The committee advises AMT on the policies, organization, planning, promotion and operations for this biennial show, and is responsible for guiding critical show activities, including: promotion, exhibitor services, contractor selection, registration, housing, transportation, rules, space allocations and more.

Participation in the committee provides the opportunity to assist in formulating IMTS policies and procedures, in recommending and evaluating improvements in show operations, and in providing input on attendance promotion efforts.

Current Committee Members:


Mr. Christoph K. Kaiser
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.
Hoffman Estates, IL

Mr. Charles Birkle
VP Sales & Marketing
Mazak Corporation
Florence, KY
Mr. John Memmelaar 
Vice President
Royal Master Grinders, Inc.
Oakland, NJ
Mr. Robert Davis
Global Communications Manager
Sunnen Products Company
St. Louis, MO
Mr. Thomas Sheridan
Royal Products, Division of Curran Manufacturing Corp.
Hauppauge, NY
Mr. Gary Downs
Director of Marketing & Advertising
SMW AUTOBLOK Corporation
Wheeling, IL
Ms. Melissa Skavlem
Chief Marketing Officer
Gardner Business Media
Cincinnati, OH
Mr. Marlow Knabach, CMTSE
Executive V.P., National Engineering
Hoffman Estates, IL
Mr. Andrew Snow
Senior Vice President
EOS North America
Novi, MI
Mr. Gisbert Ledvon
TNC Business Development Manager
HEIDENHAIN Corporation
Schaumburg, IL
Mr. Kevin Wigington, CMTSE
Vice President - Strategic Accounts
Morris Group
Charlotte, NC
Mr. Andrew McNamara
Director, Sales & Marketing Team
Doosan Machine Tools America
Pine Brook, NJ

Staff Liaison:
Mrs. Michelle Edmonson
Senior Director - Exhibitions Operations and Marketing
AMT - The Association For Mfg Technology
McLean, VA