Visit | Join the UK's leading annual supply chain event

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK's leading gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

2 & 3 November 2022
NEC, Birmingham

Join your peers at Advanced Engineering to be inspired by innovation

2 & 3 November 2022 | NEC, Birmingham

Advanced Engineering is the UK’s leading showcase on the latest advances in engineering, converging innovations, latest developments and vital information driving efficiency and profitability. The show enables UK manufacturers to compete and grow in an ever-competitive global market.

2021 saw visitors attending from Airbus, BAE Systems, 3M, JLR, Rolls-Royce, BMW, Ford and more. Register to attend below to join your peers at the show for 2022!

6 reasons to attend

Industry Experts

Hear from industry experts for free - access over 200 presentations and case studies from OEMs and top tier speakers through four open forums

Network Growth

Meet industry leaders from every sector of the manufacturing industry in one place and pre-arrange meetings via the free AE Connect platform

Industry 4.0

Discover what Industry 4.0 means for you - visit the Connected Manufacturing show zone and conference for the latest industry insights and exclusive content

All your needs

Numerous exhibitors with solutions in areas including R&D, design, test, production, manufacturing, inspection, measurement, materials and technology

Stay up-to-date

Keep up-to-date with the latest in new innovations and technologies - presented by industry leading start-ups, SMEs and national research initiatives

AE Connect

Take advantage of the free AE Connect meeting and matchmaking service to network with peers and meet the right suppliers for you with our extensive database

Meet some of our fantastic supporters:

We work with an extensive range of media and association partners to reach the right audience and to create an unmissable event.

Explore the show zones...

Source products and discover new technologies across Advanced Engineering’s co-locating show zones. It’s the UK’s only event truly able to introduce you to new technologies and products in less familiar but parallel manufacturing sectors

Aero Engineering

Composites Engineering

Automotive Engineering

Advanced Metals

Connected Manufacturing

Space & Satellite

Product Testing & QC

Make the most of your time at Advanced Engineering with AE Connect

Advanced Engineering invests significantly into networking features to enhance visitor experience and exhibitor ROI. AE Connect provides a bespoke matchmaking service between visitors and exhibitors and is completely free for all to use.

1 Badge 2 Shows

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.

Discover Advanced Engineering 2022

Advanced Engineering is bringing the engineering supply chain back together for 2 days, packed full of networking, learning and of course doing business. Find out what’s on at Advanced Engineering 2022.



Be inspired by innovation at Advanced Engineering, from the Innovation Trail to Enabling Innovation and more...
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Networking is key for personal and professional growth, and Advanced Engineering makes networking a breeze!
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Multiple open forums


Advanced Engineering boasts 4 open forums packed with ground breaking content from expert speakers across the industry
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Contact the Team

Contact the Team

Interested in exhibiting or visiting? Get in touch with the team.
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Join the UK's leading annual supply chain event

Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to meet and network with OEMs and supply chain partners spanning design, test, measurement, inspection, production, and assembly; reaching into the key sectors of aerospace, automotive, civil, rail, transport and more… 

Come back from your visit ready to reduce production times and costs, and develop relationships in both familiar and parallel sectors for new technologies and supply chain partnerships.

Advanced Engineering 2021 was a fantastic success!  Make sure you’re ready for 2022 – don’t miss out! Register your interest today to be the first to hear about confirmed speakers, suppliers, launches and more for the 2022 show.

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