The International Plastics Showcase is being held at the Orange County Convention Center from April 5th -12th. SPI’s Business of Plastics Conference, co-located at NPE2012, is the preeminent educational program that focuses on the business issues impacting the industry. Produced by the NPE2012 Education Committee, SPI’s Business of Plastics Conference will provide an innovative education agenda to encourage industry growth and new market development, outline the best business management practices, identify today’s downstream consumer demands, open doors to the international market, and add sustainable philosophy to your business strategy.
In preparation for the conference, Freeman Decorating and the Convention Center were buzzing last week with complex display’s being assembled. Sims Crane & Equipment had five cranes and five riggers inside the convention center, setting up machines and maneuvering items into place. Making her debut, was the brand new Linkbelt HTC 86-100 operated by CCO Johnny Bell. Also present was TC187 operated by CCO Earl Funk and oiler Danny Arnold. The TC171 operated by CCO Johnny Bell and oiler Jayce Brown. The TC258 operated by CCO Charles Murphy and oiler James Carlile. The TC067 operated by David Tosado and oiler Bill Daly. The TC188 operated by Brian Ellis and oiler Luke Denman. Freeman is the premier provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events, and exhibits of all sizes.
Freeman annually produces 4,300 expositions and over 11,000 corporate and special events. Freeman annually works with 300,000 exhibiting clients and 800 national traveling expositions under multi-year contracts. Freeman services include overall event design and décor, planning and budgeting, graphics production, logistics and on-site coordination, exhibit design, fabrication and program management, event communications content development delivery, and measurement services, installation and dismantle services, large-scale digital graphics, carpet and furnishings, audiovisual and presentation technologies, electrical services, theatrical stage rigging, global freight transportation, and material handling services.