The 2017 National Postal Forum - Baltimore, MD

Make plans to attend the 2017 NPF at the Baltimore Convention Center, May 20-24 2017

The 2017 National Postal Forum - Baltimore, MD

The Exhibit Hall at the National Postal Forum

Connect with industry leading manufacturers and suppliers and network with other industry professionals on the mailing and shipping industry's largest and most well-attended exhibit floor.

The Exhibit Hall at the National Postal Forum


The educational program at the National Postal Forum can provide you with the necessary tools to give you and your company a competitive edge to succeed in the mailing and shipping industry.



Technology is driving constant change and improvement in the Mailing and Shipping Industry. Learn about current and future technologies at the 2016 NPF and stay ahead of the curve.


Mailing and Shipping

The Mailing and Shipping Industry is constantly evolving. Learn first hand from USPS Executives and Industry Leaders about the policies and trends shaping our industry.

Mailing and Shipping

Professional Networking at Its Best

Enjoy yourself while making connections. Join the discussion with over 4000 industry professionals.

Professional Networking at Its Best

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Exhibiting Information

The 2017 NATIONAL POSTAL FORUM will be held in Baltimore Maryland, May 21-24th!

THE NATIONAL POSTAL FORUM is organized by respected, renowned and powerful leaders in the mailing industry. This multidisciplinary program included companies that partner with the Postal Service to provide end users with the broadest choice of services.


WhiteExhibCompanies that integrate the USPS logistical advantage to supply greater and more efficient delivery options are also featured at the Forum. This platform provides 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. 


The NPF is the ONLY Trade Show that delivers qualified business prospects and state-of-the-art technology directly to you — 

combining a three-day, person-to-person trade show with four days of powerful sessions, workshops and networking opportunities.
Exhibit Hall Photo

Meet face to face with an audience where...


  • 80%+ are qualified buyers
  • 25% are first time attendees
  • 94% of attendees ranked the NPF Trade Show as very high in importance for attending NPF
  • More than half have a budget for new equipment that is over $500,000

 Below are links for downloading the 2017 Exhibitor information:

View the 2017 Exhibitor Floor Plan

View the 2017 Exhibitor Prospectus

Download the 2017 Exhibitor Space Application and Contract

View the 2016 Exhibitor List 



Why Exhibit at NPF?


Why Mailing and Shipping industry leaders attend the NPF

  • 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 and worth;
  • stay up-to-date on new postal products and services, technologies, rates and issues;
  • hear directly from the Postmaster General and USPS officers.


Why your company should Exhibit at NPF

  • Selling at boothmeet 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.



NPF Attendees Are Seeking Your Solutions!



Baltimore, MD Snapshot


  • The largest city in Maryland, Baltimore with a population of 622,793 is strategically located in the Mid-Atlantic Region and accessible by port, rail, air and highway.

  • Among major US metros, Baltimore ranks 9th in downtown population an 12th in
    downtown employment.

  • Baltimore’s economy is very diverse, with strong financial, legal and nonprofit service industries.

  • The city is home to 13 colleges and universities, including internationally recognized John Hopkins and University of Maryland Baltimore.

  • Baltimore’s 13,500 businesses employ 263,000 workers and 370 of these businesses have 100 or more employees.

  • New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Richmond and Washington are within 225 miles or less.

  • Sports and Recreation include: Orioles (MLB), Ravens (NFL), Pimlico Racetrack, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, the Maryland Zoo, Inner Harbor and Chesapeake Bay.


Where will the next NPF be held?




The 2017 National Postal Forum will be located at the:


Baltimore Convention Center

1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone:(410) 649-7000


Increase Brand Awareness and Get Noticed!

The National Postal Forum Promotional Program includes:

  • More than 80,000 direct mail pieces to previous and prospective attendees featuring new target lists.
  • Promotional sales kits distributed to the USPS Sales Force and Postal Customer Council representatives to promote the event
  • Continually updated NPF Web site containing the most current information
  • Publication articles, advertisements and social media reaching approximately 400,000 industry professionals
  • Frequent email messages and PR releases
  • NPF news brief promotion emailed biweekly
  • Social updates on the NPF Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter and Blog pages
  • Promotion at National Postal Customer Council Day
  • Exclusive USPS endorsement of the NPF

Show Hours

Monday, May 22, 2017

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

9:30 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
(Exhibits will close from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and reopen from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm for the Exhibitor Reception)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Note: Attendee lunch will be held in the exhibit hall Monday and Tuesday from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm)