Tag Archives: McCormick Place

IMTS Canceled

“Phase 5” prospects end one of last holdouts for season One of the more significant holdouts of the convention world is officially canceled, as IMTS (the International Manufacturing Technology Show) announced it will not take place in Chicago this year. The large, diverse trade show, which had been seeing steady growth over the last five […]

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McCormick Place Debate

Alternate care facility shutting down, leading to questions of necessity Big news from EA‘s local front. McCormick Place, Chicago’s prized convention center and one of the largest in the world, had been used as an emergency hospital over the past month but is now being deconstructed to its original layout. The converted building was housing […]

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IMTS 2018: Full House

IMTS will occupy all of McCormick Place Sept. 10-15 Now that we’ve gotten through a summer of anticipation, IMTS is finally almost here. The powerhouse convention comes back to Chicago’s McCormick Place for another year, with everything from cobots to IoT connectivity solutions for the shop floor. Also, it looks like the organizers saved some […]

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AHR 2018

McCormick Place was alive this week with fresh indoor air The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which started 86 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has grown into the annual main event for the HVAC/R industry.  The 2018 show was held this week in Chicago, hosting more than 2,000 exhibitors and attracting […]

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Exhibition Games

Star Wars creator’s proposed museum jeopardizes trade shows like IMTS The home of some of the world’s most important trade shows could be facing a partial demolition that would affect future contracts, including the manufacturing industry. Chicago’s McCormick Place has been home to trade shows and conventions since it opened in 1960. Currently, the International Manufacturing […]

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Just got back from the Design & Manufacturing Midwest show

Just got back from the Design & Manufacturing Midwest show at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 19-21. Attendees include engineering management, engineering development, manufacturing engineering companies, research & development, project management, product managers, industrial designers, and design managers. The event is being held concurrently with Assembly & Automation Technology Expo, Medical Design & Manufacturing Chicago, Contract […]

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