EXHIBITOR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • When and where is NPE2021?

    NPE2021 will be held May 17–21, 2021, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, USA. 

  • What is the first step for exhibiting at NPE2021?

    Exhibitor applications will be available in Summer 2019. Sign up for updates to be notified when applications are available by clicking here

  • What are the exhibit rates?

    Exhibit rates will be announced in Spring 2019. 

  • When is Space Draw?

    NPE has changed the space selection process for the 2021 show that will eliminate the in-person Space Draw, moving to a fully online, on-the-phone space selection process. This process will still run according to Membership and Show History priority. More details about the process will be shared in Spring 2019. 

  • Will there be an exhibitor event in Orlando?

    An optional Exhibitor Site Visit and Planning Meeting will be held at the Orange County Convention Center during a timeframe that is deemed most advantageous to your planning process (within the 12-month period prior to NPE2021). More details will be available in Spring 2019. 

  • How do I become a member of Plastics Industry Association to qualify for the exhibit space discount rate?

    Please contact the PLASTICS Membership Department: 

    Telephone:+1-202-974-5212
    Fax:+1-202-293-7471
    Email:

    membership@plasticsindustry.org

    Click here for more information on PLASTICS Membership.

     

  • Which buildings at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) will be used for NPE2021?

    The show will occupy the West and North/South Buildings of the OCCC.

  • What is the projected number of exhibiting companies and organizations for NPE2021?

    NPE projects there will be more than 2,000 exhibiting companies and organizations at the show.

  • What is the projected attendance for NPE2021?

    The projected number of attendees for NPE2021 is 56,000+.

  • What are the admission policies for accessing the NPE exhibit halls?

    No person under the age of 16 will be admitted in the exhibit halls during the installation and dismantling periods. All persons in the exhibit halls must have proper registration credentials. Students 14-16 years of age will be permitted in the exhibit halls during show hours under the supervision of an adult with proper credentials.
     
    Show management reserves the right to host student groups of any age on the show floor with appropriate supervision and guidance during show hours.  No individual exceptions will be made.  Contact: registration@npe.org to host a student group.
  • Are photographers and videographers allowed in the exhibit halls for NPE?

    Exhibitors must authorize all video and photographs of their booth, equipment and display materials. Should an exhibitor object to their display being photographed (still or in motion), photographs of that display will be prohibited. Show management has appointed Official Photographers to provide commercial photographs of the exhibits. No other commercial photographer/videographer will be admitted to the exhibits unless special arrangements are made with show management.

  • Where do I find hotels for NPE2021?

    Expovision is the only Official Hotel Reservation Office for NPE2021. Hotel reservations for NPE2021 will open in Spring 2020. 

    SCAM ALERT: Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), producer of NPE2021, has received several reports of invalid third party hotel room scammers contacting our exhibitors. These hotel booking scammers have no affiliation with NEP2021. Expovision has negotiated the lowest rates in Orlando, FL for NPE2021 and only requires a one-night room rate plus tax deposit. Any company requiring full prepayment should be viewed with extreme suspicion. 

    We strive to protect our exhibitors from conducting business with room poachers. If you are solicited by any group other than Expovision, please contact exhibitorservices@npe.org

    For questions regarding hotels, please contact: 
    NPE2021 Hotel Reservation Office (Expovision)
    Toll-Free: (866) 823-2876; Phone: +1 (703) 205-0235 
    Email: hotels@npe.org

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