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Records break at this year's Pack Expo Las Vegas: innovation showcase connects thousands of projects and suppliers.

Pack Expo Las Vegas 2005 continued its growth trend by breaking several attendance records and increasing the number of exhibitors and net square footage in record numbers.

The show, held September 26-28, 2005 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, set new highs in visitor attendance (+19%), exhibitor attendance (+12%), total attendance (+17%), international attendance (+22%), exhibiting companies (+23%) and net square footage (+14%).

"With 85% of attendees coming to the show with projects in hand, Pack Expo Las Vegas was able to connect thousands of packaging professionals and their company's projects with the innovative solutions offered by exhibitors," notes Chuck Yuska, PMMI President. "Attendees trust Pack Expo events with their critical packaging projects because of their past experience at PMMI events where exhibitors showcase the latest innovations available in the marketplace. Whether the attendee is looking for new machinery, containers, materials or components, Pack Expo delivers like no other event."

Statistics from this year's show follow:
 2005 2003

Visitor Attendance 21,907 18,369
International
Attendees (included
in visitor #) 2,773 2,262
Exhibitor Personnel 11,247 10,054
Total Attendance 33,154 28,423
# of Exhibiting
Companies 1,149 933
Net Sq. Footage 483,608 424,879
Conference
Participants 918 947
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