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23 October, 2018

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Advanced Engineering 2018
31 October - 01 November, 2018
Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK

Billing itself as “the UK’s largest exhibition for advanced engineering professionals”, the show is celebrating its tenth birthday this year. The Connected Manufacturing zone launched last year will be returning, as will the Enabling Innovation showcase where 50 start-ups and researchers will demonstrate the next generation of new technologies.
Maintec 2018
06 - 07 November, 2018
Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK

The UK’s longest-running exhibition dedicated to the maintenance, plant and asset management industry is changing from a three-day to a two-day event “in response to feedback from exhibitors and visitors”. There will be two show-floor theatres: Maintec Insights and Reliability Dialogue.
Future Robotics
13 November, 2018
Location: Warwick, UK

A one-day conference and table-top exhibition covering topics such as why manufacturers should invest in robotic automation and how to make robotic installations safe. The conference will include CPD-accredited seminars presented by industry experts.
Smart Factory Expo
14 - 15 November, 2018
Location: Liverpool, UK

Claimed to be Europe's largest digital manufacturing show, the event will have more than 150 exhibitors and 200 free presentations, and is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors.
Motor Summit International 2018
14 - 15 November, 2018
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

The eighth summit will bring together speakers from around the world to discuss recent developments in energy-efficient motor-driven systems, including technological developments and progress in standardisation. The influence and impact of digitalisation and electromobility will also be discussed.
SPS IPC Drives 2018
27 - 29 November, 2018
Location: Nuremberg, Germany

The German automation mega-show is adding yet another new hall, bringing the total to 17 and allowing the event to accommodate more than 1,100 exhibitors. The focus in the new hall will be on mechanical infrastructure. Elsewhere, Halls 5 and 6 will now focus on software and IT in manufacturing, as well as industrial communications.
AEMT Conference and Awards
29 November, 2018
Location: Coventry, UK

The Association of Electrical & Mechanical Trades conference will focus on opportunities for the service and repair sector in the circular economy. A series of keynote talks will focus on how industry is looking for ways to keep equipment going as long as possible, extract the maximum value while in use, and recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. The conference will be followed by the AEMT Awards in the evening.
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019
05 - 07 February, 2019
Location: Farnborough, UK

The show’s organisers are forecasting a 20% increase in the number of exhibitors at the 2019 show, compared to 2018, taking the event to its maximum capacity. The number of non-UK-based exhibitors is expected to rise by 26%. The show has also set up formal links with several industry organisations, including the British Gear Association. This will give access to the organisations’ technical expertise via the free seminar programme.
Hannover Fair 2019
01 - 05 April, 2019
Location: Hannover, Germany

The 2019 edition of the world’s largest industrial exhibition will be the second since the merger of the Industrial Automation show-within-a-show with the biennial Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA) event to form a single entity called Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD), which covers automation, power transmission and fluid power.

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