Fun Facts About NPE2018

How many football fields worth of exhibit space will NPE2018 have? Here’s some interesting information about this year’s show!

  • NPE2018 will take place in Orlando, which is home to more than 100 lakes.
  • More than 65,000 professionals are expected to attend NPE2018. That’s roughly the capacity of Orlando’s Camping World Stadium (formerly known as the Orlando Citrus Bowl).
  • Attendees from 128 countries are expected, which means about 2/3 of the countries in the world will be represented.
  • NPE2018 has more than one million net square feet of exhibit halls filled with full-scale operating machinery and equipment. That’s equal to more than 17 football fields!
  • NPE is produced by Plastics Industry Association, which was founded in 1937. The year 1937 is also when Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered.

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