It's interesting to see the speedy, civilised and courteous manner in which the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) has defended its showcase NPE2009 trade show from rumours of exhibitor space cancellations.
In a reply on 1 March to a blog posting, followed by an email on 2 March to its wide mailing list, Bill Carteaux, SPI president and CEO, gave specific details of the space already booked, put it into context against the previous 2006 exhibition, and gave further details of the individual country pavilions, as well as names of sponsors, exhibitors and presentations.
The Blog takes its hat off to Mr Carteaux for this exemplary response. If only all industry trade associations were as PR-savvy.
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