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Sponsor/Exhibitor Information for ABC 2017

Welcome to the ABC 2017 Sponsor/Exhibitor Information page

To better assist you with your travel and planning for this year’s ABC, we’ve pulled together all the information you might need to know. If you still have questions or would like some additional assistance, please contact:
Deirdre Turner, Division Coordinator at (248) 505-5136
or email: 
Deirdremturner@gmail.com

Hotel and Venue Information

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chicago Oak Brook will be the site for the 2017 Annual Blow Molding Conference. ABC 2017 will feature industry speakers offering presentations on packaging, medical and industrial applications, machinery and design innovations, and materials and processing, to name a few.

All attendees of ABC 2017 will enjoy a discounted room rate of $159. Make your reservation here:  ABC 2017 Hotel Reservations

If you have questions or require additional assistance, please call the Doubletree directly at (630) 472-6000.

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ABC 2017 Conference Registration

Division Sponsorships include participation in the Conference Exhibits and provide for complimentary conference registrations: 3 full registrations for Diamond Level sponsors; 2 for Platinum Level.

If you haven’t done so already, please email the following information to Deirdre Turner, Conference Coordinator, at Deirdremturner@gmail.com:

1.  Name and business title of individuals using the complimentary registration

2.  Email address and daytime phone for each individual

3.  Company Name and company address

If you wish to register additional guests beyond the complimentary registrations provided by your sponsorship, you may do so at a discounted rate of $400 by calling Deirdre Turner, Conference Coordinator at 248-505-5136. 

Exhibit Details & Shipping Materials

You will be provided with a one 6ft x 30 in. table, a table linen and two chairs. Electrical power will be provided to you if you requested it. Your exhibit spaces measures 8 feet in width x 6 feet in depth. Please keep this in mind when planning displays and pop-ups.

If you would like to order additional equipment for your exhibit (i.e. flatscreen, laptop, etc.), Click here for AV Equipment, Price List and Order Information.  Electricity will be provided to you at no charge so please do not order this from the hotel. The order form is for additional AV/Exhibit needs you might have

Exhibit materials may be shipped to the hotel no more than 2 business days prior to the conference. For shipping purposes, the Hotel number is (630) 472-6000. Please label each package. Click here for shipping rates and information. 

Your exhibit materials will be delivered to your exhibit location and available to you when you check in at Conference Registration.  At the conclusion of the Conference, schedule a pick-up with your mail carrier. Materials may be prepped with shipping labels and left in your exhibit area for pick-up. 

The final opportunity where attendees may visit exhibitors is during the last networking break from 10:00-10:30AM on Wed., Oct. 4th. 

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Additional Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

Additional opportunities are available to support the Division by sponsoring:

Refreshment breaks
Breakfasts
Luncheons
Welcome Reception
Awards Reception
ABC Conference Sponsor

Contact Deirdre Turner, Conference Coordinator for more information at 248-505-5136 or Deirdremturner@gmail.com

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Fifth Annual Blow Molded Parts Competition

We are looking for new, innovative blow molding parts, commercialized within the last two years, for the 5th Annual Blow Molded Parts Competition. All attendees, speakers and sponsors are eligible to enter a part in the Competition. The Competition encourages an exchange of technology and concepts in designs, manufacturing methods, material applications, molding and sustainability. There are categories for both Packaging and Industrial Applications, as listed in the Entry Form.

The entry form, competition guidelines, and a full list of the ABC 2016 entries and winners can be found by clicking on the button below.

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