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The 2024 Smart Manufacturing Experience provides a unique platform for forward-thinking manufacturing leaders. With unparalleled access to interactive technology exhibits, networking events, and educational sessions, you'll gain invaluable insight into the technologies fueling new advancements in manufacturing, from automation and robotics to cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI.) Register now to secure your event pass!

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Smart Manufacturing Suppliers

Technology Showcase

Discover the future of manufacturing by immersing yourself in our Technology Showcase. Smart Manufacturing Experience provides an opportunity to engage with technologies that are leading the smart revolution. Discuss your challenges and find the answers that work for you.
Keynote presentation

Keynote Series

Don’t miss your chance to see, hear, and meet leading experts in smart manufacturing. Our thoughtful curated lineup brings together some of the most renowned names in the industry for inspiring keynote presentations.
Smart Manufacturing Theater Presentations

Featured Speaker Presentations

Join us for captivating presentations at the Smart Manufacturing Theater. These sessions will delve into the latest trends, real-world business cases, and opportunities for integrating smart technologies into your operations.
Technology Hub

Tech Hub Presentations

Stay at the forefront of smart manufacturing developments with our Tech Hub Presentations. These insightful, 20-minute presentations with Q&A sessions will bring you up to speed on developments in this ever-changing field. These presentations are offered by a select group of exhibiting sponsors and are included with your event floor registration.
Career Forum Panel Luncheon

Career Forum Panel Luncheon

The Smart Manufacturing Experience Career Development Forum attendees will network and share ideas and experiences. It is an interactive event designed to enhance career development and grow future generations of leaders in digital manufacturing.
Career Forum Workshop Luncheon

Career Forum Workshop

Industry Thought Leader Paul Oldroyd will discuss navigating your career and progression through career stages. It is important to have an understanding of your interpersonal strengths and weaknesses as well as variables that affect your future career trajectory.
Penn State University Digital Foundry Tour

Connect & Innovate: Smart Manufacturing Networking at the Digital Foundry

Join us at the Digital Foundry on Tuesday, June 4 for a night of networking, live demonstration stations in the Digital Learning and Demonstration Lab and a tour of the Digital Foundry, New Kensington. The tour will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts & drinks.
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2024 Event Guide

In our ongoing effort to “go green”, the official event guide for Smart Manufacturing Experience will now be fully digital! Download the SME+ app now to gain early access to the event guide, bookmark the exhibitors you want to visit, the sessions you want to attend, and the people you would like to meet at the show via the SME+ digital resource. Download the SME+ app now to plan your Smart Manufacturing Experience!

Discover What’s Waiting for You in Pittsburgh

Smart Manufacturing Experience equips you with the tools and connections you need to future-proof your business. Explore technologies and processes that can lower downtime, provide powerful operational insights, enhance productivity, and sharpen your competitive edge.

Get Ready for the 2024 Smart Manufacturing Experience

Don't miss the chance to engage with the people, technology, and ideas reshaping our industry. Start making plans for the 2024 Smart Manufacturing Experience today!