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Why Attend?

The time is now for manufacturers to embrace smart technologies to ensure the future of their business.

Manufacturing is evolving and it’s important that your business and strategies evolve too. Smart manufacturing leverages the power of advanced manufacturing technologies to improve your bottom line and advance your manufacturing operations in real-time.

Attend the Smart Manufacturing Experience and benefit from premium content designed to provide tools to build, implement and secure smart technologies and solutions for your business through immersive learning, case studies and expert analysis.

Advance Your Manufacturing Smarter and Faster

At Smart Manufacturing Experience, you’ll be able to explore new products, chat with experts about the technologies needed and how best to implement them and hear from other manufacturers about how they have increased productivity, decreased costs, and developed new products using these transformative technologies. This is a great opportunity for any size organization to explore the latest technologies and make valuable connections.

Your registration includes the following:

  • Technology Showcase – Discover industry-leading solution providers and their products. Spend time chatting with them and learning about the solutions they offer
  • Keynote Series – Engaging presentations, delivered by visionary leaders, that promote higher-level thinking and evoke change
  • Featured Speaker Presentations – Technology-focused talks, delivered by industry experts and end users, intended to give insights about advanced technologies including successful adoption strategies
  • Tech Hub Presentations – Small-group Exhibitor discussions on relevant topics providing real life success stories designed to let attendees “ask the expert”
  • Networking – Multiple opportunities for attendees and exhibitors to engage with like-minded professionals to share success stories and offer guidance and lessons learned
"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

Discover What’s Waiting for You in Pittsburgh

Smart Manufacturing Experience will help you implement the technologies and processes that can lower downtime, provide powerful insights into your operations, drive productivity and ensure the future of your business.