2019 Fall Expo
Join 400+ of your colleagues at the NACD Fall Expo in Rosemont, IL at the Westin O'Hare.
Schedule (Subject to Change)
September 23, 2019
Board of Directors Meeting 11:00am - 1:30pm
Exhibitor Set Up and Move In 12:00pm - 5:00pm
IAC Meeting 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Education Sessions (distributors only) 3:00pm-4:45pm*
Welcome Networking Reception at Bub City 5:00pm - 7:00pm
September 24, 2019
Breakfast Buffet 8:00am - 9:00am
Henry Hoffman Scholarship Committee Meeting 8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibits Open 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Exhibit Reception (open bar) 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Exhibitor Tear Down 3:00pm - 6:00pm
*Suppliers must exhibit to attend. If your company already has purchased a booth, please contact NACD staff to add additional supplier attendees.
*Special split shift rates are available for Distributor Members sending 10 or more employees on Tuesday. Contact NACD staff for more information.
Click here to make your reservation online. The discounted group rate is $199/night. Reservations cannot be guaranteed after September 2.
Latest Trends in Cannabis Packaging presented by Mold-Rite Plastics
Mold-Rite Plastics, as newly selected members of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Packaging Committee, will share the latest trends from the recent NCIA Business Expo.
Key Drivers: e-commerce + Sustainable Dispensing Solutions presented by Aptar Beauty + Home
This session will discuss the top two key drivers in the Beauty + Home market today: e-commerce and sustainability. Join us to learn about new product features and proprietary technology to meet the rigors and unique demands of e-commerce shipping. Dispensing solutions for environmentally conscience consumers to reduce waste and improve the life cycle of products.
Project Management presented by Berry Global M&H
Distributors will understand the potential pitfalls of managing new projects, decide what questions to ask and how best to effectively communicate between supplier/distributor/customer.
Consumer Insights presented by Silgan Dispensing
This session covers many of the factors influencing consumers packaging attitudes, including, sustainability, trends in wellness and health and a focus on showcasing ingredients.
Aptar Beauty + Home
Berry Global – M&H Division
Consolidated Container Company
Crown Cork & Seal
Drug & Cosmetic Packaging
EMP Closures (Erie)
Gerresheimer Glass Inc.
Pano Cap Canada Ltd.
Piramal Glass - USA Inc.
Recent Expo Reviews:
"A great opportunity to meet with suppliers, find out about new items and ask questions in person about current projects. Just helpful to get to see many in a short period of time." -Expo Member Attendee
"A good place to see and meet our large packaging distributor customers and to share new developments with the market." -Expo Exhibitor