McLean, VA – Registration for the 28th
edition of The International Manufacturing Technology Show – IMTS 2010 is open
and available at www.IMTS.com
. IMTS, being held September 13-18 at
Chicago’s McCormick Place..
According to John Krisko, director of exhibitions for IMTS, the 2010 show is on track to be the 8th
largest IMTS since the show’s inception in 1927. “We are on track to fill well over one million net square feet of
exhibit space and host more than 1,000 exhibitors,” says Krisko. “It is encouraging that the show is holding
steady in these uncertain times and that there appears to be confidence in the
future and importance of global manufacturing.
We’re moving ahead with our planning for a great event that will inspire
the industry for a bright future.”
The largest IMTS ever was in the
year 2000 with slightly over 1.4 million net square feet of exhibit space
used. IMTS 1986 was the first show to
exceed one million net square feet of exhibit space.
Manufacturing professionals attend this
key event to see more than 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers,
software, components, systems and processes that can improve their
efficiency. “They come to the show to
learn, to network and to find new resources and innovative manufacturing
technology resources,” explains Krisko.
The cost to attend IMTS is $25.00
per person through August 13, 2010 (exhibit hall only), and increases to $50.00
per person after August 13, 2010 (exhibit hall only). For groups of five or more who register at the same time, the
cost is $15.00 per person.
Information on hotel and travel
arrangements, as well as updates and new information are provided on www.IMTS.com