Plastics Expo Exhibitors and Sponsors
Social Events
General Information



New Member/First-Timer Reception

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

All new IAPD members and first-time convention delegates and their spouses/companions are welcome to attend this special reception in the Toronto room at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Take this opportunity to meet IAPD staff, board members and association volunteers!


Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Enjoy networking with fellow convention delegates after a productive day of meetings and sessions in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago, overlooking the Chicago River and downtown skyline.



Social Hour Sponsored by the Manufacturers’ Representative CIG

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Rockit Bar & Grill
22 W Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Network with members and plastics professionals while you enjoy a drink at this event sponsored by the IAPD Manufacturers’ Representative members.


Fun Run/Walk

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Get your day off to a GREAT start with a nice run or walk along the Chicago River. Join convention delegates and Plastics Expo attendees for some fresh air and exercise on Thursday morning.

There’s no need to sign up ahead of time, just meet your fellow runners and walkers outside the front lobby of the Hyatt Regency Chicago at 7:30 a.m.



Closing Party

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
House of Blues Chicago
329 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL‎

Experience the best of Chicago nightlife with your friends and colleagues at the IAPD Annual Convention & Plastics Expo Closing Party at the legendary House of Blues Chicago!

Enjoy hosted food and beverages from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and live local blues musicians playing throughout the evening. All full convention delegates, spouses/companions and Thursday one-day registrants are welcome to attend the Closing Party.

Have a great time and network with long-time colleagues and new acquaintances. See you there!