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TAPPI/AICC name Jake Hall and Greg Gumbel as keynotes for SuperCorrExpo 2024

December 21, 2023  By P&PC Staff

TAPPI and AICC, co-producers of the mega corrugated event SuperCorrExpo®= (SCE) 2024, have namedJake Hall and Greg Grumbel as keynote speakers at the corrugated industry’s quadrennial event taking place September 8-12, 2024 in Orlando, FL.

Through his popular platform, The Manufacturing Millennial, Jake Hall reportedly seeks to educate manufacturing professionals on the latest cutting-edge automation and manufacturing technologies and their transformative impact on the industry. He is a fervent advocate for drawing millennials and Gen Z into the industry, recognizing the vital role they play in driving innovation and progress. Prior to founding The Manufacturing Millennial in 2020, Hall garnered over a decade of experience in a variety of roles in the manufacturing industry, beginning his journey on the ground floor, maintaining and cleaning CNC equipment.

At SuperCorrExpo 2024, Hall will bring light to key innovations within the corrugated industry, as well as strategies for attracting and retaining the younger generation of professionals.


Greg Gumbel is a sports broadcaster with 50 years of experience, known for covering a wide range of major sports events including the NFL, NBA, MLB, and the Olympics, and hosting programs like “The NFL Today.” In 2001, Gumbel reportedly became the first African-American announcer to call play-by-play of a major sports championship in the United States when he announced Super Bowl XXXV for the CBS network. He has also been a key figure in March Madness since 1988, anchoring CBS’s coverage alongside notable analysts. He has earned three Emmy awards and the Pat Summerall Award.

Building on his distinguished career, Gumbel is also recognized as a renowned keynote speaker. At SuperCorrExpo, he will be presenting Rewind, Review, and Replay, an entertaining and motivational presentation which draws on his personal stories, anecdotes and insights from the world of sports.

“We are honoured to have Jake Hall and Greg Gumbel join us as keynote speakers at SuperCorrExpo,” said TAPPI CEO and president Larry N. Montague. “Jake’s expertise in manufacturing technology and Greg’s lively presentation will offer our attendees a diverse and enriching experience. We are also in the process of lining up two more esteemed keynote speakers to further enhance the calibre and diversity of our program.”

SuperCorrExpo 2024 takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. It is a corrugated packaging-focused trade show that reportedly brings together more than 6,000 producers and suppliers from over 70 countries. A record number of representatives from corrugated manufacturers from around the world are expected to attend in 2024.

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