PMMI Podcast

Episode #60 - PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2021: It’s on!

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

On a special bonus edition of UnPACKed with PMMI, PMMI Vice-president of Trade Shows Laura Thompson calls in from Las Vegas to discuss the return of PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO this September. The most comprehensive event in the world this year is spread across four halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and Thompson breaks down the significant competitive advantages that attendees and exhibitors will obtain from the show.

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.