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Nov 08, 2017

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WASHINGTON – Paper2018 co-hosts the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the National Paper Trade Association (NPTA) today launched the Paper2018 website –

Registration for the event is open at   

Paper2018, the paper industry’s premier networking event, will be held at the Lotte New York Palace in New York City, March 11-13, 2018. offers the most up-to-date information on the Paper2018 event, including the preliminary schedule, a listing of the Official Paper2018 Suite holders and more.

Participants are advised to book their Official Paper2018 Suites and hotel rooms, as both are available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up for updates on to receive the latest news.


Since 2010, AF&PA and NPTA have co-hosted the paper industry’s leading annual networking event. At these events over the years, AF&PA announced their sustainability goals; NPTA’s Stanley O. Styles Award Industry Excellence Award became an annual feature; experts and thought leaders gave presentations on communications initiatives and industry trends in politics, trade and commerce; insights were gained from millennials; and innovative ways to enhance the networking experience continued to evolve. The event first was held in New York City in 2010. Since then, it has alternated each year between Chicago and New York City.

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The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy.  AF&PA member companies make products essential for everyday life from renewable and recyclable resources and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative - Better Practices, Better Planet 2020.  The forest products industry accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures over $200 billion in products annually, and employs nearly 900,000 men and women.  The industry meets a payroll of approximately $50 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 45 states. Visit AF&PA online at or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.

The National Paper Trade Association (NPTA), founded in 1903, is the association for the $50+ billion paper distribution channel. NPTA serves the printing, publishing, catalog, direct mail, imaging, retail and corporate markets. The mission of NPTA is to actively support the success of member firms through the delivery of networking, education, advocacy and industry trends focused on the health of the paper distribution channel. Visit NPTA online at