Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019

Amazing Packaging RaceDuring the Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO shows, students from schools across the country complete a series of challenges over 1.2 million net-square-feet of exhibit space. The race concludes at event sponsor Emerson's booth with cash prizes for the first, second and third place teams. This is a great opportunity for exhibitors to meet students, tell them about their organizations and showcase products. 

Exhibitor Sponsor Requirements:

  • Staff 1-2 individuals at your booth specifically to assist students with tasks, introduce their company and answer the students' questions
  • Provide a 10-minute pass/fail task
  • Provide a high-res logo for marketing purposes
  • $500 donation to the PMMI Foundation

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CareerLink Live

CareerLink LIVE is an opportunity for members from PMMI, CPA and IoPP – and Consumer Packages Goods companies – to connect with students pursuing careers in packaging at PACK EXPO Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Participating employers have the opportunity to conduct one-on-one interviews with students in the CareerLink Room (N237) or at their booth on the show floor.

Once registered, students and employers will receive an online scheduling tool to easily communicate and reserve interviews. Registration for employers is only $49.

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Robotics Showcase

High school students from across the country showcase their robots on the trade show floor. Teams will be able to display their troubleshooting and ‘bot skills for a half day during PACK EXPO Las Vegas. In addition to free access to the show floor, PMMI past presidents will conduct tours of the floor for the students.

PMMI wants to help PMMI member companies bring their local team to PACK EXPO to showcase their design and experience the packaging industry. PMMI will match up to $2,000 for travel funds to assist teams to attend PACK EXPO.

It’s easy to sponsor a team – submit your application by July 31, 2019.

Questions? Contact Kate Fiorianti, senior manager, education, PMMI at [email protected] or 571.612.3200.

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