Industry Events


April 2-5, 2019 | Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City

In its 22nd edition, PLASTIMAGEN MEXICO represents Latin America’s plastics sector’s most important forum for the exchange of ideas, networking, displaying the latest in technology/machinery, and exhibiting products and services that are aimed at ever more industries.

May 8-10, 2019 | Itasca, Illinois

The AMBA Conference 2019 is a no-nonsense, two-day exchange that provides profit-impacting information to senior executives in the mold building industry. Each year, the AMBA Conference provides insights on industry trends, operational improvements, leadership strategies and benchmarks that help attendees learn, improve and grow.

May 21-24, 2019 | Guangzhou, PR China

CHINAPLAS 2019 will be returned to China Import and Export Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou and run from May 21- 24, 2019. An estimated total of more than 3,400 industrial leaders from around the world will be showcasing their products and solutions in an over 250,000 square meters of exhibition space to at least 180,000 professional visitors from 150 countries and regions. This will be a not-to-be-missed extravaganza!

June 4-6, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario

Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto brings together five advanced manufacturing events – Automation Technology Expo (ATX), Design & Manufacturing (D&M), PACKEX, PLAST-EX, and Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) – on one show floor. This all-in-one, industry-wide event lets you explore the latest trends and technologies across automation, robotics, energy efficiency, packaging, plastics, and more to accelerate your business goals and career.

June 11-13, 2019 | New York, NY

PLASTEC East is the region’s premier plastics event connecting professionals from companies such as Honeywell, Bose, and Kodak Alaris with suppliers offering the latest in plastics and processing solutions spanning 3D printing, injection molding, and polymers. Join 8,000 advanced manufacturing professionals at PLASTEC East this June.

June 11-15, 2019 | National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)

Die & Mould China 2019 (DMC) is an International Exhibition on Die and Mould, Metal Processing and Forming Industry. Die & Mould China 2019 (DMC) will be held on 11-15 June 2019.

June 12-13, 2019 | Rosemont, Illinois

Amerimold is the Event for Mold Manufacturing. Introduced as the MoldMaking Expo in 1999 , the annual tradeshow addresses the business development, best practices and networking interests of the plastic injection mold manufacturing industry. Amerimold attendees are owners, executives, engineers and managers at OEMs and contract manufacturers. Amerimold exhibitors are equipment suppliers, service providers and tool & mold makers. Average show attendance is 2,750 registrants.

September 9-11, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois

The only North American conference targeting plastics caps and closures makers provides a hotbed of discussion on many of the top innovations, process and product technologies, materials, trends and consumer insights that influence both packaging and caps and closures development. Featuring a major exhibit area and large receptions designed for caps and closures companies to share ideas, the Plastics Caps & Closures conference includes a mix of processors, brand owners and suppliers speaking in an intensive environment targeting industry growth and future trends.

October 1-3, 2019 | Cleveland, Ohio

The 2019 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop will be held October 1-3, 2019, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. This event will include three days of Congress sessions. The Congress session schedule for 2019 is adjusted to create more time for those attending sessions to also attend the show exhibits.

October 2-4, 2019 | Indianapolis, Indiana

The industry’s only Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference for processors was created to help plastics companies improve their operations and tactics in order to impact bottom-line profits. With over 600 plastics professionals expected to meet in Indianapolis, the Conference staff has created a schedule packed with best practices, leading-edge benchmarks, expert presentations and the best networking opportunities in the industry.


October 16-23, 2019 | Dusseldorf, Germany

At K 2019 – The No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber – global market leaders to young spin-offs will present their impressive capabilities. High-calibre trade visitors from over 100 countries make use of K as the ideal business platform for information and investment. Experience the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry.


October 23-24, 2019 | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis is where serious professionals find the technologies, education, and connections needed to thrive in the medtech community. Access an unmatched supplier showcase offering solutions in contract manufacturing, manufacturing equipment, automation, materials, and beyond.


November 20-21, 2019 | Queretaro, Mexico

Gardner Business Media and AMMMT (Mexican Association of Manufacture of Molds and Dies) have joined forces to launch Mexico’s first edition of an event called Meximold. Meximold is an ideal platform for Mexican Injection Molding Plastics Processors looking for a focused live event to source equipment and tooling suppliers, and for machine shops to either convert or excel in tooling production.