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!


Networking Events

The National Postal Forum believes that networking is the key to growing business and making things happen!

Networking is a supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest.  There is no better place for you to accomplish this than at the National Postal Forum.

For that reason, fun and engaging Networking Events are scheduled from the beginning of the Forum on Sunday until the very end on Wednesday night. There are many opportunities to eat, have a drink, make new connections and enjoy the company of fellow professionals in the Mailing Industry!

Lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity!


 Saturday, March 19th

Habitat for Humanity of Greather Nashville Logo

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville and National Postal Forum volunteers will team up on Saturday, March 19, 2016. The NPF will assign its first 25 volunteers to help construct a single-family home in the Nashville area to give a helping hand to a local, hard-working family in need.  No Experience Necessary.  Round-trip transportation and lunch will be provided by the NPF.


There is a $25 non-refundable fee to participate in this event.  All fees collected will be donated to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville.  Pre-register online at to participate. The NPF is proud to offer support to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville and its goal of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

NPF Charity Golf Outing

 Gaylord Springs Golf Links

Saturday March 19th

Participate in the NPF Saturday Charity Golf Outing at the beautiful Gaylord Springs Golf Links!  Enjoy an afternoon in the sun (hopefully!) with industry colleagues.  Lunch and reception are included.


You must pre-register for this event ($125 additional fee).  We'll see you on the links!

NPF Solutions Theater

A very popular attraction in the NPF Exhibit Hall, the NPF Solutions Theater, provides attendees in the Exhibit Hall with a sneak preview of the hottest topics being addressed at the 2016 Forum.  Featuring multiple mini-sessions daily, the NPF Solutions Theater will provide a well balanced mix of education, direction and ideas – along with an "Ask the Expert" station! 

The USPS Consultation Center

Top postal experts are available for consult – on the exhibit floor! Meet with postal representatives offering their latest insights on mailing and shipping to marketing and online solutions, plus much more. So bring your questions and curiosity, you won't be disappointed.

Resource Pavilion

Meet, greet and consult at the NPF Resource Pavilion. Here, representatives from all of the major mailing and shipping industry associations will be represented and available for consult.  With so many business utilizing the mail as a major part of their operations, there are thousands of professionals just like you.  Why not connect and find out how you can leverage their cumulative knowledge and influence to get the most out of the business of mailing and shipping.  This in an ideal spot to connect with information sources, and expand your knowledge base within the industry.

Cyber Station

Check your email, touch base with the office or just relax – that's what the Cyber Station is all about.


Sponsored by:  Hewlett-Packard

Welcome & Areas' Reception

Sunday, March 20th

The 2016 NPF will get off to a strong start with a combined Welcome and seven individual Areas' Receptions.  Each USPS Area will have its own designated space so you can mingle with colleagues from across several USPS Areas at this catered event.


Open Partner Events

Wrap up your day and make plans to attend one of the many Partner Events taking place Monday evening.  This is your opportunity to continue the conversation in a less formal and more socially inviting environment.

PCC & Industry Partners Night

Monday, March 21st

It's Back!  The PCC Reception has returned by popular demand.  This networking opportunity is open to all PCC members and their guests.  Join us to relax, have fun, enjoy the music, and meet new PCC members from across the country.

Exhibitors' Reception

Tuesday, March 22nd

Eat, drink and take an up close look at the products, services and technologies that are driving today's mailing industry. The fifth annual NPF Exhibitors' Reception in the Exhibit Hall is your chance to mix-and-mingle with colleagues and industry innovators while enjoying catered hors d'oeuvres in an entertaining, freeform environment.

NPF Closing Event


 Wednesday, March 23rd

Closing Event at the Wild Horse Saloon in downtown Nashville

Wednesday Closing Event at the Wild Horse Saloon


On Wednesday evening gather with your colleagues, fellow attendees and new acquaintances as we celebrate another successful NPF at the famous Wild Horse Saloon.  Take advantage of a wonderful event and another opportunity to strengthen and grow your 2016 NPF relationships.

Fast Break Hall Lunches

Full Registration NPF attendees will enjoy a buffet lunch in the Exhibit Hall on Monday and Tuesday. It's a great opportunity to network with new colleagues and old friends in an informal atmosphere. 

Morning Breakfasts

A good breakfast leads to a great day, so be sure to fuel up at the continental breakfast offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  The times will vary based on the session start times, so be sure to check your program and enjoy a refreshing start to your day.