From left, NPE 1997 Chairman David Hahn, Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. President Larry Thomas, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and SPI Vice President Jordan Morgenstern tour the show floor following Monday's ribbon-cutting ceremony at McCormick Place. The plastics industry isn't the only one to get a kick out of the show: Chicago stands to gain about $17 million in business from the event, according to the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau.
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