Trade Shows and Associations

American Contract Manufacturers Show (AmCon)
http://www.amconshows.com

Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show
http://www.devicelink.com/expo/pac06

Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Show
http://www.devicelink.com/expo/atl06

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East
http://www.devicelink.com/expo/east06


Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
http://www.sme.org
Phone: 800-733-4763
An association that works to make engineers, companies, educators and others successful in their quest to advance the manufacturing industries.

National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA)

http://www.ntma.org
Phone: 800-248-6862
A trade organization that is a national representative of the custom precision manufacturing industry.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
http://www.nam.org
Phone: 202-637-3000
A trade association that seeks to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturers by shaping a legislative and regulatory environment conducive to economic growth and to increase understanding among policymakers, the media and the general public about the vital role of manufacturing to the nation's economic future and living standards.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
http://www.nema.org
Phone: 703-841-3200
An association that serves as a forum for the standardization of electric equipment. The NEMA gathers, compiles and analyzes electric market statistics and economical data while serving to promote competitiveness of its affiliated companies.