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Major Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conferences 2017

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Looking for the most important 3D printing events near you? Here are the major additive manufacturing/3D printing conferences, trade shows & expos worldwide in 2017, plus detailed information on these events.

Whether it’s about 3D printing in medicine, 3D printing food, or just 3D printing in general, there will be an event that caters to your specific area of interest in additive manufacturing.

Here is a list of these major additive manufacturing/3D printing conferences worldwide, together with detailed information on dates, locations, and where and how to register for tickets. From Paris to Sydney, New York to Istanbul, these shows bring a little something for every printer.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conferences 2017

You can sort and search through the additive manufacturing/3D printing conferences, or you can also jump directly to the months: January, February, March, April, May and June.

Date Name Location YMD
January 5-8 Consumer Electronic Show Las Vegas, USA 20170105
January 10-12 PSI 2017 Düsseldorf, Germany 20170110
January 24 3D Printing Electronics Conference Eindhoven, Netherlands 20170124
January 31 3D Bioprinting Conference Maastricht, Netherlands 20170131
January 31 3D Dental Printing Conference Maastricht, Netherlands 20170131
January 31 C!PRINT 2017 Lyon, France 20170131
February 1 3D Medtech Printing Conference Maastricht, Netherlands 20170201
February 1 3D Printing Medicine Conference Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands 20170201
February 2 3D Printing Materials Conference Maastricht, Netherlands 20170202
February 2-3 3D Printing at Home Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Germany 20170202
February 4-8 Printpack India Greater Noida, India 20170204
February 7-9 Industrial Print Expo Mexico 2017 Monterrey, Mexico 20170207
February 9-10 Rev3 Days Lille, France 20170209
February 9-11 Maker Faire Kuwait Kuwait, Western Asia 20170209
February 14-15 Inside 3D Printing at Home Singapore Singapore, Southeast Asia 20170214
February 15-17 3D Printing 2017 Tokyo Tokyo, Japan 20170215
February 15-17 Convertech Japan Tokyo, Japan 20170215
February 15-17 Remadays Warsaw, Poland 20170215
February 15-17 Fespa Asia Bangkok, Thailand 20170215
March 1-3 3D Printing Asia Guangzhou, China 20170301
March 8-10 TCT Asia Shanghai, China 20170308
March 14-15 Inside 3D Printing at Home New York New York, USA 20170314
March 15-18 Fespa Brasil São Paulo, Brazil 20170315
March 21-24 Graphispag 2017 Barcelona, Spain 20170321
March 24-26 3P - Plas Print Pack Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan 20170324
March 25-26 Maker Faire Ruhr Dortmund, Germany 20170325
March 28-30 3D Printing Days Kielce, Poland 20170328
March 28-30 Sign & Digital UK Birmingham, UK 20170328
April 4-5 3D Print - Additive Manufacturing In The Automobile Industry Bremen, Germany 20170404
April 6-8 Graphics Canada Toronto, Canada 20170406
April 19-20 3D Heals 2017 Global Healthcare 3D Printing Conference San Francisco, USA 20170419
April 22-23 Maker Faire Sachsen Chemnitz, Germany 20170422
April 26-27 Label & Print Zurich 2017 Zurich, Switzerland 20170426
April 27-30 Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair Hong Kong, China 20170427
May 8-12 Fespa 2017 Hamburg, Germany 20170508
May 9-13 China Print 2017 Bejing, China 20170509
May 13-14 Maker Faire Austin Austin, USA 20170513
May 18-20 World Of Digital Print Jakarta, Indonesia 20170518
May 19-20 2nd International Conference On 3D Printing In Medicine Mainz, Germany 20170519
May 20-21 Maker Faire Vienna Vienna, Austria 20170520
May 24-26 Re China Asia Expo Shanghai, China 20170524
May 24-26 Poligrafia 2017 Poznan, Polande 20170524
June 5-6 Inside 3D Printing at Home Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, Brazil 20170605
June 9-11 Maker Faire Berlin Berlin, Germany 20170609
June 20-22 Rapidtech Erfurt, Germany 20170620
June 20-23 Printech 2017 Moscow, Russia 20170620
June 28-30 Inside 3D Printing at Home Seoul Seoul, South Korea 20170628

3D Printing Conferences in January 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 5-8, 2017 – Consumer Electronics Show

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Organizers: Consumer Technology Association

Locations: Las Vegas, NV, USA

What is it?: It‘s the biggest consumer electronics show and the place to be if you’re looking for new gadgets. 3D printing is a part of it, companies in all kinds of fields which utilize printing will be here. For those looking to get a good look at any and all the cutting edge uses of printing will find CES more than satisfying.

Strengths: As they say, “there is no event like CES.” Small startups, traditional companies, cutting edge developments, it’s all here.

Registration: You can find here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 10-12, 2017 – PSI 2017

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Organizers: Reed Exhibitions Companies

Locations: Düsseldorf, Germany

What is it?: PSI stands for Promotional Product Service Institute, a professional network established in 1960, which sees itself as the organizer and voice of the European promotional products industry. The PSI has dedicated itself to the introduction of a quality standard for promotional products distributors in Europe. PSI provides you with information on trustworthy advisors and partners whose core business is the distribution of promotional products including the know-how regarding finishing procedures to apply your company logo or brand message to these articles.

Strength: Exhibitors of the 3D printing conference set new trends, present their new products and give trade visitors an opportunity to experience first-hand the sector’s diversity.

Registration: Your way to get a ticket here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 24, 2017 – 3D Printing Electronics Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Eindhoven, the Netherlands

What is it?: The niche of 3D printed electronics is growing steadily, and this is one of the few dedicated conferences. Decision makers, designers, and engineers are all welcome to share insights. It will be the 3D Printing Electronics Conference’s fourth iteration. The 2016 edition pulled in over 70 international delegates.

Strengths: The strict concentration on electronics means attendees can be fully immersed in the topic.

Registration: Find it here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 31, 2017 – 3D Bioprinting Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Maastricht, the Netherlands

What is it?: This is the Bioprinting Conference’s fourth iteration and is part of the 2-day Medical Expo. It’s aimed at those working in labs, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and printing.

Strengths: On top of being highly specialized in bioprinting, this expo also offers the chance to connect with other areas of 3D printing in medicine.

Registration: Right here.


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 31, 2017 – 3D Dental Printing Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Maastricht, the Netherlands

What is it?: This is the Dental Printing Conference’s second iteration and is part of the 2-day Medical Expo. It’s aimed at surgeons, researchers, and suppliers in the field. On top of 3D printers, materials, and tools, topics will also cover modeling software, dental printing services, research, and customization of dental prints.

Strengths: On top of being highly specialized in dental printing, this expo also offers the chance to connect with other areas of 3D printing in medicine.

Registration: Is over here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Jan. 31 – Feb. 02, 2017 – C!PRINT 2017

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Organizers: 656 Editions

Locations: Lyon, France

What is it?: The Contents of the 3D printing conference are business, market and the focus of environment. At the show, you’ll receive input from specialists, who will also have meetings and discussions right in front of you. On the day before the event opens you’ll have the chance to attend a technical training.

Strength: Set up close to the demonstration areas, a central bar will be available to facilitate discussions and conferences in a friendly and professional setting.

Registrations: Order your badge here.

3D Printing Conferences in February 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 1, 2017 – 3D MedTech Printing Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Maastricht, the Netherlands

What is it?: The expo on “facilitating care and cure” will cover topics like developments in 3D printed medical implants, surgical guides, surgical instruments and hearing aids as well as materials, technology, legal issues, and the evolving role of doctors and bioengineers.

Strengths: On top of being highly specialized in MedTech, this expo also offers the chance to connect with other areas of 3D printing in medicine.

Registration: Check out here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 1, 2017 – 3D Medicine Printing Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Maastricht, the Netherlands

What is it?: It’s Medicine Printing Conference’s second conference and also part of the 2-day Medical Expo. It focusses on the pharmaceutical supply chain and aimed at those working in labs, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, and printing. Some of the important topics include changing value chains, R&D, 3D Dental/Oral Scanning, 3D Software tools, and printing your own drugs.

Strengths: On top of being highly specialized in printing medicine, this expo also offers the chance to connect with other areas of 3D printing in medicine.

Registration: Find it here.


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 2, 2017 – 3D Printing Material Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Locations: Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands

What is it?: The 3D Printing Conference offers the visitor a platform on the crossroads of science, technology & business in 3D printing materials. Attend the next edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference and catch the possibility to share knowledge, create new partnerships and network actively.

Strengths: It does not only contain a conference: Attendees can also enter the refreshing conversations around the show, where several established companies, as well as promising startups, will show their innovative products and services.

Registrations: Register here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 2-3, 2017 – Inside 3D Printing@Home Düsseldorf

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Organizers: Inside 3D Printing

Locations: Düsseldorf, Germany

What is it? The Inside 3D Printing Conference in Düsseldorf is a two-days show including over 50 sessions on latest topics, trends, success stories and strategies for the 3D printing world. On top of that, there will be speakers from national and international leading companies with whom you can exchange. It’s supposed to be networking on the highest level.

Strength: The 10.000 visitors makes Inside 3D Printing the leading B2B Conference when it comes to the Subjects 3D Printing and additive manufacturing.

Registrations: Register here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 4-8, 2017 – Printpack India

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Organizers: Ipama

Locations: Greater Noida, India

What is it?: Exhibitors of different countries showcase their machinery, consumables, and spares. Most of the leading manufacturers of the printing, packing, digital, signage and allied machinery participate at the event.

Strength: More than 500 Exhibitors are expected.

Registrations: You can find the Application Form right here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 7-9, 2017 – Industrial Print Expo Mexico 2017

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Organizers: E.J. Kraus & Associates, Tarsus

Locations: Monterrey, Mexico

What is it?: The business only event is targeted toward those looking for industrial print solutions and also highlights people and products in the region.

Strengths: Though free to industry professionals, the conference is far from small and offers up international exhibitions.

Registration: Find it here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 9-10, 2017 – Rev3 Days

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Organizers: CCI International

Locations: Lille, France

What is it?: Rev3 Days is two days full of business meetings conferences and workshops. It’s all about the circular economy, energy efficiency, smart cities and additive manufacturing.

Strengths: At the 3D printing conference there are 1000 meetings organised for you to attend.

Registrations: To register, fill the form here.


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 9-11, 2017 – Maker Faire Kuwait

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Locations: Kuwait, Western Asia

What is it?: Maker Faire is a meet up of all kind of people who want to show what they can do. It’s an opportunity for them to exhibit their hobbies, experiments and projects.

Strength: Maker Media calls it the greatest show on earth because it’s a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.

Registrations: See here how you can join Maker Faire Kuwait for free.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 14-15, 2017 – Inside 3D Printing@Home Singapore

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Organizers: Inside 3D Printing

Locations: Singapore, Southeast Asia

What is it?: Inside 3D Printing Singapore will feature two days of seminars and exhibitions presenting the latest 3D printers and services.

Strength: Inside 3D Printing is running concurrently with RoboUniverse, giving all attendees the opportunity to attend two exhibit halls and seminars.

Registrations: Find it here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 15-17, 2017 – 3D Printing 2017 Tokyo

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Organizers: JTB Communication Design, Inc.

Locations: Tokyo, Japan

What is it?: Occurring alongside Nano Tech 2017, the expo will see some 50,000 visitors in total.

Strengths: For those looking to see more than just 3D printing, the huge expo also covers other technology sectors.

Registration: Register online here to save the admission.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 15-17, 2017 – Convertech Japan

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Organizers: ICS Convention Design, Inc.

Locations: Tokyo, Japan

What is it?: The show combines six specialized exhibitions to present all of the converting technologies, materials, and equipment required to process webs and sheets such as film, foil, paper and nonwoven fabric.

Strength: The 3D printing conference presents the strengths of the industry that the pioneers have developed over the years.

Registrations: You can find the Application Form here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 15-17, 2017 – Remadays

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Organizers: Warsaw Expo

Locations: Warsaw, Poland

What is it?: RemaDays Warsaw is one of the largest trade shows in the advertising industry in the world. Within sectors like a print show, event show and technology park participants will see the latest solutions, top products and world trends. The RemaDays Warsaw show is an excellent chance for building international business relations and establishing valuable trade contacts.

Strength: The event gives you a comfortable comparison of a large amount of international offers in one place and time.

Registrations: Sign up here.


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Feb. 15-17, 2017 – Fespa Asia

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Organizers: Fespa

Locations: Bangkok, Thailand

What is it?: Fespa Asia is Asia’s first event for the print professional. Designed to connect the screen, digital and textile printing communities across the Asian region and beyond, this event will bring together print professionals with exhibitors showcasing the newest products, the latest innovations and offering the best advice.

Strength: If you are a printer, designer, print buyer, retailer, interior designer, fashion brand or if you deal with digital, screen or textile print on a daily basis you are guaranteed to benefit from a show specifically designed for your sector.

Registrations: Register now for free entry here.

3D Printing Conferences in March 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 1-3, 2017 – 3D Printing Asia

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Organizers: Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt

Locations: Guangzhou, China

What is it?:  3D Printing Asia will gather world-leading suppliers in 3D printing, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM software development, 3D laser engraving and other related areas in one location. The Exhibitors will present the sector’s most innovative products.

Strength: The wide area of subjects at the 3D printing conference mentioned above helps manufacturing- and consumer-focused buyers to streamline sourcing.

Registrations: The visitor online registration can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 8-10, 2017 – TCT ASIA

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Organizers: VNU Rapid News Co., Ltd

Locations: Shanghai, China

What is it?: The TCT Asia Summit is now known as one of the local foremost 3D technology conferences. You will find a wide range of application-based presentations from many of 3D technology’s major user sectors including aerospace, industrial, and medical. On top of that, you will find other activities such as TCT Inspired Minds and TCT Fundamentals with the latest updates in education, jewellery, fashion, design and more.

Strength: One of many reasons to visit the TCT Asia is the chance to meet many of the Chinese 3d printing companies.

Registrations: Find it here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 14-15, 2017 – Inside 3D Printing @ Home New York

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Organizers: Inside 3D Printing

Locations: New York, USA

What is it?: If you take part at the 3D printing conference you’ll explore the business applications of 3D printing through conference sessions led by industry experts, demonstrations of the latest 3D printers and services, and programming for designers, professionals, and makers.

Strength: Inside 3D Printing is the largest professional 3D printing and additive manufacturing conference worldwide.

Registrations: Have a look at the registration site here.


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 15-18, 2017 – Fespa Brasil

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Organizers: Fespa

Locations: São Paulo, Brasil

What is it?: The trade show will bring print solution providers a comprehensive display of wide format print technologies. The event aims to deliver leading industry manufacturers who will be demonstrating the latest product launches and solutions for wide format digital printing, textile printing, garment decoration, screen printing, signage and digital signage. Business owners operating in these sectors have four days to discover the range of print applications and opportunities, talk to suppliers and make business decisions to boost the development of their company. While also taking time to attend seminars that will address key topics such as exploring print applications, sustainability, finishing and print business management.

Strength: Fespa Brasil is a place to see the latest product developments, do business and engage with the industry.

Registrations: Register here for free.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 21-24, 2017 – Graphispag 2017

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Organizers: Fira de Barcelona

Locations: Barcelona, Spain

What is it?: Graphipsag 2017 shows new applications and finished product, shares knowledge and create contacts between all stakeholders of the following four segments of the printing industry: packaging and labels, retail, textile and publishing.

Strength: This year the aim of the 3D printing conference is to bring together the entire chain and maintain permanent contact beyond the conclusion of the event. So graphispag invites major segments of printing demand to publicise the news of the industry.

Registrations: Get a ticket right here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 24-26, 2017 – 3P – Plas Print Pack Pakistan

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Organizers: CEMS Pakistan Ltd.

Locations: Lahore, Pakistan

What is it?: The show is a collaboration among top players from the plastic, printing and packaging industries of Pakistan. It is therefore committed to building new as well as stronger business alliances between Pakistan and the rest of the world through an interactive showcase of cutting-edge tools and equipment, synergy of allied services for more networking opportunities and quality attendance of trade visitors from international and regional countries.

Strength: The 3D printing conference promises another breakthrough international trade event that would serve as a benchmark for future industry showcases.

Registrations: Register here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 25-26, 2017 – Maker Faire Ruhr

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Organizers: Dasa Arbeitswelt

Locations: Dortmund, Germany

What is it? Maker Faire Ruhr invites Makers of all kinds to present their innovative projects and share new and inspiring ideas.

Strength: You can discover experiments surrounded by wooden typewriters, television sets and manually driven printing machines.

Registrations: You can buy tickets at the box office only. Prices and more information can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 28-30, 2017 – 3D Printing Days

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Organizers: Fablab Kielce

Location: Kielce, Poland

What is it?: The 3D Printing conference brings together the whole 3D printing industry from Poland as well as companies from abroad. The show hosts 3D scanning industry as well as rapid prototyping sector representatives. All major Polish printer manufacturers and foreign equipment distributors are also taking part at the event. Industry, education and various business sectors focussed on the application of ground-breaking technologies will prosper for opportunities to implement new technologies.

Strength: This Year Poland is launching programs under the new the European Union financial perspective.

Registration:


Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 28-30, 2017 – Sign & Digital UK

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Organizers: Faversham House Group Ltd.

Locations: Birmingham, UK

What is it?: Sign & Digital is an event for the sign making, display solutions and digital printing communities. It’s a place to do business and to discover the latest innovations from hundreds of leading suppliers including many new launches. It showcases everything from wide format digital printers, inks, print consumables to display systems, soft signage, and print finishing equipment.

Strength: At the 3D printing conference you can see live demonstrations of equipment in action, and attend seminars & workshops offering expert advice on how to develop your business and update your skills.

Registrations: The show is free to attend for pre-registered visitors here.

3D Printing Conferences in April 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 1-2, 2017 – Maker Faire UK

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Organizers: Maker Media

Locations: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

What is it?: The Maker Faire UK is a two-day family-friendly festival of invention and creativity. It brings together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe – people who love to make stuff and who want to share their passion with the public. The atmosphere is one of collaboration, sharing, and experimenting, where you’ll try new things and deepen existing knowledge.

Strength: It’s really great fun for adults and kids alike, with all sorts of different things to try your hand at from traditional crafts to hi-tech hacks.

Registrations: Ticket sales will open to Maker Faire UK in 2017. Find out more about the Accessibility here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 4-5, 2017 – 3D Print – Additive Manufacturing In The Automobile Industry

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Organizers: Süddeutscher Verlag Veranstaltungen GmbH

Locations: Bremen, Germany

What is it?: At the 3rd trade fair, experts will emblaze the current state of research in the volume production of plastic, metal and the practice of hybrid in the automobile industry. Producer, service provider and operators of 3D-systems will meet at the show to discuss current subjects, trends, and perspectives and to socialize.

Strength: The two days of the 3D printing conference include 16 papers about additive manufacturing, a factory tour at Premium Aerotec in Varel, a soiree with a cozy atmosphere and a lot of opportunities to get in contact with fellows.

Registrations: Notify here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 6-8, 2017 – Graphics Canada

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Organizers: Graphics Canada Organization

Locations: Toronto, Canada

What is it?: Leading brand owners and technology experts will share intelligent and smart packaging systems. Applications for wine & spirits, electronics, food & beverages, luxury, health & beauty, apparel, pharmaceuticals and other high value-added products. Products that help extend shelf life, monitor freshness, display information, improve safety, security and improve convenience. From executive seminars, workshops and exhibitor demonstrations, find the information necessary to expand your business.  Technical experts can help develop strategies to compliment your current equipment with new technologies. The event attracts the full spectrum of the graphic communications industry from the design community, smaller quicker printers, sign shops, medium-sized facilities to the largest printing and converting operations.

Strength: At the show, you can learn how to diversify and grow your company.

Registrations: Register here.

Additive Manufacturinh/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 19-20, 2017 – 3D Heals 2017 Global Healthcare 3D Printing Conference

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Organizers: 3D Heals

Locations: San Francisco, USA

What is it?: 3D Heals brings together technologists and healthcare providers to create meaningful healthcare products. The event draws attention from various sectors ranging from the healthcare providers, innovators, to regulatory/legal experts, healthcare systems, and more. 3D Heals welcomes everyone who is actively engaged or simply interested in the application of 3D printing technology. This includes, but not limited to, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, developers, investors, designers, legal experts, and regulators. At the show, there will be over 500 attendees and 40 speakers, representing 80 companies and organizations.

Strength:  The 3D printing conference is for anyone in the technology, financial, or medical sector who is passionate about healthcare, 3D printing, and / or bio-printing.

Registrations: Register for 3D Heals in the middle of the website.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 22-23, 2017 – Maker Faire Sachsen

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Organizers: Kreatives Chemnitz and Industrieverein Sachsen

Locations: Chemnitz, Germany

What is it?: A Maker Faire is a platform for makers to present their projects, whether it’s only a hobby or a real prototype, to the public. At the 3D printing conference, there will be a lot of stations to take actively part at and the event offers lectures and workshops. A Maker Faire combines traditional craft and future technologies such as the Internet of Things.

Strength: Education is the main theme of the Maker Faire Sachsen. Kids will be stoked by science, technic and the contact with materials and tools in a creative and playful way.

Registrations: Register here to take part at the Maker Faire Sachsen.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 26-27, 2017 – Label & Print Zurich 2017

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Organizers: Easyfairs Switzerland GmbH

Locations: Zurich, Switzerland

What is it?: Besides classic topics like print for packaging and marking technologies, the show topics have been enhanced by the inclusion of 3D printing, ID and recognition technologies. This helps visitors find solutions for an even wider range of needs. At the 3D printing conference, you can present your printing and mark solutions to transportation and logistics professionals, and discuss new methods and technologies with printers and finishers, label and packaging designers and advertising technicians.

Strength: The events run in parallel to one another, providing you with more opportunities to network and engage in fruitful dialogue with other attendees.  By distilling the event down to two days, Easyfairs minimized the effort required to participate and maximized the success factors, both for exhibitors and for visitors.

Registrations: Free admission to the trade fair for pre-registered visitors. More information can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 27-30, 2017 – Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair

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Organizers: HKTDC and CIEC

Locations: Hong Kong, China

What is it?: The printing & packaging industry showcases its expertise and customer service to buyers from around the world. The fair has extended itself from a sourcing marketplace to an information exchange platform providing the latest trends, industry knowledge, and market intelligence to both exhibitors and buyers. And 3D printers also will be on display.

Strength: The fair gathers a wide array of quality printing and packaging solutions.

Registrations: Pre-register for free admission here.

3D Printing Conferences in May 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 8-12, 2017 – Fespa 2017

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Organizers: Fespa

Locations: Hamburg, Germany

What is it?: At the 3D printing conference exhibitors will deliver the latest innovations and product launches to the global image makers. The show is one of the largest international wide format event. Encompassing screen, digital and textile print, the exhibition will see more than 700 exhibiting brands take to Hamburg, Germany. It showcases new print machinery and shares new applications.

Strength: The Fespa 2017 delivers a comprehensive display of the latest product solutions.

Registrations: The booth inquiries can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 9-13, 2017 – China Print 2017

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Organizers: China International Exhibition Center (CIEC)

Locations: Bejing, China

What is it?: China Print is an international printing exhibition has always been paid close attention by not only cross-border but also domestic printing enterprises. The exhibition is to be participated by prestigious enterprises from both home and abroad focusing on traditional offset printing, digital printing, package printing, label printing, printing plates, post-press and consumables. Some of them plan to release their latest printing products to China, Asia or even to the world.

Strengths: In corresponding to the increasing scale of the exhibition and the growing number of exhibitors and visitors, the 3D printing conference sets 6 exhibition halls covering various hot issues of print market and 8 special zones facilitating both professional buyers and exhibitors in trading.

Registrations: The visitor pre-registration can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 13-14, 2017 – Maker Faire Austin

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Locations: Austin, USA

What is it?: Maker Faire is a trade show where every engineer, artist, scientist, crafter or everyone else can show what they love and can do.

Strength: At the Maker Faire in Austin there will be a Power Tool Drag Racing, a mega-marble-labyrinth maze, mini-marble-led-mazes you can build and take home, drones, Vertical wind tunnel by Maker Ready, and more.

Registrations: The ticket shop will be open soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 18-20, 2017 – World Of Digital Print

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Organizers: Krista Exhibitions

Locations: Jakarta, Indonesia

What is it?: The 4th International Exhibition on Digital Printing Technology and Supplies features the topics 3D Printing, Digital Printing, Speciality Printing, Pad Printing, Digital Offset, Digital Imaging, Graphic Imaging, Media Sign, Signage & Promotion, Digital Screen Printing, Digital Flexo / Roto, Textile Printing, Apparel & Garment Printing, Digital Label Printing, Wide-format Printing, Press/ Pre-Press, Flatbed Printing, Cutting Machine, Inks, Finishing Systems, Proofing Software, Book & Publishing and Decoration.

Strength: The exhibition is open to trade and business visitor only.

Registrations: Get tickets here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 19-20, 2017 – 2nd International Conference On 3D Printing In Medicine

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Organizers: Boeld Communication GmbH

Locations: Mainz, Germany

What is it?: The program of the 3D printing conference includes the subjects “Blood Vessels and Soft Tissues”, “OMF and Neurosurgery”, “Orthopedic applications and Dentistry”.

Strength: Physicians, material scientists, and engineers present the latest research results at this 3D printing conference.

Registrations: Enroll here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 20-21, 2017 – Maker Faire Vienna

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Organizers: Innoc, Happylab, and Make.

Locations: Vienna, Austria

What is it?: A Maker Faire offers everyone a platform to present their projects to the public and to gain feedback for what they’ve done. The recognition and the encouragement for their projects is the wage for the work of the makers. In addition to that is a Maker Faire an opportunity to have an exchange with like-minded and interested people. At the show, there will be a lot of stations to take actively part at and the event offers lectures and workshops. All of that makes the Maker Faire to a showcase, adventure playground and community venue all in one.

Strength: The main theme of the Maker Faire Vienna is Education. Kids and students will be crazy about science, technic and the contact with materials and tools in a creative and playful way.

Registrations: The selling of the tickets will start soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 24-26, 2017 – Re China Asia Expo

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Organizers: Re China Corporation

Locations: Shanghai, China

What is it?: The 3D printing conference is held every year since 2004. The exhibition will include not only 3D printers, 3D technologies and supplies, but also printers, copiers, digital printing equipment, ink & toner cartridges, ribbons, labels, paper components for copiers, 2D printers and consumables. The event is one of the biggest trade shows in printers and consumables industry, with exhibition space of 12,000 square meters. Every year over 200 manufacturers and suppliers exhibit their new and competitive products at the show. Over 8000 attendees come to visit.

Strength: As one of the most important events for the printers and consumables industry, ReChina Expo is well acknowledged by the industry insiders for its large scale, industry focus, and internationalized features.

Registrations: Registration form can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 24-26, 2017 – Poligrafia 2017

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Organizers: Poznan International Fair & Messe München GmbH

Locations: Poznan, Poland

What is it?: The Poligrafia is a trade fair show about prepress and pre-media, printing equipment, bindery and post press equipment, print finishing systems, printing and related services and much more.

Strength: Due to a press release in March 2015, quality is the many strategy and purpose of the show.

Registrations: Make your appointment here.

3D Printing Conferences in June 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 5-6, 2017 – Inside 3D Printing @ Home São Paulo

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Organizers: Inside 3D Printing

Locations: São Paulo, Brazil

What is it?: Inside 3D Printing provides exhibitors with a schedule of trade shows and companion conferences in major cities all around the world over a calendar year. As a conference attendee, you’ll explore the business applications of 3D printing through conference sessions led by industry experts, demonstrations of the latest 3D printers and services, and programming for designers, artists, and makers. At the show, you can see how revolutionizing industries including manufacturing, jewelry, medicine, architecture, aerospace, and more.

Strength: The 3D printing conferences is the largest 3D printing event in South America.

Registrations: The registration can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 9-11, 2017 – Maker Faire Berlin

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Locations: Berlin, Germany

What is it?: A Maker Faire is a possibility for makers to show their projects and for visitors to collect DIY ideas. Whether your interest is in technology or crafting, no matter if it’s a hobby, your job or your research, whether you tinker at home, at your local maker space or at school: At Maker Faire you will meet like-minded makers and a large audience. The trade show offers robots breathing fire, inventions, and a colourful mixture of several hundred Makers. You can try almost everything for yourself, take part in workshops and learn how to solder, code or sew.

Strength: Maker Faire Berlin is expecting to host over 1000 Makers at 250 booths presenting to an audience of 25,000 visitors.

Registrations: The ticket shop for the Maker Faire Berlin will be open soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 20-22, 2017 – Rapidtech

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Organizers: Messe Erfurt GmbH

Locations: Erfurt, Germany

What is it?: The concept of the Rapidtech is to combine practice and theory easily. It has been providing information about the status and development of Rapid Prototyping,  the direct production of end products by using Additive Manufacturing as well as the way into series production. The show offers developers, researchers, constructing engineers and users the possibility to exchange innovative ideas. As participant, you can find qualified and informative lectures combined with expert discussions between visitor and exhibitor.

Strength: Rapidtech 2017 will communicate further development and spread this important topic to almost all sectors. In the process the organisers are in turn relying on the modified concept with more detailed and sector information for potential users.

Registrations: Information about the registration coming soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 20-23, 2017 – Printech 2017

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Organizers: ITE Moscow, ITE Group Plc & MVK – International Exhibition Company

Locations: Moscow, Russia

What is it?: Printech is an international exhibition on equipment, technology and materials for printing and advertising production. In the printing area will exhibiting companies demonstrate modern digital machinery, industrial printing systems, printing software, offset printing machinery, photodiode drying, plate making equipment, paper cutting and collating equipment, folding and binding equipment, varnishing and laminating equipment and much more.

Strength: The trade fair is the only exhibition in Russia of modern printing equipment and technology, materials for printing and equipment for production of advertising.

Registrations: Get your e-ticket here. The registration will be opened in March.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 28-30, 2017 – Inside 3D Printing @ Home Seoul

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Organizers: Inside 3D Printing

Locations: Seoul, South Korea

What is it?:  Inside 3D Printing Seoul will feature two days of conference sessions led by top industry experts, plus three days of exhibitions presenting the latest 3D printers, solutions and services. Session topics will explore innovative ways to apply additive manufacturing to meet industrial and commercial needs across the full range of industries including rapid prototyping, product development, medicine, manufacturing, food, automotive, metals, software, and more.

Strength: The 3D printing conference will answer questions such as what will be the top use cases for 3D Printing over the next five years? Which regions will see the strongest growth? How will 3D printing reshape the industrial ecosystem in Asia? Join it for comprehensive coverage and analysis on where the 3D printing industry is today and what business opportunities are on the horizon for Asia and beyond.

Registrations: Registration site is coming soon.

Did we miss a 3D printing conference that you’re attending or helping to organize? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll add it in for a future update.