IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show Registration Open

IMTS 2010 on Track to be 8th Largest IMTS Ever

McLean, Va — February 23, 2010 — Registration for the 28th edition of The International Manufacturing Technology Show – IMTS 2010 is open and available at IMTS, being held September 13-18 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world hosting more than 92,000 manufacturing industry professionals from 116 countries.

According to John Krisko, Director – 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

IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show

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 2010 will run September 13 – 18. 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 92,000 visitors from every level of industry and more than 116 countries. IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology

Founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association, AMT 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.


Exhibitions & Communications Department
7901 Westpark Drive
McLean, Virginia 22102
Tel.: 800-828-7469
Fax: 703-827-5250

Mary Uhrina
Clearly Write
Tel.: 630-240-3139
E-mail: Email Contact

John Krisko
Director – Exhibitions
Tel.: 703-827-5252
E-mail: Email Contact

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