2017 Central Texas Manufacturing Trade Show & Procurement Conference

September 28, 2017 -

ARMA presents: 2017 Central Texas Manufacturing Trade Show & Procurement Conference, sponsored by The Business Bank of Texas

Featuring over 75 vendors showcasing advanced products, capabilities, and services as well as top procurement executives from major OEMS. Drinks and door prizes included!

Procurement Conference Agenda

A full day of panels and presentations will explore opportunities in key sectors like semiconductor, life sciences, medical device, as well as other mid-size electronics OEMs, and the federal government. Learn from executives and supply chain managers about what they look for in companies and how you can be a supplier.

9:30am to 10:00am Registration and Breakfast Tacos, sponsored by AFP

10am to 11:30am Semiconductor: Samsung, Applied Materials, and NXP discuss what they are looking for in suppliers and how to get qualified. Discussion will include: Troy Mills, Head of Global Procurement, Applied Materials. Greg Whitehorn, Global Procurement Manager, and Spencer Borschke, Senior Procurement Specialist, Samsung.

12:30pm to 1:30pm Government: Accessing opportunities within the Federal Government. Presenter: Greg James, Director of the PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center)

2:30pm to 3:30pm Medical Device and Life Sciences: Luminex, and ICU Medical (formerly Hospira and Pfizer) provide suggestions on supplying FDA regulated facilities. Confirmed: Mark Hunter, Senior Director of Supply Chain, Luminex. Pablo Jimenez, Director of Material Management, ICU Medical.

3:30pm to 5:00pm Happy Hour, sponsored by SkylesBayne

Why Exhibit

The trade show and conference bring together the best suppliers and procurement executives in the area. Here are five reasons to exhibit:

  • Generate quality leads
  • Build your brand
  • Make high-level contacts
  • Meet peers
  • Be a part of the community

What’s Included With a Booth

  • Draped Booth – 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’
  • Table (and table cloth)
  • 2 Chairs
  • Wastebasket
  • Company sign
  • 2 Company representatives per exhibit booth
  • 2 Complimentary attendee registration for Procurement Conference
  • Company Listing in Official Show Guide
  • Company recognition in electronic communication promoting trade show
  • FREE LOCAL SHIPPING of booth to Palmer Events Center, provided by BTX Global Logistics.

Exhibit Booth Rates

10’ X 10’
ARMA Member $550 | Non Member $675

10’ X 20’
ARMA Member $750 | Non Member $900

Trade Show Hours

Wed, Sep 27
12pm - 6pm Exhibitor move-in and setup
Thu, Sep 28
11am - 5pm Trade show opens


To register as a conference attendee, visit:

Members $25 | Non Members $50
Members will be provided special reserved mingling with procurement executives.

Thank you to all our Sponsors!

Headline Sponsor: Business Bank of Texas

Sustaining Sponsors: Intelligent Logistics, Western Industries Corporation, Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions

(Two more Sustaining Sponsorships available)

Logistics Sponsor: BTX Global Logistics

Breakfast Sponsor: AFP

Happy Hour Sponsor: SkylesBayne

For questions on exhibitor registration or sponsorships, please contact Liz Gori at



Minutes + Agendas