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Why Attend?

Embrace the technology you need to innovate today — and ensure the success of your business tomorrow.

Manufacturing is evolving. To protect your profits and grow your business in an increasingly competitive market, embracing innovative smart technologies is no longer optional. Smart manufacturing leverages the power of advanced technologies to elevate your manufacturing operations in real time.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience is your gateway to the knowledge, connections, and tools necessary to build, implement, and secure smart solutions for your organization.

Advance Your Manufacturing Smarter and Faster

At the Smart Manufacturing Experience, you'll explore new products and chat with industry experts about the technologies that can solve your biggest challenges — and how best to implement them. You'll hear from manufacturers from leading organizations as they share how they have unlocked hidden potential, increased productivity, decreased costs, and achieved consistent year-over-year growth with the help of these transformative solutions.

Whatever your organization's size or vertical, this immersive learning environment will propel your manufacturing operations to new heights. Your registration includes the following:

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Technology Showcase

Explore cutting-edge solutions from leading vendors such as Ectobox, Tulip, and ECi Software Solutions. Discover tools to boost operational efficiency, uncover data-driven insights, optimize your supply chain, and bolster your bottom line.
Smart Manufacturing Experience Keynote Series

Keynote Series

Attend engaging presentations that promote higher-level thinking and evoke change. Learn from leaders at Tecnológico de Monterrey University, Mursix Corporation, Textron Inc., and more.
Smart Manufacturing Experience Featured Speaker Presentation

Featured Speaker Presentations

Get an inside look at how companies are successfully implementing smart technologies in talks delivered by experts from organizations like CESMII, CyManII, the ARM Institute, and Carnegie Mellon University.
Smart Manufacturing Experience Tech Hub Presentations

Tech Hub Presentations

Hear directly from technology specialists in 20-minute sessions where exhibitors will discuss timely trends, share real-life success stories, and give you a chance to "ask the expert."
Smart Manufacturing Experience Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Build relationships, foster collaboration, and unpack new ideas as you mingle with guests, exhibitors, and industry leaders in networking receptions, between sessions and on the show floor.
Smart Manufacturing Experience Attendees
"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."

5 Reasons to Attend

Experience You Can Trust

Experience You Can Trust

This event is 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

Smart Manufacturing Experience will feature thinkers, doers, and decision-makers. You’ll be attending with the industry’s sharpest professionals who do what you do and look forward to networking with you and exchanging ideas.
Discover New Solutions

Discover New Solutions

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

Tailor Your Learning Experience

Choose from numerous technical presentations, keynotes, and discussions delivered by industry experts. Customize your experience to include sessions relevant to your role.
Gain Expert Knowledge


Take advantage of networking opportunities both on and off the exhibit floor. Attend networking events, chat with peers and colleagues, meet face-to-face with industry experts and engage with forward-thinking minds who are blazing a trail in smart technologies.

Join These Companies and Hundreds More at Smart Manufacturing Experience

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Arconic
  • The Boeing Company
  • BorgWarner
  • Carbinite Metal Coatings
  • Corning
  • Cummins
  • Delta Systems
  • Eaton
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GE Aviation
  • General Motors
  • GKN Aerospace
  • International Biomedical
  • Latrobe Foundry Machine & Supply
  • La-Z-Boy
  • LIFT
  • Litania Sports Group
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mechdyne
  • Microsoft
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Schaeffler Transmission LLC
  • Steelcase
  • The Lee Company
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Steel
  • Volkswagen
  • Zippo