Exhibitor Innovation Contest

Exhibitor Innovation Contest

The Exhibitor Innovation Contest allows you to demonstrate to the largest manufacturing technology audience in North America that your company embodies the IMTS 2020 theme: Digital Manufacturing. Implemented. Apply today – Tell us about your newest technology available that will be on display @ IMTS 2020.

Companies with selected winning technologies will benefit from valuable marketing exposure prior to and during IMTS2020: in the IMTS ad campaign (print and digital media), on the IMTS website and on prominent signage at IMTS 2020.

73% of IMTS 2018 Visitors purchased or planned to purchase from IMTS, and 91% found new products to use. Your customers are looking for new innovations – this is your opportunity to tell them what you are doing!


Winners will be divided into three rankings: Gold, Silver & Bronze.

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A team of judges will evaluate all entries based on technical and market impact aspects, and will rate all entries against the following criteria:

  • Degree of technological innovation
  • Benefits for industry, environment and society
  • Digital Manufacturing. Implemented.

Submission Dates

March 2, 2020 – May 29, 2020

Submission Requirements

Enter online by clicking the ‘Contest Entry Form’ button below. You’ll need to include:

  • Product  |  Technology
  • Company name
  • Exhibitor contact information
    • Name
    • Email
    • Phone
  • IMTS 2020 Booth Number(s)
  • A 300-word or less description identifying:
    • The purpose and challenge/problem it solves
    • Benefits
    • Length of time it takes to be fully operational / employees trained
    • How this helps the Manufacturing Technology Industry
    • Other pertinent information


All submissions are confidential and will not be published or released if not selected. The winning exhibitors/companies will have final review and approval of their placements in the IMTS ad campaigns. Submissions are for judging purposes only.

Contest Entry Form

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