Planning you visit at Digital Manufacturing Week 2018
Opening times

Smart Factory Expo
Wednesday 13 November: 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 14 November: 09:00 - 16:00

Registration opens at 08:30

The Manufacturer Top 100
Wednesday 13 November: 18;00 - 21:00

Manufacturing Leaders' Summit
Wednesday 13 November: 09:30 - 16:00
Thursday 14 November: 09:30 - 15:00

Registration opens at 08:30

The Manufacturer MX Awards
Ceremony & Gala dinner
Thursday 14 November

Getting here

Venue: Exhibition Centre Liverpool Kings Dock Liverpool L3 4FP
Website:,Tel: 0151 703 7294

By car
Less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road, Exhibition Centre Liverpool is perfectly placed if arriving by car.
From the South
From the North
From the Wirral

By rail
Just a short taxi- or bus-ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station, Exhibition Centre Liverpool is just over two hours from London via direct train services.

Virgin Trains              National Rail


Local accomodation
You can find more several hotels with a range of facilities and budgets within walking distance to Exhibition Centre in Liverpool. 
​​​​​Click here to find a list of hotels near the venue.


Plan your journey
If you are unsure on the best way to travel to Liverpool, try planning your journey using the following websites. For furher assistance please contact our team who will be more than happy to help on: or 020 7401 6033 (select option 3)  

If you would like any assistance planning your journey to the event please contact the team on: or 020 7401 6033 (select option 3)

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.

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