Tips for Getting the Most Out of ProMat 2017

The supply chain industry’s top movers and shakers will convene at Chicago’s McCormick Place from April 3 to 6 for ProMat 2017. Here are some tips for getting the most out of the event.

Get the App
The ProMatShow App, which is available for free from the Apple and Android app stores, can help you navigate the convention’s six solutions centers thanks to an interactive map, keynote information, and a handy search feature for exhibitors and educational sessions.

Arrive Without Stress
If you’re staying at or near one of the 30 officially designated show hotels, you can take advantage of complimentary shuttle buses that will run in the morning and afternoon. You’ll find schedules posted at each hotel and the convention center.

Network
If you want to network with young professionals, be sure to check out MHI’s Young Professionals Network’s Meet and Greet Reception on Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. This event will give you the opportunity to meet young professionals working in the supply chain and material handling industry. It will be held in McCormick Place South in Room S102D, and there is no need to register in advance.

Check Out The Hub
In the middle of the show floor in South Hall in Booth S2646, you’ll find “The Hub”. This dedicated social networking lounge and interactive resource center will be a great place to check out the latest buzz on the show using LinkedIn, Twitter, and the MHI blog and View video portal. There were also be a wireless internet center available for networking and email. MHI’s booth is directly next to this area, where attendees can learn more about the sponsor of the event.

Visit Barcoding, Inc.
Stop by booth S3593 and write down your 2017 supply chain goals—you could win a FREE Operational Assessment with a Six Sigma Black Belt! There will also be plenty of fun activities, including RFID Plinko, a “Fuel-Up Station,” Innovation Bench, Key Management and more!

Get Ready for the Next Big Event
MHI’s Modex will take place in Atlanta next April. Adjacent to The Hub, you’ll find the Modex 2018 sales center, where you can find out more about the event, which will host more than 800 of the industry’s top providers across nearly 250,000 feet of exhibit space.




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