What's On at Drives & Controls

Education 

Automation & Robotics Solution Theatre

Automation & Robotics Solution Theatre

The Automation & Robotics Solution Theatre covers the latest developments around Cobots, Industrial Robots, Robotic Process Automation, Picking & Packing, Warehousing, Autonomous Guided Vehicles, Drones and more.
Hosted Buyer Programme

Hosted Buyer Programme

Our specialist Connect+ Live partners will be on hand to connect visitors with the exhibitors they want to meet, to ensure the most efficient use of their time.

Manufacturing Automation & Robotics Summit 

Manufacturing Automation & Robotics Summit 

Operations, automation & control and manufacturing professionals will come together to discuss the latest automation and robotics opportunities and find actionable solutions to industry challenges

Programmes

STEM Programme

STEM Programme

Our dedicated STEM afternoon will be attended by hundreds of students and apprentices who want to learn more about the world of manufacturing and engineering, directly from the experts.
VIP Programme

VIP Programme

Reserved for senior players from large scale operations, our VIP programme is a place for you to network with your peers away from the busy show floor. Including complimentary drinks.
Live music & drinks

Live music & drinks

Gather round the stage to hear from our guest band the Shadow Monkeys! Enjoy a drink with your peers to celebrate the industry!
Press Room 

Press Room 

Visit our press room for the latest updates, media resources, and exclusive interviews.
Visitor Trails

Visitor Trails

Crafted by our team to ensure you meet all exhibitors relevant to your needs, the visitor trails will guide you perfectly through the halls and put you where you need to be,
Enginuity Skills Awards 2024

Enginuity Skills Awards 2024

We are delighted to announce that the 10th annual Enginuity Skills Awards will be taking place as part of Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week!

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Best of British Showcase

Best of British Showcase

Join us in a celebration of domestic manufacturing, featuring world-beating new designs, innovative modes of manufacture, products that redefine categories, and export successes that plant the flag in overseas markets. 

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What else is on at Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week ? 

Explore all the events happening during Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week 2024 designed to bring inter-related sectors together to address all areas from hardware, software, connectivity and people. 

What's on

1 Event - 2 Halls 

Drives & Controls is co-located alongside other leading industry events. 1 Pass provides access to all.

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