National Manufacturing Week changes venue for 2006

Jan. 28, 2005


ational Manufacturing Week is moving to Chicagoland’s newly renovated Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, in 2006, a move which promises to significantly reduce the total cost of exhibiting while greatly increasing value of the event for U.S. manufacturers focused on succeeding in the face of intense competitive pressure.In 2006, the four-day educational conference begins March 20th and the exhibition dates are March 21-23.  During the 2005 edition of National Manufacturing Week at Chicago’s McCormick Place, educational seminars and training sessions will be offered, with attendees having the option to choose among more than 300 sessions. Continuing education credits (CEU’s) will be offered. National Manufacturing Week is sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The trade show covers .“This is in the best interest of our members,” said National Association of Manufacturers Vice President, Marketing & Business Development David W. Walker. “With our membership looking to reduce their operating costs while benefiting from the many advantages of participation in National Manufacturing Week’s exhibits and educational program, this move will enhance the value of the event while facilitating content, commerce and community for our membership.” National Manufacturing Week covers the entire manufacturing process in order to speed decision-making, time to market and business results. The 2005 event encompasses eight shows and more than 300 associated conference sessions in four days, including National Design Engineering, National Industrial Automation, National Plant Engineering and Facilities Management, National Enterprise IT, Aluminum USA, MicroSystems, CleanTech and EnviroTech. For more information, visit