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CAMX Introduces First-Ever Innovation Park

Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments)
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CAMX Introduces First-Ever Innovation Park

North America’s Largest Composites and Advanced Materials Event Adds Innovation Park – a New Feature to Promote Collaboration, Showcase Innovators, and Inspire Industry-Wide Synergy and Growth.

May 31, 2017 (Orlando, Fla.) – CAMX-The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo – North America’s premier composites industry event co-produced by the American Composites Manufacturers Association and the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) – is excited to announce that its fourth annual event, taking place in Orlando from September 11-14, 2017, will mark the debut of Innovation Park at CAMX.


The park is a new area in the center of the Exhibit Hall featuring four zones tailored to the learning, networking and inspirational needs of CAMX attendees. The first of these areas is the New Exhibitor Zone where attendees can learn more about companies and startups new to CAMX. The New Exhibitor Zone is an opportunity to find out what these companies are doing in the industry and how their work can impact your business.


“We offer the premier North American composites event for advanced industry thinking. We offer attendees an all-new level of access to technical expertise. We offer start-ups and new companies revolutionary, new products, and solutions for our industry,” said Gregg Balko, SAMPE CEO. “Innovation Park will be the epicenter of knowledge and new information at CAMX.”  


Innovation Park will also feature a Consultants Corner area where attendees can get trustworthy, constructive answers to important questions from CAMX’s pool of experts. Another way for attendees to get valuable information is through Innovation Park’s Presentation Theater, which will include breaking news, press conferences, special announcements and more. Attendees who visit the theater will also have access to free technical presentations featuring new products and technical solutions.


The final area of Innovation Park is the Connection Zone where attendees can network and learn from each other. Each day, CAMX will hold meet-ups with groups with a wide range of meet-ups among people with similar interests.



“Our industry is evolving at a rapid pace. It seems as though every other week we’re learning about something that’s never been done in our industry before,” said Tom Dobbins, ACMA President. “The new features in Innovation Park will give CAMX attendees the chance to see the future of our industry before it happens, and through the power of collaboration and networking, even become a part of our industry’s future innovations.”



More information is available online at


Barry Black II
Sr. Manager, Marketing

Michelle Tubb, CAE

Director, Marketing and Digital Media




About ACMA
American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is the world’s largest composites industry trade group. We are manufacturers, material and equipment suppliers, distributors, academia and end users, dedicated to growing the composites market. We serve our members and the industry by promoting the competitive advantage and versatility of composite materials. ACMA offers composites industry educational resources through ourCAMX show, conferences andCertified Composites Technician (CCT®) program. We develop standards and specifications that drive preference for the use of composites in place of traditional materials. We lead advocacy efforts via legislative and regulatory channels to achieve a more viable composites industry. Together, we are shaping the future of composites.


The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering is an international professional member society that provides information on new materials and processing technology either via technical forums, journal publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas and air their views. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers and academicians.

About CAMX
Created by ACMA and SAMPE to connect and advance all aspects of the world's composites and advanced materials communities, CAMX is an all-encompassing event. Regardless of the application – transportation, aerospace, marine, wind energy, software, construction and infrastructure, medical, academics, sports and leisure – CAMX is THE must-attend event for products, solutions, networking, business, and advanced industry thinking. CAMX 2014 featured over 500 exhibitors, 8500 participants, and 250 conference education sessions and technical paper presentations. For more information, visit

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