Converters Expo announces new dates for its 2020 event

BNP Media (Troy, Michigan), organizers of the annual Converters Expo, have announced that in response to the worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus, they’ve rescheduled the event to August 24-25, 2020 at the same location – the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The 13th Annual Converters Expo was originally scheduled to take place April 29-30, 2020.

Glen Gudino.

“Our thoughts are with all of those currently impacted by COVID 19/Coronavirus,” said Glen Gudino, Group Publisher for the BNP Media Packaging Group. “The safety and the well-being of everyone who attends the Converters Expo is paramount, and with this unprecedented situation unfolding, we have a responsibility to our customers, our guests and our colleagues to provide a safe place for our exhibitors and attendees to interact and communicate face-to-face. We had a large number of attendees and exhibitors who committed to participate for the April event, and look forward to a successful and safe gathering on August 24-25 in Green Bay.”

BNP Media added that it will continue to work very closely with the city of Green Bay, Lambeau Field Atrium, and local state and federal public health authorities to maintain constant communication on this front. Exhibitors and attendees will be contacted directly by BNP staff about details of the move. For exhibitor or sponsors who have questions, please contact Emily Patten, event sales manager, at pattene@bnpmedia.com. For attendees who have questions, please contact Maddie Berglund at mberglund@executivevents.com. For further information and the new agenda, please visit the Converters Expo website at www.convertersexpo.com.

The annual Converters Expo is owned and produced by the BNP Media Packaging Group (www.bnpmedia.com), which consists of Flexible Packaging and Packaging Strategies magazines, as well as Converters Expo South and Global Pouch Forum. Packaging Strategies has delivered up-to-the-minute, unbiased packaging industry news, information and analysis to audiences across multiple platforms since 1983. BNP Media produces industry-specific B2B publications, as well as national and international business meetings, conferences, tradeshows, webinars and industry events that provide “superior information to help professionals succeed in business.”

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.