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Christopher Downs
Director, Audience Development

Christopher Downs is the Director of Strategic Analytics at AMT. With a background in qualitative research and surveying, he manages the association’s market research offerings, including benchmarking surveys like USMTO. Chris started as an analyst at AMT in 2015 and leads a smart, hardworking team dedicated to providing the manufacturing technology industry with accurate market data.

Christopher Downs is the Director of Strategic Analytics at AMT. With a background in qualitative research and surveying, he manages the association’s market research offerings, including benchmarking surveys like USMTO. Chris started as an analyst at AMT in 2015 and leads a smart, hardworking team dedicated to providing the manufacturing technology industry with accurate market data.

Posts by Christopher Downs
Intelligence
By Christopher DownsFeb 20, 2024

AMT’s 2024 MFG Meeting Gathers Who’s Who in Manufacturing

Embark on a journey of innovation and inspiration at The 2024 MFG Meeting in Orlando, Florida, April 24-26. Discover manufacturing tech trends, get economic forecasts, and make connections that will directly impact your business success.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsSep 19, 2023

Outlooks on the U.S. Manufacturing Economy

Get answers from leading economists who provide financial outlooks for manufacturing. Pick up even more details about changing economic factors and their impacts at AMT’s MTForecast 2023 conference in October.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsAug 29, 2023

Growth Unleashed: Discover Expanding Sectors at MTForecast 2023

Get insider information about growth opportunities in aerospace, machine shops, and additive manufacturing from leading industry experts and other growth markets in this article at AMT’s MTForecast 2023 conference.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsAug 14, 2023

Ready to Create Your 2024 Business Plan? Get the Info You Need at MTForecast 2023

The MTForecast conference gives manufacturing leaders the industry insights, economic forecasts, and marketing data for they need to make smart business decisions.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsApr 20, 2023

How To Communicate With Attendees That Register On-Site at MT Series Events

Each MT Series event draws together key decision-makers, major tool and technology suppliers and thought leaders from across a broad spectrum of manufacturing disciplines.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsMar 28, 2023

Why MT Series Exhibitors Should Start Talking to Visitors Now

The 2023 MT Series events are underway, and they promise to be among the most important trade shows in manufacturing technology. Your marketing campaign can ensure your exhibition booth stands out by generating enthusiasm well before the event.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsOct 04, 2022

The Show Is Done! Now Comes the Follow-up

While enjoying the post-IMTS glow, don't forget the most important step to exhibiting: following up on your leads! This week, we break down the important steps in establishing not just a sale but a long-term relationship with your booth's visitors.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsAug 24, 2022

How To Communicate With Attendees That Register On-Site

Ready for the thousands of visitors you'll meet at IMTS 2022? In today’s events environment, on-site registrants are becoming the norm, and they won't have the benefit of your pre-show marketing campaign. So, how do you reach them? We've got you covered.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsJul 05, 2022

Why IMTS Exhibitors Should Start Talking to Visitors Now

Find out why generating enthusiasm for your booth months before exhibiting at IMTS 2022 pays big dividends. Read on for helpful tips on building buzz around your brand and prioritizing the right audience as the countdown to the show continues.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsMay 27, 2022

Snail Mail Isn’t Dead: The Perks of Direct Mail Marketing Campaigns

Direct mail is finding its way back into the spectrum and companies are starting to realize just how much it can complement their digital efforts. Direct mail adds an additional layer of substance to your overall message.

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