TAPPI's PaperCon 2018 brought together paper and packaging professionals from around the world.

April 15 - 18, 2018 | Charlotte, NC, USA | Shaping the Future through Innovation

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“Fantastic Event"                         “Relevant and Timely"                  
“Exceeded Expectations"           
“Best conference I've attended all year!"   

Young Professional Attendee Entrance Attendee Fellows Banquet
 Exhibits Attendee - Pair PaperCon 2018 Audience
Exhibit Floor

Over 2,000 paper and packaging professionals attended PaperCon 2018 this April in Charlotte, NC.

These industry leaders experienced an exceptional technical program focused on key issues and topics affecting the industry today as
well as multiple special events and over 160 exhibitors highlighting new technologies and innovations.

Congratulations to our Loyalty Club Grand Prize Winner!
Jeff Reese - 11 Year Attendee
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Explore the PaperCon website to learn more about PaperCon 2018 and mark your calendar for PaperCon 2019!

PaperCon 2019
May 5-8, 2019 • Indianapolis, IN


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Designed by industry professionals, PaperCon draws CEOs, mill managers, superintendents, scientists, process engineers, and suppliers from over 25 different countries for a comprehensive conference that includes a peer-reviewed technical program, multiple networking opportunities, special events, and exhibits.

PaperCon 2018 was held on April 15-18, 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC, USA, 501 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202. 

PaperCon offered:

   - Comprehensive Technical Program - Expert-led and peer-reviewed
   - Global Reach - Over 25 different countries represented
   - Networking Events - Face-to-face interaction with other industry professionals and experts
   - Career Advancement and Training Opportunities - Sessions offering CEUs as well as first-hand knowledge from industry titans
   - Popular Programs - New Technology Showcase, Roundtable Discussions, and Young Professionals Sessions

Five High Powered Events in one location


Our valued sponsors

Thank You!

BASF Domtar Runtech Systems Valmet Voith

2018 Diamond Sponsors


2018 Ruby Sponsor

CR Meyer

2018 Sapphire Sponsor

Aquasol Trinseo

2018 Opal Sponsor

Paper360 TAPPI Journal Pulp & Paper Canada PaperFIRST by Group ENP PaperAge ME Tissue PaperASIA

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