BARBERTON, OHIO – Free smoothies all show long, a private meeting area and a contest where two people will each win an Apple iPad® 2.

Where is this happening? At Preferred Compounding’s Booth 622 at Rubber Expo 2011, October 11-13 at the IX Center in Cleveland

The theme is “What can you achieve,” based on the company culture of Preferred performs, you achieve, said Joe Hudson, vice president of sales and business development. Customers and prospects with tight schedules are invited to request a meeting time in advance by contacting their representative or Joe Hudson.

“Show attendees are cordially invited to stop by and join us for a fruit or coffee smoothie,” Hudson said. “As with our compounds, you can achieve your custom mix by blending the available flavors.”

Skilled blendistas from Maui Wowi in Hudson will be in the booth each day preparing and serving a variety of blended drinks made from fruit, yogurt and ice.

An iPad 2 will go the those submitting the two top smoothie names that include a rubber industry term.

You can get poetic, humorous or clever (devising the most interesting or disconcerting polymer to include in a smoothie name, for example). You can also try flattering us.

“Our criteria for selecting winners,” Hudson is, “we’ll know them when we see them.”

Which means any entry, including yours, could win!