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Formnext Chicago Coming to the U.S. in 2025

America’s Additive Manufacturing Expo Coming to McCormick Place
Sep 08, 2022


When: Thursday, Sept. 15 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT

Where: IMTS+ Main Stage at IMTS 2022, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Since 2015, Formnext has grown to become the premier additive manufacturing (AM) trade show in the world, nearly quadrupling exhibitor and visitor numbers in the past five years. Now, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH is excited to announce that it has found the ideal partners in AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and Gardner Business Media Inc. (GBM) to launch the Formnext USA Chicago event from April 8-10, 2025.

On Thursday, Sept. 15, on the IMTS+ Main Stage at IMTS 2022, Mesago, AMT, GBM, and Messe Frankfurt Inc. will come together to hold a press conference announcing this partnership and how it will improve, grow, and explore opportunities in the global marketplace for the AM community. 

Presenters include:

  • Douglas K. Woods, President, AMT

  • Petra Haarburger, President, Board of Management, Mesago

  • Rick Kline Jr., President, Gardner Business Media

  • Constantin von Vieregge, President & CEO, Messe Frankfurt Inc.

  • Lynn Osmond, President & CEO, Choose Chicago

  • David Causton, General Manager, McCormick Place

Don’t miss the chance to experience this important announcement live at IMTS and find out what’s next!

If you have any media questions, please feel free to reach out to our media assistant, Leah Lewis (llewis@AMTonline.org), or to our media representative, Chuck Schroeder (chucks@imipr.com).

Conversations within the IMTS community are continuing on social media: @ Twitter: @IMTSchicago or #IMTS LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/10632805

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IMTS.show


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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 2022 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 visitors from every level of industry and more than 117 countries. IMTS 2018 was the largest in number of registrations (129,415), net square feet of exhibit space (1,424,232 sq. ft.), booths (2,123) and exhibiting companies (2,563). IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. www.IMTS.com

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. www.AMTonline.org

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Bonnie Gurney
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
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