MHI Selects Convention Data Services as Registration Partner

August 17, 2020

Bourne, MA – August 17, 2020: Convention Data Services (CDS) was selected by MHI, Material Handling Institute, for a three-year contract from 2021 through 2023.  CDS will provide registration, lead management, integrations, and contact center for ProMat 2021 & 2023 and MODEX 2022.

“MHI strives to produce the premier trade expos that connect solution users with the leading solution providers in the manufacturing and supply chain space,” said Daniel McKinnon, EVP of Exhibitions.  “To continue to meet and exceed the expectations of all our audiences, we chose to upgrade our registration technology by partnering with CDS. Their extensive resources align with MHI’s mission of delivering member value every day and to provide the latest technologies that make authentic event connections happen,” added Carol Miller, VP of Marketing & Communications.

“We are very proud to begin our partnership with MHI, a prestigious Trade Show Gold 100 honoree, on their premier events” said David Lawton, Chief Sales Officer at CDS. “We plan to implement new technologies and best practices essential to delivering a superior visitor experience.”


MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include manufacturers of material handling equipment including warehousing and logistics, systems integrators, third-party logistics providers, consultants, and publishers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, their customers and the industry through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX exhibitions to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.

Convention Data Services

Convention Data Services (CDS), a Freeman Company, is the trusted event registration, business intelligence and lead management partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, MA, CDS has been providing customized applications and support services for almost 35 years.

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