Attractions at IMTS
Find new opportunities that empower and amplify the future of manufacturing technology.
IMTS recognizes the importance of what you do and that your operations are key to the success of manufacturing. IMTS is committed to bringing you the latest advancement to help you excel and discover new ways to create and manufacture.
At IMTS, you will be able to see and try new technologies, talk to tech builders and find solutions to provide the best for your business, your customers, your employees and your family.
Enjoy dedicated sessions and networking opportunities that will help you gain solutions to your business challenges.
Women Make Manufacturing Move
The IMTS Women Make Manufacturing Move program celebrates the women driving the future of manufacturing.
With curated sessions, meet-ups, programming, and receptions, join women from around the globe to engage and connect.
This dedicated program will inspire the women in our manufacturing technology community through networking and business.
AMT's Emerging Technology Center (ETC)
Sponsored by AMT the Emerging Technology Center (ETC) has become the “must-visit” exhibit and is renowned around the world for showcasing state-of-the-art and disruptive technologies that will impact manufacturing in the years to come.
New to the North American market, the AM4U Area, presented by Formnext, is a multi-use area on the show floor where industry experts present on topics such as seminars for the adoption of industrial additive manufacturing, as well as entrepreneurship and business models for start-ups and young enterprises. Experience AM in this live learning space within the Additive Manufacturing Pavilion.
Miles for Manufacturing 5K
The M4M Run/Walk is an excellent opportunity to get in your exercise at the conference while benefiting a good cause! The recipient schools prepare young men and women for success in lifelong learning and work by providing them with customized learning programs in selected career pathways based on their interests, offering programs in CNC machining, CAD and welding, along with courses in automotive repair and computer design.
The IMTS 2022 Conference
The IMTS 2022 Conference will convene innovators and exceptional leaders in the industrial space who are shaping the future of manufacturing. With a slate of product experts selected entirely from IMTS exhibiting companies, The IMTS Conference will equip you with tangible solutions that you can put into practice in your shop immediately. Focused on a range of topics that include process innovation, plant operations, quality/inspection, and automation, The IMTS Conference addresses improving productivity; improving part quality; and developing a stable, competent workforce to lower the cost of manufacturing in North America and create new levels of market demand.
From digitalization and artificial intelligence to 3D printing and cognitive automation, many innovations have yet to be fully realized in manufacturing. When leveraged, these technologies offer new levels of agility, productivity, and profitability. The IMTS Investor Forum connects you with advanced manufacturing experts who will demystify manufacturing's dynamic ecosystem, illustrate data and processes in industry segments, and offer tools to help you identify opportunities.
Curated, guided tours of the technology and processes featured at IMTS afford Forum attendees an inside experience with the industry, firsthand from start-ups and industry insiders. Take the pulse of manufacturing technology companies and determine your next move. Network to facilitate new business ventures and bring ideas to fruition. Leave with new contacts and greater knowledge to discern prospects in manufacturing technology, a fundamental aspect of the supply chain.
Conferences @ IMTS
The challenges presented by current economic conditions, technical innovations, and supply chain hurdles necessitate that we, as an industry, identify new methodologies, best practices, and opportunities to learn. A variety of conferences presented throughout the week of IMTS are your opportunity to gain professional insights and hone your business acumen for facing these challenges with new resources and know-how.
IMTS will host the following conferences / learning areas:
- IMTS Job Shops Specialty Program – hosted by AMT
- IMTS Job Shops Specialty Program featuring Modern Machine Shop's Top Shops – hosted by Gardner Business Media
- The Smarter Sourcing Symposium – hosted by IMTS, The Onshoring Project
- Women Make Manufacturing Move Program – hosted by AMT, WiM, Women in 3D Printing
- Investor Forum – hosted by AMT
- Hannover Messe Conference – hosted by Hannover Fairs, USA
- Additive Manufacturing Conference – hosted by Gardner Business Media
- Technology Leadership Summit – hosted by ASME
- Parts Cleaning Conference – hosted by Gardner Business Media
- Industrial Laser Conference – hosted by Laser Institute of America