The SPE Thermoforming Division invites you to attend its 27th Annual Conference created exclusively by and for the Thermoforming Industry. The Conference will be held at the Wisconsin Center and the Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Network with clients, vendors and industry leaders in one convenient location! Our exhibit hall will provide you with opportunities to meet with equipment, material, tooling and service providers. The SPE Thermoforming Conference® is the most convenient and cost-effective way to learn about the Industry.
The Welcome Reception at the Harley-Davidson Museum
The Welcome Reception will be held at the Museum on Monday, September 9! You’ll have the opportunity to take a self-guided tour of the Museum before you arrive at the Reception. Museum tours begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.; the Welcome Reception will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Guests are welcome with the purchase of a ticket ($30 or on before August 9/$40 thereafter). Tickets can be purchased online or at the registration area at the Conference. Complimentary roundtrip transportation will be provided between the Museum and the Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel.
Workshops and Sessions
Workshops focusing on fundamentals and troubleshooting will help your technical staff gain practical insight into the thermoforming process. Our comprehensive conference program includes technical presentations by recognized industry experts, featuring new and exciting developments in our industry. Attend your choice of presentations delivered by your peers!
Sponsors and Exhibitors
The Conference is the premier forum where the newest techniques and the latest trends in machinery, materials and equipment are unveiled. View the 2019 Conference list of sponsors and exhibitors here.
The Parts Competition showcases the latest advances in thermoforming design and application. Multiple submission and award categories in roll-fed and cut-sheet deliver unparalleled marketing exposure to conference attendees and the press. Winning parts benefit from full coverage on the Division’s website and in SPE Thermoforming Quarterly® magazine and are usually featured in leading industry magazines. Learn more about the Parts Competition here.
Thermoforming Awards Dinner
During the Awards Dinner, we will present the Thermoformer of the Year Award and recognize prior recipients for their contributions to our industry. Winners of the Parts Competition will be announced during the evening as well.