Show Your Boss Why MD&M Is a Must
When five leading trade shows — Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, Pacific Design & Manufacturing, PLASTEC West, and WestPack — come together onto one show floor, you know it's the must-attend event of the year. Now it's time to show your boss.
Pro Tip — Demonstrate what you'll bring back to the team to show the value beyond what you get. Keep it short, powerful, and company-focused.
Benefits of Attending
Comprehensive Supplier Showcase
Find the materials, components and technologies you need from among 1,900+ leading suppliers spanning the complete spectrum of the advanced design and manufacturing industry.
In-Depth Industry Education
MD&M West hosts the largest educational offering in North America with a dedicated three-day MD&M Conference, two Innovation Summits, and FREE expert-led education at the Expo.
Build your network with access to 19,000 serious professionals representing the region's top companies or at lively networking events at the show.
Tips for Getting the Green Light
When crafting your plan, think about the bottom line: Why should the company budget for your trip and what's the return on their investment?
Describe how attending will benefit your current projects, inspire new ideas, or address knowledge gaps on the team.
What issues pop up again and again? List exhibitors who could provide the solutions your team needs.
Provide a Post-Show Rundown
Offer to deliver a short presentation or write-up on your key takeaways.
Devise a Plan
Be thoughtful about time missed and who will cover for you while you're at the event.