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New at NPE2024


Don't miss the first-ever keynote speakers at NPE2024, where industry titans will share their business insights that inform and inspire.

New Products

NPE isn’t just the largest plastics trade show in the Americas in terms of attendees and exhibitors, it’s also the place to explore and compare new products within 1.1 million net square feet of exhibits. In fact, there are already over 180 new products from our exhibitors – and more to come!


Find your niche and explore plastics innovations across every major industry by attending the industry briefings for automotive, medical, packaging, consumer goods and building and construction.

Opening Party

Kick things off at the inaugural NPE Opening Party. Celebrate the return of The Plastics Show with a performance from Pop Rocks, good food, fun games and even greater company.

Women in Plastics Breakfast

Sponsored by
Lyondellbasell & Syensqo

Celebrate and hear from influential women in the industry at the first-ever Women in Plastics Breakfast.

Podcast Point

Gain insights from industry leading podcasters at the newly launched Podcast Point. Participating podcasters will be sharing their show floor findings, plus takeaways from their favorite education sessions before, during and after the show.

Spark Stages

With 75+ sessions, the all-new Spark Stages give you five days of learning access on the expo floor. Open to all NPE registration levels, these stages feature one-of-a-kind education on topics critical to plastics — every hour, on the hour — from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily.

Sustainability Hub

The Sustainability Hub is an interactive showcase that highlights leaders in sustainability and follows the environmental journey of plastic. This space brings the circular economy story to life with energy efficient manufacturing demos, renewable feedstock displays, collection and sortation information and more.

Circular Plastics Challenge

Supported by The Coca-Cola Company and Hillenbrand

Hear industry-shifting ideas from the next generation of the workforce. Developed by Net Impact, this case competition showcases solutions that will rethink the plastics value chain to become more circular, and up to five finalists will present their concepts during a virtual final showcase broadcast at NPE.

Wednesday, May 8 from 2:00 PM–4:30 PM in W314A

First-Time Attendee Lounge

First time at NPE? Connect with fellow first-time attendees, learn how to navigate the show like a pro and recharge in this brand-new lounge.

Headshot Lounge

Sponsored by Maguire Products

Could your headshot use a refresh? Visit this high-energy lounge located in the West Hall where photographers will be on hand taking free photos for all attendees.

Tuesday, May 7 – Thursday, May 9 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM in West Lobby C

merchandise store

Show off your support of the plastics industry by taking home some NPE merch, featuring hats, t-shirts, golf balls, robot stickers and more! In addition to NPE2024 merch, we’ll also have Plastics Industry Association and Recycling is Real items available.