2004 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Who Attends?

March 14-18 · 2004 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Charlotte, North Carolina


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The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition attracts more than 3,500 attendees, representing businesses in more than 60 countries, to expand your international scope.
2003 Attendees Graph
Key Decision Makers & Industry Breakdown Graphs

Why Do These People Attend?

Through a sustained, wide-ranging, yearlong campaign, TMS alerts the global metals and materials community to the coming of the TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. The marketing initiatives of TMS support your promotional efforts through:

Print Publications

  • JOM, the official publication of the TMS Annual Meeting, which reaches an estimated 30,000 readers each month
  • Industry and regionally directed news releases
  • Advertisements in leading industry and trade publications.
  • Pre-meeting distribution of the exhibition "pre-show" directory.


  • A comprehensive event web site with on line registration
  • Virtual exhibition spotlighting your products and linking to your website.
  • Electronic program and Personal Conference Scheduler
  • Monthly promotion in TMS e-News
  • Listings and information posted to meeting and trade show web sites outside of TMS.

Direct Mail

  • Meeting call for papers mailed to more than 20,000 professionals worldwide; thousands more will access it via the World Wide Web.
  • TMS 2004 Annual Meeting & Exhibition advance brochure mailed to more than 38,000 prospects.
  • Complimentary exhibit passes to invite your customers and prospects.

Featured Technologies

A comprehensive program focus on these featured technical tracks:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Extraction & Processing
  • Light Metals
  • Micro- and Nanoscale Technologies
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • HOT-TOPIC TRACK: Building MSE Synergies

These tracks will create the perfect audience interested in viewing:

  • Air Pollution Control Equipment
  • Alloy, rare earth, precious metals, minerals & chemical producers and suppliers
  • Aluminum production technology and equipment
  • Automation
  • Carbon Technology and Supplies
  • Casting
  • Clothing--Protective
  • Coatings, Thin Films and Surface Modification
  • Combusion/Furnace Technology
  • Corrosive/Surface Treatment
  • Engineering, Consulting, Contractors
  • Grain Refiners/Hardeners
  • HF Measurement Systems--Pot Rooms/Stacks
  • Industrial Gases
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Instrumentation, Measurement, Microscopy Equipment:
    • Electron Backscatter Diffraction
    • Grain Boundary
    • Materials Analysis/Characterizaion
    • Metallographic preparation
    • Nano-mechanical testing
    • Spectoscopy
  • Surface Analysis
  • Thermophysical properties temperature
    • X-ray Fluorescense
  • Lithium processing and applications
  • Magnesium production, processes and properties
  • Molten Metal Filtration, Pumps
  • National laboratories
  • Publishers
  • Recycling/Scrap Processing
    • Dross Handling
    • Secondary Smelting & Refining
  • Refractory & Insulating Products
  • Software/Computer:
    • Design
    • Materials Information
    • Modeling
    • Phase diagram
    • Process simulation
    • Thermodynamic calculation
  • Titanium production and processing technology


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