Advanced Engineering 2021 | Engineer a more efficient future

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

4 & 5 November 2020 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

4 & 5 November 2020. NEC, Birmingham

The next edition of Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest gathering of engineering professionals, will take place on 3 & 4 November 2021

Visit the future now: new technologies for supply chain continuity and manufacturing competitiveness

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all advanced manufacturing sectors to network and source innovative new solutions from the engineering supply chains in R&D, design, test & measurement, advanced materials, manufacturing, and production.

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 professionals from OEMs, and all tiers of the supply chain

AE Talks: Test & Measurement

Thursday 22 April 2021 | 2pm 

This interactive multi-session event will put the spotlight on the world of Test & Measurement.

Confirmed keynotes include speakers from Skyrora, Science and Technology Facilities Council, and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and sessions from sponsors Monolith AI and APITech this is an event you won’t want to miss.

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Many top brands attend Advanced Engineering year on year. Make sure your on the list for 2021.

Introducing in 2021

Our new ‘mini-zone’ held alongside Aero Engineering. Discover business & innovation in the UK space and satellite supply chain, and see applications across multiple sectors. Supported by ADS and the UK Space Agency

Multiple show 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

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PLUS: Enabling Innovation zone

Advanced Engineering 2021 welcomes back our hugely popular Enabling Innovation zone, hosting 10 start-ups and innovators, showcasing invention and innovations.


2019 - A record breaking year!

Advanced Engineering 2019 wrapped up for another year on 31 October, enjoying a 5%visitor increase on the previous year. 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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Industry News

Keep up-to-date with the latest industry news and show announcements as they happen!

Voice of Industry Report

This report has been commissioned by Advanced Engineering, the UK’s thought-leading conference and event for the UK advanced manufacturing sectors and supply chains. Whether it’s uncertainty in the marketplace, in your innovation strategy or in the choice of digital technologies available to you, overcoming uncertainty makes you stronger as a business. And that’s exactly what

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5 minutes with… Scott Singleton

Scott Singleton, Operations Manager at Cristex.  What is your role? My role as Operations Manager at Cristex can be split into 4 key areas: people, core operations, project delivery and strategy. The main responsibility is supporting the production planning process and ensuring production targets are met and new opportunities are explored. The overall vision for

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5 minutes with… Oliver Larkin

Oliver has worked in the Automotive industry for over 30 years including spells abroad at SEAT in Barcelona and at Volkswagen’s HQ in Wolfsburg, Germany. For 15 years Oliver was in the Investor Relations team working with the CEO and the Board to explain the Group’s strategy to financial investors and analysts around the world,

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1 Badge 2 Shows!

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

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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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