IMTS 2016 - The 31st Edition of the Premier Manufacturing Technology Show in North America

Exhibitor Get Started Guide

Exhibitor Get Started Guide

The Exhibitor Get Started Guide is the starting point for everything you need to Prepare, Stay Informed, and Promote your presence at IMTS 2016.

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Exhibitor Housing is Now Open!

Exhibitor Housing Now Open

IMTS has negotiated favorable rates and convenient locations, as well as several amenities, such as free shuttle service to and from McCormick Place every day of the show. Mark your calendar with these important dates and book your room today:

  • August 1, 2016: Rooming lists are due.
  • August 15, 2016: IMTS Housing Cancellation Deadline.

Book Your Hotel Rooms Today

Registration is open for the IMTS 2016 Exhibitor Workshop

IMTS Exhibitor Workshop

Dates: January 25-26, 2016
Location: Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center

Registration is open for the IMTS Exhibitor Workshop. The Workshop is the best way to prepare for the biggest manufacturing trade show in the Americas. Designed to help you get the largest return on your IMTS investment, the Workshop features critical information from industry insiders and top business authors. Topics will include marketing, operations, customer relationships, booth design, social media, lead tracking and more. The event also features a mini trade show, allowing you to connect with vendors and network with colleagues.

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IMTS Exhibitor Workshop

Exhibitor and Distributor Registration

Exhibitors and distributors may register for free through August 12, 2016. After August 12, 2016, the registration fee for exhibitors and distributors is $35 per person. Registration for exhibitors and distributors will open on February 1, 2016.

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IMTS Exhibitor Passport

Exhibitor Passport

The IMTS Exhibitor Passport is a web-based application backed by exclusive IMTS data and designed for exhibitors’ year-round sales and marketing needs.

Easily filter through thousands of IMTS buyers to zero in on your ideal customer and email them in a few simple steps. Plus, IMTS 2016 budgeting is a breeze with our brand new tool!

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IMTS Floor Plans - Exhibit Space

Floor Plans

IMTS floor plans are posted, and while the show is filling up quickly, we are still accepting Space Applications for the upcoming show. See available space on the floor plan by clicking on the box in the lower left corner labeled ‘View Available Booths’ and the open booths will be highlighted in blue.

Exhibitors - update your company profile and request a new location, booth size or product pavilion by going to your e-Kit, in the ‘Your Account Information’ section.

The deadline for the first payment was April 30, 2015. Download the 2016 Rules & Regulations (PDF)

Relax in the New IMTS Club


Get week-long access to the new IMTS Club, exclusively for exhibitors. Enjoy a few moments away from the hectic show floor by purchasing an individual pass for $150. There will be refreshments and a lounge for casual meetings (exhibitors only). An announcement will be sent via the e-Kit Wisdom newsletter when passes are available for purchase.


U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) Report


Includes metal cutting and forming machine consumption by region in a continually revised 13-month table format perfect for tracking the aggregate trends in the machine tool market. This summary also includes a textual and graphical summary of the data featuring comments made by the president of AMT. The information is collected from machine tool builders and distributors and is reported in terms of units and U.S. dollars.

Read the current USMTO report on