NPE2012 Wins Two IAEE “Art of Show” Awards for Promotion Efforts

October 12, 2012

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) has awarded NPE2012, SPI’s international plastics showcase held April 1-4 in Orlando, two awards in its annual Art of the Show competition. The Art of the Show competition recognizes excellence in promotional materials for the exhibitions and events industry. It includes 15 different categories of competition, spanning three show sizes. NPE2012 was recognized in the following two award categories:

  • Exhibit Sales Brochure & Prospectus: Over 150,000 nsf
  • Green Collateral Printed Piece: Over 150,000 nsf 

This year's competition garnered 199 submissions from the United States, Canada and England. Of these, only 42 entries were honored for their combination of several essential marketing elements needed to promote exhibitions and events. The winning entries will be on display at Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held December 4-6, 2012 in Orlando, Fla.

Click here to view the 2012 Art of the Show competition winner gallery.

Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $427 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly one million American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, industry promotion and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at and

"From resin suppliers and equipment makers to processors and brand owners, SPI is proud to represent all facets of the U.S. plastics industry," said William R. Carteaux, president and CEO, SPI. "Our most recent economic reports show that the plastics industry as a whole is resilient, and has come through the recession significantly better than other U.S. manufacturing sectors."

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