Pack Jam is an annual student-led conference hosted at packaging universities nationwide.

Over three days, students participate in social and educational events to connect themselves to their packaging peers, and industry professionals talk with students about current trends in the packaging industry and provide advice via networking. 


Schedule of Events

3-5 PM: Registration

5 PM: Opening remarks & kickoff

5:30 PM: Dinner

6:30-8:30 PM: Reception

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

8:30 AM: Breakfast

9:30 AM: Group picture

10 AM: Service project

11 AM: Closing remarks

11:15 AM: Grab & go lunch

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

Registration details

Pack Jam is the perfect place for packaging students and instructors to connect with packaging industry professionals!

Sunday, April 7 - Tuesday, April 9

Students and instructors: $30
Registration closes March 25!
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UW-Stout alumni and packaging industry professionals are welcome to come see our keynote speaker and participate in breakout sessions! Later in the afternoon, watch the Student Design Competition and attend the Networking Fair.

Monday, April 8

Alumni and industry professionals: $80

Price includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Monday, April 8.
Registration closes March 25!
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Alumni and Industry Professional Social
And don't forget to grab your ticket to our 21+ alumni and industry professional social!


Price includes appetizers and drink tickets.
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The Pack Jam Networking Fair is the place for companies to connect with students, 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!

  • Date: Monday, April 8
  • Time: 3:30-5:30 PM
  • Location:Memorial Student Center

  • Pricing

    Price includes:
    • 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
    There are fewer than 20 spots left - sign up by March 1!
    Register now

Pack Jam sponsors: Register your Networking Fair representative below.

Only fill this out after submitting your donation receipt to the UW-Stout Packaging Association!
Register now

Not a sponsor yet? There are fewer than 20 sponsor slots left - sign up by March 1!