Advanced Engineering | NEC | 30 & 31 October 2024

30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Bridging the gap between sectors for the entire engineering and manufacturing supply chain

30 & 31 October at the NEC - Get ready to inspire 9000+ buyers and influencers

Boost your business at Advanced Engineering 2024: the ultimate innovation display hub for the entire manufacturing supply chain

Are you a key player in the manufacturing and engineering sectors? You’re in the right place!

Showcase your brand amidst the full spectrum of the supply chain, from R&D and design to testing, quality control, manufacturing, and maintenance.

Captivate the attention of 9,000+ visitors from Tier 1 and OEM companies that gather to discover solutions to propel their projects and companies forward for the next 5 years.

Be a vital part of this year’s most significant manufacturing and engineering event — the live, in-person search engine for cutting-edge engineering developments that will shape the industry’s future.

Join us at Advanced Engineering 2024 and boost your business to new heights. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect, innovate, and thrive in the ever-evolving world of manufacturing and engineering.

30 & 31 October at the NEC - Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

This is where engineering and manufacturing meet innovation


Find products and solutions to optimise individual components, manufacturing processes or complete solutions with direct access to top UK, European and US manufacturing suppliers.

Expand your network, learn from 5 accredited forums, and adapt to industry trends getting direct access to the latest manufacturing technologies. 

Advanced Engineering goes beyond a trade show; it is the engineering and manufacturing event of the year that aims to help you overcome challenges and keep you up to date with industry trends.

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Visitors actively search for these high-demand solutions

• Additive Manufacturing
• Advanced Metals
• Composites Engineering
• Digitalisation & Automation
• Electrification 
• Electronic Engineering
• Machines and Precision tools
• Material Innovations
  • Sustainable fuel tech
  • Product Design & Engineering
  • Surface Treatment & Finishing
  •  Test & Quality Control


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One badge, two shows

Advanced Engineering is proudly co-located with Lab Innovations 

What’s on at

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Lab Innovations is the meeting place that’s inspiring the future of laboratories. Be a part of the UK’s leading event for lab technology, analysis, application and more! 

Speak to a member of the team about your involvement at Lab Innovations 2024. Hurry, Early Bird rate ends soon! 

What's on in 2024?

Find out everything you’ll discover at the show this year, from key speakers and topics to inspire you to exhibitors and their cutting-edge products. With visitors from Aerospace, Automotive, Composites, Construction, Defence & Security, Energy, Marine, Medical, Rail, Space, Sports & Leisure and more, Advanced Engineering is your central hub to meet the industry under one roof.


Read on to discover the keynote speakers who will inspire you, the industry-leaders who you will network with, the most up-to-date news in engineering and so much more. If you’re in the engineering and manufacturing sector, there’s something here for you.

Meet 2023 keynotes

Learn from industry-leading keynotes across both days of the show. Be inspired to innovate! 

Richard Noble OBE

Former Land Speed World Record holder and serial innovator

Eman Matin-Vignerte

Director External Affairs & Government Relations at Bosch

Stephen Phipson CBE

Chief Executive Officer at Make UK

Mike Gascoyne PhD

Founder & CEO at MGI Engineering and eVTOL development expert

Innovation & Sustainability​

Explore exciting new solutions and products that have come to market through the Enabling Innovation Zone, Innovation Trail and Sustainability Trail. Stay up to date with the latest developments!

Speakers & Forums

Get inspired by 150+ industry-leading speakers. You can visit sessions across 5 forums; Main Stage, Aerospace, Automotive, Composites and Advanced Materials and Technology. You’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Networking & Connections

Meet the entire engineering and manufacturing industry. Speak with likeminded industry professionals from all sectors to expand your network, develop connections and meet new suppliers. 

Exhibitors &

Discover 400+ cutting-edge exhibitors offering solutions across the supply chain for all sectors. If you have a problem, they have the solution!

Only at the show...

Close the search engine – there are innovations and products you’ll only see live at Advanced Engineering. Here are a few from 2023 – stay tuned for even more in 2024!

Ford Motor – Graphene PU foam

Ford Motor – Graphene PU foam At a recent conference, Ford Motor presented its innovative graphene-enhanced polyurethane (PU) foam that reduces noise in automobiles while also lowering their weight. The material was chosen as a finalist for the Polyurethane Innovation Award, given by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) during the conference. The foam

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Inov8 Trainer

Inov8 Trainer Inov-8 is launching a revolutionary world-first in the sports footwear market following a unique collaboration with scientific experts The British brand has teamed up with The University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to incorporate graphene into running and fitness shoes. Graphene is the thinnest material on earth and is 200 times

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Far-UK EV & LSCP UltraMEV EV Mode –  A small-scale production of a modular subframe that could be utilised front or rear. The module incorporates brakes, suspension, steering, crash technology, electric motor and transmission suitable for smaller vehicles in L5e, L7e -CP, L7e-CU, M1 and N1 categories with GVW 600-1200kg.     UltraMEV –  To meet the

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Warwick Racing

Warwick Racing Warwick Racing, is a university-based, cross disciplinary team who operates as a small-scale company. Our team is home to over 100 students hailing from a wide-array of subjects: from STEM and Humanities to the Creative Industries. Since 2001, students have been working in-tandem to ensure the research, development and construction of a competitive

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