Foam Expo North America Returns in 2021

Foam Expo North America, an exhibition and conference for the manufacturers and buyers of technical foam products and technologies will return for a live and in-person event in Novi, Michigan from July 13-15, 2021.

For the first time since its inception in 2016, the event will be co-located with Adhesives & Bonding Expo – North America’s largest exhibition and conference for adhesives and bonding solutions. This collaboration will bring under the same roof manufacturers and buyers of foams, adhesives and more from industries including automotive & transportation, aerospace, construction, appliances & furniture, medical, and electronics.

The large venue – Suburban Collection Showplace – will enable seamless safety measures for Foam Expo and Adhesive & Bonding visitors, including floor plan changes to accommodate social distancing between booths. Leaders in the foam and adhesive sectors, such as Covestro, BASF, Recticel, Loctite, Huntsman Advanced, all signed up to attend.

Across three days in 2021, Foam Expo Conference will bring together more than 35 high-level representatives from a cross-section of the entire foam and adhesives supply chains, including speakers from Specialised Bicycle Components Inc., Bergstrom Inc., Continental, Loctite, JSP.

The conference stage will host dynamic panel discussions on areas such as sustainability, market trends, performance requirements and applications for the benefit of the automotive, aerospace, medical, packaging, construction, and sports & leisure industries.

Tom Rhodes, portfolio director at Foam Expo and Adhesives & Bonding Expo said:

Foam Expo North America and Adhesives & Bonding Expo North America represent the largest in-person gathering of industry leaders in over a year. As the mostly highly anticipated event, welcoming over 430 exhibitors, we look forward to learning about new innovative technology entering the market, addressing key challenges being faced across multiple sectors.

The communities we serve have shown their resilience and ingenuity through what has been a truly challenging period, we thank all of our participants for their continued support and look forward to seeing new business relationships and opportunities forged over the course of the show.

The three-day event promises networking, lead generation, and knowledge sharing. To find out more, or register for a free pass, visit

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