PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) are pleased to announce their joint venture, Pharma EXPO, will make its Las Vegas debut in Fall 2015, co-located with PACK EXPO Las Vegas (Sept. 28–30, 2015; Las Vegas Convention Center).
2015 will be the second edition of Pharma EXPO. The first is co-located with this fall’s PACK EXPO International (Nov. 2–5; McCormick Place, Chicago). Reaction to the new show has been very positive to date, says Jim Pittas, vice president, Trade Shows, PMMI.
“We’ve already exceeded our projections for Pharma EXPO 2014 by more than 6,000 net square feet of exhibit space,” adds Pittas. “We’re confident that we’ll have at least the same level of response in Las Vegas next year.”
PMMI anticipates PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015 and Pharma EXPO will attract over 30,000 attendees, representing over 40 vertical markets — including 5,000 international buyers from more than 130 countries — and in excess of 1,800 exhibiting companies in over 800,000 net square feet of exhibit space.
“Pharma EXPO connects pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and nutraceutical and medical device manufacturers with suppliers, all in one central location,” says Nancy Berg, president & CEO, ISPE. “We’re very pleased with the results we’re seeing in Chicago this fall, and we expect similar success for 2015.”
Pharma EXPO 2015, located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, will span 60,000 net square feet of exhibit space and feature solutions for the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle, including:
- Commissioning and qualification
- Quality control/quality assurance
- Supply chain services
- Track and trace
- Cleaning and sterilization
- Controls and robotics
- Sterilization solutions
- Tamper-proof packaging
The deadline to reserve space is May 23, 2014.To learn more, or to submit an Exhibit Space Application for PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO 2015, visit Packexpolasvegas.com and Pharmaexpo.com. Contact the PMMI show department with additional questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 571.612.3200.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association representing over 600 packaging and processing supply chain companies that provide a full range of packaging and processing machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through programs and events such as The PACK EXPO family of trade shows, packexpo.com, PMT Magazine, PACK EXPO Show Daily, networking events and educational programs.
PMMI organizes the PACK EXPO trade shows: PACK EXPO International, Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International and presented jointly with the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE); PACK EXPO Las Vegas, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: EXPO PACK México 2014, June 17-20 (Mexico City, Mexico); PACK EXPO International 2014, Nov. 2-5 (McCormick Place, Chicago); Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2014; PACK EXPO East, debuting Feb. 16–18, 2015 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia); EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015, March 10-12, 2015 (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico).
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 20,000 Members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe and effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA and offices in Brussels, Belgium, Singapore and Shanghai, China and is publisher of Pharmaceutical Engineering Magazine. Visit www.ISPE.org for more information.