Student Pack Jam

Students and Faculty/Instructors

UW-Stout hosts Pack Jam 2024, an annual student-led conference connecting packaging students with industry professionals. Attendees can participate in social and educational events over three days. 

Networking Fair

Monday, April 8 | Memorial Student Center | 3:30-5:30 PM

The Network Fair at Pack Jam 2024 is the place for companies to network with students and share what they do or make and how it impacts the world of packaging. This is the perfect place to advertise your open full-time, co-op or internship opportunities! 

For $500, your company receives:

  • One 8x8 booth at the Networking Fair
    • One 6' table with two chairs
  • Two company representative registrations
    • Additional company representative tickets available for purchase.
  • Dinner to follow the event (for same two company representatives)
  • Parking in specified lot

Reminder to event sponsors: Your registration already includes a booth in the Network Fair! 

Industry professionals and Alumni

Monday, April 8 | Memorial Student Center | 8 AM - 7 PM

Industry Professionals and Alumni are invited to attend the conference on Monday, April 8. You have the opportunity to see the keynote speaker and breakout session speakers in the morning. In the afternoon, you can watch the Student Design Competition and then attend the Network Fair.

There will be a quiet space reserved for attendees to work throughout the day, if needed. The ticket includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Monday, April 8.


Sunday, April 7 - Monday, April 8 

Pack Jam sponsors: Enter your Network Fair and representative information below. 

Note: This is only to be completed after you have submitted your donation receipt to the Stout Packaging Association.

Not a sponsor yet? Learn how to become one today!

Alumni & Industry Professional Social

Monday, April 8 | 7-9 PM

Come socialize with other industry professionals and alumni! Attendees 21+ are welcome. Price includes appetizers and drink tickets. 

Schedule of Events

Day 1

Sunday, April 7

3-5 PM: Registration

5 PM: Opening remarks & kickoff

5:30 PM: Dinner

6:30-8:30 PM: Reception

Day 2

Monday, April 8

8 AM: Breakfast

8:45 AM: Keynote speaker

9:30 AM: Campus lab tour/ Networking break

10:15 AM: Breakout session #1

11:15 AM: Transition time

11:30 AM: Breakout session #2

12:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 PM: Student design competition

3:30 PM: Networking & snack break

3:30 PM: Campus lab tour/ Networking Fair

5:30 PM: Dinner

6:30 PM: Design competition awards

7 PM: Student reception & alumni social

Day 3

Tuesday, April 9

8:30 AM: Breakfast

9:30 AM: Group picture

10 AM: Service project

11 AM: Closing remarks

11:15 AM: Grab & go lunch

Hotel Blocks

AmericInn by Wyndham
425 Oak Avenue West
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 235-5090

Hotel cutoff: March 7

Best Western Plus
320 Oak Avenue
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 235-5664

Hotel cutoff: March 17

Questions about PackJam 2024?

Reach out to Greyson Hammer.