When you exhibit at ProMat 2013 your trade show dollars are invested in programs that keep the material handling and logistics industry alive and growing. Only MHI members can exhibit at ProMat 2013 (except for approved international pavilions). All exhibitors are required to pay membership dues in the year they reserve booth space and the year in which the show takes place. By making its trade shows membership events, MHI creates a unique partnership with its exhibiting members that enhances the success of each event. Your investment works continuously to provide you with exclusive member benefits and supporting MHI programs including the following:
Exposure On MHI.org
A leading Web resource for manufacturing, distribution, logistics and IT professionals around the world. MHI.org attracts over 80,000 material handling & logistics buyers each month. The site serves as an information center with the latest industry news and resources, including an on-line directory that lists member companies and the solutions they offer. As an MHI member you gain exclusive access to My MHI members-only content and resources as well as added exposure through your MHI.org company microsite, press releases, RSS feeds and more. The MHI Web site also links to the official ProMat 2013 Web site, ProMatShow.com.
MHI represents a valuable resource for members who want to research the industry and track its trends. Our programs identify components of the industry to help you refine and target your marketing efforts. Industry research is offered at special discounts to members. All MHI members receive the quarterly Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast at no cost.
An advantage of membership within Material Handling Industry of America is the opportunity to join the ranks of specialized product-specific Industry Groups. These groups bring their members together as the leading experts in an individual field to promote their distinct industry and create specifications and safety guidelines for that industry's realm of equipment, systems or services.
MHI's on-line membership directory provides your company with a microsite on MHI.org that includes your company logo, photos, product literature and multimedia, company news, contact information, Web site links and product/service descriptions. This directory is accessed by buyers who are researching suppliers and the solutions they offer. Your listing generates leads all year long and differentiates you as an industry leader to current and prospective customers. The site averages 80,000 unique visitors each month.
Education, Standards And Training
MHI publishes an extensive collection of technical literature and standards, all available on MHI.org. The Industry's educational and training programs include educational conferences that accompany trade shows, as well as stand-alone seminars, programs and e-learning opportunities. MHI members enjoy educational program discounts.
Networking And Planning
Another advantage of MHI membership is the opportunity to meet with industry leaders and peers at MHI industry meetings. Members can further extend their benefits of membership by joining peers in product-specific industry groups, extending the value of their industry involvement.
Valuable Industry Publications
As a member of MHI, you receive a complimentary subscription to the Industry's quarterly digital publication, On The Mhove. The Industry's monthly member e-newsletter, MHI Member Update, provides updates on membership and industry news, trends and events. Also, The Exhibitor newsletter, distributed regularly to Show exhibitors, provides valuable information on how to get the most out of your MHI exhibition. You also have access to a wealth of member-only market research and other resources via a member-only section of MHI.org.
A Valuable Asset For Your Company
MHI has sponsored trade events showcasing the products and services of its member companies for over 60 years. MHI is an established, internationally recognized, nonprofit trade association for material handling and logistics equipment manufacturers, consultants, systems integrators and simulators, publishers and third-party logistics providers. MHI's knowledge, energy and experience - plus that of over 700 industry-leading companies - are key to the future success of the material handling and logistics industry. Being an MHI member and exhibiting at ProMat offers the best way to show your commitment and industry leadership with your customers and colleagues.
MHI Member Benefits:
- Trade exhibition participation
- Industry Group membership
- Membership meetings and executive conferences
- MHI members-only on-line resources
- Industry publications and resource
- Market research
- International opportunities
- Educational opportunities
- Exposure on MHI.org via microsite,
news releases and RSS feeds
- MHI ShowPro trade show workshop
- Quarterly Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Forecast