The SPE Thermoforming Division invites you to attend its 25th Annual Conference created exclusively by and for the Thermoforming Industry. The Conference will be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, located at 1551 Thoreau Dr. N, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
Network with clients, vendors and industry leaders in one convenient location! Our exhibit hall will provide you with opportunities to meet with equipment, material, tooling and service providers. The SPE Thermoforming Conference® is the most convenient and cost-effective way to learn about the Industry.
Workshops and Sessions
Full-day workshops focusing on fundamentals and troubleshooting will help your technical staff gain practical insight into the thermoforming process. Our comprehensive conference program includes technical presentations by recognized industry experts, featuring new and exciting developments in our industry. Attend your choice of presentations delivered by your peers!
Sponsors and Exhibitors
The Conference is the premier forum where the newest techniques and the latest trends in machinery, materials and equipment are unveiled. Sponsors and exhibitors may also introduce their products and services through our Innovation Brief presentations. Booth space assignments and Innovation Brief reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis. View the current list of sponsors and exhibitors here.
The Parts Competition showcases the latest advances in thermoforming design and application. Multiple submission and award categories in roll-fed and cut-sheet deliver unparalleled marketing exposure to conference attendees and the press. Winning parts benefit from full coverage on the Division’s website and in SPE Thermoforming Quarterly® magazine and are usually featured in leading industry magazines. Learn more about the Parts Competition here.
Thermoforming Awards Dinner/Casino Night
During the Awards Dinner, we will honor the 2016 Thermoformer of the Year Award recipient as well as prior award winners for their contributions to our industry. Winners of the Parts Competition will be announced during the evening as well. Immediately following the Awards Dinner, you can continue networking late into the evening hours by attending Casino Night.
Full conference registration includes your choice of workshops, all technical presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday, the keynote presentations, full access to the exhibit hall and most meals and coffee breaks. One-day conference registration includes the technical presentations, the keynote presentation, full access to the exhibit hall, meals and coffee breaks on the day of your choice: Tuesday or Wednesday. Exhibits-only registration includes access to the exhibits hall, coffee breaks and lunch.
Contact Lesley Kyle, Conference Coordinator