Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week


Celebrating the best in UK manufacturing and engineering excellence and innovation.

Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week returns in June 2024 and is designed to help support the sector in all stages of their smart manufacturing and engineering journeys.

Brimming with expert content, valuable peer to peer interaction and the best products and services available, it is the largest UK festival of advanced manufacturing and engineering of the year, showcasing cutting-edge innovations in hardware and software and solutions to the current industry challenges being faced.

Keep your finger on the pulse of developments in the sector, discover what our immersive tech-driven event will hold in 2024.

What makes Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week different?

1 Week, 9 events
Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week brings the entire community together for a festival of innovation featuring a dynamic, interactive series of digital and live events to inspire, inform and entertain.

12,500+ attendees
It is the largest UK festival of advanced manufacturing and engineering of the year, with over 12,500 manufacturers, designers, maintenance engineers, industry leaders and technology solution providers in attendance.

World Class Exhibition
450+ cutting edge suppliers across 2 halls provide the latest solutions across the design, engineering, manufacturing and maintenance arenas. All the big brands will be present alongside the most exciting start ups breaking onto the scene.

Practical Solution Theatres
The solutions theatres feature a wide range of supplier led presentations which deliver practical solutions to immediate design, engineering, manufacturing and maintenance problems. Get the answers from the experts in real time. See our agenda >>

Conferences & Summits
Attend practical case study based sessions, technical presentations, panel discussions and debates delivered by key high-level experts from the world of smart factory manufacturing, design engineering and maintenance engineering.

Guitar Legends
Fancy winning a 3d printed guitar? Come to play a 'classic' intro to a song (Think Stairway to Heaven or Sweet Child of Mine) or a classic guitar solo in the recording booth at the event.  Winner will be presented live at the show at the end of each day. Learn more >>

Cyber Security Trail
The manufacturing sector is now the most targeted for cyber attacks with risks only likely to broaden with increasing digitisation.

Discover how to defend yourself from these attacks by following the dedicated cyber trail with key solution providers and demonstrations. Learn more >>

Top 100 Awards
An evening event celebrating years of inspirational industry leaders and publicly recognising the heroes of UK Manufacturing, nominated by The Manufacturer’s 265k audience, the wider industrial community, and judged by our esteemed judging panel. Learn more >>

Closed Door Summits
Are you a senior player in the manufacturing industry? Upgrade your free visitor pass and attend one of our summits:

  • Industrial Data Summit
  • Manufacturing Digitalisation Summit

Registration to the show is totally free, so secure your pass here >>

Jun 5 2024 to Jun 6 2024
NEC Birmingham

Event Diary

Solutions for Councils and Landlords


Registration is now open for the award-winning Road Transport Expo 2024 (RTX) – the tradeshow with a dedicated “all about the truck” focus.