IMTS 2014 News | Sept. 8-13, 2014 | McCormick Place, Chicago

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For Immediate Release: October 13, 2015


Bonnie Gurney, Director - Communications, AMT
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Call for IMTS 2016 Conference Speakers Open

MCLEAN, Va., (October, 13, 2015) - IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show and conference organizer GIE Media announced that the call for speakers is open for the IMTS 2016 Conference being held Sept. 12-15, 2016. IMTS runs Sept. 12-17, 2016, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

The four-day IMTS 2016 Conference is slated to include 69 sessions that explore process innovations, alternative manufacturing, plant operations, automation, and quality. A complete list of conference presentation topics and the speaker proposal submission procedure is available at

“The objective for the IMTS 2016 conference program is continuous improvement. For us, that means the topics presented are real-world, hands-on solutions that our visitors can take back to their shops and use immediately," said Bill Herman, Event Development Director, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. “From productivity gains to quality improvement to developing a stable, skilled workforce, the IMTS 2016 conference will provide the tools for immediate and continuous improvement.”

The call for speakers closes December 15, 2015. Specific questions on topics can be directed to Mike DiFranco, Group Publisher, GIE Media, Inc.,

Conversations within the IMTS community are continuing on social media:
@IMTS_2016 or #IMTS 
The IMTS LinkedIn Group 

Media Notes: 
Download the IMTS 2016 logo and photos:

Leading up to IMTS 2016, we’re featuring members of the IMTS community who shared what the show means to them. Read more at

Visitor housing and registration for IMTS 2016 opens February 1, 2016.

View the IMTS 2016 floor plan:



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 2016 will run Sept. 12-17.  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 114,000 visitors from every level of industry and more than 112 countries.  IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing. Founded in 1902 and based in Virginia, the association specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s Smartforce.  AMT owns and manages IMTS — The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.