Advanced Engineering | Be inspired by innovation

Be inspired by innovation at Advanced Engineering 2023

Held 1 & 2 November 2023 | NEC, Birmingham

The 14th edition of Advanced Engineering will celebrate innovation, collaboration and sustainability within the engineering and manufacturing industries.

Engineering professionals from all sectors come together to network, learn and discover innovative new solutions and suppliers from the engineering supply chain across two action-packed days.

Don’t miss your chance to meet thousands of engineering professionals looking for new solutions. Enquire to exhibit today to book your stand and be a part of the future of engineering innovation.

2022 Highlights

Advanced Engineering 2022 wrapped up on 3 November after showcasing more cutting-edge technologies and product innovations than ever before. 

Stay tuned for the 2022 post-show report for a full overview of Advanced Engineering 2022.

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Subscribe to the Advanced Engineering Talks podcast!

Welcome to Advanced Engineering Talks, the podcast that explores the latest innovations and trends in engineering and manufacturing. From aerospace to automotive, from chemical to civil engineering, we cover it all.

In our first episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Melissa Thorpe, Head of Spaceport Cornwall, who shared her insights on the exciting developments in space technology and the UK’s role in the economic and sustainable future of space.

Our podcast aims to educate and inspire listeners by featuring interviews with leading experts in the field. Don’t miss out on the latest engineering news – subscribe to Advanced Engineering Talks today!

Here's who you'll meet in 2023...

Many top OEMs visit Advanced Engineering year on year. Here’s a preview of the companies that attended Advanced Engineering 2022 looking for new solutions.

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Lab Innovations is the UK’s only show dedicated to the entire laboratory industry. 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.

Co-located with Advanced Engineering, visitors and exhibitors have access to both events and, along with it, potential connections that would have otherwise been missed.

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.

Headline Partners & Sponsors

BARA British Automation & Robot Association

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Catapult Satellite Applications

Show Partner
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Composites UK

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Department for International Trade

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Engineering & Technology magazine

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GTMA Supporting Manufacturing Excellence

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers

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MAKE UK the manufacturers' organisation

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Cast Metals Federation

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Silverstone Technology Cluster

VIP - Sponsor
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PRF Composite Materials

Composites Networking Area Sponsor
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GRP Solutions

Composites Forum - Headline Sponsor
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University of Strathclyde

Automotive Forum - Headline Sponsor
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Connected Forum - Headline Sponsor
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Aerospace Manufacturing

Aerospace Forum - Associate Sponsor
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Ripley Solutions

Connected Forum - Associate Sponsor
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Digital Sponsorship
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Cristex Composite Solutions

Composites Forum - Associate Sponsor
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SET Squared Partnership

Enabling Innovation Sponsor
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Enabling Innovation Zone

Advanced Engineering is all about highlighting innovation and developing the future of the industry. The Enabling Innovation zone features 10 start-ups and SMEs with cutting-edge technologies, products or solutions that are sure to play a large part in the future of engineering and manufacturing. 

Submissions for Enabling Innovation will open in April 2023.

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The 2023 show app is now LIVE!

Don’t miss a thing at the show this year! We’re saving paper and using a digital show guide for 2023 to make sure you’re always up to date with what’s going on at the show.

Download the app to…

  • View exhibitor profiles
  • Explore the conference agenda
  • Pre-arrange meetings
  • And so much more…

The UK's leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering and manufacturing supply chain professionals.

Advanced Engineering | 2 & 3 November 2022

Visit the future now: new technologies for supply chain continuity and manufacturing competitiveness.  The 13th edition of Advanced Engineering will celebrate and highlight innovation, development and growth within the manufacturing industry.

Advanced manufacturing sectors can network and source innovative new solutions from the engineering supply chains in R&D, design, test & measurement, advanced materials, manufacturing, and production.

Don’t miss your chance to be at the centre of the engineering and manufacturing industry. Register to attend today or secure your stand!

Advanced Engineering supports Taylor-Made Dreams

Taylor-Made Dreams enables children with life-limiting illnesses to achieve their dreams. Taylor-Made Dreams sources and financially supports therapeutic services for affected children and their families throughout their difficult journey. For more information on Taylor-Made Dreams and how to support them visit their website here.

Our commitment to your safety

We put in place a comprehensive series of measures to ensure we provide a safe and successful event for all involved. Our health & safety protocols are audited by SGS to enhance the safety of our events. Advanced Engineering has received the official SGS accreditation for 2021.

NEW for 2022

NEW for 2022 – Joining the current show zones of Aero, Composites, Auto, Advanced Metals, Connected Manufacturing and Space & Satellite is the new Product Testing & Quality Control zone. 

This new area of the show floor will host exhibitors from all sectors who provide certification and inspection services. 

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