What we do. PMMI, The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies – voted one of the “Best Manufacturing Associations to Work For” in 2019 – connects the makers of goods with the packaging and processing suppliers they rely on. Together we help provide people around the world with innovative, safe, convenient and cost-effective products that touch lives every day. We advance the industry through our world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, PMMI Media Group and a wide range of Business Drivers to empower our members and strengthen the industry. Who we are. Looking to unpack your potential? At PMMI, we know that great people make a great organization, so we encourage every person who works here to be the best they can be. While PMMI may exist to further the packaging and processing industry, what makes us effective are the people who work here.
PMMI employees are guided by a set of shared core values –
Commitment to service: We exist to help our customers and industry thrive.
Pursuit of Excellence: We always strive to do better and be better.
Camaraderie: We respect differing views, support and enjoy each other.
Dependability: We are accountable to each other and our customers.
Initiative: We pursue opportunities, embrace questioning and seek innovation.
The Specialist will provide on-site support at the following meetings - Executive Leadership Conference, Annual Meeting, Automation Conference, Top to Top, Joint Committee Meeting, CPC Conference, CPA Annual Meeting, etc.
Visit potential sites with the Director of Meetings and Events to identify potential meeting venues throughout the year.
Support the Meetings Assistant with the coordination of member, non-member and other meetings handled through the Meetings Department.
Take the lead in creating Banquet Event Orders for various meetings.
Review shipment lists with Director of Meetings and Events and work with Events Assistant to execute list.
Ensure that all needs of speakers and VIPs are met, including hotel rooms, ground transportation, AV check calls, etc.
Work with Marcomm to update websites with speaker bios/pictures, hotel info, agenda updates.
Research and reconcile event bills and invoices as required.
Manage the on-site coordination of setting up and maintaining a registration desk, materials display, and office.
Work with Event Assistant with creation of signage at all meetings.
Assist Director of Meetings and Events with planning staff holiday party and other staff events.
Review and test Cvent Meeting registrations.
Ensure that necessary meeting files are created and maintained throughout the year.
Assist Show Department on various PACK EXPO projects as needed pre-show and onsite.
Support Director of Meetings and Events in creating Budgets at the end of the year.
Take the lead on PMC Meetings – Book hotels and finalize BEO’s. Work with Event Assistant to put together shipment and setup registration
Assist Communications Department in creating and updating apps for meeting and continue maintenance after app is created.
What we are looking for.
4-year college degree or equivalent, preferred.
2-5 years of professional experience in meetings / events
Strong work ethic, competitive drive and collaborative attitude.
Commitment to quality and detail.
Self-starter, able to work independently.
Flexible, a team player who can adapt to changing program needs.
Able to balance several projects at once and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Solid organizational skills.
Must possess excellent computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite
Knowledge and comfort level with an Association Management System or events registration software. (Cvent preferred).
Must be available to travel.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and Packaging + Processing OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence ...on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year.
Learn more at PMMI.org and Packexpo.com and PMMIMediaGroup.com.