PMMI Podcast

Episode #35 - Update on PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO

Guest: Laura Thompson, Vice President, Trade Shows, PMMI

Nothing brings our industry together like PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO. In this episode of UnPACKED with PMMI Laura Thompson, VP, Trade Shows at PMMI provides an update on the status of November’s show, and why it is more important than ever for exhibitors and attendees to take advantage of the connections and opportunity it provides.


Laura Thompson

Laura Thompson
Laura Thompson

Thompson began at PMMI as receptionist 20 years ago, fresh out of Baylor University. After brief stints in the Show and Global Marketing Departments, Thompson moved back to the Show Department managing the PMMI Pavilion and all show operations for the largest packaging and processing event in Latin America: EXPO PACK México. As Thompson’s role expanded to the overall management of the PACK EXPO portfolio of events, she was promoted to Director of Trade Show Operations and with the addition of PMMI’s contracting business PACK EXPO Services (PES), she was promoted to Senior Director, Expositions. In April 2019 Thompson was promoted to Vice President, Trade Shows and oversees the entire PACK EXPO portfolio of Trade Shows, spanning all PACK EXPO events in the U.S. and Mexico.