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

CESIS 2018
Feb 20 - 21 2018, Munich, Germany
INDUSTRY 4.0 SUMMIT
Feb 28 - 01 2018, Manchester, UK
SPS – INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION FAIR GUANGZHOU (SIAF) 2018
Mar 04 - 06 2018, Guangzhou, China
MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA 2018
Mar 14 - 16 2018, Detroit, MI
AERODEF MANUFACTURING
Mar 26 - 29 2018, Long Beach, CA
AIA - THE VISION SHOW
Apr 10 - 12 2018, Boston, MA
INDUSTRIAL IOT USA
Apr 18 - 19 2018, Chicago, IL
IOT TECH EXPO GLOBAL
Apr 18 - 19 2018, Olympia, London
SMART MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE
Apr 30 - 02 2018, Boston, MA
THE BATTERY SHOW EUROPE
May 15 - 17 2018, Hanover, Germany
INTERNET OF MANUFACTURING MIDWEST
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
IMTS - INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Sep 10 - 15 2018, Chicago, IL
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

All Factory Automation Events

CESIS 2018

The international VDI Congress CESIS is an innovative platform for leading professionals, experts and strategists in the field of the Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things. The event is hosted by “VDI Wissensforum” the leading education provider for engineers. Key topics of CESIS 2018 include business models, innovative technologies as well as data handling and security. Furthermore attendees can learn about major business disruptors and the digital transformation. The VDI especially invites experts from different industries such as automotive, IT, logistics, aerospace, manufacturing or telecommunication to join the event and benefit from strategic and technological presentations.
Phone - +49 (0)2116214-201
Email - Neumann_ka@vdi.de

SMART MANUFACTURING LEADERS SUMMIT

Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit is the ONLY VP and Director level event in Europe bringing together Ops tech, Info tech and Digital decision makers from the biggest manufacturing companies across industries. Join 120+ of the world’s most dynamic senior manufacturing decision makers in Automotive, Aerospace, Defence, Tech, Chemicals, MedTech and FMCG industries to help you solve strategic manufacturing challenges
Phone - + 44 (0) 207 368 9465
Email - Smartmanufacturing@wbr.co.uk

INDUSTRY 4.0 SUMMIT

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are some of the phrases being used today to describe a series of game-changing innovations that are changing the way products are manufactured for ever. The UK’s first dedicated Industry 4.0 conference & exhibition was held in Manchester on 4-5th April 2017 and attracted over 270 conference delegates, 70 exhibitors, 1,500 trade attendees. The Summit provided a great opportunity for manufacturers to hear from senior speakers from government, associations & technology and see industry 4.0 case studies from industry.
Phone - +44 (0)1642 438225
Email - info@industry40summit.com

FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE EXPO

FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE EXPO showcases the latest products and services for Industry 4.0, IIoT, smart factories and the digital manufacturing. The expo is attended by global manufacturing professionals and provides an opportunity to see the latest advances & new technologies in automation, robotics, software, cybersecurity, sensors, virtual reality, augmented reality and other related areas.
Phone - +44 (0)1642 438225
Email - info@industry40summit.com

SPS – INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION FAIR GUANGZHOU (SIAF) 2018

SPS - Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou is the sister event of SPS IPC Drives in Nuremburg, Germany, the world’s leading trade show for industrial automation. Covering a wide variety of products including robotics, machine vision, sensor and measurements, connectivity systems, drives systems and control technologies, the fair offers the most up-to-date solutions for China’s fast-growing manufacturing markets. It is also an effective platform for fairgoers to capture potential business opportunities and to facilitate exchange of the latest market intelligence.
Phone - +86 20 3825 1558
Email - sps@china.messefrankfurt.com

INDUSTRY OF THINGS WORLD USA 2018

Coming back for the 3rd year, Industry of Things World USA is the only event running over 3 days that focuses on the impact of the industrial IoT on business models and production processes across all major industries. This event is part of the award-winning Industry of Things World global event series and has turned into the meeting point for senior executives wanting to deepen their knowledge and broaden their network in the Industrial Internet. With a special focus on automation, M2M communication, interoperability, analytics, new business models, this is the must-attend industrial event for 2018.
Email - operations@we-conect.com

MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA 2018

Siemens and Electro-Matic invite you to join over 2600 manufacturing executives, engineers and enthusiasts at Manufacturing in America 2018 inside Ford Field in downtown Detroit. Learn about the newest technologies, share best practices and ideas, and be a part of advancing the future of manufacturing.

LAST MILE FULFILMENT ASIA 2018

Going Global to Deliver Local. Realising Opportunities in Retail and Fulfilment. The 4th annual Last Mile Fulfilment Asia will take place on 15 and 16 March 2018 in Singapore. As ASEAN continues its push in the digital economy, Last Mile Fulfilment Asia will connect the online & offline retail to parcel & logistics and post click ecommerce technology industries through glocalised fulfilment. Let 2018 be the year of possibilities and change. Adapt your businesses to maximise the prospects brought forth by ecommerce and find the opportunities during these challenging times for traditional retail. Join over 100 speakers, 2,500 attendees and 100 exhibitors from across the retail, ecommerce, parcel and logistics industries at this industry platform today. Join us a value-packed retail and fulfilment event!
Phone - +65 6403 2100
Email - lmfasia@singex.com

ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXCHANGE 2018

The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Exchange 2018 will bring together 70 leaders in RPA & AI who are boldly setting the course for enterprise-wide intelligent process automation strategies. The Exchange is an exclusive executive-level, invitation-only forum, where leaders from across Europe will meet in a captive environment to discuss high-level strategy and create a clear roadmap for the business transformation required for the 4th Industrial Revolution. Email us today to request an invitation.
Phone - +44 (0) 20 7368 9484
Email - exchangeinfo@iqpc.com

IOT ASIA 2018

For the past 4 years, IoT Asia has been at the forefront of bringing global collaboration and partnership opportunities to governments, businesses and communities in Asia. IoT Asia is an award winning stage that brings together technology heads, design architects, solution architects, engineers, academic institutions, investors and start-ups to assess the latest trends and partnership models in Asia.

3RD ANNUAL SMART MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

This summit is designed as a 2-track event (Robotics&Automation and Manufacturing Excellence) to provide a platform for the key decision makers of the manufacturing industry. Summit expert-speakers will discuss new technologies, manufacturing automation, expansion of robotics and operational excellence in manufacturing. It will give a great chance to exchange knowledge and ideas on how the use of advances in manufacturing can increase productivity, improve quality and reduce costs and discuss current challenges and dynamics of this field. The purpose of the summit is to create a perfect atmosphere conducive to developing strategies for future success and achieving real results as well as active networking.
Phone - +420 210 022 036
Email - info@luxatiainternational.com

AERODEF MANUFACTURING

AeroDef® showcases the industry’s most advanced technologies across an innovative floor plan designed to facilitate interaction and business relationships between exhibitors and buyers looking for integrated solutions. Our keynote speakers and panelists come from the highest level of government and business. They come to share their vision of the potential of technology, collaboration and public policy to transform manufacturing – concepts that attendees can actually experience on the exposition floor and in our in-depth conference sessions. It’s the one event that brings together high-concept, integrated solutions and real-world applications.
Phone - 800.733.4763
Email - service@sme.org

DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING SUMMIT #23

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.

AIA - THE VISION SHOW

Visit North America's largest display of machine vision and imaging components and systems. You won't just see new products, you'll see new technologies from industry leading vendors!
Phone - 734.994.6088
Email - info@visionshow.org

INDUSTRIAL IOT USA

The third annual event in a global series highlighting the digital transformation taking place across industry and will allow attendees to learn from pioneering leaders in the field, showcase best practice and benchmark their approach with peers. Don’t miss out – enquire today!
Phone - 212 537 6203
Email - john.merritt@qatalystglobal.com

IOT TECH EXPO GLOBAL

The World’s Largest IoT Event Series will bring together key industries from across the globe 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, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.