ProMat 2011 recognized among top 250 U.S. trade shows

ProMat 2011 was ranked 80th among the top 250 trade shows.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 09, 2012 - MMH Editorial

ProMat 2011 has been named to the 2011 Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) U.S. Top 250 Trade Shows list. TSNN’s list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage. ProMat 2011 was ranked 80th among the top 250 trade shows.

“Being recognized on such a prestigious list is not only a great accomplishment, but a great reminder that ProMat continues to be the largest and most relevant event in the material handling, supply chain and logistics field in North America. We’re thrilled to be included again this year and are looking forward to an even more successful ProMat event in 2013,” said Tom Carbott, Material Handling Industry of America‘s senior vice president of exhibitions.

ProMat 2013, sponsored by MHIA, will be the most comprehensive international material handling, supply chain and logistics show and conference held in the U.S. in 2013. ProMat 2013 will showcase the solutions of 800 exhibitors who will fill the ProMat’s 300,000 square foot show floor.

TSNN is an online resource and authority for the trade show, exhibition and event industry. The organization operates an event database that includes more than 19,500 trade shows, exhibitions, public events and conferences. A full list of TSNN’s top 250 trade shows can be found at TSNN.com/datasite.

ProMat 2013 will be held January 21-24, 2013 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. For more event information, visit http://www.ProMatShow.com.

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The ProMat 2013 exhibit spacedraw, held November 10 in Chicago, attracted 388 exhibitors who reserved a first-day record of 230,000 net square feet of show floor space at the Industry’s premier U.S. event.



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