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Backing Britain 2020 17 - 28 August, 2020

Category: Organisation Event
Location: Online
Backing Britain Live 2020 is a two week business festival run by the Made in Group. Launched in 2009, Made in Group is a private manufacturing network for the UK, which now contains 600 UK manufacturers ranging from the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Liberty, Atlas Copco, Moog, Mazak, Siemens, Fanuc, etc.

This groundbreaking event will include keynote speeches from industry leaders such as CEO of Gardner Aerospace Dominic Cartwright and former long-standing CEO of Aston Martin Andy Palmer, alongside networking areas and 200+ manufacturing exhibitors.

Our aim is to promote, inspire and share best practice throughout the UK manufacturing industry.
RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 03 September, 2020

Category: Organisation Event
Location: Online
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards ceremonies in London, Birmingham and Glasgow will not be taking place during 2020. As you can imagine, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted our preparations, and it is hard to see how our ceremonies could go ahead when, as the UK Chief Medical Officer has said, some form of social distancing will be needed until at least the end of the year.

We are obviously disappointed because the ceremonies are such a highlight of our year at RoSPA.

But all is not lost! The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2020 is still running and we are planning a virtual ceremony on Thursday, 3rd September 2020 for winners to gather together to celebrate their achievements and we’re looking forward to running further Awards Excellence Forum webinars later in the year.

Award winners are being contacted about this year’s changes, and will have the option to receive their awards through the post in September.
East Midlands Engineering Expo 2020 23 September, 2020

Category: Organisation Event
Location: Kettering Conference Centre
“The East Midlands is home to some of the most exciting, talented and forward thinking engineering businesses.” said Kerry, who has over 15 years project management experience and whose CV boasts previous roles with Weetabix and Hafele UK. “That is why the 2020 Expo is a perfect place for any firm of any size in the world of engineering to be.”
Advanced Engineering 2020 04 - 05 November, 2020

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
Visit the future now: new technologies for supply chain continuity and manufacturing competitiveness
Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all advanced manufacturing sectors to network and source innovative new solutions from the engineering supply chains in R&D, design, test & measurement, advanced materials, manufacturing, and production.

As the UK’s only event truly able to introduce suppliers and buyers to opportunities in familiar and new sectors, Advanced Engineering provides networking and new business for thousands of professionals from OEMs, and all tiers of the supply chain
IoT Tech Expo Europe 24 - 25 November, 2020

Category: Conference
Location: The RAI, Amsterdam
Europe’s leading IoT Conference Series; the IoT Tech Expo Europe will return to the RAI Amsterdam on the 1-2 July 2020 to bring together key industries for two days of top-level content and discussion.

Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact it has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

For more information and to register, visit: IoT Tech Expo Europe
2020 Pump Industry Awards 07 December, 2020

Category: Organisation Event
Location: Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth
Following the Government’s latest guidance, the BPMA and its event organiser, Touchwave Media, have agreed to postpone the 2020 Pump Industry Awards scheduled for Thursday 19th March.This years awards programme celebrates its 20th Anniversary, and so despite the postponement, we can still look forward to a wonderful evening of reward and celebration at the end of the year, when hopefully the current health crisis will be over, or at least drawing to an end.
The Pump Industry Awards is now recognised as one of the leading award ceremonies within the industrial arena. Founded by the BPMA in 2000, the awards programme celebrates the achievements of pump companies and individuals who strive to go the extra mile.



The annual awards dinner recognises the industry’s best and brightest with the added bonus of excellent networking opportunities, great entertainment and a chance to let your hair down!
MACH 2021 25 - 28 January, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
MACH is a fantastic event for both exhibitors and visitors. Showcasing live, digital production systems in one space, under one roof. The biennial exhibition, held at the NEC in April between 20th – 24th and attracts over 25,000 visitors, over 600 exhibitors and the last edition, MACH 2018, saw over £200,000,000 of business attributed to it.

MACH is the platform to connect UK manufacturing engineers, decision makers, buyers and specifiers with suppliers of new technology, equipment, services and processes.

MACH is owned and organised by The Manufacturing Technologies Association, the voice for the manufacturing technologies industry, committed to driving innovation, creating value and helping UK manufacturing to thrive.

To find out more and to register, visit: MACH 2020
Air-Tech 2021 25 - 27 January, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
Contact phone: 01732 370344
Contact: ryan.fuller@dfamedia.co.uk
If you are involved in compressed air or generators then you should visit Air-Tech 2020 (NEC Birmingham, 25-27 January 2021). The FREE-to-enter show covers the very latest in compressed air, vacuum and generators from the UK's largest gathering of world-class companies.
Plant & Asset Management Exhibition 2021 25 - 27 January, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
Contact phone: 01732 370342
Contact: damien.oxlee@dfamedia.co.uk
Industry spends huge sums of money maintaining its plant, machinery and building assets and, because of constantly increasing business and financial pressures, there is an ongoing need to achieve the maximum performance from those assets. Plant & Asset Management is the UK’s premier event for plant, asset, maintenance and works management engineers and directors. The exhibition, and free seminars, takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 25-27 January 2021. Entry is free of charge and once inside you will find the show covers the very latest in condition monitoring, computerised maintenance management, outsourcing/contract maintenance, energy efficiency, boilers/burners/combustion, handling and storage plus much more …

The combination of the exhibition and concurrent seminars really is a one-stop shop for all industrial engineering professionals.

Subcon 2021 26 - 28 January, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
Subcon is the UK’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show and firmly established as the must-attend event for subcontract manufacturing professionals across all industry sectors, looking to source suppliers, benchmark capabilities and secure the right partners to help them remain competitive in a global market.

The best of British manufacturing will be on display alongside a wealth of market leading international suppliers all looking to help UK manufacturers optimise their supply chain strategy in 2020 and beyond.

Find out more at: Subcon Show 2020
The Engineer Expo 26 - 28 January, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
The Engineer Expo, now in its second year, is dedicated to providing UK engineering professionals with the latest in-house manufacturing and design solutions, alongside cutting edge developments in advanced engineering technologies.

The show provides a unique platform for engineers to source the latest advanced engineering technology, products and services, enabling them to optimise production and process throughout the manufacturing cycle.

Find out more at: The Engineer Expo 2020
Engineering Design Show 31 March - 01 April, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: Ricoh Arena Coventry
The Engineering Design Show is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to engineering, electronics and embedded design. The show provides the ideal environment for design engineers to benefit from direct access to the latest products, services and innovations available to the sector.

EDS provides visitors with unrivalled access to expert speakers exploring best practice, new design techniques and industry issues.
Foodex 12 - 14 April, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
THE UK SHOW FOR PROCESSING, PACKAGING AND LOGISTICS
It’s no exaggeration to say that manufacturing is on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution, centred on technology, automation and sustainability. As the UK's premier trade event for food and drink manufacturing, processing, packaging and logistics, Foodex will be the place to learn more about ‘industry 4.0’ and meet the innovators – speakers and exhibitors – helping make sense of it all.

Foodex Centre Stage will welcome lively debate and interactive masterclasses featuring leading speakers from across the industry, while the Foodex Competition Theatre will host one of the biggest dates in the butchery calendar – Premier Young Butcher 2020, and new - the Craft Butcher Awards. Also taking place on the Foodex competition theatre, the search for Britain’s Best Loaf culminates in a live judging session, followed by a glittering awards presentation.
HANNOVER MESSE 2020 12 - 16 April, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: Messegelände D 30521 Hannover
HANNOVER MESSE presents solutions for networked factories, supply chains and energy systems. From design and development, production and energy to logistics, IT and purchasing
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 21 20 - 22 April, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics has confirmed that it will be returning to Farnborough International next year on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of April 2021. The show has been rescheduled from its regular dates in February to avoid conflicting with other events postponed from 2020, and to provide the greatest benefit to visitors and exhibitors as they bounce back from the effects of lockdown.

Show director, Phil Valentine said; “The first quarter of the exhibition calendar in 2021 is crowded with events postponed from their 2020 show dates and inevitably this means difficult decisions for exhibitors and visitors alike about how to maximise return on their time and investment over the challenging months ahead. Consequently, and in conjunction with Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, we’ve taken the decision to move the event to April 2021. We believe this decision will allow the show to take place under much more favourable economic and social conditions while also enabling all concerned to plan more effectively towards achieving a rewarding and successful event.”
Maintec 2021 27 - 28 April, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
Maintec 2021 will be co-located at the NEC with Nineteen's other shows:

The Facilities Event
The Fire Safety Event
The Health & Safety Event
The Security Event
The Emergency Services Show
Maintec is the longest standing exhibition dedicated to the maintenance, reliability and asset management industry.

Throughout its 40 year history, the event has continued to meet the needs of the maintenance engineer and provides an opportunity to source the very latest technology available on the market.
CHEMUK 2021 EXPO 12 - 13 May, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
The CHEMUK EXPO & Speaker Programme brings together the UK’s industrial chemicals, biochemical, chemicals processing & chemical product formulation industries
Facilities Show 18 - 20 May, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Facilities Show is the world's largest dedicated facilities management event, welcoming over 12,000+ global FM professionals to experience the latest technological solutions and hear from industry trailblazers - all under one roof, over three days.

Returning to ExCeL, London on the 8-10 September 2020, connect with over 250+ facilities management suppliers to identify the perfect solutions for your business needs.
Safety & Health Expo 18 - 20 May, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: ExCel London
Safety & Health Expo welcomes health and safety professionals from across construction, manufacturing, consultancy, travel and transportation, and government and education. Offering 75+ CPD-accredited seminar sessions, a dedicated Workplace Wellbeing Show, inspirational keynotes and the annual Women in Health & Safety flagship event, it is the UK’s leading health and safety event. It offers a unique opportunity for 290+ exhibitors to showcase their health and safety solutions to a global audience.
Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2021 18 - 20 May, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Taking place 18 – 20 May at Messe Stuttgart in Germany, Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2021 will occupy an additional fourth exhibition hall to meet the growing demand for space, and also see the return of the Bonding & Adhesives Technology Area in Hall 7.
Solid metal screws, bolts and pins, lightweight fasteners made of plastic and hybrid material, ultra-small mini and micro fasteners or powerful bonding solutions and adhesives: Fasteners and fixings come in all shapes and materials, and they play a big role in providing support and mobility to equipment, machines and structures in a wide range of industries. Key application areas include construction, automotive and aerospace, industrial machinery, electronic goods and household appliances, medical devices, sanitary and installation, furniture making, and many more.
Hillhead 2020 22 - 24 June, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: Hillhead Quarry Buxton
Held in a limestone quarry in Derbyshire, UK, Hillhead is the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world. It provides a spectacular and unique setting for exhibitors and visitors alike to do business amongst live working demonstrations and static displays.
Interplas 29 June - 01 July, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
NEW DATES ANNOUNCED - 29th June - 1st July 2021

Welcome to Interplas! For over 60 years Interplas has been the UK's No.1 Plastics show, bringing together over 500 exhibiting companies to present solutions, products, machines and ideas to the UK manufacturing industry

In 2017 over 12,000 prospective buyers from 72 countries attended Interplas to explore the current state of plastics technology and get an insight into the innovations of the future.
IMHX 14 - 16 September, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
MHX is the UK’s leading logistics and supply chain exhibition. Taking place over two days every two years at the NEC Birmingham, the next edition returns from 14 – 16 September 2021.

As the UK’s most comprehensive exhibition of materials handling equipment, IMHX attracts thousands of decision-makers responsible for the planning, specifying, installing, operating and maintaining of warehouses, storage facilities and distribution and fulfilment centres.
PPMA Show 2021 28 - 30 September, 2021

Category: Exhibition
Location: NEC, Birmingham
PPMA Show is the UK’s biggest exhibition of processing and packaging machinery, so make sure this event is in your diary.

The show features the latest in processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision systems, as well as today's innovations and advances in materials, containers, packaging design and sustainability.

You'll get to know the full spectrum of packaging and processing machinery, including solutions for food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, household products and toiletries, building materials and supplies, pet care, micro-breweries and distilleries, FMCG as well as contract packers and more.

You'll also have a valuable opportunity to network, attend seminars, source new ideas and solutions, and meet potential new suppliers, influencers and technical experts. With everything under one roof, you'll gain a huge amount of knowledge and inspiration in a single visit.