IMTS 2002 expects near sellout

While attendance and exhibitors at some major tradeshows have decreased in recent years, organizers of this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS 2002) reported July 3 that their event is within a couple of percentage points of selling out in all nine of its pavilions.

By Staff August 1, 2002

While attendance and exhibitors at some major tradeshows have decreased in recent years, organizers of this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS 2002) reported July 3 that their event is within a couple of percentage points of selling out in all nine of its pavilions. IMTS 2002 will be held Sept. 4-11 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The show will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors, as well as in-depth seminars and classes that are offered as part of the Society for Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME, Detroit, Mich.) Manufacturing Conference. Scheduled in even-numbered years, the eight-day event typically attracts more than 100,000 attendees from the U.S. and 40 other nations. For more information, visit www.IMTSNET.org .