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Canada's National Manufacturing Event

The Best of CMTS: Immerse yourself in cutting-edge manufacturing technology and industry education!

October 4-7, 2021

The International Centre, Toronto, Ontario

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Welcome to The Best of CMTS

This year, CMTS is going beyond our in-person experience: we created a full virtual event where our community can watch recorded Keynotes, Industry Panels, Tech Talk, and Smart Hub presentations, as well as gain access to virtual exhibits, industry resources, and digital networking opportunities right from your home!
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Event Features

Technology Exhibits

Technology Exhibits

CMTS provides a unique, hands-on environment in which attendees can discover revolutionary manufacturing technologies in live, interactive exhibits.

Keynote Presentations

Keynotes & Industry Panels

Hear valuable insights from the industry leaders and disruptors who are shaping the future of manufacturing at CMTS 2021 Keynote Presentations.

SME Zone


The SME ZONE is the nerve centre of CMTS. Major attractions will be hosted in the SME ZONE including presentations, networking and more.

CMTS LIVE! Digital Experience

CMTS is expanding beyond the in-person event and bringing you enhanced digital content and tools! Access virtual exhibits, livestreamed Keynotes and Industry Panel presentations, industry resources, and connect digitally with fellow CMTS participants.

Event and Industry News

  • CMTS Day 4 Highlights
    October 7, 2021

    The Best of CMTS: Day 4 Highlights

    The Best of CMTS is officially in the books! Thank you to attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers and SME members who joined us. Here’s your recap of what happened at Day 4. Key presentations focused on themes “Building the Manufacturing Workforce for the Future” and “Welder Education for Today’s Workforce”.
  • CMTS 2021 Day Three Highlights
    October 6, 2021

    The Best of CMTS: Day 3 Highlights

    Here’s your recap of what happened at Day 3 of The Best of CMTS, featuring hands-on demonstrations and speakers from the APMA, TELUS Business, CME, and more!
  • News Day 2 Showfloor
    October 5, 2021

    The Best of CMTS: Day 2 Highlights

    After a successful first day of The Best of CMTS, the excitement amongst attendees and exhibitors remained strong heading into day two. Here’s your recap of what happened at the event today!
  • Day One Highlights
    October 4, 2021

    The Best of CMTS: Day 1 Highlights

    The Best of CMTS 2021 has officially kicked off at The International Centre in Toronto! Canada’s national four-day manufacturing technology event features 100+ interactive exhibits, presentations and countless opportunities for Canada’s manufacturers to connect one-on-one. With so much happening, we’re assembling the event’s top takeaways—starting with Day 1.

Be a part of Canada's National Manufacturing Event!

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Position your company as an industry leader and connect with manufacturing professionals looking for technology solutions by participating at CMTS 2023!

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Preview The Best of CMTS including 100+ technology Exhibits, 7+ powerful Keynotes & Industry Panels, 15+ Tech Talks and Smart Hub presentations, and more!

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SME Events Health and Safety Guidelines

SME appreciates the commitment of the manufacturing community, and your health and safety at our events is important to us. As we have since the outset of the pandemic, SME is following and will continue to follow all Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) guidance and venue, municipal, provincial or federal mandates regarding health and safety.