EPS EXPO is a dynamic two-day program featuring some of the industry’s top speakers and experts who will focus on topics that are specifically geared to EPS business interests. EPS EXPO offers table top exhibits featuring equipment suppliers and other service providers that allow you to conveniently meet in one location, including shape and block molders, resin and equipment suppliers. A variety of sponsor opportunities are available to spotlight your company and gain exposure among more than 250 influential EPS manufacturers.

       

HOTEL INFORMATION

Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843-723-3000
Online Reservations

EPS EXPO 17 will be held in Charleston from March 20-22 at the Charleston Marriott, overlooking the Ashley River near historic downtown Charleston.  A block of rooms have been reserved at a group rate of $189 until February 25 or until the block is sold out. Call 800-228-9290 and mention ‘EPS EXPO’ to receive the special rate or reserve your room online.

Advance information on Charleston events and dining can be found at http://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/

TRANSPORTATION

The Charleston Marriott is 12 miles from the Charleston International Airport. Taxi fare is approximately $25 one way. The hotel offers valet parking for $10/day and complimentary onsite parking.

WEATHER/ATTIRE

Expect sunny skies with temperatures in the 70’s during the day and 50’s at night. Business casual is the suggested attire.

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, March 20

   5:00 –   6:30 p.m.              Welcome Reception with Exhibitors
                                                Award Presentations

 Tuesday, March 21

   8:00 –   9:00 a.m.             Breakfast
   9:00 – 10:30 a.m.            General Session
 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.            Networking Break with Exhibitors
 11:15 – 12:15 p.m.            Workshop Sessions
 12:15 –   1:30 p.m.            Lunch
  1:30 –    2:30 p.m.            Workshop Sessions
  2:30 –    3:15 p.m.            Networking Break with Exhibitors
  3:15 –    4:00 p.m.            Workshop Sessions

  4:15  -    5:15 p.m.            Happy Hour w/ Exhibitors

 

 Wednesday, March 22
   7:30 –    8:30 a.m.           Breakfast

   8:30 –    9:30 a.m.          Workshop Sessions
   9:30 – 10:00 a.m.           Networking Break
 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.           Workshop Sessions
 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.           Workshop Sessions
 Noon                                  Conference Adjournment


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

EXPO provides the perfect platform to reach more than 250 influential EPS decision makers. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your visibility at this targeted event and put your company's name and reputation directly in front of the industry leaders. Inclusive sponsorship exposure includes:

  • Pre-conference recognition on EXPO website and event promotional materials.
  • Company logo on all EXPO on-sight signage.
  • Company logo on the conference proceedings binder given to every attendee and marketed to non-attendees after the event.

Contact us for details.

CALL FOR PAPERS

We invite you to submit paper topics and proposals for invited talks. They may include case studies, technical forums or research reports on any aspect of the EPS industry. Presentations will be approximately 45 minutes with an additional time allotted for question and answer session. A short abstract (50-100 word count) is due by January 20. Please submit your proposal to Diana Gentilcore.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW MEMBERS

Interested in becoming a member of EPS-IA?  Contact Donna Stearns for information on a special EPS EXPO offer for new members.

EXPO is proudly hosted by the EPS Industry Alliance

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