be held from May 7 – 11, 2018, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, USA.

  • What is the first step for exhibiting at NPE2018?

    The first step to select your booth is to complete and submit the NPE2018 Space Application.

  • What are the exhibit rates?

    All prices are in U.S. dollars:

    PLASTICS Full/Associate Member Discount Space Rates:
    Up to 400 sq. ft.:
    $25.50 per sq. ft.
    401 to 1,000 sq. ft.:
    $24.50 per sq. ft.
    1,001 to 4,000 sq. ft.:
    $23.50 per sq. ft
    Over 4,000 sq. ft.:
    $22.25 per sq. ft





    PLASTICS Service Providers Member Discount Space Rate:
    The PLASTICS Service Providers Member Discount Space Rate is $33.00 per sq. ft.
    Non-Member Space Rate:
    The Non-Member Space Rate is $42.00 per sq. ft.

    All Exhibitors will be charged $1.20 per sq. ft. for 120V service invoiced by the Orange County Convention Center in addition to utilities selected outside any utility bundle purchased.

  • What's included with exhibit space?

    • Eight foot high back wall drape and 36” high side rail drape.
    • One identification sign (7” x 44”) showing your com­pany name and booth number for all standard inline booths and end of aisle peninsula back walls.
    • One floor sticker identification sign indicating booth number.
    • Company listing, product description, and product category selections on the NPE2018 Website, www.npe.org, with self-update functions.
    • Company listing, product description, and product category listings in the official printed show directory available onsite to all attendees to reinforce your company’s messages and serve as a valuable post-show reference.
    • Company name and booth location on all interactive show floor maps.
    • Quota of complimentary exhibitor badges for company personnel – seven for the first 500 square feet, plus one for each 100 square feet above 500 square feet. The registration fee over your complimentary allotment is $25.00 per registration.
    • Access to the NPE2018 Exhibitor Dashboard – your online exhibitor manual for planning and promoting your participation at the show.
    • Access to show management customer service.
    • Marketing tools to guide exhibitors through pre-show planning and on-site operations.
    • Complimentary electronic guest pass invitations for your customers and prospects.
    • Early access to NPE2018 Housing block and first-option on hotel suite reservations.
    • Twenty-four hour entrance and perimeter security during the installation, operating, and dismantling periods.
    • Carpeting of all aisles within exhibit halls.
    • Access to advertising opportunities in the official show directory and other sponsorship/promotional opportunities (additional fees apply).
  • How do I become a member of Plastics Industry Association to qualify for the exhibit space discount rate?

    Please contact the PLASTICS Membership Department: 



    Click here for more information on PLASTICS Membership.


  • Which halls at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) will be used for NPE2018?

    The show will occupy the West and South Buildings of the OCCC.

  • What is the projected number of exhibiting companies and organizations for NPE2018?

    NPE2018 projects there will be over 2,000 exhibiting companies and organizations at the show.

  • What is the projected attendance for NPE2018?

    The projected number of attendees for NPE2018 is 65,000+, with 87% having an influence on company purchasing decisions.

  • Where do I find hotels for NPE2018?

    The NPE2018 Housing Block opens to exhibitors on June 19, 2017.

  • What are the admission policies for accessing the NPE2018 exhibit halls?

    No person under the age of 16 will be admitted in the exhibit halls during the installation and dismantling periods. All persons in the exhibit halls must have proper registration credentials. Students 14-16 years of age will be permitted in the exhibit halls during show hours under the supervision of an adult with proper credentials.
    Show management reserves the right to host student groups of any age on the show floor with appropriate supervision and guidance during show hours.  No individual exceptions will be made.  Contact: registration@npe.org to host a student group.
  • Are photographers and videographers allowed in the exhibit halls for NPE2018?

    Exhibitors must authorize all video and photographs of their booth, equipment and display materials. Should an exhibitor object to their display being photographed (still or in motion), photographs of that display will be prohibited. Show management has appointed Official Photographers to provide commercial photographs of the exhibits. No other commercial photographer / videographer will be admitted to the exhibits unless special arrangements are made with show management.

  • What are the payment terms?


    • November 18, 2016 – 20% of Total Space Fee (“Deposit”) payment due, non-refundable after 3/17/17.
    • April 28, 2017 – 50% of Total Space Fee non-refundable payment due less any payments received.
    • October 20, 2017 – Balance of Total Space Fee non-refundable payment due