Smart Factory Expo - UK's biggest digital manufacturing show

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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

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.

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. With 10 streams, and over 1,000 delegates, this conference features UK and international manufacturing success stories – with a strong orientation towards growth.

We are scouring the length and breadth of the nation to find 100 of the greatest people working in manufacturing; 100 unique and uplifting stories of struggle, grit, determination, and success against all the odds, personal tales of individuals helping to change popular perceptions of careers in manufacturing and draw young people into sector.

TMMX Awards is the biggest annual celebration in the industry’s calendar, attracting more than 1,000 attendees, dedicated to encouraging and promoting competitive manufacturing in the UK, and celebrating the very best in the industry.

Book your table to join us for welcome drinks, three-course meal with wine, guest speakers and entertainment.
Manufacturing Tours 

Get behind the scenes and see first-hand applied innovation – visit Liverpool City Region manufacturers and innovation hubs for FREE. Tours will be taking place on Tuesday 13 November and Friday 16 November. More information will be revealed soon…
Marketing to Manufacturers Night Summit

What marketing channels are most effective to reach manufacturers? Which were the most successful marketing-to-manufacturing campaigns of 2018?

Come join the people who have known the answers to these questions for the past 20 years: The Manufacturer’s senior leadership team.

The Marketing to Manufacturers Night Summit is a free-to-attend event, held immediately following the close of day one, on 14 November.
The Manufacturer Directors' Forum Dinners

The Manufacturer provides high-level networking opportunities, over dinner and drinks, for directors to expand their personal network and hear pan-industry perspectives from their peers.

On the evening of 13th November we will be hosting a series of dinners for Director-level members of our reader community to update us on their challenges and opportunities for the year ahead.

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


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.

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