The excitement and planning is underway for one of the world’s largest manufacturing technology shows! IMTS 2022 takes place September 12-17, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois and to date, 1,200+ companies will be exhibiting covering more than one million square feet of exhibition space. Join Michelle Edmonson, Senior Director - Events and Content, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, and Steve Miller, as they kick off the countdown to IMTS 2022. Begin your journey to Chicago and hear about the new companies and technology pavilions, how existing exhibitors are planning larger booths, updates on improvements to McCormick Place, and how IMTS 2022 will transform the future of digital manufacturing. Date: September 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. ET
Michelle Edmonson, CEM, is the Vice President, Exhibitions for AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Her 25+ years of trade show history allows her to combine her experience with fresh ideas to all AMT events - including IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show – and content creation. Michelle enjoys working on all aspects of IMTS from strategy and ideation to marketing, content, creation, and production. In addition to IMTS, the physical show, Michelle loves being involved in other events and IMTS+, the MT content platform. When not working, she enjoys cooking, volunteering, walking, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Steve is the author of the #1 selling book in trade show history, How to Get the Most Out of Trade Shows. His latest book, UNCOPYABLE: How to Create an Unfair Advantage Over Your Competition, is an Amazon #1 best seller. Known for his edgy, no-spin-zone style, Steve has advised AMT/IMTS since 1988, and is the facilitator of the monthly IMTS webinars.His consulting clients have ranged from solo entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 mega-corporations, including Proctor & Gamble (advising on the Swiffer WetJet product launch), Boeing Commercial Airplane (the 777 launch), Haas, Sunnen, Big Kaiser, Q-Mark, GE, Fanuc, ESAB, Caterpillar, Philips Electronics, Coca-Cola, and Halliburton, to name a few. Steve has presented over 1600 speeches and workshops around the world for corporations and trade associations in 128 different industries, including the prestigious main TED Conference.