10 things to see at the show 

The expanded show floor at the third edition of Foam Expo North America brings you thousands of innovative materials, technologies and solutions. To help make your visit as efficient as possible, we’ve consolidated the top show highlights to ensure you don’t miss out!



Number 1

350+ specialist suppliers showcasing the very latest in foam technologies and foam-related products from hundreds of globally recognized names in the industry. Check out the exhibitor list to plan ahead, or download the app to create a list of your favorites.


Number 2

Dual-track, three-day conference from the biggest names in the business! Learn all about the latest technologies, innovations and investment opportunities in the entire foam manufacturing supply chain. On both tracks you will be given the opportunity to pose and vote for specific questions to be answered by a member of the panel by using ‘Sli.do’ on your smartphone or tablet – visit www.slido.com, enter code ‘foam19’ and select the track.


Number 3

Attend two exclusive networking drinks receptions on Tuesday 26 March and Wednesday 27 March from 4:00pm onwards in the exhibition hall. Connect with senior executives and leaders over drinks and canapés at no cost.


Number 4

On Wednesday March 27, 11:30am at Booth 924, Recticel will be showcasing its stretchable foam with high elasticity, a scrub foam that changes mechanical properties depending on water temperature, an advanced liquid sealing foam, a high-performance foam for in-situ applications, and a hydrophobic/oleophobic melamine foam for moist and high-temperature applications.


Number 5

The complimentary B2B Matchmaking meetings service for exhibitors, attendees and speakers provides an invaluable opportunity to connect on a one-to-one basis with senior buyers attending from Tier 1s, OEMs and end users.


Number 6

Network with thousands of industry professionals from every area of the foam sector, helping you expand your connections, share ideas and build your business – just don’t forget your business cards!


Number 7

Hear from JSP, Armacell and General Plastics Manufacturing Company and learn all about material and equipment cost reductions and how they can improve foam capabilities, at the opening conference session taking place Tuesday March 26 at 10:00am, Track 1.


Number 8

Over the three days you are invited to see live product demonstrations on the exhibit floor showcasing a mix of foam products, latest adhesive technologies, specialty cutting techniques and lots more!


Number 9

New for 2019! The brand-new Spotlight Sessions and Material Jam Sessions are specifically designed to help increase your understanding of innovative foam materials and to develop your knowledge by learning from end users in the automotive, aerospace, packaging, construction, medical, and sports and leisure industries. Featured speakers include; Armacell, Sealed Air, Sonoco, Avery Dennison, Fraunhofer, Federal-Mogul Powertrain and more.


Number 10

Download the app and start customizing your visit. Simply head to the App Store or Google Play Store, and search for ‘Foam Expo North America’ to download the ‘Smarter Shows’ app. This gives you access to the floor plan, exhibitor list, conference agenda and more, and allows you to save your favorites!