What Will You Find at IMTS 2022?

  Edge Factor Team   |     August 25, 2022 |   4 minute read
Jeremy Bout and Drew Crowe from Edge Factor will be at IMTS 2022

President and Founder of Edge Factor, Jeremy Bout, and some Edge Factor crew members will be at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, IL.

In the words of the IMTS organizers, powered by AMT, “IMTS is the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the Western Hemisphere, and is held every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.” It’s where creators, builders, sellers, and drivers of manufacturing technology come to connect and be inspired. 

From September 12 - 17, 2022 Edge Factor’s mobile film studio will be at IMTS! Join us at the Edge Factor booth in the Student Summit (North Building, Level 1),  to meet some of our crew members, and people featured in our films. We have burning questions to ask our visitors, so join us and let your voice be heard, answer some questions, and explore what the future could look like for you! Those who step up to the mic and share their thoughts, will receive giveaways and exclusive Edge Factor merch. 


This event features 12 conferences and thousands of booths. Industry professionals from around the globe will visit IMTS to discover the latest innovations in digital and traditional manufacturing, experience more than 15,000 new machining technologies, and find processes that will help solve their manufacturing challenges and improve efficiency.


At IMTS, Edge Factor will premiere our latest project with Drew Crowe. You can find Drew on Monday, September 12th from 11:45 - 1:30 pm at the South Building, Grand Ballroom S100 A&B where he will be a panelist for Day 1 of the Job Shops Workshop, “Where Have They Gone? Is it us or is it them?” This workshop will be presented by Chris Czarnik, CEO, Career [RE]Search Group, and the second panelist will be Nicole Wolter, President & CEO, HM Manufacturing

On Tuesday, September 13th from 2 -2:30 pm Drew will be on the main stage presenting as part of his New American Manufacturing Renaissance Tour, where he will speak about,  “Using tech culture and a rebrand to redefine the way manufacturers recruit and retain talent”.


As a critically acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker, public speaker, and entrepreneur, Jeremy Bout is passionate about helping communities tackle workforce development in their community.  


“As a manufacturer turned filmmaker, I am stoked to be attending IMTS and bringing some of the Edge Factor crew with me. I am looking forward to catching up and connecting with longtime industry friends, innovators, professionals, students, and job-seekers,” said Jeremy Bout, President & Founder, Edge Factor.  “At Edge Factor, we are pumping out loads of new features and tools to deliver a personalized career exploration journey for everyone from K - Gray. Our booth will house a live film set, where we will be filming all-new soft skills content with students and industry leaders!”


Edge Factor’s smart platform and story-driven tools inspire people to explore, prepare, and connect on their career journey. Together with schools, companies, and service providers, we empower learners of all ages to discover careers and get connected to real-world opportunities.


Learn more about the event! 

Visit the International Manufacturing Technology Show event page to learn more.


Learn more about Edge Factor 

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