CAMX Connection – November 28, 2017

Next-generation SMC for automotive

Honda made a splash in 2005 when it introduced the Ridgeline pickup with an innovative sheet molded compound (SMC) bed and storage trunk. For the Ridgeline redesign, the company went back to the drawing board and emerged with a creative, efficient, multi-material design that takes SMC to the next level. More.

Register Now for CAMX 2017

Don’t miss CAMX 2017! CAMX is the industry’s premier conference and expo with over 450 exhibitors confirmed, a robust conference program, the latest innovations and manufacturing technology, and so much more. There’s still time to attend and join thousands of industry professionals, manufacturers, suppliers, researchers, engineers and end-users for networking, and sharing with hundreds of industry innovators and exhibitors in the bustling CAMX Exhibit Hall. Make your plans and register today.

Housing is Available for CAMX

Reserve housing today for CAMX. There are still limited hotel spaces available at several official CAMX hotels. Make your plans now! Updated rates and booking details are available online. Please note: Everyone must reserve housing, even if you had reservations for September.

Shuttle bus service is offered for hotels outside of walking distance. To make your reservation, visit or call Conference Direct, the only approved CAMX Housing Bureau, at US TOLL-FREE: 888-557-0824 or INTERNATIONAL: +1 801-512-2547. For general housing assistance, contact Conference Direct by email.

Find What You Need in the MyCAMX Planner

CAMX is the must-attend event for the composites and advanced materials industry, bringing together the top industry innovators, manufacturers, suppliers, leaders, and professionals to one amazing marketplace. With over 450 exhibitors and 100+ conference sessions, you need to stay organized and have a plan to make sure you don’t miss anything! Use MyCAMX Planner to search conference programming, exhibitors, and everything in store for you at CAMX.

Disruptive Innovators at CAMX Live!

“Disruptive innovation” is the creation of new markets or disruptions in existing markets by displacing market leaders. The CAMX General Session/CAMX Live! will feature three “disruptive innovators” who have helped change the way the world looks at composites — Boom Technology Aerostructures Engineer Kerry Manning, Composites Building Structures President/CEO James Antonic, and Oracle Team USA Designer Kurt Jordan. Arrive on time to attend this session – open to ALL attendees and exhibitors. The General Session is on Tuesday, December 12, 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Learn more and register today!

Preview the CAMX Registration Brochure Online

Preview the CAMX 2017 registration brochure detailing CAMX’s robust conference program, new features, as well as the confirmed exhibitors. The brochure includes the conference programming, housing and travel information, as well as immersive networking opportunities in the new Innovation Park. View the brochure and register for the industry’s premier conference and expo.

View the Detailed Conference Program

CAMX’s robust Conference Program offers detailed Technical Papers, Education Sessions hosted by industry thought leaders, and Poster Sessions highlighting cutting edge research. Attend all the programming with a Premium or Full Conference registration, or choose the Show Sampler registration for access to up to four sessions. Review the detailed Conference Program schedule, see speakers and times.

Take A Walk in Innovation Park at CAMX

Innovation Park at CAMX adds value to the CAMX experience with more exhibitors and education, opportunities to network and learn around the interests and topics that matter to you. Visit four unique zones in the park to access new innovations and ideas from startups, meet first-time exhibitors, and share and learn from industry leaders and consultants. Nestled in the center of the expansive CAMX Exhibit Hall, Innovation Park is a hub showcasing innovation, networking, and collaboration. Learn more and register today.

Stay Connected and Up-to-Date

Join the CAMX social media communities to receive updates on speakers, exhibiting companies, session topics, product displays and demonstrations, as well as technology and innovation. Plus, watch videos, crowdsource your questions, and network with fellow attendees. Share the excitement early, tell others about what innovations you’re most interested in seeing at CAMX…it’s your CAMX experience! Share it! Use the hashtag #CAMX17 on your posts.