Why Visit Smart Factory Expo?

Innovation, insight and future inspiration

Smart Factory Expo showcases cutting-edge innovations in hardware and software and provides effective solutions to the current challenges being faced by the industry.

The event features dedicated content theatres focused on different digital manufacturing opportunities with world class presentations alongside a exhibitions of the latest products and services including a dedicated start-up corridor brimming with entrepreneurial energy.


Smart Factory Expo tackles the biggest issues in British Manufacturing with specific attention to:


Aimed at manufacturing professionals from a variety of vertical sectors including:

visitor sectors

Source the latest manufacturing products and solutions

  • Additive manufacturing 

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) 

  • Cyber security 

  • Data management 

  • Digital manufacturing 

  • Energy & recycling 

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) 

  • Finance and business support services

  • Health & safety 

  • HR support and services 

  • Industry 4.0 and digital transformation

  • Lean manufacturing 

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  • Logistics

  • Manufacturing consultancy 

  • Manufacturing business support services 

  • Materials handling and factory operations 

  • Overseas trade and exports 

  • Machinery and plant equipment 

  • Production engineering solutions 

  • Robotics & automation 

  • Software and IT 

  • Training 

  • Sustainability 

  • Virtual & augmented reality 

  • Warehousing


What's on



Attend solution based sessions and keynote presentations providing CPD points to enhance your professional development


Live Action

Live Action

Get up close and see the latest technology in action and engage with experts to guide you through each solution.




With specialist areas and features, broaden your network and engage with the whole UK manufacturing market.


Hosted Buyer Programme


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. 

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Why join the Programme?

  • Saves time - our specialist team will do the hard work, taking your buying requirements and matching them with our exhibitors.
  • Pre-scheduled meetings - we understand how busy your schedule is, so we will ensure we fast-track and give you priority access to suppliers at a time that suits you.
  • Build relationships - make new invaluable contacts to benchmark and get invaluable insight.

1 Event - 2 Halls 

Smart Factory Expo is co-located alongside other leading industry events. 1 Pass provides access to all.

Click here for more details  Register your pass