November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
Welcome to MinnPack


Wrapping up its 14th year, MinnPack delivered another runaway success, bringing Midwest packaging solutions, connections, and education together under one roof. With over 600 suppliers across six shows, and with more than 5,000 design and manufacturing professionals in attendance, the event provided the answers needed to take projects from concept to market.

2016 All-New Keynote Lineup

From a Navy SEAL combat paramedic to an IoT evangelist to a video game artist — our keynote speakers gave hundreds of professionals fresh perspectives on trending topics such as smart factories, VR, and design innovation.

What Did MinnPack 2016 Deliver?

Unmatched Opportunities

  • Inspirational keynotes and presentations from leading industry minds, free to attend in multiple theaters on the expo floor
  • Face-to-face connections with packaging professionals at meetups and networking receptions
  • Thematic, one-hour tours of the expo floor that were led by experts and showcased the best of the expo

More Solutions

The latest packaging products and services were all on the newly-expanded expo floor:

  • Containers
  • Contract services
  • Automation equipment & components
  • Design & printing
  • Flexible packaging
  • Food & beverage
  • Health & beauty
  • Labeling
  • Novel materials
  • Pharma packaging
  • RFID technology
  • Quality testing
  • Waste reduction

Deeper Knowledge

  • A two-day conference program designed to prepare professionals for current industry trends and critical shifts
  • Educational sessions on topics such as design innovation, 3D printing, and Industry 4.0
  • Interactive sessions led by the industry’s top experts, covering packaging challenges, breakthroughs, and beyond

“After attending this event every year...I always come away from it feeling inspired and empowered.”
-David Uhler, Engineer, Blow Molded Specialties, Inc.

“It was a nice way to see a good number of high tech suppliers in a short time.”
-David France, Packaging Research Fellow, ConAgra Foods

“Great place to hear about current trends, learn about new technologies, and meet and review a large number of suppliers in just two days!”
-Mark Holdeman, Packaging Professional, Outlook Group

2016 Exhibitor Spotlight