IMTSTV

Watch the new episode of IMTSTV Shorts: IMTS is Everywhere You Look

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  • IN BRIEF: Topgrading

IMTSTV delivers programming in four formats year round: IN BRIEF, INVESTIGATES, SHORTS and iSpy. We also bring you special segments from the show floor: ShopTalk and MFG Advocate.

  • In Brief is a quick update on news and events from around the industry, featuring interviews with industry experts, how-to tips for your business, and more.
  • Investigates is an in-depth look at some of the most important topics in the manufacturing industry. Upcoming episodes will focus on topics like additive manufacturing, smartforce development, and more.
  • IMTSTV Shorts are an inside look into everything IMTS in a minute or less.
  • iSpy is a fun behind the scenes look at what's cool and innovative in manufacturing today.
  • ShopTalk is a special segment during the show where we talk with the editors of Gardner Publications about all the cool things they are seeing on the show floor.
  • MFG Advocate focuses on government-related activities and policy, smartforce development, reshoring, global competitiveness and more.

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Apply for Space at IMTS

IMTS 2016 Space Applications are now available! Click here for more information.

IMTS has a hard-earned reputation as a business generator. Nobody knows what the future will bring. But one thing is certain: IMTS will provide you with the highest concentration of buyers and decision makers in the manufacturing technology industry. IMTS is where solutions are sold.

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» Why Exhibit at IMTS

The Largest Manufacturing Technology Show

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is the largest manufacturing technology show in the Western Hemisphere. IMTS 2012 drew more than 100,000 industry decision-makers over the six day show. It's the best show to get ideas and find answers to your manufacturing problems. See new solution demonstrations and choose the best for your needs. Compare technologies from around the world in one place and get the edge you need to stay competitive in your field in the future.

Industrial Automation North America will once again be co-located with IMTS as North America’s leading trade show for process, factory and building automation. The 2014 introduction of Motion, Drive & Automation North America (MDA NA) will further expand the range of technologies and solutions presented at IMTS by bringing together the power transmission, motion control and fluid technology sectors.

Show Dates: September 8-13, 2014
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Co-Located Shows

Industrial Automation North America

The inaugural Industrial Automation North America at IMTS 2012 featured a complete range of automation products and solutions as well as conferences and educational training. With over 100 exhibitors from 19 countries, the inaugural Industrial Automation North America exceeded expectations and positioned itself as an industry-leading event for 2014, when international industrial automation companies will once again meet in Chicago to showcase their latest technologies and innovations.

Motion, Drive & Automation North America

The inaugural Motion, Drive & Automation North America at IMTS 2014 brings the international network of Motion, Drive & Automation at HANNOVER MESSE to North America where power transmission, motion control and fluid technology companies will exhibit their products and solutions.

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News Feed

AMT’s Emerging Technology Center (ETC) at IMTS 2014 Promises to “Wow” Visitors
The number one "wow" factor in the ETC is sure to be the complete construction of a 3D-printed electric car by IMTS partner Local Motors. Local Motors will build and deliver the first direct digital manufactured vehicle at IMTS 2014.

IMTS 2014 Promises to be Epic Manufacturing Event
The 30th edition of IMTS 2014 is on track to rank among the four largest IMTS events covering more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space and hosting more than 1,900 exhibiting companies. The show will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 8-13, 2014.

Astronaut Wendy Lawrence to Deliver Keynote Address on Behalf of Sally Ride Science at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014
AMT is proud to announce that former Astronaut Wendy Lawrence will deliver a keynote address on behalf of Sally Ride Science on Wednesday, Sept. 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS.

What Makes IMTS Special?
IMTS has always been a rich and rewarding experience for me. It's the event that has consistently taken me closest to the pulse of our industry. ...

Final Tips for Move-In!
IMTS move-in starts in just a few days. No matter what size your exhibit space, including a few details that will help you through the process ...

City in a Garden: Discover the Natural Beauty of Chicago's Green Spaces
For more than 175 years, the Latin phrase Urbs in Horto (which translates to "City in a Garden") has been Chicago's official motto put forth on the city seal. ...

See the Latest Motion Control Solutions at Motion, Drive & Automation NA
During the inaugural Motion, Drive & Automation North America (MDA NA) trade show and conference co-located at IMTS, a host of international exhibitors will showcase the latest motion control solutions, such as servo motors, drives and other advanced devices for speed controlled applications. ...

Local Motors Announces Winners of First-Ever 3D-Printed Car Design Challenge
Selected from more than 200 submitted concepts, the winning design will inspire the full-size Local Motors prototype vehicle that will be printed at IMTS in September 2014.

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IMTSedu Events

Webinar: A Checklist for Attending IMTS 2014
Tuesday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am ET

Find out more | Register now | View Archived Webinars and Presentations

Special In-Booth Events

The exhibitors at IMTS are bringing their A-game to McCormick Place! They are also bringing race cars, card-playing robots, helicopters, planes, machines that dance to music, and more. We want to make sure you don't miss a thing! Visit the Special Events page to browse in-booth events.
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Miles for Manufacturing 5K Run Event

Whether you are working an IMTS booth or visiting the show to find innovative manufacturing solutions, an exciting new mid-week early morning event can help keep your mind clear. On Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 a.m. the Miles for Manufacturing 5K run/walk hosted by GIE Media and IMTS will make its debut. Registration is open for the run/walk.

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Exhibitors: Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Industry Events

Upcoming events and trade shows in the manufacturing technology industry.

JIMTOF | ProMat | More Upcoming Industry Events

IMTS Balloon and Rally Fighters

If there is one thing anyone who attended IMTS remembers, it is the fantastic hot air balloon that appeared in the front lawn of McCormick Place and the two IMTS Rally Fighters. Catch the IMTS Balloon and Rally Fighters at IMTS 2014 and see them at one of the events coming up this year.

See full schedule and watch videos of the IMTS Ballooon and Rally Fighter...

"IMTS: Everywhere You Look" Photo Contest!

Join in the challenge and spell out I-M-T-S using manufacturing technology, like a 3-D printer, or you can use your staff, your product, even your lunch if you want! Share the photo on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and use the #IMTS hashtag to be considered. This contest is open to visitors and exhibitors.

Contest Details and Photo Gallery

Are You Ready to Go on a RoboQuest?

This year at IMTS, we want to challenge visitors to engage with us on social media. So, we created the “RoboQuest” contest. Each day, we’re going to hide Roxie and Ripley, two Robosapiens™ who can talk, dance and do kung fu, in different locations throughout McCormick Place.

RoboQuest Details

Miles for Manufacturing 5K Run Event

Whether you are working an IMTS booth or visiting the show to find innovative manufacturing solutions, an exciting new mid-week early morning event can help keep your mind clear. On Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 a.m. the Miles for Manufacturing 5K run/walk hosted by GIE Media and IMTS will make its debut. Registration is open for the run/walk.

Event Details

Exhibitors: Event Sponsorship Opportunities