Stay in Sync with Innovation & Technology
While we live in a high-tech world, mailing and shipping activities remain the preeminent "high-touch" means of reaching out to customers, businesses and the world - and no one knows that better than our attendees!
The National Postal Forum is the Nation’s premier mailing and shipping industry conference offering over 130 educational workshops, USPS official certification courses, special USPS leadership led sessions, the largest industry exhibit hall and so much more! Attending is the ideal way to stay in sync with innovation, technology and trends that affect our rapidly progressing and changing industry.
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Why You Should Attend
Attending NPF in 2018 to help you increase the success of your business.While we live in a high-tech world, mail remains the preeminent "high-touch" means of reaching out to customers, businesses and the world and no one knows that better than our attendees! The National Postal Forum is the ideal way to stay in sync with all the advances and trends that affect the rapidly progressing and changing mailing and shipping industry.
This is the only event that brings together all senior level USPS executives, leaders of the mailing and shipping industry as well as the industry's major suppliers and partners. You can't afford to miss this opportunity to listen and learn from these champions of mail!
Who is Attending the NPF?
As the premier mailing and shipping industry event, the annual NPF attracts more than 4,000 industry professionals each year. Held at a different location each year, the NPF provides convenient access to USPS leadership, current postal policy, bulk mailing standards, emerging industry trends and cutting-edge technologies.
A typical NPF attendee represents a cross-section of the entire mailing and shipping industry and includes middle to upper-level professionals in small to large businesses and corporations. Their responsibilities include management and oversight as well as purchasing power of their organization’s shipping and mail-related products and services.
More than 95% of the attendees are from the United States and North America. The Forum will also attract attendees from the U.K., France, and Argentina, and from as far away as Singapore and Australia. The many USPS customers and industries represented each year include:
The Exhibit Hall
NPF has the largest, most comprehensive and exciting exhibit hall in the mailing and shipping industry.
Offering a one-stop destination where attendees seeking to strengthen their services can find solutions, tools and technologies to improve their operations. Whatever mail or shipping related service you are looking for, whether it involves production software or equipment required for your operation, you can find it on the NPF exhibit floor.
What you will find in the Exhibit Hall:
100+ Innovative Exhibitors
USPS Consultation Center
Daily and Grand Prize Drawing
Mailing Industry Resource Pavilion
Lunch and Dessert Breaks
The 2018 National Postal Forum is organized by respected, renowned and powerful leaders in the mailing and shipping industry. This multidisciplinary program includes companies that partner with the Postal Service to provide end users with the broadest choice of services. Companies that integrate the USPS logistical advantage to supply greater and more efficient delivery options will also be featured at this year’s Forum. This platform will provide an ideal forum for mailers, marketing managers, shipping services, USPS representatives and product/service suppliers to share and disseminate knowledge and information on using the mail more efficiently to improve your company’s bottom line.
Attendees and Exhibitors alike will have the opportunity make impactful connections through education, networking and collaboration with like-minded mailing and shipping professionals.
Why Exhibit at NPF?
Mailing Industry Leaders Attend NPF to -
purchase USPS and industry supplier products and services
explore an abundance of options in state-of-the-art technology and services
learn to improve efficiency and profitability
network with customers, industry suppliers and USPS executives at all levels
enhance professional skills
stay up-to-date on new postal products and services, technologies, rates and issues
hear directly from the Postmaster General and USPS officers
Exhibit at NPF to -
meet face-to-face with qualified buyers;
generate new sales leads;
increase customer awareness;
enhance product positioning;
reinforce existing customer relationships;
network with customers, industry suppliers and USPS executives at all levels;
develop prime and subcontractor business.
The NPF is a not-for-profit educational corporation, established in 1968 by a group of major postal customers/mailers who were committed to an ongoing partnership with the USPS. The Forum's goal has always been to provide education to business mailers and communication/feed-back between the USPS and its business customers for a more responsive and efficient mail communications system.
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9:30 am – 4:00 pm
9:30 am – 9:30 pm
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In a dynamic media, communications and e-commerce arketplace, delivering ever greater value to the individual consumer and american commerce is the opportunity and the challenge that underpins the close collaboration and partnership between the Postal Service and the mailing and shipping industry. Postmaster General Megan Brennan’s keynote address will discuss the investments and business strategies of the Postal Service that are creating industry growth opportunities and more compelling consumer experiences. Information and technology platforms are enabling new ways of engaging with the consumer, supporting America’s business, and transforming industry business models. Postmaster General Brennan will share her vision for these platforms, for improving industry competitiveness, and collaboratively meeting the rising expectations of America’s consumers and businesses.