Inspiration, future thinking and practical advice

Working with our top-level Advisory Council and key industry contacts we provide you 2 days of unmissable content from inspirational keynotes, optimisation success stories through to practical advice and workshop sessions. Manufacturing Expo will deliver invaluable ideas and takeaways to optimise future strategy.  

We’ll be adding details of the conference and workshop agendas in the coming weeks, in the meantime, to keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the show, register your interest below.


Conference Theatre

The show will feature a 2 day conference programme with high-level keynote presentations, panel discussions and topical case studies covering a range of sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Food and beverage, Motorsport, Energy & renewables, Pharmaceutical, Space and FMCG with a particular focus on SME’s and OEM’s strategy.

All sessions are CPD certified. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and be inspired gaining practical advice and know-how
to contribute to personal and professional development.

Discover the full conference agenda here >

Key themes covered include

  • Covid, how did the sector cope?
  • Future of the sector
  • Embracing the need for digital transformation
  • The Internet of Things (IoT
  • Incorporating AI, algorithms, autonomous vehicles and robotics
  • Net Zero - the road to green - Responding to the 10-point plan
  • People
    • Diversity
    • Skills gap
    • Wellbeing in the sector
    • The role of M&E companies in schools
  • Business
    • Brexit and beyond - the pitfalls of manufacturers heading outside the EU to gain business
    • Export
    • Cyber security
    • Navigating changing laws - Standards and regulations - UK/Euro/International


The 2 day workshop theatre will feature supplier case study led presentations which will deliver practical solutions to immediate design, engineering and manufacturing problems.

Focusing on innovation, discover the latest products and technologies that are shaping the future of the industry and leave with practical solutions to apply to improve productivity, cut costs, streamline and be more competitive.

Discover the full workshop agenda here >

Key sessions include

Bridging the gap between Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) - Ripley Solutions

Perpetual motion machines: advance your monitoring with energy harvesting sensors - DCO Systems

Seizing the Sustainability & Circular Economy Opportunity in Manufacturing - IFS

The Smart Factory Journey - A roadmap to connected manufacturing - Ripley Solutions

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace - TAWI

Overcoming the Instability of the Grid - Piller UK Limited

Sustainable Power Protection for your Critical Process - Piller UK Limited

What achieving net zero means for your manufacturing site - Powerstar

Using Data to drive agility in the face of Pandemics and Supply Shortages -  IFS

How to navigate the shift to digital - Move - Marketing for Complex Industries

Lean Manufacturing Solutions - Farnell  

Part of

M&E Week


Manufacturing Expo is part of Manufacturing and Engineering Week, a celebration of the best in UK manufacturing and engineering excellence and innovation.

A series of digital and live events taking place from 6-9 June 2023 showcasing end-to-end manufacturing and engineering solutions, and encouraging conversation, business, knowledge sharing and action.

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