TAPPI's PaperCon 2019 will bring together paper and packaging professionals from around the world.

May 5 - 8, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN, USA | Setting the Pace

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PaperCOn 2019 Video

The World's Largest Technical Conference for the Paper and Packaging Industry

May 5-8, 2019 • Indianapolis, IN


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.


There are 5 divisions of TAPPI involved in the planning and creation of PaperCon: Coating & Graphic Arts, Paper & Board, PIMA Management, Process Control, and Nonwovens. 


Attend PaperCon 2019 and experience:

•  Comprehensive Technical Program - Expert-led and peer-reviewed
•  Global Reach - Over 25 different countries traditionally attend each year
•  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, Women in Industry perspectives, and Young Professionals Sessions

PaperCon 2019 Attendee Brochure

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 Five High Powered Events in one location:  

PaperCon 2019



 Over 2,100 paper and packaging professionals attended PaperCon 2018 on April 15-18, 2018 in Charlotte, NC, USA


Young Professional Attendee   "Fantastic Event" Entrance Fellows Banquet
  "Relevant and Timely" Attendee - Pair "Exceeded Expectations" Exhibit Floor
Exhibits PaperCon 2018 Audience Attendee  "Best conference I've attended all year!"

These industry leaders experienced an 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.


Our valued sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Runtech by Gardner Denver Solenis Valmet

Sapphire Sponsor

CR Meyer Voith KaMin

Media Partners

Paper360 TAPPI Journal Pulp & Paper Canada PaperFIRST by Group ENP PaperAge IPW