On Feb. 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker revealed plans to lift Illinois’ indoor mask mandate by Feb. 28 with the exception of schools. On Feb. 22, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the city’s mask mandate, as well as the city’s vaccine requirement for restaurant patrons, will also end Feb. 28 as a result of decreased COVID-19 metrics.
These changes indicate a major step toward a more normal environment as we make plans for IMTS 2022, taking place at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Sept. 12-17. Momentum is already building.
Last month, we hosted a successful IMTS Exhibitor Workshop at McCormick Place with nearly 500 attendees. Last week, we launched our hotel webpages for IMTS 2022 through Global Housing Solutions, powered by AMT. Plus, we’re excited to see a growing number of trade shows moving forward in the coming months, such as the Inspired Home Show at McCormick Place, March 5-7.
IMTS has continued to keep the industry informed with our award-winning online content, but we know that coming together in person is an important part of building and strengthening relationships. We are excited about seeing old friends and finding new connections at IMTS 2022.
There’s a lot to look forward to at IMTS 2022:
More than 1.15 million square feet of expo space and 2,400 exhibitors unveiling state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies
Nine pavilions geared toward specific industries, technologies, and solutions
Top-rate conferences with industry-leading speakers, offering a myriad of topics ranging from deep dives on emerging technologies to guidance on building your business's competitive advantage
Networking opportunities to connect with industry experts and peers to partner on new initiatives
The manufacturing community has remained strong throughout the pandemic, and the future looks promising. Expect to see the best of the best in manufacturing technology at IMTS 2022.