Why Exhibit at Design & Engineering Expo?

The event, part of the Manufacturing and Engineering Week 2023 festival, allows all design engineers and product designers to access the latest technology solutions. Take part in showcasing your products and innovations to provide the industry with new innovations and ideas to a readily engaged audience by exhibiting with us today.

Targeted Design & Engineering Buyers

Meet the widest cross-section of design engineering buyers and specifiers looking to drive efficiencies and optimise future strategy. 80% of attendees at previous event had buying power or influence.

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Leading Products & Services

Join leading suppliers of design services, electronics, embedded systems through to testing,  measurement and much more. Ensure your products are there to help advance design engineering in the UK.

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Confidence of our Exhibitors


of exhibitors were satisfied with the quality of visitors at the last show


of exhibitors said the last event exceeded expectations


of exhibitors said they would return next year

Benefits of Exhibiting & Sponsoring


Network and secure new business with thousands of buyers looking to purchase your products and services. 80% of visitors at the last show had budgets to spend.


Benefit from exposure of an extensive print and online advertising campaign in the UK’s best design and engineering magazines and websites.


Take advantage of a year round marketing campaign, with immediate brand awareness through our digital channels and via media and association partners.


With a dedicated PR agency on hand and attendance from the major trade press, it is the perfect place to generate media coverage, or launch a new product or company.


Connect with the entire design & engineering market in one place, condensing months of meetings across 2 days.


Join our dedicated match making service and meet REAL qualified buyers and influential decision-makers in person at the show.


Access to even more visitors from cross over with co-located shows all taking place under one roof. Enter new markets and meet new customers.


Two days of pure business, with qualified sales opportunities gathered onsite using our lead capture devices included in your marketing package.

Hosted meetings programme

Connect +

In our ongoing commitment to meet the business needs of manufacturing & engineering professionals, we run a specialised matchmaking service called CONNECT+ Live. 

CONNECT+ Live is a free of charge personalised matchmaking service that match qualified buyers with hand-picked solution providers. Where physical attendance is not possible a series of virtual buyer rooms are created to enable the most senior buyers the opportunity to connect.  Contact us to find out more.

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Multi-channel marketing campaign

We provide comprehensive marketing support pre-show, onsite and post show. Benefit from our network and database of 125,000+ manufacturing & engineering professionals.

Take advantage of:

  • Personalised website banners
  • Social Media activity
  • Online exhibitor profile
  • Dedicated product showcase
  • PR support and press coverage
  • Video
  • Showguide and event preview inclusion

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship packages help you raise your company’s profile, establish your product team as thought leaders and positions your brand centrally in front of a wide range of manufacturing and engineering professionals.



Workshop theatres feature a combination of supplier led active case studies and technical presentations, a perfect place to present your solutions.  Alternatively. sponsoring a keynote conference theatre gives you a exclusive platform to reach a captive audience of your potential buyers.


Ensure that your brand is front of mind when your customers arrive, walk around and leave the venue by taking advantage of high visibility branding options. Your brand will be visible to thousands of important members of the community.


Our annual shows, monthly enewsletters and online community give us unique access to senior decision makers making us a powerful option for commercial partners.  Access our audience via digital activities including: emails, Enewsletters, podcasts, webinars, web banners & more.

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Event Brochure

Request a copy of the event brochure with attendee breakdown and more. 

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Visitor Sample

Request a sample of actual visitors from the previous event.

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Request a copy of the latest floorplan to see what space is available.

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