PLASTICS Hires Tradeshow Veteran as Vice President of Tradeshows and Marketing

Industry Veteran to Bring Tradeshow Chops to NPE2018

WASHINGTON, DC ­ July 21, 2017 Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced today that Susan Krys will lead the association¹s Tradeshows and Marketing department. Susan comes to PLASTICS with more than 25 years of association and tradeshow experience. In this new role, she will be responsible for leading PLASTICS¹ tradeshows and managing tradeshows¹ marketing, meetings and initiatives.

³Susan Krys has extensive tradeshow knowledge and association experience which makes her an invaluable asset to the PLASTICS team,² said PLASTICS¹ President and CEO Bill Carteaux. ³She brings talent and exciting new leadership to our signature trade show, NPE2018: The Plastics Show.²

Most recently, Susan served as vice president of Program Development at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), where she managed the society¹s educational conferences, training, sales and events. Prior to her tenure at ISPE, Susan was the senior director of Promotions and Industry Events at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for eight years. In this role, she oversaw all industry involvement in the ACC¹s Annual Scientific Session. Before joining ACC, Susan was the director of Exhibit Sales and Exhibitor Marketing for the Telecommunications Industry Association where she was responsible for a $32 million budget and a staff of 12 sales, marketing and event operations professionals, working on the largest telecommunications networking event in the United States.

Susan¹s experience in event management extends to other industries like food marketing, healthcare, and sports marketing. She has extensive experience in exhibit and sponsorship sales, marketing, education programming, event operations and event team management.

 

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About Plastics Industry Association

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), formerly SPI, is the only organization that supports the entire plastics supply chain, representing nearly one million workers in the $418 billion U.S. industry. Since 1937, PLASTICS has been working to make its members and the industry more globally competitive while advancing recycling and sustainability. To learn more about PLASTICS¹ education initiatives, industry-leading insights and events, networking opportunities and policy advocacy, and North America¹s largest

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