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IMAPS 2000


September 20 - 22, 2000
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Exhibitor Information

Exhibits Chair:
Bill Kyle

General Chair:
James Alexander

IMAPS 2000 Floor Plan    |  Exhibitors   |  New Features   |   Attendees   |  Marketing Program   |   Publicity   |  Co-Marketing   |   Standard Booth Equipment   |   Cancellation of Space   |   Installation and Dismantling   |    Cost of Booth Space   |   Top Ten Reasons You Should Exhibit


Over 300 companies exhibited at ISHM ‘98. These included MCM and thick film circuit manufacturers, as well as equipment and materials suppliers. IMAPS is the largest exhibition dedicated to the microelectronics marketplace. Exhibiting companies use IMAPS as an integral part of their sales and marketing campaigns. IMAPS enables them to:

  • Reach over 4,000 buyers and specifiers in one place.
  • Generate exposure in this highly competitive marketplace.
  • Launch new products and concepts to the market.
  • Enhance relationships with existing customers.

IMAPS 2000 - New Features

IMAPS 2000 will include several new features designed to increase attendance, promote activity on the show floor, and provide all participants with a value-for-the-money learning and marketing environment. These include:


  • Become part of IMAPS NEW Virtual Trade Show with customized company profile page on IMAPS web site and a  free link to your organization's website!
  • Upgraded technical sessions to include the best papers from IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshops.
  • Enhanced marketing program to bring more of your clients and potential customers to the show.
  • Intense local marketing to maximize attendance from the strategically important microelectronics industry that is located in the Northeast, Canada, and the Eastern US seaboard.


IMAPS attracts over 6,500 attendees who represent all facets of the microelectronics industry. These include: engineers, technicians, R&D, purchasing, manufacturing, management, and many more. They represent the automotive, communications, medical, aerospace, computer, defense, and consumer industries.

IMAPS '99 Attendee Profile

  • 85% of IMAPS '99 attendees reported having taken action as a result of attending the Exhibition.
  • 39% recommended the purchase of a product.
  • 44% requested additional information as a result of attending IMAPS '99.

IMAPS 2000- Marketing Program

Direct Marketing
Direct mail and telemarketing campaign to attract local attendees.

Telemarketing Program focused on attracting participants from all disciplines of the microelectronics industry.

50,000 Advance Programs will be mailed to previous IMAPS attendees, IMAPS members, and other targeted demographic lists.The programs will be mailed in two waves starting in early May and ending in late August, 2000.

IMAPS 2000 will expand the reach and frequency of its advertising over previous campaigns and will include advertisements in:

  • EP&P
  • Advanced Packaging
  • Semiconductor International
  • US Tech
  • Solid State Technology
  • Sensors Magazine
  • Microelectronics International
  • Electronic Buyers News

IMAPS 2000 will send press releases to motivate attendance from the readers of all of the electronics industry periodicals. In addition, the IMAPS 2000 publicity campaign will include the trade magazines for important vertical markets as well as local newspapers, business sheets, and prominent local company newsletters.

IMAPS 2000 is making every effort to ensure that we bring the customers you want to see into the exhibit hall. We offer the following co-marketing opportunities:

  • Guest Invitations -- IMAPS 2000 will send every exhibitor 200 show passes for you to send to your customers. If you need more, we will send you them.
  • Customer Mailings -- IMAPS 2000 will mail invitations to your customers. Send us a list of up to 1,000 names and we will mail them for you -- free!
  • Sponsorships -- Increase your visibility! Sponsor a coffee break or a reception. Sponsoring an event shows your commitment to the customer’s industry.

Standard Booth Equipment

  • Each booth includes an 8' high back drape and two 3' draped side rails. A 9" x 44" sign with your company name and booth number is also included.
  • Each exhibiting company will receive one free Symposium registration and a copy of the Symposium proceedings on CD ROM.
  • Any other booth requirements such as tables, carpeting, chairs, etc., can be ordered from the appropriate show contractor at an additional rental fee. All exhibitors will receive an Exhibitor’s Manual that will outline all services available for IMAPS 2000.


Cancellation of Space
Refunds will be made for cancellations only if the space is resold to another exhibitor. If the space cannot be resold, the full amount of the booth will be due to IMAPS. However, any monies paid, in excess of the 50% deposit, will be applied against the cost of space at IMAPS 2001, October 9 - 11, 2001,n in Baltimore, Maryland

Installation and Dismantling

Tuesday, September 19, 2000 - 10 am to 10 pm

Friday, September 22, 1999 - 2 pm to 10 pm


Cost of Booth Space
IMAPS 2000 Floor Plan

Booth Size
Prior to 12/31/99 After 12/31/99 Prior to 12/31/99 After 12/31/99
10' x 10' $1,500 $1,700 $2,000 $2,200
10' x 20' $3,000 $3,400 $3,300 $4,000
20' x 20' $6,000 $6,800 $6,300 $8,000
20' x 30' $9,000 $10,200 $9,300 $12,000
20' x 40' $12,000 $13,600 $12,300 $16,000

Top Ten Reasons You Should Exhibit in Boston Top Ten Reasons You Should Exhibit at IMAPS 2000
10. Cross the Charles River’s bridges to Cambridge and take in the funky street life or visit the campuses of MIT and Harvard.

9. Family weekend getaways to Cape Cod and the Islands, Newport, Salem, Plymouth, Sturbridge and New Hampshire’s White Mountains are all nearby. Enjoy the most spectacular display of fall foliage in America.

8. Take an amphibious Duck Tour and plunge into the Charles River for a unique exploration of the city.

7. Awesome Lobster and Chowder, the best seafood in the country, fabulous Italian cuisine in The North End and ethnic restaurants on every street.

6. Shop the chic boutiques in classic brownstones on Newbury Street or the glass and steel malls at Copley Place and The Prudential Tower. Or head to the waterfront and stroll the cobblestones at Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall

5. Visit Fenway Park, circa 1912 and see the historic left field wall, the real "Green Monster" before it’s gone forever.

4. Walk the "Freedom Trail", or take the trolley to Old North Church, Bunker Hill and Old Ironsides.

3. Retrace Paul Revere’s ride, relive the Boston Tea Party

2. Big-city amenities with the atmosphere of a small, friendly European town. Boston is famous for world class museums of science, art and history and is home to the JFK Library.

1. America’s walking city, stroll everywhere or take the "T". Drive in the breakdown lane or turn left on red... it’s legal.

10. Over 6,000 eager customers under one roof.

9. One large continuous exhibit hall with 400 booths.

8. Recently renovated world-class convention facility.

7. The greater Boston area contains the highest concentration of high technology companies in North America.

6. World’s largest exhibition devoted to microelectronics and packaging.

5. The most cost effective exhibition in the industry.

4. Participate in IMAPS's Virtual Trade Show, the internet's most comprehensive listing of companies providing products and services to the microelectronics and packaging industry

3. A short flight from Europe ensuring participation by a strong foreign delegation.

2. The Boston area has a large population of future microelectronics professionals.

1. Your competition WILL be there!


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