The 2016 National Postal Forum - Nashville, TN

To be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center

The 2016 National Postal Forum - Nashville, TN

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


Registration for the 2016 National Postal Forum in Nashville is now open. 

Register now with EARLY-BIRD pricing and save!

 Save $100 off of your FULL or THREE DAY registration by booking a room at the Gaylord Opryland through NPF!


Exhibiting Information

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 2016 Exhibitor information:

View the 2016 Exhibitor Floor Plan.

Download the 2016 Exhibitor Space Application and Contract.




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 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.


Selling at boothExhibit 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.

Who Attends



NPF Attendees Are Looking for Your Solutions

  • 94% of attendees rank the Exhibit Hall a very important motivator for attending.
  • Attendees have a $22 billion dollar budget for USPS products and services.
  • Over 86% of attendees have postal budgets of $500,000+.
  • Over 97% of attendees will spend 2 - 5 hours in the hall.
  • 40% of exhibit hall visitors made commitments to NPF Exhibitors and over 37% of the committed to making purchases!


New influencers and decision makers continue to attend the National Postal Forum!

  • 23% of 2014 attendees were first timers.
  • 25% of the companies attending were attending for the first time.



In addition: Leads are growing - 

Exhibitors collected 50% more leads on the Exhibit Hall floor then they did at the previous Forum! 



Where will the next NPF be held?


 The Gaylord Opryland


The 2016 National Postal Forum will be located at the:

Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-1000

Attendance Promotion

The National Postal Forum Promotional Program includes:

  • More than 60,000 direct mail pieces to previous and potential attendees, as well as new targeted lists.
  • Promotional sales kits distributed to the USPS Sales Force and Postal Customer Council representatives to promote the event
  • Updated NPF Web site containing the most current information
  • Articles and advertisements reaching over 700,000 industry professionals via industry publications
  • Frequent email messages and press releases
  • Promotion via the NPF news brief emailed biweekly
  • Posted updates on the NPF Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter pages
  • Video promotion at National Postal Customer Council Day
  • USPS endorsement of the NPF

Show Hours

Monday, March 21, 2016

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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, March 23, 2016

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)