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Forge influential relationships with top professionals and solution providers across various industries. Throughout SMTA International, you'll have access to networking functions, one on each day of the event, as well as numerous other opportunities to engage with thousands of participants.

Women's Leadership Program

Tuesday, October 22 | 1:30pm-6:00pm

Promote Diversity & Inclusion in Engineering & Manufacturing Fields

For the past 14 years at SMTA International, the committee holds a half day program for all to join and enjoy conversations with their fellow attendees. These programs include technical presentations and round table discussions moderated by industry leaders.


Back to 1984: Celebrating 40 Years

Wednesday, October 23 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Kings Rosemont | 5505 Park Place, Rosemont, IL 60018

Step into a time warp and buckle up for a journey back to the raddest era of them all! The Association's 40-year anniversary party at SMTA International is not just a celebration; it's a gnarly 80s extravaganza that'll leave non-attendees stuck in the wrong decade.

Party details and tickets will be announced soon!

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Passport Program

Meet Manufacturing Technology Experts on the Expo Floor

Calling all Young Professionals and those new to the industry! Join us at SMTA International during our interactive in-expo networking event, Passport to the World of SMT!

2024 program details will be announced soon!

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40 Under 40 Program

Recognize Young Leaders in the Industry

In celebration of SMTA's 40th Anniversary, we are hosting the SMTA's 40 Under 40 Program to recognize young leaders who have demonstrated outstanding success in their careers and contributions to the electronics manufacturing industry.

Award ceremony details will be announced soon!

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