IMTS launches IMTS Network and IMTS Spark

McLean, USA - The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) launched previews of IMTS Network and IMTS spark. They are two new digital destinations that will be used to connect and educate the manufacturing technology marketplace during this period where travel and gatherings are limited.

The live broadcast of the IMTS network will be held from September 14-18, 2020. The program will feature an entire channel of original programming with more than a dozen of different shows. These programs will showcase powerful ideas for productivity and inspiring stories from the women and men who shape the future of manufacturing. Programming will remain available on-demand at

“IMTS Network is a bold venture that combines the learning power of TED Talks, the infotainment of the Discovery Channel and the human interest and energy of Good Morning America. After the live event week concludes, content will be archived for on-demand availability at, which will become one of the industry’s premiere information destinations,” commented Peter R Eelman, Vice President and CXO, The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).

The IMTS spark is developed in association with Gardner Business Media. It features a mix of live exhibitor demos, live interviews, daily updates, hosted shows and Q&A interactions. It will be launched on September 21, 2020 and will run till March 15, 2021. Content available to registered visitors includes reports from the IMTS Conference and the AM In-Depth, the IMTS Investor Forum, Parts Cleaning Series, MMS Top Shops: Shop Talk Educational Series, Sustainable Manufacturing and MTForecast conferences.

IMTS spark will also provide information for vehicle making connections. It is a platform to network with fellow manufacturers, technology builders, OEMs, industry legends, economists, investors, reporters and others who are passionate about advanced manufacturing. The best was to apply for IMTS spark is to register for a free MySpark Planner account and begin researching solutions. . IMTS spark also features Modern Machine Shop’s annual Top Shop’s conference, where shop owners, managers and engineers can hear from their peers and learn best practices.

“The year 2020 has shown the critical role manufacturers play in the safety and security of our country. Those who want to ramp up digital capabilities, shorten supply chains and prepare their business for the way forward won’t want to miss the live demonstrations and programs that will help them optimize processes for speed, precision, and performance,” said Rick Kline, Jr. President, Gardner Business Media.

“IMTS spark registrants will be amazed with the machine connectivity and production efficiencies just on the horizon. The AMT’s Emerging Technology Center and Start up Showcase will feature developments such as how Artificial Intelligence and machine learning improve visual inspection, and our coverage of projects from Oak Ridge National Laboratory will unveil some truly transformative technologies,” added Eelman.

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