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

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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 158,000-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.


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Smart Factory Expo is Europe’s biggest showcase for Digital Manufacturing – a revolution in manufacturing agility, innovation and thinking. In 2019, 6,000 attendees from manufacturing, technology and finance will visit over 150 exhibitors, and choose from over 200 free-to-attend presentations.
13 November 2019, 9:00-17:00;
14 November 2019, 9:00-16:00;
Registration opens at 8:30 on both days

Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit is the UK’s largest gathering of senior manufacturers, helping them to future-proof their business for the past 11 years. 300 senior executives - exclusively manufacturers - spread across 30 discussion groups over two days, setting the industrial agenda for the year ahead. Featuring a mix of national and international manufacturing success stories, with a strong orientation towards growth, Manufacturing Leaders' Summit is the ideal platform to learn and expand your professional network.
13 November 2019, 9:30-16:00;
14 November 2019, 9:30-15:00
Registration opens at 8:30 on both days

Diversity & Inclusion in Manufacturing Summit brings together role models, mentors, recruiters and board-level leaders from across the UK manufacturing landscape - we unpack their stories, share their journeys and focus on the path forward. The interactive conference format sits delegates alongside speakers in a series of small group conversations, creating a relaxed environment for discussion and enabling everyone to lean in and be a part of the industry's most important conversation.
14 November 2019, 9:30-16:00;
Registration opens at 8:30

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.  
13 November 2019, 18:00-21:00

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.
14 November 2019, 18:30-01:00

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.  

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.

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
13 November 2019, 9:00-17:00
14 November 2019, 9:00-16:00

Manufacturing Leaders' Summit
13 November 2019, 9:30-16:00
14 November 2019, 9:30-15:00

Top 100
13 November 2019, 18:00-21:00

Diversity & Incusion in Manufacturing

14 November 2019, 9:30-15:00

The Manufacturer MX Awards
14 November 2019, 18:30-01:00

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Smart Factory Expo and Manufacturing Leaders' Summit are part of Digital Manufacturing Week - an annual celebration of UK manufacturing that brings together technology, finance and advanced manufacturing - in Liverpool City Region, the UK’s biggest advanced manufacturing ecosystem.

Digital Manufacturing Week is organised by The Manufacturer magazine, which for 20 years has connected ideas, talent and opportunity among our 158,000+ strong reader community.