The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) is committed to supporting efforts to limit the spread and impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus).  We have, therefore, made the difficult decision to cancel a number of our 2020 events. 

Following are events that have been affected to date:

  • 2020 Spring National Board Meeting, March 24-26 – Cancelled
  • Plastics Industry Fly-In, March 25 – Cancelled
  • 2020 Equipment & Moldmakers Summit, April 27-29 – Cancelled
  • The CES Annual Meeting, April 27 – Virtual Meeting
  • 2020 Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit - May 18-20 - Now Virtual 
  • Machinery Safety Technical Committee Meeting – Virtual Meeting
  • 2020 Fluoropolymers Division Spring Conference - May 5 and May 7 - Two Separate Virtual Meetings
  • EHS+ Committee Meeting - May 27-28 - Virtual Meeting
  • 2020 Spring Food Packaging Summit June 9-11 - Cancelled
  • 2020 PMDAC (Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Applications Committee) Summer Meeting June 11 - Cancelled
  • Transportation & Industrial Plastics (TIP) Meeting - Cancelled - Now a Virtual Meeting - June 23rd
  • 31st Annual Vinyl Compounders Conference - Virtual Meeting - July 14 & 15

As we remain committed to providing you, our members, and the plastics industry valuable opportunities to engage and drive your business forward, we will work to offer alternate, virtual delivery methods whenever possible.  If you have questions, please contact us at Thank you for your continued support.

At the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), we host a range of leading plastics industry events, including the largest plastics-specific tradeshow globally, a unique sustainability conference focused on plastics manufacturing and technologies, and a host of conferences, meetings, webinars and regional events. See below to learn more about these events or find our year-round event calendar.

Plastics Industry Events

  • NPE2021: The Plastics Show

    NPE2021: Transform Tomorrow NPE® provides a global platform for technological ingenuity and innovation in the plastics industry—automation, robots,...

  • Global Plastics Summit | Online

    Global Plastics Summit 2020 is a focal point industry event featuring a full program of state of the industry presentations, in-depth analyses of the...

  • (VIRTUAL) Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit

    Expert Knowledge Delivered to You Virtually Due to travel bans and guidelines that are in place for COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Plastics...

  • (CANCELED) Plastics Industry Fly-In

    Faced with the uncertainties over the coronavirus and its impact on our members, colleagues, and extended family PLASTICS has cancelled the Plastics...