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Does IMTS Really Change the Manufacturing Economy? 350

Tags: Published On: Mar 13, 2023 12:00:00 PM

What is the greatest show on manufacturing Earth? IMTS. Every two years, the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) draws manufacturers from around the world to Chicago for six days. IMTS not only makes a huge impact on the economy in Chicago but also on the manufacturing industry. Peter Eelman—the Chief Experience Officer at AMT— joins us in this episode of MakingChips to share just what that impact is. Because if you’re not MakingChips, you’re not making money. BAM!

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  • [0:13] The Industrial Digital Marketing Services at Thomas™
  • [2:45] What our new show structure is going to look like
  • [4:35] Manufacturing leadership spotlight: Karyn Ross
  • [6:22] Today’s guest: Peter Eelman at AMT
  • [9:28] What Peter’s been doing since IMTS
  • [13:16] The impact IMTS has on Chicago
  • [22:41] The economic impact on the manufacturing industry
  • [27:02] Does the health of the trade show industry matter?
  • [30:14] What impacted the attendance numbers in 2022?
  • [35:17] The Lean Setup Guide from ProShop 
  • [35:55] How can you engage with IMTS and each other?

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