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NPE2024 Kickoff

The wait for the largest plastics trade show in the Americas is over! NPE2024: The Plastics Show officially kicks off today, Monday, May 6, and runs through Friday, May 10, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

NPE2024 Interactive Sustainability Hub

The all-new Sustainability Hub at NPE2024 in Orlando, FL, features more than two dozen exhibitors, including BASF, Conair, Engel, and more, who are showcasing industry efforts to create a more sustainable plastics economy.

NPE2024 debuts never-before-seen show features

The organizers of the upcoming NPE2024 trade show are touting brand-new features for the 70-year-old triennial event, including new educational offerings such as keynote speakers and industry briefings, the Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture (OPC UA) feature, and various spaces designed for innovation and connection through Podcast Point and the Sustainability Hub.

Epic Universe 1 Year Look-Out

Epic Universe, Orlando’s first theme park built from the ground up in a quarter century, is nearly one year away from opening, with some predicting that Universal Orlando’s new park will revolutionize the industry and raise the bar for the region’s destination theme parks.

NPE 2024 at OCCC Preview

After a six-year hiatus due to COVID, NPE2024: The Plastics Show will return May 6-10 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando.

HIMSS 2024 Recap

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Health Conference and Exhibition brought together more than 30,000 professionals including public health officials, CIOs, CTOs, informaticists, data scientists and practitioners in Orlando, March 11-15, for the latest in education, with nearly 500 speakers presenting education sessions, as well as plenty of innovation and collaboration, all in keeping with the theme of “Creating Tomorrow’s Health.”

NPE2024 Move-In and Preparation

The 2,000 exhibitors at NPE2024 were allowed to begin setting up booths on April 24. NPE organizers from the Plastics Industry Association shared photos on social media of trucks lined up outside the convention center loaded with equipment waiting for gates to open.


After a six-year hiatus due to COVID, NPE2024: The Plastics Show will return May 6-10 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando.

Meet Our Nation’s Next Generation of Leaders, Volunteer at FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA), the nation’s largest career and technical student organization focused solely on business, invites business and technology professionals to build their workforce pipeline by volunteering during its National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Orlando, Florida this summer.

LYNX’s new bus route links Orlando’s airport to tourist destinations

The Disney International Airport Destination Parkway Express will also be known as Link 311 and will take passengers from Orlando International Airport with six stops along the way and back.
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