Advanced Engineering | Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

1 & 2 November 2023

NEC, Birmingham

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1 & 2 Nov 2023 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

1 & 2 November 2023 at the NEC - Get ready to be inspired

Advanced Engineering is the UK’s largest annual gathering of engineering and manufacturing professionals. The event will help you to source new suppliers, network, build connections and learn about the latest industry developments all in one place.

Your free ticket will give you access to 400+ exhibitors offering solutions and products across all industries and sectors to help improve your productivity and inspire creativity.

With over 9,000+ of your peers due to attend and ready to network with and inspire you, this is the event you can’t afford to miss!

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What's on in 2023?

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 your keynotes

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

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 4 forums; Aerospace, Automotive, Composites and NEW for 2023: The Main Stage. 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...

Are you the sort of person who wants to see thing sup close and personal At Advanced Engineering you’ll see hundreds of products from our exhibitors that you can touch and experience. You’ll also see the awe-inspiring show floor exhibits on display on the show-floor!

Microlino EV Switzerland

Microlino EV Switzerland On average, a car is occupied by only 1.2 people and driven just 35km per day. This means that normal cars are too big for 95% of their usage. Sounds stupid, right? The Microlino is designed to be ideal for daily use, whether it is commuting to work, visiting friends or going

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Gravity Industries electric jet pack

Gravity Industries electric jet pack Gravity Industries designs, builds and flies Jet Suits, pioneering a new era of human flight. The company, which is scaling towards an International Race Series, was founded to challenge perceived boundaries in human aviation and to inspire others to dare to ask “What if?” Follow us on our social media

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Teslasuit Due to the 3 high level systems that focus around understanding human behaviors, TESLASUIT is an excellent research tool which is currently being used by over 50 research institutes around the world. These projects vary from master’s and PhD projects at world renown universities to governmental and medical institutes. You can find TESLASUIT involved

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