Join us at this year’s IMTS

IMTS 2018, the premier manufacturing technology show in North America, will take place on September 10-15, 2018 at the McCormick Place Chicago with more than 2,400 exhibiting companies. At this year’s event Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever HANNOVER MESSE in the USA.

GACC Midwest is involved in this year’s trade show with several activities and contributions. Discover below how you can get involved.

German Night Reception

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
6:00PM – 8:00PM

McCormick Place, South Building, Level 4, Vista Room Lobby

GACC Midwest will host the 6th German Night Reception to bring together industry professionals from the German, US, and global manufacturing sectors. Register and secure your ticket for this high-attendance and high-profile event and join us after the show for an evening of networking in a relaxed atmosphere.

GACC Skills Conference

Thursday, September 13, 2018
10:00AM – 1:00PM

McCormick Place, South Building, Level 5 Floor, Room S505

Get all the latest updates on certified apprenticeship programs. Discuss, analyze and find new ways to improve our workforce development approaches for the future with other experts.

Interested to learn more, please contact Steven Pawlowicz.

ICATT Apprenticeship Program - Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, September 13, 2018
2:00PM – 4:30PM

McCormick Place, South Building, Level 5 Floor, Room S505

Join us in celebrating and honoring the graduation of the first ever ICATT Apprenticeship Program cohort 2015-2018 on a special day during IMTS at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Be part of a commemorative milestone in workforce development, while networking with other leading experts

Student Summit

September 10-15, 2018
McCormick Place, North Building, Level 1, Smartforce Student Summit (Booth: 215430)

GACC with its ICATT Apprenticeship Program Team, will be part of the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS to showcase the great opportunities which come with starting your career in the field of manufacturing. Come and visit us at our booth on all six days during IMTS.

Interested to learn more, please contact Joshua Seeberg.


Nadine Schieban
Senior Manager, Market Entry Programs, Delegations & Events
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2180
Email: schieban(at)


Joshua Seeberg
Manager, Skills Initiative & ICATT Apprenticeship Program
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2170
E-Mail: seeberg(at)