Packexpo.comnow features online registration for Pack Expo International 2010 at McCormick Place in Chicago, to be held Oct. 31-Nov. 3. Show organizer Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) estimates this year's show will feature more than 1,600 exhibitors and 1.1 million net square feet of exhibit space.

Show attendees who register online before Oct. 18 will pay just $30 each for admission. Attendees who register after Oct. 18 or at the show will pay the full $60 admission. The admission fee allows access to all Pack Expo exhibits, the co-located Converting and Package Printing Expo (CPP Expo) and other show areas, including The Brand Zone, The Processing Zone and association-sponsored pavilions.

Once registered, attendees can use My Pack Expo interactive portals to locate specific suppliers, products and services, make booth appointments with exhibitors, explore educational sessions and chat with industry peers. Also, as the show approaches, Pack Expo attendees will be able to download ChirpE, a PDA application for linking directly to