September 11—13, 2023
Las Vegas, NV USA
Monday, September 11: 9am–5pm
Tuesday, September 12: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday, September 13: 9am–3pm

Student Opportunities

The Amazing Packaging Race

The Amazing Packaging Race gives students firsthand experience with the exciting possibilities of a career in the packaging and processing industry. Teams from colleges, trade schools and universities across the U.S. race around the PACK EXPO Las Vegas show floor to complete tasks or solve problems at the booths of participating exhibitors. Student registration to open summer 2023.

For more information contact Kate Fiorianti at or 571-266-4406.

Student Registration

CareerLink LIVE

CareerLink LIVE is an opportunity for PMMI, CPA and IoPP members – and Consumer Packaged Goods companies – to connect with students pursuing careers in packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.

Register Today

Future Innovators Robotics Showcase

This show floor feature showcases the work of regional high school robotics teams as part of PMMI’s efforts to encourage a new generation of packaging professionals. PACK EXPO Las Vegas attendees are encouraged to stop by and see the robots these promising young students built, watch their demonstrations, ask questions and talk with them about your career and industry.

For more information, contact Heather Zahory at or 571-612-3204.

Sponsor a Future Innovators Team

It’s easy! Show your support for the next generation of the packaging industry.

Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network

PMMI’s Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) is devoted to attracting the next generation of women to the incredible opportunities in packaging and processing.

PPWLN is inviting female students attending PACK EXPO Las Vegas to join their peers for the PPWLN Breakfast during the show. Following the breakfast, attendees will participate in a private show floor tour and Q&A with Lisa Propati, Vice President & General Manager of Weiler Labeling Systems, a division of ProMach, and Co-chair of PPWLN, as well as other female packaging executives.

For more information, contact Kate Fiorianti at or 571-266-4406.

Sponsored by: Emerson, ID Technology, Morrison Container Handling Solutions, BW Packaging, Septimatech Group, SMC Corporation of America, PowHer, a ProMach Women's Resource Group, and WestRock

PACK Challenge

Our 2022 winning team, Waterford Union High School, will be at PACK EXPO Las Vegas to share their innovative cup filler design. Stop by their booth, N-9026, to learn more about the PACK Challenge competition and how these students designed and built a unique filler.

Student Center (NEW)

Students attending PACK EXPO Las Vegas can connect with industry leaders and learn best practices for interviewing, networking and getting their foot in the door. The Student Center includes a résumé workshop and interview seminar presented by PMMI’s own HR professionals.

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