2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: General Information

February 17–21 · 2002 TMS ANNUAL MEETING · Seattle, Washington



Exhibition Prospectus

Event Profile

Marketing Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

Reservation Form


Monday, February 18, 2002
12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM
(including the Welcoming Reception
5:00 PM-6:00 PM)

Tuesday, February 19, 2002
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
(including the Attendee Lunch in Exhibit Hall
11:45 AM-1:15 PM)

Wednesday, February 20, 2002
9:30 AM - 3:00
(including the Complimentary Cappucino in Exhibit Hall
12:30 PM- 2:30 PM)

Exhibit Floorplan

During the week of February 17–21, 2002, at the 131st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), you can join more than 4,000 science and engineering professionals, representing more than 70 different countries, who will come together for the opportunity to add to their own store of knowledge by capitalizing on the expertise and experience of their colleagues. More than 200 sessions and 1,000 individual presentations are scheduled. Whether your technical interests lie in precious metal extraction, aluminum processing, high-temperature superconductors, or just about any other materials field or metallurgical discipline, you will find programming that addresses your most pressing needs.

In addition to the technical programming highlights, you will have other opportunities to build on your knowledge base by taking advantage of special lectures, tutorial presentations, and short courses. Furthermore, the meeting will feature TMS Exhibit 2002, which will provide you an opportunity for one-to-one information and hands-on examination of products and services that answer the needs of your organization. At least 200 exhibiting companies are expected to fill the exhibit hall.

Exhibit Booth Reservations

Booth Reservations may be obtained by completing the 2002 Space Reservation Form (available for download in portable document format) or by accessing the on-line reservation form.

  • $19.00 per square foot for reservations received until September 15, 2001
  • $21.00 per square foot after September 15, 2001

Standard Booths are 10’ x 10’ .The minimum booth size is 10'X 10' (3.04m x 3.04m).Contact TMS to discuss creation of a booth configuration to achieve your objectives.

What is Included with Your Booth Rental

  • Security throughout the show (includes set-up,show hours,and dismantle)
  • 8 foot back drape and 3 foot side drape
  • 44 inch sign identifying your company name and booth number
  • Aisle carpet, maintenance, and cleaning.
  • General lighting, heat, and ventilation
  • Comprehensive exhibitor’s service manual
  • Hosted Welcoming Reception and Coffee Breaks in the Exhibit Hall
  • Complimentary full conference registration for two exhibitors per 10 ’ x 10 ’ booth
  • Complimentary admittance coupons/invitations
  • Post-show attendee list
  • Exhibition Management Services

The Exhibit Package Also Includes

  • FREE show passes for your customers
  • FREE exhibitor registration to attend technical sessions
  • FREE listing in the Pre-Show Report and the On-Site Show Directory
  • FREE hypertext link from the TMS website to your website
  • FREE pre-and post-conference mailing lists
  • FREE vendor presentation opportunities in the Product &Technology Mini-Sessions

Growth of the Event

The importance of TMS as a world-class metals &materials event is illustrated by the consistent increase in the size of the show —net square footage as illustrated below:

TMS Exhibition Annual Growth

Products and Services Featured

  • Advanced composite &ceramics materials
  • Air pollution control equipment
  • Aluminum:
    • Industry wear parts
    • Processing equipment
    • Production technology & equipment
    • Quality
    • Refining systems
  • Anode:
    • Assembly
    • Cleaning
    • Rod stub welding
    • Transportation
  • Automation/Computer Simulation/Computer software
  • Butt:
    • Crushing
    • Stripping
  • Carbon:
    • Paste production & equipment
    • Cathode refining
    • Technology and supplies
  • Casting
  • Chemicals and additives
  • Cleaning machines/systems
  • Clothing – protective
  • Combustion technology
  • Corrosion/surface treatment
  • Cranes
  • Degassing
  • Dross:
    • Handling equipment
    • Cooling
    • Processing & removal
  • Engineering and consulting services
  • Filtration
  • Furnaces
  • Graphite parts
  • Grain refiners hardeners
  • HF measurement systems – pot rooms//stacks
  • Industrial gases
  • Ingot & sow casting handling & stacking
  • Instrumentation
  • Lubricants
  • Master alloys
  • Material handling
  • Material information
  • Measurement/Testing and analysis
  • Molten metal pumps
  • Process equipment
  • Publishers
  • Recycling/Scrap processing
  • Refractory &insulating:
    • Products
    • Maintenance/Repair
  • Research &development
  • Sawing systems
  • Service contractors
  • Vehicles for potrooms &casthouses
  • Water cooling &treatment
  • X-ray diffraction

We urge exhibitors to get involved with helping to promote their participation in the 2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Opportunities are designed to help you maximize your exhibitor benefits with customers and prospects. Act now to ensure your company the high visibility of a prime location. For space reservation, or to hold space on a tentative basis, contact:

Cindy A. Wilson
Exhibits Coordinator
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale PA 15086
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext 231; fax (724) 776-3770
E-mail; Web Site



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To reserve booth space for the meeting, submit the Exhibitor Reservation Form.

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