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Event Overview:


The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, with more than 2,000 exhibitors and 114,000 visitors. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.

Over 2,000 exhibitors from the metalworking industry will display their products and productivity solutions at McCormick Place in Chicago covering 1.2 million net square feet of show floor. Leading manufacturers will display their equipment in product category pavilions:

  • Metal Cutting: contains everything from machining centers and assembly automation to flexible manufacturing systems and lathes.
  • Tooling & Workholding Systems: features jigs, fixtures, cutting tools of all types and related accessories.
  • Fabricating / Laser / Additive: home to waterjet, plasma-arc and laser systems, welding equipment, heat treating, additive and more.
  • Other pavilions at IMTS include Abrasive Machining /Sawing/Finishing; Controls & CAD –CAM; EDM; Gear Generation; Machine Components/ Cleaning/ Environmental and Quality Assurance.

IMTS Conference:

The IMTS Conference brings the industry together, under one roof and at one time, to discuss new opportunities. Network with a community of your industry peers and explore fresh ideas to enhance your business. Leave with different perspectives on overcoming day-to-day and long-range challenges.

Attendee Information:

Manufacturing industry professionals from all over the world attend IMTS to see more than 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers, software, components, systems and processes that can improve their efficiency. They gain valuable ideas and insights from over 1,100 of the world’s leading equipment producers. They come to look and they come to buy.

Why Attend IMTS?


IMTS Will Provide You With New Manufacturing Technologies & Ideas!

More than 100,000 industrial decision-makers, including many of your competitors, attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. They will see new technology demonstrated ... and choose the best for their needs.

At IMTS they find ways to cut costs and get more work. They know that to survive and succeed, they must keep up with technology ... and stay ahead of their competitors!

Exhibitor Information:


The International Manufacturing Technology Show provides your company with an unparalleled marketing opportunity to get before industry decision-makers.

More than 114,000 attendees from all facets of manufacturing come to IMTS to learn about the newest technologies and network with their peers. It's everyone from engineers to C-level executives to floor managers to machine operators. It's where they come to make decisions about where they want to take their business in the years to come — and what they'll buy to make those plans happen.

IMTS Exhibitors Receive 

About AMT:

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing.

Co-located with 

This is a biennial event.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/12/2016 - 09/17/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/12/2016 - 09/17/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Technology
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Engineering, Machine Tools & Metal & Welding, Management, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - General, Technology
Estimated Attendance: 114,000
Previous Attendance: 114,147
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Manufacturing Professionals including: Engineers, C-level Executives, Floor Managers, Machine Operators
Notes: Visitors from 116 countries

Who Should Attend IMTS?
Everyone involved in manufacturing will benefit from experiencing the vast array of technologies available at IMTS.

Executives building a business
Decision makers involved in manufacturing equipment purchases
Engineers who identify equipment needs
Plant superintendent who will set it up
Operators who use the equipment and know it better than anyone else
All staff members and suppliers you count on for new ideas
Venue: McCormick Place
Venue Phone: (312) 791-7000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:2,000+
Event Square Footage:1.2 million net sq. ft.
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Raw Floor Space $31 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes Included in Booth Packages A & B
10' x 10' Booth Package A $4,700   Water: n/a
10' x 20' Booth Package B $8,800   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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