Why Exhibit?

Advanced Engineering 2018



Advanced Engineering is the UK's largest showcase on the latest advances in engineering, converging innovations, latest developments and vital information driving efficiency and profitbality to enable UK manufacturers to compete and grow in an ever competitive global market.

  • Connect with an audience of thousands of high level decision makers including CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, chief operating officers, MDs, directors, senior executives, senior procurement mangers and operations directors/manager
  • Showcase your expertise to a primed audience of motivated and ready to buy attendees interested in sourcing products and solutions
  • Position your company as a thought leader to the largest gathering of R&D, design, test, production, & assembly engineers & management through product demonstrations
  • Enhance your company visibility through an all-inclusive stand package that will give exposure pre, during and post show with our extensive marketing tools.

Don't just take our word for it: just a few comments from our 2017 exhibitors & partners:

  • Fantastic two days where we saw a real diverse set of visitors . . . all with really exciting business cases and solutions which can be enabled by Mindsphere, Tom Hammond, Mindsphere product & partner Manager, Siemens
  • A very good show, lots of interest shown and plenty of enquiries! - W Griffiths, Indestructible Paint
  • . . . an overall good chance to meet dedicated and potential future clients - Paul Hopkins, Farmingtons Automotive Gmbh
  • We meet people that we probably would never come into contact with. After 40 years of trading in the Uk that’s what makes Advanced Engineering unique - Bob Hitner, SMC Pneumatics
  • Great event for learning and teaching processes and knowledge - Liam Taylor, Safran Landing Systems
  • Great event, variety of industry and great interaction with the customers - Alex Johnson, Olympus
  • This event is going from strength to strength, the footfall and the quality of the visitors has been excellent,  Michaella Mais, Surface Engineering Association
  • A great show to meet key industry officials and like-mined individuals, to learn new upcoming technologies and show your products. A must for all the industry. - Louise Taylor, GOM UK
  • The best year in terms of quality of enquiries. We have been able to demonstrate our capability to a large number of people. It’s been great for the business.” Mark Crouchen, Managing Director of Rockwood Composites
  • Excellent location and footfall - John Lampitt, Cronite Castings
  • Fabulous, well organised event with a great variety of companies and industries - Celia Duxbury, Keighley Laboratories
  • Visiting Advanced Engineering is always a good opportunity to launch new products or meet engineering professionals - Chris Edwards, CNC Robotics
  • The most successful ever, delivering more leads, more contact with suppliers and, as importantly, the ability to meet Tencate’s existing customers and partners. John Darlington, TenCate

Who you'll meet: Leading visitor profiles from the 2017 show floor

OEM/Tier 1 top visitor industry sectors

  • Automotive

  • Aerospace

  • Motorsport

  • Industrial Products

  • Defence

  • Oil, Gas & Energy

  • Marine

Top visitor job functions

  • Research & Development

  • Design/Development Engineer/Chief Designer

  • MD/CEO/General Manager/Owner

  • Engineering Manager

  • Operations Manager/Director

  • Aerospace Engineer

  • Chief Engineer / Head of Engineering / Engineering Director / Principal Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Manufacturing Engineer

If your involved in any of the following, then this show is for you!

  • Composites, metals, plastics & other materials - parts manufacturing

  • Composites, metals, plastics & other materials - processing

  • Design, prototyping & development services

  • Digital design & manufacturing technology/equipment/software

  • Electronic components & subassemblies

  • Embedded systems & software

  • Industrial automation & process engineering

  • Industrial logistics / packaging

  • Industrial, personnel & business services

  • Laser process technologies

  • Low carbon vehicle & energy engineering technology & services

  • OEM parts, components and subsystems

  • Raw materials & intermediate/ semi products

  • R&D organisations

  • Safety, health & environment technology/ services

  • Storage solutions & systems

  • Sub-contract services

  • Supply chain components, assemblies, manufacturing

  • Surface engineering (materials/ plant/ equipment/ technology)

  • Test, measurement & inspection (technology/ equipment/ services)

  • Tooling suppliers & manufacturers

Marketing tools included in your package

As part of your stand package each exhibitor can take advantage of our extensive marketing tools. You will work closely with our marketing team to deliver a targetted campaign to attract your ideal visitors.

Marketing tools include:

  • 100 postcards

  • Email invitations

  • Personalised banners and unique links

  • Secure invite mailing

  • Telemarketing

Find out more >


It is increasingly common for exhibitors to be approached by third party companies purporting to, or giving the impression that, they have access to the show’s attendee list. Please be aware that we do not pass on our data to ANY third party, so please note that these claims may be fraudulent. If you have any concerns at all, please contact a member of the team.



Just some of the feedback on the 2017 event:

“. . . the most successful ever, delivering more leads, more contact with suppliers and, as importantly, the ability to meet TenCate’s existing customers and partners.”

John Darlington, Global Director Product and Market Strategy, TenCate

“. . . This has been the best year in terms of quality of enquiries. We have been able to demonstrate our capability to a large number of people. It’s been great for the business.”

Mark Crouchen, Managing Director, Rockwood Composites

“. . . very vibrant and busy for us. We have enjoyed many leads and also enjoy being part of the manufacturing environment as a lead supplier into most of the industry segments represented and visiting."

Martin Frost, Sales Manager Telsonic UK

“Within the first 4 hours of the day we got over 50 live leads”

John Bonas, Operations Director Composite Metal Technology, CMT