Advanced Engineering | Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing

30 & 31 October 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.

Get involved and exhibit alongside 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!

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

Meet new suppliers, access decision-makers, and increase business opportunities at Advanced Engineering 2024


The unique environment of in-person events offers a cost-effective marketing platform designed to maximise your brand’s visibility and impact.

Leverage networking opportunities to obtain crucial market insights and conduct an effective competitive analysis.

Advanced Engineering is a feature-rich platform to connect with new suppliers and influential decision-makers sourcing innovative solutions for the next five years.

Visitors actively search for these high-demand solutions

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

Network with buyers and decision makers from...

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...

Are you the sort of person who wants to see things up close? Discover awe-inspiring show floor exhibits on display at Advanced Engineering 2023 and stay tuned for 2024 live experiences!

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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