2002 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Marketing Opportunities

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



Exhibition Prospectus

Event Profile

General Information

Sponsorship Opportunities

Reservation Form

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.

Enhance the Event Package

Enhance the value of your event participation by combining the exhibition experience with one of our custom-designed packages:


Discount advertising opportunities in the pre-show issue of JOM –the Society journal, on the conference website, and in the official February Show Issue. An advertisement in the show issues of JOM will:

  • Help you to pave the way for a successful show
  • Expose your message to thousands of leading materials professionals who read JOM and may not be able to attend the exhibition.


TMS offers a diverse package of corporate sponsorship opportunities to complement your exhibit participation. By sponsoring an event at the TMS 2002 Annual Meeting, you can:

  • Present your company as a true industry leader..
  • Gain a high level of visibility within the materials technology community..
  • Make a lasting impression of your company name and message to meeting attendees..

This comprehensive package of promotional opportunities includes:

  • Recognition in the Final Meeting Program
  • Company name & Logo featured at the event/area sponsored
  • Signage featuring company logos throughout the public meeting areas

Sponsorship opportunities are limited. Exhibiting companies have first option on available sponsorships. View the proposed 2002 TMS sponsorship opportunities on the TMS 2002 Annual Meeting site, or contact TMS to discuss a custom sponsorship tailored to showcase your company.

Show Promotional Support

TMS strongly supports the 2002 Exhibition with a comprehensive marketing campaign which includes:

  • Direct mail to targeted lists of industry leaders
  • Industry specific advertising in metals & materials publications
  • Public relations to generate press coverage
  • Complete internet coverage via TMS OnLine and information listings on many related sites

Please accept our invitation to join over 150 organizations who have already reserved exhibit space for the 2002 TMS Exhibition. For space reservation,or to hold space on a tentative basis, act now to ensure your company the high visibility of a prime location. You may review the enclosed floorplan, and complete and return the Space Reservation form or contact:

Cindy Wilson, Marketing Coordinator
184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086-7514
Telephone (724) 776-9000, ext. 231; fax (724) 776-3770


The information on this page is maintained by Cindy Wilson (

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