PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO Rakes in Industry Acclaim

Trade Show News Network and Trade Show Executive each place biennial event among top trade shows in 2019.

Herndon, Va.; June 3, 2020 - After growing over 10,000 net square feet from 2017, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019, ranked ninth in the 2019 Trade Show News Network Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows and has been named to Trade Show Executive's Gold 100. These awards are the annual ranking of the largest trade shows from the previous year based on overall net square feet.

Last September's event, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, moved up five spots in the TSNN rankings from fourteenth place in 2017, occupying 889,599 net square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event also offered the largest number of attendees in the show's history, growing five percent from 2017. The biennial trade show focuses on the latest developments in packaging and converting machinery, packages and containers, materials and components. It counts the most prominent companies in the industry as exhibitors.

The 2019 TSNN Top Trade Shows complete list is available here. PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO will be honored at the Gold 100 Awards & Summit this fall in Santa Barbara. A complete list of Gold 100 honorees can be found here.

"We are extremely grateful to our members, exhibitors and attendees who have helped grow the PACK EXPO portfolio of Trade Shows to now have two shows on the Trade Show Executive's Gold 100 and TSNN's Top Trade Shows list," says Jim Pittas, president and CEO, PMMI. "PMMI takes great pride in our never-ending goal to ensure PACK EXPO evolves to meet the constant advances in packaging and processing innovation."

Plans are underway for another successful event next year with new show floor destinations and an extensive education program covering the latest trends in the industry. Space applications for PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2021 (Sept. 27-29, 2021; Las Vegas Convention Center), are now available; for more information, or to submit an Exhibit Space Application, visit or contact

About PMMI
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 900 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World, Mundo PMMI and OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.

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