Insight, innovation and future inspiration.

Insight, innovation and future inspiration.

Design Engineering Expo is an event designed specifically for future thinking engineering professionals, bringing together inspiration success stories from ground breaking engineering projects, practical how to advice to help tackle your current challenges alongside supplier and technology showcases. Discover the latest advances, innovations and insight to improve efficiencies, enhance your supply chain and optimise future strategy.

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A showcase of the very best in manufacturing suppliers, delivering innovative tech and solutions to optimise manufacturing process and production.

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Conferences & Workshops

Inspirational keynotes, optimisation success stories and workshop sessions offering practical tips and advice to take away and apply to your business.

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Live Action

See solutions come to life with demonstrations of the latest technologies in the live Innovation Zone and Award Winning Cyber Immersive Demonstrator, plus take part in the exciting Great Egg Race Challenge!

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Innovation zone

The Innovation Zone is a dedicated area that will feature live demonstrations of the most cutting edge products allowing visitors to see solutions in action and discover the latest technologies that are shaping the future of the industry in this country.

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The Great Egg Race

The Great Egg Race is an exciting live challenge taking place over both days. Inspired by the TV show of the same name, people will compete to build gadgets to propel an uncooked egg over a wall into a tractor trailer. A compere will host the challenge with winners presented with prizes onsite.

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The Cyber Zone

The cyber zone a is comprised of an award-winning live cyber hacking demonstrator  alongside a dedicated pavilion containing the best in cyber security solution providers giving visitors a better understanding of the current threats and the products and services to increase cyber resilience.

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Networking Opportunities

Network and build strategic relationships with leading suppliers, partners and clients at the drinks reception open to all attendees at the end of day one. 

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MHA Tax & Advisory Clinics

MHA run free-to-attend Tax, Audit & Business Advisory clinics covering:

- Tax

- Mergers & Acquisitions

- International Trade

- R&D

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Made Smarter Focus Groups

Join Made Smarter for free-to-attend focus groups taking place on their stand covering:

- people led digitalisation

- connected factories

- adoption of AI

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Networking Drinks Reception

All attendees from across the manufacturing & engineering industry are invited to the networking drinks reception at the end of day one - 8th June 2022 at the NEC, Birmingham. Have a drink on us, connect with old colleagues and make new connections.

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Manufacturing & Engineering Week has teamed up with Rapid News Group to allow FREE access to two additional events taking place in adjacent halls. By registering for your visitor pass, you will automatically have access to both TCT3Sixty and Med-Tech Innovation, taking place on the 8-9th June at the NEC, Birmingham. 


Part of

M&E Week

Design Engineering 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 over 4 days 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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Premier Partner

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Knowledge Partner

Made Smarter

Audit, Tax & Advisory Sponsor

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Innovation Zone Sponsor

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Media Partners

Workshop Sponsors

Manufacturing And Engineering Week