Here is a list of shows and other events taking place over the next few months. Please let us know if there is an upcoming event that's not on the list. Just send us an email containing details about the event including Name, Dates, Location, Contact Telephone, Email and URL if available.


Featured Factory Automation Events

SMART MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE
Apr 30 - 02 2018, Boston, MA
THE BATTERY SHOW EUROPE
May 15 - 17 2018, Hanover, Germany
INTERNET OF MANUFACTURING MIDWEST 2018
Jun 06 - 07 2018, Chicago, IL
SENSORS EXPO & CONFERENCE
Jun 26 - 28 2018, San Jose, CA
IOT TECH EXPO EUROPE
Jun 27 - 28 2018, RAI, Amsterdam
3RD IOT GLOBAL INNOVATION FORUM
Jul 10 - 11 2018, Portland, OR
IMTS - INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Sep 10 - 15 2018, Chicago, IL
THE BATTERY SHOW
Sep 11 - 13 2018, Novi, Michigan
VISION - WORLD’S LEADING TRADE FAIR FOR MACHINE VISION
Nov 06 - 08 2018, Messe Stuttgart, Germany
IOT TECH EXPO NORTH AMERICA
Nov 28 - 30 2018, Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley, CA
AUTOMATE SHOW 2019
Apr 08 - 11 2019, Chicago, IL

All Factory Automation Events

SMART MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE

The Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 provides practical solutions for applying the latest advanced manufacturing technologies that drive results. Explore how leading companies are using transformative technologies to boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs. This event is laser-focused on advanced manufacturing technologies including: • Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing • Automation & Robotics • Advanced Materials • Precision Machining • Precision Measurement & 3D Scanning • Digital Manufacturing • Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) This is more than an event – it’s an experience. Participants will be immersed in a world of interactive learning, hands-on technology demonstrations and even virtual reality. Live presentations, numerous connecting points and visionary keynotes will deliver unparalleled understanding and know-how.

DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING SUMMIT #21

Design for Manufacturing Summits are independent business development-focused evening conferences in New York, Toronto and London on digital transformation in product design and manufacturing. 80 percent of manufacturing costs are determined in the first 20 percent of the product design process. Design has the key to take cost and waste out of manufacturing. DFM Summits bring together up to 100 product developers, industrial designers, engineers, makers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, networked, leaner manufacturing industry.

FT FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING SUMMIT USA

The Financial Times will bring together senior business leaders and policy makers for a unique, high level discussion on the particular opportunities and challenges facing U.S. manufacturing. The conference will identify, analyze, and propose solutions on the key areas impacting the sector, including industrial policy, technological advancements, skills and talent improvement and innovation development. Hear a distinguished lineup of expert speakers address the issues that matter through a variety of formats including keynote presentations, interviews, discussions and audience Q&A.
Phone - +44(0)207 873 3039
Email - ftlive@ft.com

THE BATTERY SHOW EUROPE

The Battery Show Europe is the leading advanced battery trade fair showcasing manufacturing solutions along the supply chain, including battery materials, manufacturing, equipment, components, testing and recycling, across a range of industries including automotive, electronics, power tools, utilities, telecommunications and defence. Following their successful launch in Sindelfingen in 2017, The Battery Show Europe now moves to the city of Hanover, where the automotive industry plays a crucial roles in the state's economy, playing home to suppliers Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge (VW), Continental AG, WABCO, Komatsu Hanomag and the Johnson Controls, as well as many other automobile production facilities across the state.
Phone - +1 855 436 8683
Email - info@thebatteryshow.eu

MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP FORUM USA

MLFUSA brings together SVPs, EVPs, and VPs of Manufacturing to network with peers and collaboratively pioneer change in their operations through benchmarking. As home city of mega brands like Coca-Cola, UPS and Delta, Atlanta is a commercial powerhouse perfectly suited to host this community of elite American manufacturers. Featuring Speakers from Toyota, Ford, MIT and many more, the 2018 Agenda addresses hot-button issues in the manufacturing community across innovation, performance and leadership.

INTERNET OF MANUFACTURING MIDWEST 2018

Hear from leading manufacturers at North America's most comprehensive IIoT event After the buzz of the inaugural event, opened by the Governor of Illinois, we are excited to reconvene at the Internet of Manufacturing Midwest conference, June 5-7, 2018, in Chicago, IL. This is the only event to drive North America’s manufacturing industry forward through essential lessons in digital advancement! Over three days, 300+ industry professionals meet in one of North America’s manufacturing heartlands to clarify how technological investment is allowing production plans to adapt quickly to unexpected equipment failures, shifts in demand and raw material sourcing. After sharing early findings as to why building the Industrial IoT business case is an essential step in reducing production downtime and operational costs, the second edition of our flagship North American event dives even deeper into how IoT platforms and AI are helping manufacturers optimize product design and field service.
Phone - (857) 214-2240
Email - info@iob-media.com

MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP FORUM EU

The annual gathering for senior European manufacturing leaders to network, benchmark and drive change in their operations, this year’s Leadership Forum is focused on providing the insights required to control the present, create the future, and manage the transition to Industry 4.0.

CONNECTED MANUFACTURING 2018

The Connected Manufacturing Forum is a leading cross-industry event that brings together 150+ Operations, Technology, Manufacturing and Advanced Engineering executives. These thought leaders and innovators will come together for a collaborative debate on the latest Industry 4.0 trends, challenges and opportunities.

SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP FORUM USA

SCLF USA is America’s new, premier platform for SVPs, EVPs, and VPs of Supply Chain, all working together to achieve actionable advice and innovation in their organisations. From transforming the culture for innovation in your team to tailoring value streams for an enhanced supply chain network, the 2018 forum will provide you with actionable insights on performance excellence, featuring industry leaders from Johnson Controls, Colgate-Palmolive, PepsiCo and many more.

SENSORS EXPO & CONFERENCE

Sensors Expo & Conference is the only industry event in North America exclusively focused on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. For over 30 years, Sensors has brought technical innovation and thought leadership to engineers involved in the development and deployment of sensors and sensing systems. The 3-day program explores cutting-edge trends and applications including Embedded Systems Design, Energy Harvesting, Flexibles & Wearables, IoT, Measurement & Detection, MEMS and Sensors, Novel Sensor Applications, Optics, and Wireless in an information-packed Conference Program and reflects those trends throughout the Exhibit Floor with new products, technology pavilions, demos, and a showcase of 250+ of the latest sensors on display.
Phone - 617-219-8358
Email - asecondini@questex.com

IOT TECH EXPO EUROPE

Europe’s leading IoT event series will bring together key industries from across Europe and beyond for 2 days of top level content and discussion. Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact is has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

3RD IOT GLOBAL INNOVATION FORUM

The 3rd IoT Global Innovation Forum, July 10-11, 2108 at the World Trade Center Portland brings together leading technology innovators, business strategists and developers from around the world in a focused, executive-level Forum for invaluable information sharing at the IoT cutting edge. Speakers will discuss the latest applications for traditional commercial processes as well as new business models and opportunities within the emerging Internet of Things ecosphere across industry verticals. The emphasis is on IoT innovation – recent advances and strategies that are driving profitability in the evolving connected economy. This is a unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with key executives creating the future of IoT.

INDUSTRY OF THINGS WORLD ASIA 2018

Industry of Things World Asia is an international knowledge exchange platform bringing together more than 250 high-level executives who play an active role in the Industrial Internet of Things scene. Rethink your technology & business strategy for scalable, secure and efficient IoT: cloud, robotics, automation, standards, interoperability, security, data!
Email - operations@we-conect.com

INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION WEEK CHICAGO 2018

The way we do business is changing – and you can’t afford to be left behind. Intelligent automation and the digital transformation of industry has not only upended the status quo, it is becoming the status quo. The Intelligent Automation - Chicago 2017 Summit brought together 400+ executives across industries at all stages of their digital transformation journeys and spanned multiple functions including shared services, IT, process improvement, operations and more.
Phone - 800-882-8684
Email - enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com

IMTS - INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SHOW

IMTS 2018 will be the 32nd edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. IMTS 2016 hosted the highest number of exhibiting companies ever (2,407) and was the third largest in number of registrations (115,612) and in net square feet of exhibit space (1,370,256) at the McCormick Place complex. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago and attracts buyers and sellers from 117 countries.
Phone - 703-827-5221
Email - info@imts.com

THE BATTERY SHOW

The Battery Show Exhibition & Conference is a showcase of advanced battery technology for electric & hybrid vehicles, utility & renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military and telecommunications.
Phone - 855 436 8683
Email - info@thebatteryshow.com

AI MANUFACTURING

This conference is designed for CEOs, CTOs, plant managers interested in integrating/expanding Machine Learning, AI and IoT technology into their automation or manufacturing systems. Presentations and panel discussions will discuss return on investments, case studies, strategies for integration, technology and manufacturing trends. The conference will provide opportunities to network with AI and Machine Learning experts, as well as manufacturers who have already using Smart Manufacturing solutions.

DIGITAL FACTORY FORUM

The digital factory represents a leap forward from more traditional automation to a fully connected and flexible system—one that can use a constant stream of data from connected operations and production systems to learn and adapt to new demands.

THE FUTURETECH EXPO

With over 5,000 expected attendees, 70 top-notch speakers and 100+ exhibitors from the Blockchain & Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security / Hacking, Quantum Computing, 3D Printing, and Virtual / Augmented Reality worlds, and talks from ICOs and blockchain startups and more, this Expo is going to be a diverse, wonderful, and potentially profitable experience for all who attend.

INDUSTRY OF THINGS WORLD 2018

Industry of Things World is an international knowledge exchange platform bringing together more than 1000 high-level executives who play an active role in the Industrial Internet of Things scene. Rethink your technology & business strategy for scalable, secure and efficient IoT: cloud, robotics, automation, standards, interoperability, security, data!
Email - operations@we-conect.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHATRONICS & ROBOTICS

Mechatronics and Robotics 2018 warmly welcome all the researchers, developers, experts, students from the field of mechatronics & robotics to attend International Conference on Mechatronics & Robotics during October 15-16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The Mechatronics and Robotics 2018 will be composed around the theme “Unfolding Knowledge with a Delineate Technical World ". Technology diluted in every sector like Manufacturing, home automation, Medicinal services, Energy, Defence, Space, etc. Mechatronics & Robotics 2018 will be the best common platform to pick up learning and offer new thoughts, create a network amongst the Technologist, Professionals, Industrialists, Researchers, Innovators and students from the area of Mechatronics & Robotics.
Phone - + 1 702 508 5200 Ext- 8122
Email - mechatronicscongress@enggconferences.com

INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION ASIA-PACIFC

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A Hannover Messe Event will take place from 16 to 18 October 2018 at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event the region’s leading Industry 4.0 event comprising a combination of trade show, conference, workshops, opening session learning, networking, business matching; curated for the specific needs of Asia-Pacific. Encompassing the entire value chain from R&D, design, engineering, processes, supply chains, operations, production, warehousing, intra-logistics and distribution, the event brings together leading manufacturers and technology providers to co-innovate and showcase the latest advanced manufacturing solutions. Companies and attendees will learn how Industry 4.0 processes, technologies and adopting new business models enable them to remain competitive in today’s rapidly changing industrial landscape.
Phone - +65 6403 2100
Email - +65 6403 2100

VISION - WORLD’S LEADING TRADE FAIR FOR MACHINE VISION

The heart of machine vision beats in Stuttgart (Germany): VISION is the world’s leading trade fair for machine vision. Every two years, the who is who in the machine vision industry meets at the heart of Europe’s high-tech region. Only here you can experience the entire range of products and services: from sensors to processors, from cables to cameras, from software to illumination systems. However, complete machine vision systems and very specific applications for many different industries are exhibited – from mechanical engineering and the automotive industry through to the medical technology industry and many, many more industries besides. Come to the heart of VISION technology.
Phone - +49 711 18560-0
Email - info@messe-stuttgart.de

IOT TECH EXPO NORTH AMERICA

The World’s Largest IoT Event Series will bring together key industries from across America for 2 days of top level content and discussion. Introducing and exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

AUTOMATE SHOW 2019

Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company. It's held just once every two years, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to find the right solutions to meet your automation challenges, all at this one great show.
Phone - 734.994.6088
Email - info@automateshow.com