The Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) is pleased to welcome Matthew Kelly as a keynote speaker during its annual Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference. MAPP’s largest annual event, the 2021 Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference, will take place at the Indianapolis Downtown Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 3-5 and draw over 500 manufacturing professionals.

Matthew Kelly is an internationally acclaimed speaker and bestselling author. He is also the founder and president of Floyd Consulting, a firm based on the belief that organizations can only become the best if the people in the organization are striving to become the best version of themselves. With his keen sense of humor and passion for helping companies understand that developing their employees is the first step to achieving corporate goals, Kelly elevates and energizes people to pursue the highest values of the human spirit and achieve their personal goals and ambitions.

This year’s powerhouse lineup of speakers also includes motivational keynote speaker, author, musician and Emmy Award winner Clint Pulver; keynote Phil Van Hooser; Major General Tony Cucolo, U.S. Army, retired; and industry powerhouse Laurie Harbour, just to name a few.

The Benchmarking Conference is known for a schedule full of best practices, leading-edge benchmarks, expert presentations and the best networking opportunities in the industry. The newly updated agenda, including the BC Labs breakout sessions, can be found on the conference website at

“The conference planning team is excited to introduce powerful concepts that can help attendees shape winning strategies,” explains Letha Keslar, conference director. “This event is a necessity for any manufacturing leader interested in learning the latest and best ways to enhance performance, ultimately impacting their bottom line.”

Registrations have exceeded projections for 2021, and companies are strongly encouraged to sign up today while there is still space available.

For more information on the Benchmarking Conference, including agenda, sponsorship information and speaker information, please visit