Calendar of Events



September 2020

September 3

Capital Expo & Tech Forum  +

Location: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab
Kossiakoff Center
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723


The cost to exhibit is $375/$475 (early/regular) for corporate members. The cost to exhibit for non corporate members is $450/$550 (early/regular).(click here for membership information).

The cost to exhibit includes: one 6ft draped table, two chairs, company sign, lunch, directory listing and attendee list.

Electricity is an additional $50 per outlet. Early Bird pricing ends August 7th, 2020!

Ad/Sponsorship Form
Exhibitor Application PDF

Important Exhibitor Materials:

  • Please contact McKenna Hill, SMTA Expo Manager at with questions or for additional information.
    For inclusion in the official onsite event guide, you must have your company description and other required information updated and sent to before Friday, August 7, 2020.


Plan now to join us for free technical sessions, free lunch and the chance to network with leading suppliers to our industry!

Exhibit Hours:
Thursday, September 3, 2020

More on the Technical Program to follow...

September 7 - 9

SMT Processes Certification (Juarez, Mexico)  +

Juarez , CH Mexico




  • September 7- Course (8:30-5pm)
  • September 8- ½ day of course + exam
  • September 9- All day exam (8:30-5pm)

  • Instruction: Spanish
    Test: English
    Instructor: Ivan Castellanos

September 10

Juarez Expo & Tech Forum  +

Location: TBD
Chihuahua, CP 31217


6 ft. Draped Table | Two Chairs | Attendee List | Onsite Event Guide Listing | Company Sign | Lunch

 Early Registration Rates End August 10, 2020
 SMTA Corporate Members receive reduced rates!

 Corporate Member 

 Non-Corporate Member 

 One (1) booth before May 18, 2020

 $550 - USD
 $10,000 - MXN

 $650 - USD
 $12,000 - MXN

 One (1) booth after May 18, 2020

 $650 - USD
 $12,000 - MXN

 $750 - USD
 $14,000 - MXN

 Booth Electricity

 $50 - USD
 $1,000 - MXN

 Exhibitor Application PDF
 Advertisement & Sponsorship Application PDF

 Questions? Contact SMTA Director of Meetings & Events, Kristy Masloski




More Information on Technical Sessions Coming Soon!

September 11

Dallas Chapter: SMTA Dallas Chapter Meeting  +

Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080

SMTA Dallas Chapter Meeting

Speaker: TBD

Event Details

  • Who: SMTA Members, Non-members, Students, and Guests are welcome - forward to others!
  • When: 11am-1pm on September 11, 2020
  • Where: Aboca’s Italian Grill, 100 S Central Expy #63, Richardson, TX 75080
  • Why: Meet others in the industry to help solve your technical problems. Come to the meeting, even if this isn’t a key topic of yours, the problem solving networking is great!






Sep 27 - Oct 1

SMTA International 2020  +

Donald E Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont , IL

Join your industry colleagues from around the globe this Fall for SMTA International, the electronics assembly industry's best technical conference. Get the latest in-depth technical information you need to be successful in your workplace. SMTA International offers educational opportunities covering manufacturing and assembly of electronics, advanced packaging/components, inspection technologies, processes, substrates/PCB technology, soldering, quality and reliability.

Sep 27 - Oct 1

SMTAI 2020 Advertising and Sponsorships  +

Location: Donald Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL


Sponsorship Opportunities
Increase your exposure this year at SMTA International, the industry's best technical conference on electronics assembly and advanced packaging.

Why Sponsor SMTA International?

  • Reach focused decision makers
  • Reinforce awareness among your target market
  • Increase your booth traffic
  • Associate your brand with a high quality of technical knowledge


  • Show Directory Advertising: August 3
  • SMTA International Sponsorships: August 31

View all sponsorship and advertising opportunities
Sponsorships for SMTA Chapters

Click here to become a sponsor or advertise!
For details and to purchase a sponsorship, contact:

  • McKenna Hill, (companies A-L)
  • Courtney Kalb, (companies M-Z)


September 29 - 30

SMTA International Electronics Exhibition  +

Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Exhibitors Register Now

SMTA International delivers value to you and your organization through our goal to bring our members and visitors together to focus, exchange ideas and share the newest technologies. Last year we welcomed over 1600 attendees from 21 different countries.

Sep 29 - Oct 1

SMT Processes Certification (Rosemont, IL)  +

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont , IL


Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Rosemont, IL, USA


  • September 29- Course (8:30-5pm)
  • September 30- ½ day of course + exam
  • October 1- All day exam (8:30-5pm)
  • Instruction: English
    Test: English
    Instructors: Jim Hall, ITM Consulting 


Each SMTA Certification program is a three-day offering consisting of a 1.5-day refresher workshop on topics in SMT Processes or Six Sigma Green Belt. The program concludes on days two and three with an open and closed book examination. This is not an entry-level program. Basic algebra will be used in the workshop and examination. This challenging examination requires both written answers and calculations with the intent to enable the attendee to establish competitive credentials as "Certified" by the SMTA in SMT Processes or Six Sigma Green Belt.

Why You Should Participate

  • Technologies change at the speed of light, and competition and expectations are forever increasing. This comprehensive program will provide the refresher course, study materials and examination allowing you to be recognized as an SMTA Certified Process or Six Sigma Green Belt Engineer.
  • Enhance your stature in our industry
  • Increase marketing value for your company
  • Obtain proof of your knowledge and experience The SMTA Certification program is unique, as it recognizes and certifies the entire SMT assembly process at an engineering level.

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