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Major Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conferences 2017

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On the lookout for 3D printing events near you? Look no further than our comprehensive guide to the major additive manufacturing & 3D printing conferences, trade shows & expos worldwide in 2017.

From innovations in medicine and high-volume manufacturing to rapid prototyping technologies breaking new ground and maker community meetups – there’s likely something for everyone.

Read on for the what’s, the where’s and, more importantly, how to get tickets.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conferences 2017

You can sort and search through the additive manufacturing/3D printing conferences in the table below, or jump directly to the months here: March, April, MayJuneJuly and August.

Date Name Location
March 1-3 3D Printing Asia Guangzhou, China
March 6 AMX Luzern, Switzerland
March 7-8 BioWales 2017 Cardiff, Wales
March 7-9 RapidPro Veldhoven, Netherlands
March 7-11 Intermold Korea 2017 Soeul, Korea
March 8-10 TCT Asia Shanghai, China
March 8-11 Made Expo Milan, Italy
March 14-15 Inside 3D Printing@Home New York New York, USA
March 19-23 AMUG Chicago, USA
March 20-24 CeBit Hannover, Germany
March 21-24 Graphispag 2017 Barcelona, Spain
March 21-25 IDS 2017 Cologne, Germany
March 22-24 MTMS Machineering Brussels, Belgium
March 24-26 3P - Plas Print Pack Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
March 25-26 Maker Faire Ruhr Dortmund, Germany
March 28-30 3D Printing Days Kielce, Poland
March 28-30 Sign & Digital UK Birmingham, UK
April 4-5 3D Print - Additive Manufacturing In The Automobile Industry Bremen, Germany
April 4-7 MTA 2017 Singapore, Southeast Asia
April 6-8 Graphics Canada Toronto, Canada
April 12-15 Plastic Expo Tunis, Tunisia
April 19-20 3D Heals 2017 Global Healthcare 3D Printing Conference San Francisco, USA
April 22-23 Maker Faire Sachsen Chemnitz, Germany
April 26-27 Label & Print Zurich 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
April 26-27 Design2Part Show Philadelphia, USA
April 27-30 Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair Hong Kong, China
May 1-4 OTC 2017 Houston, USA
May 6-7 Make Munich Munich, Germany
May 8-12 Fespa 2017 Hamburg, Germany
May 9-12 Machine Tools Africa 2017 Johannesburg, Africa
May 9-13 China Print 2017 Bejing, China
May 9-13 Expomafe 2017 São Paulo, Brazil
May 13-14 Maker Faire Austin Austin, USA
May 18-20 World Of Digital Print Jakarta, Indonesia
May 19-20 2nd International Conference On 3D Printing In Medicine Mainz, Germany
May 19-20 Nordic3DExpo Vantaa, Finland
May 20-21 Maker Faire Vienna Vienna, Austria
May 24-26 Re China Asia Expo Shanghai, China
May 24-26 Poligrafia 2017 Poznan, Polande
May 29-June 2 17th International Conference & Exhibition Hannover, Germany
May 30-June2 Moulding Expo Stuttgart, Germany
June 5-6 Inside 3D Printing@Home São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil
June 7-9 Vietnam 3D Print Fiesta 2017 Binh Duong New City, Vietnam
June 9-11 Maker Faire Berlin Berlin, Germany
June 20-22 Rapidtech Erfurt, Germany
June 20-23 Printech 2017 Moscow, Russia
June 28-30 Inside 3D Printing@Home Seoul Seoul, South Korea
July 12-13 12th International Conference On Additive Manufacturing And 3D Printing Nottingham, UK
July 15-16 Maker Faire Bodensee Friedrichshafen, Germany
July 22-23 Maker Faire Singapore Singapore, Southeast Asia
August 2-5 Surabaya Printing Expo 2017 Surabaya, Indonesia

3D Printing Conferences in March 2017

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

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Location: Guangzhou, China

What is it?: Manufacturing and consumer-focused business is the name of the game at the 3D Printing Asia Zone, found within the larger asiamold exhibition. Expect a gathering some 60 strong of the world’s leading suppliers in 3D printing, rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM software development, 3D laser engraving and other fields in one location.

Registration: The visitor online registration can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 6, 2017 – AMX

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Location: Lucern, Switzerland

What is it? This second edition of AMX brings the business applications of 3D printing and its economic possibilities into the spotlight. Expect some 70 exhibitors (based on 2016’s numbers) and industry insiders providing valuable expertise. Following its debut last yeathe end goal being a cross-industry platform.

Registration: Click here for the online registration.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 7-8, 2017 – BioWales 2017

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Location: Cardiff, Wales

What is it?: While it isn’t a 3D printing conference in itself, BioWales presents an opportunity to see the possibilites of its potential in the life science field. Not least for the presence of 3D printing firm PDR on the exhibitors roster. Under the banner of Health and Wealth, industry concepts and realities such as cell therapy and regenerative medicine come under the microscope.

Registration: The registration site can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 7-9, 2017 – RapidPro

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Location: Veldhoven, Netherlands

What is it?: Specializing in product development technologies and low-volume production, this show centers itself around the theme ‘From Design to Manufacturing’. Naturally, 3D printing stands as a pillar here (if the name RapidPro hadn’t already given it away). Other production technologies will be present, as will product developers and knowledge-based institutions.

Registration: Register here for a free visit.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 7-11, 2017 – Intermold Korea 2017

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Location: Seoul, Korea

What is it?: As the name suggests, Die and Molds take center stage at this industrially-minded event. It is held alongside two similar exhibitions — KOPLA and HARFKO — to give synergistic opportunites for attendees. Though not explicitly touting 3D printing on its roster, we strongly expect it to play a part given the technology’s cutting edge applications in these fields.

Registration: Pre-register to visit here.

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


Location: Shanghai, China

What is it?: Arguably China’s foremost expo of 3D printing technology. TCT Asia follows a group mission to further the tech’s adoption, from both design and development to manufacturing. Expect international names and local companies alike. Keep an eye out for the workshops with Materialise, 3D Systems and Stratasys — exploring medical innovations, print management and all-in-one systems, respectively.

Registration: Find it here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 8-11. 2017 – Made Expo

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Location: Milan, Italy

What is it?: Split across four sub-exhibitions, MADE covers the gamut of construction technologies and services for professionals and business. Alongside BIM tools, project management and GPS systems, 3D printing takes a bow in the Software Technologies and Services area. Handy for the networking.

Registration: Get your ticket here.

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

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Location: New York, USA

What is it?: As the name suggests, expect an inside look at the state of the industry. Medical applications, metals and the investment and economics of 3D printing are three specific points of focus. However, keep an eye out for the Frontier Tech Showdown, where 8 enterprising startups across 3D printing, robotics and VR pitch for a US$15,000 SAFE.

Registration: Have a look at the registration site here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 19-23, 2017 – AMUG

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Location: Chicago, USA

What is it?: The conference designed “for users, by users”. Expect five days of keynote speeches and hands-on sessions from a veritable who’s-who roster of 3D printing tech companies. Across two of the nights, the AMUGexpo opens up the show floor for OEM’s, vendors and suppliers to exhibit. And on the Monday night, the AMUG Technical Competition provides a platform for businesses and individuals to show off their boundary-pushing concepts and finishes.

Registration: The registration site for AMUG is now open here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 20-24, 2017 – CeBIT

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Location: Hannover, Germany

What is it?: Digital technologies in all shapes and sizes, across all manner of topics. Of note for 3D printing, look for the Futurium Workshop & Experience Space and the Future Talk event series. Highlights include a live demonstration of the Protopiper room-scale wire-framing tool, a lecture in 3D printing in digital production networks and a lightning talk on AI, 3D printing and gene editing. Better dust off that phrasebook though — all of the mentioned events will be held in German.

Registration: The ticket shop can be found here.

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

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Location: Barcelona, Spain

What is it?: An exhibition platform that has evolved to put greater emphasis on services and finished products across all fields of design printing. And they mean it — to try and foster lasting relationships a new calendar of networking events has been added to the roster. Extra oomph also comes in the new Demo area, where visitors can get up close to the machines behind many of the exhibitors and services in action.

Registration: Get a ticket right here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 21-25, 2017 – IDS 2017

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Organizers: Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Dental-Industrie mbH (GDFI) and Association of German Dental Manufacturers (VDDI) e.V.

Location: Cologne, Germany

What is it?: The International Dental Show (IDS) exhibitors will present the latest products, developments and trends of the dental industry over the five days of the fair. A visit to IDS is a must for dental professionals, dental laboratories, as well as representatives of the dental specialised trade and the dental industry. The focus is on maintaining contacts with your vocation, suppliers and business partners. Also you have the opportunities for gaining new suppliers from all over the world.

Strength: Live demonstrations directly on the booth will inform you about the most up-to-date technologies and trends in the dental world.

Registration: Secure your admission tickets for the 3D printing conference here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Mar. 22-24, 2017 – MTMS Machineering

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Organizers: Invent Media bvba

Location: Brussels, Belgium

What is it?: Attending at the MTMS, you find out more about all aspects of machining; including additive manufacturing, prototyping, and machine tooling.

Strength: MTMS-Machineering 2017’s mission is to present its visitors an array of suppliers and partners who will take charge of the transformation of production, assembly and subcontracting sectors towards 2020.

Registration: Find the registration platform here.

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

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Organizers: CEMS Pakistan Ltd.

Location: 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.

Registration: Register here.

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

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Organizers: Dasa Arbeitswelt

Location: 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.

Registration: 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: The Admission Form can be found here.

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

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Organizers: Faversham House Group Ltd.

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: Notify here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 4-7, 2017 – MTA 2017

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Organizers: MTA

Location: Singapore, Southeast Asia

What is it?: MTA2017 – Manufacturing Technology Asia is focused on delivering technologies for high-value manufacturing markets. The 3D printing conference attracts buyers from high-value industries and sectors including aerospace, complex equipment, electronics, energy, oil & gas/marine and offshore engineering, precision engineering and medical technology.

Strength: The latest high-end manufacturing solutions as well as emerging technologies, such as 3D printing and robotics, will be showcased at MTA2017. Other key highlights are the special feature areas including the Capabilities Hub, Optics & Photonics Innovation Hub and Semiconductor Innovation Centre.

Registration: Find information about the Pre-Registration right here.

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

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Organizers: Graphics Canada Organization

Location: 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.

Registration: Register here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 12-15, 2017 – Plastic Expo

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Organizers: Foires Internationales De Tunis

Location: Tunis, Tunisia

What is it?: The 3D Printing Conference will showcase various products and technologies from Plastic & Plastic Products industry. Exhibitors include Constructors, manufacturers, suppliers of machinery & equipment for plastic & rubber industry, Producers, suppliers of raw materials, Manufacturers and processors of plastic materials, Institutions & information agencies.

Strength: At the Plastic Expo you can ensure your technological developments and get informed of the latest equipment and materials models. Also, you can get informed of the competition, the quality/price ratio and of the possibilities of financing the purchase contracts.

Registration: Order a visitor badge 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

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

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Apr. 26-27, 2017 – Design2Part Show

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Organizers: Design 2 Part

Location: Philadelphia, USA

What is it? With this 3D printing conference, you are able to see custom & stock parts, components, & services from over 300 manufacturing categories. At the show, you will find quality suppliers, discover new technologies and solve manufacturing problems.

Strength: See the best manufacturers face-to-face at the region’s largest contract manufacturing trade show.

Registration: Register here for free show admission.

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

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Organizers: HKTDC and CIEC

Location: 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.

Registration: Pre-register for free admission here.

3D Printing Conferences in May 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 1-4, 2017 – OTC 2017

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Organizers: Offshore Technology Conference

Location: Houston, USA

What is it?: The Offshore Technology Conference is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. The exhibition offers key insights by global experts on technological advances, safety and environmentally focused solutions, and economic and regulatory impacts.

Strength: OTC gives you access to leading-edge technical information, the industry’s largest equipment exhibition, and valuable new professional contacts.

Registration: Register for the OTC 2017 here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 6-7, 2017 – Make Munich

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Organizers: Make Germany GmbH

Location: Munich, Germany

What is it?: Make Munich is a fair for trends and innovations in the areas high tech-do-it-yourself, 3D-printing, robotics, hardware-startups, wearables,  technology culture and creativity. It is a space for presentation and exchange for maker, tinkerers, electronics geeks and designers.

Strength: Building, inventing, learning, recycling, inspiration and fun are at the centre of this fair „by makers for makers“.

Registration: You can achieve tickets here.

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

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Organizers: Fespa

Location: 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.

Registration: The booth inquiries can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 9-12, 2017 – Machine Tools Africa 2017

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Organizers: Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

What is it?: The Machine Tools Africa is a place where you’ll find products, technologies, solutions and services that the industry has to offer in machinery, tools, spares and technical support. The event is a showcase of everything from the start to the finish of the Machine Tools cycle.

Strength: A series of free-to-attend seminars co-located with Machine Tools Africa 2017 will enhance the visitor experience and add value to the programme.

Registration: Registrate yourself here and profit from free entrance.

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

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Organizers: China International Exhibition Center (CIEC)

Location: 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.

Strength: 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.

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

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

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Organizers: Informa Exhibitions

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

What is it?: Expomafe is a Brazilian exhibition where the world’s top manufacturing machinery, equipment and technology suppliers gain access to the buyers of the  metalworking industry in Latin America, as they look for new ways to grow their businesses by increasing their productivity and lowering their costs.

Strength: The international focus creates tremendous value for the Brazilian and Latin America buyers that will visit the exhibition and increases the relevance of the exhibition in their decision-making process with regard to their strategic manufacturing investments.

Registration: Register now here for the 3D printing conference.

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

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: Enroll here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 19-20, 2017 – Nordic3DExpo

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Organizers: Nordic3Dexpo

Location: Vantaa, Finland

What is it?: The Nordic3DExpo exhibition is the first exhibition of its kind in Scandinavia and Northern Europe to focus on 3D printing and 3D technologies. The visitor target groups are companies who use 3D technologies, students and hobbyists in the 3D-field. Present are the industry’s latest technologies, future prospects, top companies and innovations as well as 3D printing and -technology show.

Strength: The exhibition began in spring 2016, when it took place for the first time at Energia Areena in Vantaa, Finland. It immediately gained a lot of attention around the globe and gathered together over 40 exhibitors and a few thousand 3D printing enthusiasts worldwide from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Czech Republic.

Registration: The registration can be found at the website in the middle of the page here.

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

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Organizers: Innoc, Happylab, and Make.

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: Make your appointment here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 29 – June 2, 2017 – 17th International Conference & Exhibition

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Organizers: Euspen

Location: Hannover, Germany

What is it?: The international conference and exhibition provides a forum for industrialists and academics alike to review industrial innovation, progressive research and technology developments.

Strength: Delegates will gain an insight into the precision engineering and nanotechnology priorities of Europe’s leading industrial nation.

Registration: The registration form can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 30 – June 2, 2017 – Moulding Expo

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Organizers: Messe Stuttgart

Location: Stuttgart, Germany

What is it?: Moulding Expo is a trade fair which was developed with the industry for the industry and offers the large number of innovative companies in the region another opportunity to market their products, establish new networks and gain a foothold on new markets. The show is divided into classic tool and mould making with forming and prototype tools, gauge and fixture construction and into the area of manufacturers and devices for tool, pattem and mould making.

Strength: The focus of the 3D printinf conference  lies on solutions for the materials metal, plastic, ceramics and composites and accords for this reason to the task areas research & development, design, buyers, production, management/company proprietors.

Registration: Buy your tickets 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

Location: 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.

Registration: The registration can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: June 7-9, 2017 – Vietnam 3D Print Fiesta 2017

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Organizers: Aall Corp Malaysia

Location: Binh Duong New City, Vietnam

What is it?: The 3D printing conference will start with a small size of public-venturing technology event to a regional event for industry, businesses and brands with a reputation for high quality and technological-intense events for design and print in manufacturing and engineering industries. The exhibition will explore how 3D printing is used, inviting future customers to interact directly with the participants and exhibitors in one platform.

Strength: To enhance your business in 3D Print, the exhibition offers you amazing sales opportunities and the chance to network, collaborate and become part of the global 3D printing community in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia region, building inter-industry relationships to strengthen your business as it surges forward.

Registration: The admission is free for trade visitors only. You have to be 18 years or older to attend. The registration can be found here at the website.

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

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: 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

Location: 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.

Registration: Registration site is coming soon.

3D Printing Conferences in July 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: July 12-13, 2017 – 12th International Conference On Additive Manufacturing And 3D Printing

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Organizers: Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Research Group (3DPRG) and Added Scientific Ltd.

Location: Nottingham, UK

What is it?: The 3D printing conference is all about AM academic and industry experts getting together to share their knowledge and ideas.  The trade fair provides the setting for both new and experienced users of AM to keep in touch and stay up to date with the latest developments in AM, to enhance commercial success and explore new avenues of research. The parallel exhibition features a select number of organisations whose technology, analysis, expertise and products continue to help drive development in Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing and wider manufacturing industries.

Strength: Listen to both sides of the story: the successes and challenges of leading technology adopters giving a balanced view of the industry, cutting right through the hype.

Registration: Information about the registration is coming soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: July 15-16, 2017 – Maker Faire Bodensee

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Organizers: Messe Friedrichshafen

Locations: Friedrichshafen, Germany

What is it?: A Maker Faire is an event about inspiration, creativity and innovation. It’s a get together of the makers to present their projects to the public. In addition to that is it a place for personal networking and to exchange your knowledge. For some exhibitors is a Maker Faire the beginning of a successful startup.

Strength: Makers can be found in every age group. They are adventurous and have fun doing what they do.

Registration: Find the ticket shop here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: July 22-23, 2017 – Maker Faire Singapore

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Organizers: Maker Media, Inc.

Location: Singapore, Southeast Asia

What is it?: At the Maker Faire in Singapore, you will find over 200 booths, 60 workshops and talks about 3D Printing, Engineering, Robotics and more.

Strength: The trade show is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.

Registration: Get your tickets here.

3D Printing Conferences in August

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Aug. 2-5, 2017 – Surabaya Printing Expo 2017

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Organizers: Krista Exhibitions

Location: Surabaya, Indonesia

What is it?: Surabaya Printing Expo 2017 will be a showcase for the advertising machinery, equipment and, Supplies. It provides a cost-effective way to increase your business in East Java biggest manufacturing market.

Strength: The 3D printing conference visitors are Indonesia’s key decision makers including the major manufacturing importers, distributors and agents.

Registration: The exhibition is open to trade and business visitor only and is free by invitation and business card registration. Fill in the visitor reservation here.

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