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30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing in Automotive

Automotive Engineering

Automotive Engineering is the UK’s only 100% dedicated exhibition and conference for vehicle manufacturing and supply chain engineering. Recognizing the vital role of both volume and niche car production in the UK economy, this event has experienced continuous growth as the premier platform for manufacturers and the automotive industry supply chain. It covers all areas of the industry, from research and development to design, testing, and production, providing a comprehensive showcase of the sector’s advancements.

Who you'll meet in 2023...

Each year hundreds of visitors from Tier 1s and OEMs visit the show. Here are just a few you can expect to network with at the show…

Automotive: An overview

Welcome to the Automotive Zone at the Advanced Engineering Event, where the future of the automotive industry takes centre stage. 

With a focus on electric and hybrid vehicles, advanced driver-assistance systems, lightweight materials, and digital transformation, the Automotive Zone offers a unique opportunity to stay ahead in this rapidly evolving industry.

The Automotive Zone at the Advanced Engineering Event is where industry trends and breakthroughs converge. Here, you’ll explore the latest innovations shaping the automotive landscape, from autonomous driving technology to lightweight materials and sustainable powertrains.

Are you an automotive professional, a component supplier, or simply passionate about the automotive industry?  The Automotive Zone is a must to stay informed, inspired, and connected in this dynamic field.

Why attend?

Automotive has continually been a focus area for Advanced Engineering.

Recent developments in the automotive industry focused on the transition to electric and hybrid vehicles, as well as the integration of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technology.

Ensure you visit the Automotive networking area to discover new connections with your industry peers and build relationships in your sector.

Companies in the automotive industry that regularly attend the show include major automakers such as Toyota, Ford, and Volkswagen, as well as suppliers of components and systems such as Bosch and Continental

Typical visitors

  • OEM’s / Airframe manufacturers – UK, European & International
  • TIER 1 suppliers of aerostructures, engines, actuation & flight systems, interiors, avionics, power systems, & landing gear
  • EASA Part 21 approved design & production organisations – holding DOA or POA approval
  • TIER 2 – 4 approved & accredited supply groups – of parts, structures, components, sub-assemblies, sub-systems & engineering services feeding into the supply chain
  • Design, development & manufacturing partners
  • International supply chain procurement organisations

Typical exhibitors

  • Specialist industry ‘Tier’ parts & components & sub-systems suppliers
  • Aero-engineering sub-contract & engineering service providers (inc AS9100 /NADCAP/SC21certification ) 
  • Materials providers
  • Technology & equipment providers – supporting design, test, production, manufacturing, assembly & systems engineering
  • Innovation providers & support organisations – across the aerospace sector
  • Industry technology transfer / Representative bodies & consultants
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