January 12, 2012 - McLean, Va. ... Show management for IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show reports positive news for exhibit space sales for IMTS 2012, which runs September 10 – 15, 2012, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. To date, over 1,030 exhibitors have contracted more than 1,116,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space for IMTS 2012, up almost 5 percent and 10.3 percent respectively from IMTS 2010.
“We’re thrilled to see these continued strong numbers for IMTS 2012. This shows that manufacturing is going great guns and that the show is mirroring the market conditions,” stated Peter Eelman, Vice President – Exhibitions & Communications for IMTS. “We are working with McCormick Place to release additional exhibit space in January 2012 to accommodate all companies that wish to exhibit.”
The show theme for 2012 is “Be There” and is a call to action for the more than 82,000 industrial decision makers from more than 119 countries who will attend IMTS to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems and challenges, but most importantly, to stay ahead of the competition.
To learn more about IMTS 2012, visit http://www.IMTS.com
The largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States is held every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. IMTS 2012 will run September 10-15. IMTS is ranked among the largest trade shows in the world. Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent stages for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment and technology, IMTS attracts more than 82,000 visitors from every level of industry and over 119 countries. IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. www.IMTS.com
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology (founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association) supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world. www.AMTonline.org
Director – Exhibitions, AMT