Advanced Engineering | Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

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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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.

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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.

Headline Partners & Sponsors

BARA British Automation & Robot Association

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Catapult Satellite Applications

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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

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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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Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

Advanced Engineering is taking place on 1 & 2 November 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham

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.

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

Advanced Engineering 2023 launches with a fresh and future-focused rebrand

You might have noticed we look a bit different! We’ve undergone a rebrand, celebrating the evolution and developments within the industrial sector. After in-depth industry research, we are excited to share the new look and feel of Advanced Engineering at the 2023 edition.

We’ve still kept the strong heritage of the event you’ve known for 14 years. This newly updated floor plan, layout, focus, and branding, more accurately reflects the innovation we see in our industry every day.

It  is sure to improve the event’s success for exhibitors and visitors alike. 

Who you'll meet in 2023...

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.

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!

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