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

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IMTS Exhibitor Workshop

Exhibitor, Distributor & Contractor 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. Exhibitors can also register their Exhibitor Appointed Contractors (EAC) through the e-Kit.

Registration Information

Exhibitors – Book Your Hotel Now

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

Everything You Need to Know About Exhibiting at IMTS

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Freight Planner & Carrier Info

Freight & Carrier Info

Submit your Freight Planner & Custom Block Package, located in your e-Kit, by March 11!

We pulled together all of the information you need for preparing and delivering your shipment for IMTS 2016. Check out the new three-part video series on Shipping 101 for IMTS.

Carrier Information


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!

Purchase your subscription to the IMTS Exhibitor Passport today for $2,300 and save $700 off the $3,000 price. After May 31st the price returns to $3,000.

Learn More | Passport Training | Purchase Now

IMTS Floor Plans - Exhibit Space

Floor Plans

View available space on the IMTS 2016 Floor Plans by clicking on ‘View Available Booths.’ Open booths are highlighted in blue.
Submit a Space Application for IMTS 2016

Exhibitors - update your company profile and request a new location, booth size or product pavilion in your e-Kit. The final booth space payment was due April 15, 2016.

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). Purchase in your e-Kit today!

More Information

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