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Working in a manufacturing industry requires more knowledge. And as learning is a never-ending process, no matter how successful you are, you’ll always find something more to learn. Events such as tradeshows and conferences are an effective way to expand your knowledge base wherein you can also market and network with innovators and industry leading professionals. As the U.S. is slowly overtaking China to earn the top spot for manufacturing leader, it creates an innovative and highly responsive global manufacturing landscape. This is why we’re listing here few best trade shows and conferences in the U.S. that manufacturing companies should keep an eye on.

Manufacturing Trade Show & Conference

Manufacturing Trade Show & Conference will take place on May 8, 2019 (Tentative date) in San Antonio, Texas. This event will see over 500 industrial decision makers who will answer to the manufacturing issues of attendees. Here you can also find ways to cut operational costs and expand your business by acquiring new customers.


AmCon is an advanced design & manufacturing expo held at different locations on different dates. AmCon comes up with consistent shows that provide an opportunity to meet up some of the brilliant job shops and find suppliers and contract manufacturers under one roof. For more information, you can check out their website.


FABTECH is a show that will bring more than 1,900 exhibitors and 48,000 attendees together to celebrate the manufacturing of metal. The event will commence from November 11-14 at McCormik Place Chicago. It is where you can make new connections and convert them into deals. Witness cutting-edge exhibits, educational sessions that cover the latest trends and technology in the metal formation, welding, etc.

North American Manufacturing Research Conference

This is a premier international forum on marketing research, also famous as the longest running event in North America. NAMRC 47 is the 47th North American Manufacturing Research Conference that attracts over 800 manufacturers and researchers from across the globe. The conference will start from June 10-14 at Penn State Behrend’s School of Engineering Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, PA.


Automate is the largest automation event in North America that will take place from April 8-11 in Chicago, IL. This event will showcase the complete range of automation technology and solutions. Featuring the cutting edge technology solutions such as machine vision, motion control, AL and other related technologies Automate consists of around 425 exhibitors displaying the latest in a technological world. Visitors across the globe attend this event to improve their product quality and processes.

Closing note

Whether you will be attending one event or multiple, they are best to keep you in the loop of the latest trends in manufacturing, allowing your repertoire to expand. If you are planning to attend any of the events and want to save your time and expenses, act now and make a bulk hotel room booking through RoomsXpert. Booking with a corporate travel management company will not only guarantee you the lowest rates but many other benefits on your business hotel reservations.