Who is attending this year’s Digital Manufacturing Show?

Posted on 22 Aug 2017 by The Manufacturer

There is a revolution taking place – Digital Manufacturing.

Yes, it may have been overhyped, but it is happening and it’s vital you and your organisation are part of it.

The Manufacturer Smart Factory Expo 2016 - image courtesy of The Manufacturer
The Digital Manufacturing Show, 15-16 November, 2017 – Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Made up of the Smart Factory Expo and Leaders Conference – both brought to you by The Manufacturer, the Digital Manufacturing Show takes place on 15 – 16 November at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

This year, the executive calibre of attendees is even greater than last year, with registered job titles including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Director of Industrial IoT
  • Finance Director
  • Head of Automation
  • Head of Engineering
  • Head of Innovation
  • Head of Product Planning
  • IT Director
  • Managing Director
  • Manufacturing Director
  • Operations Director
  • Plant Manager
  • Senior Purchasing Manager
  • Senior Technology Officer
  • Site Director
  • Supply Chain Director
  • Technical Director

The Digital Manufacturing Show prides itself on catering to businesses of every size – from multinationals to SMEs and innovative start-ups.

Digital Manufacturing Week 2017 figures to date:

Turnover Percentage
Under £2m 17%
£2-£5m 7%
£5-£10m 7%
£10-£50m 24%
£50-£100m 5%
£100-£500m 13%
£500m-£1bn 8%
£1bn+ 15%


Employee Percentage
1-50 25%
51-100 8%
101-250 18%
251-500 9%
501-1,000 8%
1,001-5,000 10%
5,000+ 21%

What are attendees most excited to learn from the Digital Manufacturing Show?

“Cutting edge examples of real-word applications of automation and digital technology,” – Global Supply Chain Excellence Director for the world’s largest beverage and brewing company.

“How industry 4.0 can help accelerate the pace of change and lead to the introduction of new platforms that fundamentally change base cost structures and drive productivity,” – Chief Executive Officer of a Tier 2 packaging supplier.

Smart Factory Expo

Are you ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)?

Join more than 4,000 of your fellow manufacturers at the UK’s largest digital manufacturing show.

  • Discover – the latest innovations in your industry
  • Network – with 4,000+ of your peers
  • Generate – quality leads
  • Source – cutting-edge products & services

Register for your FREE place at www.tmsmartfactoryexpo.com/register-smartexpo

Leaders Conference

Join the largest community of industry leaders discussing digital transformation and innovation. Meet the people who can support your business’ future growth and collaborate with experts and innovators to help drive your business in the age of industrial digitalisation.

The Leaders Conference offers the complete front-to-back overview of embedding digital innovation throughout your value chain, with topic-specific breakout sessions on:

  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Smart Design
  • Automation & Connect Factories
  • Industrial Internet & Big Data
  • Growth through Services

Discover the incredible list of speakers at www.themanufacturerleadersconference.com/speakers