Deadlines & To-do's


Optimize Your Pre-Show Marketing & Media Coverage!

Surveys report most buyers plan their visit prior to attending the show – is your exhibit on their “must visit” list? Check out these pre-show marketing tools and strategies to connect with prospects at the show.

Submit press releases & images or schedule a press conference. Go to the Checklist in your e-Kit and search for “Press.”

New Approach to Promote Your Company at IMTS 2018!

Smart Manufacturing Hub
New exclusive opportunity to position your company as a leader in smart technologies
Located at the entrance of the North Building, the Smart Manufacturing Hub, sponsored by AMT & SME, will feature a select group of companies with a digital display for each; a 40-minute custom speaking spot; inclusion within; and post-event lead generation.

Learn more!

Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibitor registration for IMTS 2018 has officially opened. Exhibitors may register themselves and booth staff for free through August 10, 2018. After the deadline of August 10, 2018 the registration fee is $35 per person. Be sure to register today so you don’t need to worry about missing the deadline!

Login to your e-Kit to access exhibitor registration.

IMTS 2018 Housing Open

Exhibitor housing for IMTS 2018 is now open! IMTS has negotiated favorable rates and convenient locations for exhibitors and attendees, as well as several amenities including free shuttle service to and from McCormick Place every day of the show.

Login to your e-Kit to make your reservations. Please feel free to contact Connections Housing anytime at or call 888-740-IMTS(4687). Their services are available to you 24/7 from the moment you make your reservations until you check out.