Show Schedule  (Dates are in reverse order.)
Industry Watch
Selection Criteria
Major shows, plus whatever
seems interesting or
reachable.  Some
selections serve existing
clients or specific searches.
  - TD.
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Ted Dieck
Recruiter
Shows and Events Around the Industry
Dates
Show and Sponsors
Location
Status and Updates
2016 Schedule (Going Up)  

2015 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
May 12 - 14
EASTEC 2015 Exposition
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

(Boston)
W. Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
Grounds
Advance
Mar 23 - 26
ProMat 2015
MHIA - Material Handling
Industry of America

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Advance ESTIMATE
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"One B
adge, Two
Shows!"  See also
Automate 2015
===============

Mar 23 - 26
Automate 2015

Includes AIA - The Vision Show
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Advance
---------------------------
"One B
adge, Two
Shows!"  See also
ProMat 2015
===============  
 
2015 Schedule (Going Up)  

2014 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
Nov 2 - 5
PACK EXPO International 2014

Co-Located with:
Pharma EXPO

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Advance
Sept 8 - 13
IMTS - International
Manufacturing Technology
Show
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

Co-Located Shows:
Industrial Automation NA

Motion, Drive, & Automation NA

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
 
Apr 15 - 17
The Vision Show
AIA - Automated Imaging Assoc.

Boston, MA
Hynes Convention Center

Next: 2015
See Automate 2015

Apr 1 - 3
Electric Power Expo  
New Orleans, LA
Ernest N. Morial
Convention Center
 
 
Mar 17 - 20
MODEX 2014
Atlanta, GA  
Georgia World Congress
Center
 
 
Mar 2 - 6
PITTCON Conference and Expo
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place

 
Jan 28 - 30
IPPE - International Production
& Processing Expo

New Show, integrating:
International Poultry Expo,
International Feed Expo,
International Meat Expo

Assoc:  USPoultry, AFIA, AMI
   
Atlanta, GA  
Georgia World Congress
Center
 
2014 Schedule (Going Up)  

2013 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
Nov 18 - 21
FABTECH 2013
AWS - American Welding Society
FMA - Fabricators and Mfrs
Assoc
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
PMA - Precision Metalforming
CCAI - Chemical Coaters Assoc
   
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
 
Nov 13 - 14
Rockwell Automation Fair 2013
Rockwell Automation

Houston, TX
George R. Brown Conv. Center
 
Nov 12 - 14
Power Gen International 2013  

Orlando, FL  
Orange County Convention
Center

 
Nov 5 - 7
ISA Automation Week:
Technology and Solutions Event
ISA - International Society of
Automation

Nashville, TN
Nashville Convention Center
 
Nov 3 - 6
PROCESS EXPO
FPSA - The Food Processing
Suppliers Association

Co-Located Shows:
International Dairy Show
IDFA - International Dairy Foods
Association

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
 
Oct 29 - 31
SOUTH-TEC 2013
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

Greenville, SC
TD Convention Center
 
Oct 15 - 17
WESTEC 2013 Exposition
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology
  
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Convention Center
 
Sep 30 - Oct 4
Emerson Global User
Exchange 2013  
Emerson

(Dallas)
Grapevine, Texas
Gaylord Texan Resort &
Convention Center

  
 
Sep 23 - 25
PACK EXPO

Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Convention Center

  
 
>> TODAY <<        Events above are planned.
      Events below are completed.
May 14 - 16
EASTEC 2013 Exposition
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

(Boston)
W. Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
Grounds
Closed - 2015 Next
Mar 17 - 21
PITTCON Conference and Expo
Philadelphia, PA
Closed - 2014 Next
(T)

Jan 21 - 24
ProMat 2013
MHIA - Material Handling
Industry of America
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Closed - 2014 Next
See MODEX
---------------------------
"One Ticket, Two
Shows!"  See also
Automate 2013

Jan 21 - 24
Automate 2013
Association for Advancing
Automation.  HQ for...
Robotics Industry Association
Automated Imaging Association
Motion Control Association
 
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Closed - 2015 Next
---------------------------
"One Ticket, Two
Shows!"  See also
ProMat 2013
2013 Schedule (Going Up)  

2012 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
November
2012 FABTECH International
and AWS Welding Show
including METALFORM

AWS - American Welding Society
FMA - Fabricators and Mfrs
Assoc
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
PMA - Precision Metalforming
CCAI - Chemical Coaters Assoc

  Closed - 2013 Next
Nov 7 - 8
Rockwell Automation Fair 2012
Rockwell Automation
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Convention
Center

Closed - 2013 Next
Sept 10 - 15
IMTS - International
Manufacturing Technology
Show
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Closed - 2014 Next
May 8 - 10
The Vision Show
AIA - Automated Imaging Assoc.
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA

 
March 27 - 29
WESTEC 2012 Exposition
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
Los Angeles, CA  
Los Angeles Convention Center
4/9/11 - Now
biennial, Alt w/
AeroDef Mfg event.

March 11 - 16
PITTCON Conference and Expo
Orlando, FL
1/11 - Advance
(T)

2012 Schedule (Going Up)  

2011 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
Dec 13 - 15
Power Gen International 2011  
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Convention Center
Central Halls

 
Nov 16 - 17
Rockwell Automation Fair 2011
Rockwell Automation
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place, West

 
Nov 14 - 17
FABTECH 2011
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place

4/9/11 - New Dates
Nov 1 - 4
PROCESS EXPO 11
FPSA - The Food Processing
Suppliers Association

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place, South Hall
 
Oct 24 - 28
2011 Emerson Global User
Exchange  
Emerson
Nashville, TN
Gaylord National Resort and
Convention Center

 
Oct 17 - 20
ISA Automation Week:
Technology and Solutions Event
ISA - International Society of
Automation

Mobile, AL
Arthur R. Outlaw Convention
Center
4/9/11 - Moves from
Houston!
Oct 11  13
SOUTH-TEC
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

Charlotte, NC  
Charlotte Convention Center
 
October
Worldwide Food Expo '11
AMI - American Meat Institute (T)
IDFA - International Dairy Foods
Association (T)
(Disbanded?)
4/9/11- Disbanded?
6/24 - Process
Expo joining show?
1/11- Not Confirmed
(T)

Sept 26 - 28
PACK EXPO
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Convention Center

 
Sept 19 - 21
2011 International Dairy Show
IDFA - International Dairy Foods
Association (T)
Atlanta, GA  
Georgia World Congress
Center

4/09/11 - New expo
Sept 7 - 9
ERE Expo 2011 Fall
(Ft. Lauderdale)
Hollywood, FL
Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa

For Recruiters
June 27 - 30
2011 Siemens Automation
Summit
Siemens
(Orlando)
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Disney's Yacht and Beach Club
Resorts

 
June 11 - 16
AWWA - ACE11
American Water Works Assoc.
Washington, D.C.
Walter E. Washington
Convention Center

 
June 9 - 11
2011 Annual SC Engineering
Conference and Trade Show  
ACEC-SC
SCSPE (Professional
Engineers)
SCSPLS (Land Surveyors)
Also, meetings by:  
South Carolina Eng'g Cluster
IEEE  

Hilton Head Island, SC
Hilton Head, Marriott
 
May 24 - 26
ENTELEC2011 Conf and Expo
ENTELEC

Houston, TX
George R. Brown Conv. Center
 
May 17 - 19
EASTEC 2011 Exposition
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

(Boston)
W. Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
Grounds
 
May 10 - 12
Electric Power Expo  
Grand Sponsor: Zachry
6 Co-Located Events
(Chicago)
Rosemont, IL
Donald E. Stephens
Convention Center

 
April 27 - 30
2011 CSIA Executive
Conference

Control System Integrators
Association  

Orlando, FL  
Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal
Studios
4/09 - Reconfirmed
1/11 - New Post
(L)
April 13 - 16
AMI Expo
AMI - American Meat Institute (T)
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place

4/09/11 - New expo
March 23 - 25
WESTEC 2011 Exposition  
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology  

Los Angeles, CA  
Los Angeles Convention Center
4/30/10 -
(Guessing)
March 21 - 23
4th Annual Steel Tube & Pipe
Conference
AMM - American Metal Market

Houston, TX
JW Marriott Hotel
(Discontinued?)
March 13 - 18
PITTCON Conference and Expo
Atlanta, GA  
Georgia World Congress
Center

4/30 - Confirmed
1/11 - Advance
(T)
2011 Schedule (Going Up)

2010 Schedule (Reverse Order, Going Down)
Dec. 14 - 16
Power Gen International 2010  
Orlando, FL  
Orange County Convention
Center

Closed - 2011 Next
(T,L)
Nov. 3 - 4
Rockwell Automation Fair 2010
Orlando, FL  
Orange County Convention
Center

Closed - 2011 Next
Nov. 2 - 4
2010 FABTECH International
and AWS Welding Show
including METALFORM

AWS - American Welding Society
FMA - Fabricators and Mfrs
Assoc
SME - Soc of Manufacturing Eng.
PMA - Precision Metalforming
CCAI - Chemical Coaters Assoc

Atlanta, GA
Georgia World Congress
Center
Closed - 2011 Next
Oct. 31-Nov. 3
PACK EXPO  
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place

Closed - 2011 Next
(T)
Oct. 4 - 7
ISA Automation Week:
Technology and Solutions Event
(Was ISA Expo)
ISA - International Society of
Automation

Houston, TX
Westin Galleria Hotel
Closed - 2011 Next
6/11 -
My ISA Blog
October
SOUTH-TEC CHARLOTTE 2010
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

Charlotte, NC  
Charlotte Convention Center
Closed - 2011 Next
4/14 - Not Sched.
1/11 - Still Planning
Oct. 3 - 5
Pipe & Tube Pittsburgh 2010
TPA - Tube & Pipe Association,
International  
ITA - International Tube Assoc.

Pittsburgh, PA
Closed - Nothing
Planned Next
6/10 - Not Open
Sept. 27- Oct 1
2010 Emerson Global User
Exchange  
Emerson Electronics

San Antonio, TX  
Henry B. Gonzales Convention
Center
Closed - 2011 Next
4/14 - (Canceled?)
1/11 - Still Planning
Sept. 13 - 18
IMTS - International
Manufacturing Technology
Show
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology  

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Closed - 2012 Next
July 25 - 30
EMC 2010
IEEE International Symposium
on Electromagnetic Compatibility
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers
EMC Society - Electromagnetic
Compatibility Society

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Convention Center
Closed - Nothing
Planned?
Exhibit Schedule:
Tues 7/27 8:30-5:30
Wed  7/28 9:30-5:30
July 18 - 20
PROCESS EXPO 10
FPSA - The Food Processing
Suppliers Association

Chicago, IL
McCormick Place - North Hall
Closed - 2011 Next
June 20 - 23
AWWA - ACE10
American Water Works Assoc.
Chicago, IL
McCormick Place
Closed - 2011 Next
June 10 - 13
2010 Annual SC Engineering
Conference and Trade Show  
South Carolina Engineering
Cluster

Downtown Charleston, SC
Charleston Marriott
Closed - 2011 Next
June 8 - 10
2010 Siemens Automation
Summit
Siemens

Charlotte, NC  
Charlotte Convention Center
Closed - 2011 Next
May 25 - 27
EASTEC
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology

(Boston)
W. Springfield, MA
Eastern States Exposition
Grounds
Closed - 2011 Next
May 23 - 26
WINDPOWER 2010
AWEA - American Wind Energy
NRG Systems
GE Energy
Shermco Industries  

Dallas, TX  
Dallas Convention Center
(T)
May 18 - 20
Electric Power Expo  
Grand Sponsor: Zachry
Co-Located Events by
ISA
PRB  

Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center
Closed - 2011 Next
(T)
May 12
Contract Manufacturing
Purchasing Fair - Bringing Jobs
Back to the U.S.  
NTMA/PMA

Irvine, CA
Hyatt Regency Irvine
Re-Shoring:  
Bringing Work Back
to the U.S.A.
Apr 29 - May 1
2010 CSIA Executive
Conference
Control System Integrators
Association  

Seatte, WA
The Westin
Closed - 2011 Next
(L)
April 26 - 29
NA 2010
MHIA - Material Handling
Industry of America

Cleveland, OH
I-X Center
Closed - 2011 Next
(T)
March 23 - 25
WESTEC 2010 Exposition  
SME - Society of Manufacturing
Engineers
AMT - The Association for
Manufacturing Technology  

Los Angeles, CA  
Los Angeles Convention Center
Closed - 2011 Next
March 22 - 23
3rd Annual Steel Tube & Pipe
Conference
AMM - American Metal Market

Houston, TX
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Closed - 2011 Next
March 16 - 18
2010 Ground Robotics
Capabilities Conference &
Exhibition

NDIA - National Defense
Industrial Association

Miami, FL  
Doral Hotel
Closed
Feb 28 - Mar 5
PITTCON Conference and Expo
Orlando, FL  
Orange County Convention
Center

Closed - 2011 Next
(T)