IAPD Women in Plastics Educational Workshop

Wednesday, June 7 – Thursday, June 8, 2023 

Hyatt Regency Buffalo
2 Fountain Plaza  •  Buffalo, NY 14202

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Join Women in Plastics for two days of learning and connecting in Buffalo, NY.

This educational workshop will feature:
  • Keynote speaker 
  • Interactive networking activities
  • Lively group discussion
  • An opportunity to meet industry peers and build business relationships
  • Networking breakfast and lunch
  • Philanthropic opportunity to give back to the local community

Registration Fee:
IAPD Members – $299
Non-members – $389



Thank You to Our World Class Sponsors


Hotel Info

Hyatt Regency Buffalo
2 Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202

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10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Women in Plastics Committee Meeting (by invitation only)

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Volunteer Opportunity at Hearts for the Homeless

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception at Big Ditch Brewing Company


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Building Resilience: Thriving in the Face of Challenges and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Keynote by Frances Fripp, Fripp Auctions 

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Frances Fripp is a Canadian first-generation Auctioneer, self employed entrepreneur and full-time working mom. She started off working at the largest construction auction in the world and was inspired to attend the Canadian Auction College at the age of 18. She now one of the only female Auto Auctioneers in Canada and holds the title as the 2020 Provincial Grand Champion and Women’s Champion Auctioneer. Frances is the current Global Canadian Ambassador for the National Auctioneers Association, Past President and standing board member for the Ontario Auctioneers’ Association of Ontario.

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