7 tips for attending IMTS 2022
Tips for attending IMTS 2022

7 tips for attending IMTS 2022

IMTS is more than a trade show – it’s an international manufacturing event offering new technology and hundreds of educational opportunities.

1. IMTS 2022 Ticket Thursdays
Every Thursday, IMTS 2022 registrants will be entered into a drawing to win 2 tickets for events around Chicago – including White Sox and Chicago Fire – taking place during IMTS 2022, Sept 12-17.

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2. Register for The IMTS 2022 Conference
Held Monday, Sept. 12 - Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the West Building, 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 at 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 the United States and create new levels of market demand.

Powered by AMT and managed by GIE Media, The IMTS Conference 2022 features 71 different sessions, each selected by a review board.

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3. Sign up for The HANNOVER MESSE USA 2022 Conference
Taking place Monday, Sept. 12 – Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 in the West Building – Level 1 of McCormick Place, The 2022 HANNOVER MESSE USA Conference will offer 5 topics tracks including Motion & Drives, Cybersecurity, Industry 4.0, Automation, and Supply Chain; a comprehensive conference that will provide solutions to current manufacturing concerns.

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4. Review who will be exhibiting
There are more than 15,000 new machining technologies attendees can experience, but with a show this large you need a plan. GIE Media’s Quick Guide to IMTS 2022 is the solution to find key exhibitors to answer your needs. 

5. Book your hotel and travel
Global Housing Solutions, powered by AMT, contracts with 90+ Chicago area hotels to secure and manage room blocks specifically for IMTS. GHS creates sub-blocks for exhibitors, who can request any number of rooms to ensure their group stays at their desired location. GHS can manage room bookings or can provide your exhibit manager with control to change personnel and adjust arrival and departure dates; and you will not be charged at the time of booking.

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6. Preview the pavilions
Whatever your interest, you'll find a pavilion for it. You can compare machines' capabilities, prices, service ... everything you need to know from elite builders around the world, right here at IMTS.

 7. Run in Miles for Manufacturing – Sept 14, 7am DuSable Harbor, Chicago
GIE Media’s Miles for Manufacturing 5k run is held at various AMT events and benefits manufacturing education programs. Since the inaugural run in Chicago at IMTS 2014, Miles for Manufacturing has continued to grow and move throughout the country. 100% of the proceeds from each Miles for Manufacturing 5k goes towards equipment needed to further manufacturing education. To date more than $125,000 has been donated to various schools throughout the country. Register by August 31 to guarantee a race shirt.