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[Register Now] Young Professionals Conference 2023!

Young Professionals Conference

July 19, 2023 | Rosemont, IL

Hosted by the Emerging Leaders Committee

Registration Fee: $195


This one-day conference features a panel of industry executives sharing their career advice, sessions on leading an engaged team, mental health importance and includes plenty of networking opportunities. Following the afternoon sessions, attendees will take a plant tour at Triangle Package Machinery Company (Note: separate registration required). 

The conference will be hosted at the Westin O’Hare in Chicago, Illinois, the day before PMMI’s free Roadshow event.

If you are looking for education and networking opportunities that are tailored just for rising leaders in the packaging and processing industry, you can’t miss Young Professionals Conference 2023!


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Please Note: This conference is ideal for entry to mid-level industry professionals who are looking to advance in their careers and network with peers. These professionals have roles across the supply chain, from sales managers, to marketing coordinators, to engineers. Attendees are recommended to be age 40 and under. 



  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM – 9:05 AM – Chair Welcome Remarks with Jackie Sessler
  • 9:05 AM – 10:30 AM – Leadership in Packaging & Processing Panel Discussion | Panelists: Patty Andersen, Mike Odom, and Wilken Benjamin | Moderator: Glen Long
  • 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM – Networking Break
  • 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM – Leading Engaged Teams | Speaker: Chris Giangrasso
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Networking Lunch
  • 1:15 – 2:15 PM – The Science of Stuck - Move past what is holding you back! | Speaker: Britt Frank
  • 2:15 PM – Event Concludes

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Interested in attending the 2023 PMMI Roadshow in Rosemont, IL on July 19 - 20?

  • July 19 - Plant Tour hosted by Triangle Package Machinery Co
  • July 19 - Optional Networking Dinner
  • July 20 - Roadshow Sessions

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