ProMat 2015

McCormick Place South
 | Chicago
March 23
-26, 2015
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

Marketing Kit

Free Promotions

What's the best way to let people know you'll be bringing your best productivity solutions to ProMat 2015? Tell them. Tell them. And tell them again--via direct mail, email, your website, our website and your advertising. Free promotions like these are highly effective and raise your trade show ROI.

Online Listing

The ProMat 2015 Online Exhibitor Directory will contain the company name, address, product description and booth number for each exhibiting company that completes and returns a listing form. Your online listing can be indexed by product categories and can also be found using keyword searches of your listing description. Two ways to submit, online or by fax.

Submit Online
(Note: you will be asked to login)

Submit by Fax/Mail

Deadline to submit is February 13, 2015.

Enhance Your Online Listing by Creating a Showcase

Once you submit your basic listing information, we offer several options to enhance your listing by including your company logo, product photos, website and email links. Click here to learn more.

Direct Mail & HTML Email

Gain maximum exposure for your company with the power of direct marketing. First, order ProMat 2015 direct mail postcards for your customers, prospects, dealers and distributors. MHI provides exhibitors with color postcards full of important information about ProMat 2015. Follow-up with a personalized HTML e-mail with links to more information on the show and free on-line registration. Personalize the e-mail with your company logo, booth number and a link to your website. You will also receive, via e-mail, all leads from anyone who registers for ProMat 2015 through your e-mail invitation.

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Questions, contact Carol Miller at 704-676-1190 or email

Export Interest

Exhibitors who are interested in exporting their products can also have their export interests included in their online listing.

Order Form

Partner with Us

Partner with MHI to promote your participation in ProMat 2015 and receive the following:


  • Exposure in 4 pre-show e-Newsletters to ProMat 2015 attendees/prospects
  • Recieve pre-show attendee list in ready-to-mail PDF labels


  • Exposure in 1 post-show e-Newsletter to ProMat 2015 attendees
  • Recieve post-show attendee list in ready-to-mail PDF labels for a two time mailing plus two email blasts to the post show list

To Participate

You must fulfill ALL of the following requirements by January 5, 2015:

  1. Sign and return a completed copy of the Partnership Program Order Form and License Agreement.
  2. Submit copies of at least one pre-show advertisement (print or online*) that includes the ProMat 2015 logo in an MHI approved trade publication, including MHI Solutions magazine - OR - $500 or more in ProMat 2015 advertising - OR - on-floor theater seminar sponsorships.
  3. Send a sample of at least one direct mail - OR - email to your customer/prospect database featuring the ProMat 2015 logo and link to - along with - a postage or email tracking statement that includes date sent and size of distribution list.

* Online ads must appear on websites outside of your own company's.

Questions, contact Morgan Cruz at 704-676-1190 or email

Place a ProMat 2015 logo on your company's website with a link to online attendee registration. When a visitor on your website clicks through this logo link and registers, that visitor's contact information is emailed to you within 24 hours.

Get ProMat Logo
(Note: you will be asked to login).

Follow the instructions to place the ProMat 2015 logo on your website.

Questions, contact MHI Marketing at 704-676-1190 or email

LeadLink Attendee Incentive Program

Use a LeadLink banner (see LeadLink above for details) to bring attendees to the show and receive compensation for each attendee who registers and picks up a badge at ProMat.

  • $10 for each verified attendee
  • Prizes for top 3 exhibitors - $5,000 / $2,500 / $1,000

Questions, contact MHI Marketing at 704-676-1190 or email

1 Minute 2 Connect

If you only had one minute to connect with ProMat attendees what would you say? How would you get them to your booth? Now is your chance to tell attendees your story using the power of video. Create a one minute video to tell attendees why your company should be on their show agenda. Be informative, be engaging, be brilliant, but most importantly be persuasive and get them to your booth.

Top three videos with the most votes as of 4pm (EDT) on March 9, 2015 will win. The three winners will have their video posted on the home page and receive a $100 gift certificate. Winners will be notified March 10, 2015.

Get Started

  1. Complete your video, one minute or less
  2. Post the video to your YouTube account
    (Note: video must be public and status of "listed")
  3. Complete the submission form.

Disclaimer: MHI reserves the right to refuse to display any videos we deem inappropriate. No offers of over $100 in value are allowed.

Submit Entry
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MHI Innovation Awards

ProMat 2015 welcomes submissions for the MHI Innovation Award competition. The MHI Innovation Award serves to educate and provide valuable insights on the latest manufacturing and supply chain innovative products and services to ProMat attendees.

2014 Winners of the Best New Innovation: Intralox for their OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Sorter

This award will be given to winners in 2 categories.

  1. Best New Innovation
    A new service, product or product line not offered before by any company

  2. Best Innovation of an Existing Product
    A new variation, feature or extension of an existing product or service

Winners will be announced by MHI CEO George Prest prior during ProMat 2015. The finalists will be published on and recognized in an editorial feature in the MHI Solutions magazine. You must be a ProMat 2015 exhibiting company to be eligible.

2014 Winners of the Best Innovation of an Existing Product: Product Protector LLC for their Product Protector

Definition of Innovation

A new product, product line, technology or service or new application of existing products or technology that create quantifiable and sustainable results in terms of ROI, cost savings, customer satisfaction, etc.

How to Enter

  1. Complete MHI Innovation Award submission form.
  2. Include a Press Release (MS Word) on the innovation, one high resolution (300 dpi) color photo of innovation and a high resolution color .eps file of your company logo.
  3. Finalists** must participate in a 10-minute on-site demonstration on the show floor. Demonstrations will be scheduled to take place between 8:00am and 12:00pm on the first day of the show.

Judging Criteria

  • Quantifiable and sustainable results in cost savings, revenue generation, and customer satisfaction
  • Level of significance to the specific manufacturing or supply chain challenge
  • The impact on the organization's overall supply chain
  • Relevance to today's manufacturing and supply chain professional (ProMat attendee)
  • The creativity of the product or service

Questions, contact Greg Baer at 704-676-1190 or email

Submit EntryDeadline to submit is January 5, 2015.
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Note: **Finalists will be notified by January 10, 2015 of their participation in the demonstration portion. Finalists must commit to having two representatives in their ProMat booth on the morning of March 23, 2015 to participate in their final evaluation by the judging committee.**

Career Forum

Post a job to the ProMat 2015 career forum. visitors can search through available positions by location, job function, salary, and keywords, and then schedule follow up meetings at the show.

Submit Job
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Media Downloads

Feel free to download the following files to add to your own marketing materials to support your participation in ProMat 2015.

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ProMat Logo
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MHI Logo
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Floor Photo
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ProMat Photo
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Keynote Photo
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Educational Seminar Photo
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Questions, contact MHI Marketing at 704-676-1190 or email

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