$25 – $900

2017 Central Texas Manufacturing Tradeshow & Procurement Conference

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Palmer Events Center

900 Barton Springs Road

Austin, TX 78704

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2017 Central Texas Manufacturing Tradeshow & Procurement Conference, sponsored by the Business Bank of Texas.

Featuring over 75 vendors showcasing advanced products, capabilities, and services as well as top procurement executives from major OEMS. Drinks and door prizes included!

Procurement Agenda

A full day of panels and presentations will explore opportunities in key sectors like semiconductor, life sciences, medical device, as well as other mid-size electronics OEMs, and the federal government. Learn from executives and supply chain managers about what they look for in companies and how you can be a supplier.

9:30AM to 10:00AM - Registration and Breakfast Tacos

10:00AM to 11:30AM - Semiconductor: Samsung, Applied Materials, and NXP discuss what they are looking for in suppliers and how to get qualified. Discussion will include: Troy Mills, Head of Global Procurement, Applied Materials. Greg Whitehorn, Global Procurement Manager, and Spencer Borschke, Senior Procurement Specialist, Samsung.

12:30PM to 1:30PM - Government: Accessing opportunities within the Federal Government. Presentor: Greg James, Director of the PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center)

2:30PM to 3:30PM - Medical Device and Lifesciences: Luminex, and ICU Medical (formerly Hospira and Pfizer) provide suggestions on supplying FDA regulated facilites. Confirmed: Mark Hunter, Senior Director of Supply Chain, Luminex. Pablo Jiminez, Director of Material Management, ICU Medical.

3:30PM to 5:00PM - Happy Hour

Why Exhibit

The trade show and conference bring together the best suppliers and procurement executives in the area. Here are five reasons to exhibit:

-Generate quality leads

-Build your brand

-Make high level contacts

-Meet peers

-Be a part of the community

What's Included With a Booth

-Draped booth - 10x10 or 10x20

-Table (and table cloth)

-2 chairs


-Company signage

-2 company representatives per exhibit booth

-2 complimentary attendee registration for Procurement Conference

-Company listing in Official Show Guide

-Company recognition in electronic communication promoting trade show

-FREE LOCAL SHIPPING of booth to Palmer Events Center, provided by BTX Global Logistics

Trade Show Hours

Wednesday, September 27 12:00PM to 6:00PM - Exhibitor move-in and setup

Thursday, September 28 11:00AM to 5:00PM - Trade show open

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