Meet OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals under one roof
Advanced Engineering is the UK's largest showcase on the latest advances in engineering, converging innovations, latest developments and vital information driving efficiency and profitability to enable UK manufacturers to compete and grow in an ever competitive global market.
Meet face to face with suppliers and partners under one roof – spanning the supply chains of all key advanced manufacturing sectors.
Make your decisions faster: Touch and feel products, compare quotes and understand capabilities on the spot
Save time and money: Experience an array of supply chain partners that would otherwise take you months of time and travel
Discover and test new technologies and innovations you didn’t know existed and before media /online coverage
Check out how partners and competitors are presenting themselves to the market: Pre-arrange meetings on the show floor with peers and suppliers alike
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
Top 6 reasons to attend
Hear from industry experts for free - access over 200 presentations and case studies from OEMs and top tier speakers through five open forums.
Grow your network - meet partners from this years brand new sector; Medical Device Engineering.
Discover what Industry 4.0 means for you - visit the Connected Manufacturing show zone and conference.
Source all your product needs under one roof - visit over 500+ exhibitors with solutions in areas including R&D, design, test, production, manufacturing, inspection, measurement, materials and technology.
Keep up to date with new innovations and technologies - presented by start-ups, SMEs and national research initiatives.
Take advantage of the free AE Connect meeting service - matchmaking service to network with peers and meet the right suppliers for you.
Networking at the show
Advanced Engineering is not just about the exhibitors, it's eqaully about networking with other visitors. 2018 saw more OEMs and T1 companies than ever before, here's a sample:
Job titles include:
C-suites (CEO, CTO, CIO)
General Manager & MD
IT Systems Management
Opening hours & venue
Wednesday, 30 October 9am - 5pm
Thursday, 31 October 9am - 4pm
National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Halls 2, 3 & 3a Birmingham, United Kingdom