Ensure continuity and growth in supply chain business and innovation

Hosting six key manufacturing show zones this November, Advanced Engineering remains the UK’s largest annual showcase of engineering technology, innovation, and supply chain solutions. As the UK’s only event truly able to introduce suppliers and buyers to opportunities in familiar and new sectors, Advanced Engineering provides networking and new business for 15,000+ professionals from OEMs, and all tiers of the supply chain.

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we help the industry come out of a truly challenging year and into a successful 2021 with tangible contacts, technologies and business opportunities across R&D, design, test & measurement, advanced materials, manufacturing, and production.

‘With the current situation restricting how companies do business, we’re looking forward to maximising our time at Advanced Engineering as our
chance to set ourselves up for a successful 2021.’

Jonathan Archer, General Manager, Renishaw UK Sales Ltd

Six shows zones under one roof

Showcase your solutions, source products and exchange new technologies across Advanced Engineering’s co-locating show zones.

Aero Engineering

Composites Engineering

Automotive Engineering

Performance Metals Engineering

Connected Manufacturing

Medical Device Engineering

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2019 - A record breaking year!

Advanced Engineering 2019 wrapped up for another year on 31 October, after welcoming over 550 exhibitors and over 15,000 attendees, a 5% increase on the previous year. With the introduction of a new show zone, Medical Device Engineering, Advanced Engineering showcased more cutting-edge technologies and product innovations than ever before, giving its attendees more reasons to visit the show, ultimately a larger footfall for all exhibitors.

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Enabling Innovation

Advanced Engineering 2020 is welcoming back an all new Enabling Innovation area, hosting 10 start-ups or innovators, showcasing invention and innovations.

2019 highlights

Take a look at the following press releases to find out what made Advanced Engineering 2019 the best show to date.

Advanced Engineering leads the industry charge into 2021

Advanced Engineering leads the industry charge into 2021

~ Secure your exhibition space at Advanced Engineering today ~ The UK’s largest annual gathering of engineering professionals, Advanced Engineering, will return to the NEC, Birmingham on November 4 and 5, 2020. Here, the UK’s talented and vast engineering industry can come together again to begin generating business for the new year. Bringing together thousands

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Steel: the new material as a service

How a novel buy-back model could transform the steel circular economy Although the industry calls it scrap, steel is a valuable resource as a secondary raw material. Whether it’s the steel contained in products at the end of their useful life, or the material left over from the manufacturing process, there’s more industry can do

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1 Badge 2 Shows!

Lab Innovations is the UK’s only show dedicated to the entire laboratory industry. 150+ exhibitors will showcase laboratory equipment, laboratory technology, analytical equipment, life science supplies and much more to thousands of laboratory managers, laboratory technicians and procurement managers.

Meet some of our fantastic supporters

We work with an extensive range of media and association partners to reach the right audience and to create an unmissable event

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Easyfairs COVID-19 Safety Statement

Advanced Engineering is set to go ahead as planned on 4 & 5 November 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. We will continue to monitor this situation closely and liaise with the Government, the NEC and the Association of Event Organisers, who have the most up-to-date information regarding the prevention and spread of COVID-19.

Easyfairs is also working hard on safety and sanitary plans and protocols in order to ensure our events are safe harbours for communities to meet and do business in the months and years to come. We are investing in a wide range of solutions from increased hygiene procedures to technology to facilitate social distancing and an impeccable level of sanitation. Easyfairs will not stop at anything to preserve the health and safety of its staff, exhibitors and visitors in every possible way.

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