Digital Manufacturing Week 2018 – the UK’s largest showcase for manufacturing

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Europe's Biggest Digital Manufacturing Show
14-15 November
Exhibition Centre Liverpool

Future-Proof Your Business
14-15 November
Exhibition Centre Liverpool

Digital Manufacturing Week is a national festival of advanced manufacturing bringing together 6,000 manufacturing executives across dozens of events over four days in Liverpool.
Created by The Manufacturer magazine, the UK’s largest industry title with 144k-strong reader community, and a heritage of over 20 years, Digital Manufacturing
Week is the perfect platform for forward-looking manufacturers to future-proof 
.their business

Smart Factory Expo is Europe’s biggest showcase for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) – a revolution in manufacturing agility, innovation and thinking. This year 6,000 attendees from technology, finance and manufacturing will visit over 250 exhibitors, and choose from over 200 free-to-attend presentations sessions.
14 November, 9am - 5.30pm; 15 November, 9am - 4.30pm (registration starts at 8.30am)

Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit is the UK’s largest manufacturing conference, and has been helping set the national innovation agenda for manufacturing agenda for 10 years. Expecting 1,000 delegates choosing sessions from our 8 streams, this conference features UK and international manufacturing success stories – with a strong orientation towards growth.
14 November, 9.30am - 4pm; 15 November, 9.30am - 4pm (registration starts at 8.30am)

Amid all the attention paid to the role of technology, it is people that power the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. For the past 5 years The Manufacturer Top 100 has celebrated the individuals that make the biggest difference in UK manufacturing – from senior leaders to rising stars.    This year we pay particular attention to all the winners of the past half-decade – with an exhibition of all 500 Top 100 winners in the Atrium of Digital Manufacturing Week – join us for the drinks reception to celebrate.’  
14 November, 6pm-9pm

‘The Manufacturer MX Awards is the UK manufacturing industry’s leading awards programme, brought to you by The Manufacturer and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. These awards are highly prized for a judging process that is more rigorous than any other.    Manufacturers are achieving great things in all aspects of their business and this is where they earn recognition for their excellence. Join us and over 800 attendees for the biggest celebration and showcase in UK manufacturing.’  
15 November, Drinks reception - 6.30pm; Carriages - 01:00am

Manufacturing Tours 

Digital Manufacturing Week is proud to call Liverpool home – and proud to show off the world-class infrastructure, companies and people behind the region’s success in guided manufacturing tours.
Sign up for Smart Factory Expo and/or Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit and apply for one of dozens of Manufacturing Tours to facilities in and around Liverpool for FREE.  
Tours take place on Tuesday 13 November and Friday 16 November

Marketing to Manufacturers Night Summit

The Marketing to Manufacturers Night Summit is a free-to-attend event - make sure you are registered for Smart Factory Expo and/or Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit.  
The Manufacturer Directors' Forum 

We will be hosting a series of dinners and breakfasts for Director-level members of our reader community to update us on their challenges and opportunities for the year ahead.

13 November, 6.30pm-9.30pm
Practical solutions to business challenges in a digital age / Transforming Manufacturing / Digital Transformation for the Modern Manufacturer

15 November, 7.45am - 9.15am
Data-driven, Connected Factories 

For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact:
+44 (0)20 7401 6033

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The Manufacturer is the premier UK industry publication providing manufacturing news, articles and insights while promoting best practice in the manufacturing industry. It is an essential resource for every manufacturing boardroom and for senior management, delivering thought leadership articles, regulatory updates and best practice case studies on a monthly basis.

Smart Factory Expo
14 November 2018, 9am-5.30pm 
15 November 2018, 9am-4.30pm

Manufacturing Leaders' Summit
14 November 2018, 9.30am-4pm
15 November 2018, 9.30am-4pm

Top 100
14 November 2018, 6pm-9pm

The Manufacturer MX Awards
15 November 2018, 6.30pm-1am


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