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Showcase Your Smart Manufacturing Solutions

Manufacturers have realized that they need to embrace smart manufacturing and start implementing these technologies to compete in the global marketplace. They are ready to explore the transformational technologies that can help them collect data from their manufacturing operations, analyze it and streamline decision making.
Why Participate?
Demonstrate your solutions to a qualified audience ready to embrace Industry 4.0.

8 Disruptive Technologies Transforming Manufacturing


Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing


Automation & Robotics




Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning


Data Analytics


Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR)


Industrial IoT


Workforce Transformation

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Why You Must Attend




Insightful Keynotes & Panels


Technical Sessions



5 Reasons to Attend

Early-Bird Offer

Register for the Smart Manufacturing Experience today!

Your registration gives you access to the keynotes, Smart Zone Theater presentations, networking, Knowledge Bars and more. Register by March 31, 2020, to save up to $500!
Experience You Can Trust

Experience You Can Trust

The Smart Manufacturing Experience has been produced in partnership with industry associations, leading OEMs and suppliers who know the challenges manufacturers face, as well as the types of enabling technology needed to advance the industry.
Connect and Share

Connect and Share

The Smart Manufacturing Experience attracts thinkers, doers and decision makers. You’ll be side-by-side with the industry’s sharpest professionals who do what you do and look forward to meeting and exchanging ideas.
Discover New Solutions

Discover New Solutions

Meet face-to-face with 100 technology providers ready to address your specific challenges and provide you with custom solutions. Meet the experts, participate in one-on-one consultations and compare the latest products and services.
Tailor Your Learning Experience

Tailor Your Learning Experience

Choose from over 100 opportunities, including 60 technical sessions, deep-dive workshops, facility tours, complimentary keynotes, panels, Knowledge Bars and Smart Zone theater sessions to customize your experience.
Gain Expert Knowledge

Gain Expert Knowledge

SMX serves up more than 100 industry leaders eager to share proven strategies and tactics. Learn from their successes and discover what to look out for as you plan what’s next for your company.
Smart Manufacturing Experience
"Manufacturers have realized that they need to embrace smart manufacturing and start implementing these technologies to compete in the global marketplace. They are ready to explore and acquire the transformational technologies that can help them collect and manage data, and streamline decision-making."

Event Features


Workshop Series

Explore our Workshop Series taking place throughout the conference all week long.

Keynote Series

Explore our Keynote Series presentations taking place at Smart Manufacturing Experience.

Conference Program

Explore an overview of the Conference Program which includes three full days of immersive learning, conference presentations and workshops.

Photo Gallery

SMART Event and Industry News

Volunteer during the Student Summit

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The hands-on competition is the cornerstone of the Smart Manufacturing Experience Student Summit. Volunteers are needed to help monitor each station, instruct the students and score their performance.

Learn more about SME Membership and $99 event special

Sign up to become an SME member at $99 (regularly priced at $138) in your first year.

Event Sponsors

Computer Aided Technology
Freedom Software
Keystone Compliance
Trak Machine
Miller 3D
Mitsubishi Electric

Media Partners

SME Media
Manufacturing Engineering
Smart Manufacturing
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"Manufacturing is incredibly competitive, and if you can't compete in terms of quality and productivity, you're just not going to be able to offer products at the right price and keep up with the changing world. Smart manufacturing is going to unlock the data we have about our processes." - Rachel Lecrone, Director of Manufacturing Systems, Cummins