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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: April, MayJuneJulyAugust and September.

Date Name Location
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 7 Technologyday 2017 Lupburg, Germany
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 24-28 Hannover Messe Hannover, 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 16-18 Eastec West Springfield, 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 19-21 Maker Faire Bay Area San Francisco, USA
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 13-15 AMPM 2017 Las Vegas, USA
June 20-22 Rapidtech Erfurt, Germany
June 20-23 Printech 2017 Moscow, Russia
June 28-29 3D Food Printing Conference Venlo, The Netherlands
June 28-30 Inside 3D Printing@Home Seoul Seoul, South Korea
July 4-7 MTA Vietnam 2017 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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
September 12-14 Westec Los Angeles, USA
September 13-15 Fespa Africa Johannesburg, Africa
September 14-16 Cede 2017 Poznan, Poland
September 18-23 EMO 2017 Hannover, Germany
September 19-21 T-REX Kiev, Ukraine
September 21-23 Fespa Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
September 25-28 CMTS Mississauga, Canada
September 26-28 TCT Show Birmingham, UK
September 26-28 C!Print Madrid Madrid, Spain
September 26-28 Viscom Paris Paris, France
September 27-29 COPI'S Sofia, Bulgaria
September 28 3D Printing Summit Berlin, Germany
September 28-29 ADD+IT 2017 Steyr, Austria

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: Buy tickets to the 3D Printing Conference 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: ubm and ses

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. 7, 2017 – Technologyday 2017

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Organizers: Fit AG

Location: Lupburg, Germany

What is it?: At the Technologyday, you have the possibility to have a look at behind the scences of the additive manufacturer ‘Fit AG’, who develops hightech products for motor sports, medicine, aviation and many more. The conference program will be examining practical experience and case studies presented by Fit partners, such as Toyota, Gefertec or Boston Ceramics. The presentations focus on solutions, products and services for rapid prototyping and volume manufacturing.

Strength: At the event you can attend the induction of the worlds first factory of additive manufacturing only.

Registration: The presentation is free but a registration here is favored.

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. 24-28, 2017 – Hannover Messe

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Organizers: Hannover Messe

Location: Hannover, Germany

What is it?: Hannover Messe is an additive manufacturing conference taking place every single year. The show focuses on many topics, like energy, global business & markets, industrial automation, research & technology and young tech enterprise. At the event, there will be many 3D printing exhibitors, such as Blue Frog 3D Printing, Protiq and Stratasys.

Strength: The After Show Report of the 3D printing conference says ‘Hannover Messe 2016 has shown that the United States and Germany are equal partners in the pursuit of digitalized manufacturing and energy. In order to connect products, machines, industrail enterprises and people across countries and continents, we need to arrive at universally applicable technologies and standards.’

Registration: Find out all about the tickets for the show here.

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 center 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: Register for the 3D Printing Conference now 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 program.

Registration: Register yourself here and profit from a 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: Purchase tickets for the 3D Printing Conference now here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: May 16-18, 2017 – Eastec

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Organizers: sme and amt

Location: West Springfield, USA

What is it?: Eastec is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. The event offers a chance to connect with resources that can solve your company’s most pressing problems, improve productivity and increase profits.

Strength: Learn the latest information on manufacturing’s hottest topics including additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing and much more and explore solutions from the top floor to the shop floor because you’ll find what you need for CEO’s, R&D Managers, CNC Programmers and every position in between.

Registration: Register for free here.

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 19-21, 2017 – Maker Faire Bay Area

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Organizers: Maker Media, Intel, Avnet

Location: San Francisco, USA

What is it?: The Maker Faire Bay Area is one of the flagships of all the Maker Faires and at the same time the celebration of the 12 years Maker Faire. At the event, you will find Makers of all kinds, attractions and performances, presentations from leaders of the Maker Movement, and many hands-on activities.

Strength: Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

Registration: You can get tickets right 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: Purchase tickets for the 3D Printing Conference now here.

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 in 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 printing conference lies on solutions for the materials metal, plastic, ceramics, 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 13-15, 2017 – AMPM 2017

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Organizers: Metal Powder Industries Federation  and Apmi International

Location: Las Vegas, USA

What is it?: AMPM 2017 is held in conjunction with the Powdermet 2017, a conference on powder metallurgy and particulate materials and stands for ‘Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy’. At the AMPM, experts are going to present the latest developments in this field.

Strength: With a stunning location like Las Vegas, expect a multitude of top-tier networking events, guest speakers, and awards luncheons.

Registration: Click here to find out more about the registration information.

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 organizers are in turn relying on the modified concept with more detailed and sector information for potential users.

Registration: Buy tickets to the 3D Printing Conference here.

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 companies will 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 28-29, 2017 – 3D Food Printing Conference

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Organizers: Jakajima

Location: Venlo, The Netherlands

What is it?: The 3D Food Printing Conference is part of the first global Innovative Food-Agri Event that includes 4 conferences and an exhibition, about which you can find out more about on its website. The event deals with the future of 3D food printing for professionals and consumers. It focuses on six different topics, including technologies, ingredients, patent issues, legal issues, investment opportunities and research.

Strength: The 3D food printing market has a wide future and offers many opportunities. To realize these opportunities, there is still much research needed. The 3D printing conference will give many answers to questions of the development of the 3d food printing sector.

Registration: Register now here.

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: Register now here.

3D Printing Conferences in July 2017

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: July 4-7, 2017 – MTA Vietnam 2017

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Organizers: UBM and SES

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

What is it?: The International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition brings the latest range of manufacturing solutions available in the global marketplace to the local industry.

Strength: Since its launch in 2005 the 3D Printing Conference has been committed to play the role of bridging the international manufacturing industry and Vietnam market.

Registration:  The online pre-registration system will be opened 3 months before the show.

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: Book your tickets for the trade show here.

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.

3D Printing Conferences in September

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 12-14, 2017 – Westec

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Organizers: SME and AMT

Location: Los Angeles, USA

What is it?: The Westec is an Additive Manufacturing conference dealing with machining, metrology, design, waterjet, software, digital, 3D printing and engineering. At the trade show, the West Coast’s manufacturing minds come together to explore, evaluate, connect and do business. While attending, you can experience hands-on interaction with the newest technologies and compare technology side-by-side. The show features the industry’s most advanced smart technologies, including the latest developments in automation, advanced materials, controls, software, operations, industrial internet of things, big data, and more from industry experts.

Strength: The 3D printing conference offers you to rev up your manufacturing mojo with Westec’s celebrity guests, including TV personality Titan Gilroy and the hosts of History Channel’s “Counting Cars.”

Registration: The inquiry form can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 13-15, 2017 – Fespa Africa

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Organizers: Fespa

Location: Johannesburg, Africa

What is it?: At the Fespa Africa, you can view the latest developments in technology, equipment, solutions, and software. The event is co-located with the two conferences Sign Africa and Africa Print.

Strength: You can witness exclusive product launches at the show.

Registration: You can register here or at the entrance of the event. The Admission is free.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 14-16, 2017 – Cede 2017

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Organizers: Exactus

Location: Poznan, Poland

What is it?: The Central European Dental Exhibition CEDE offers a platform for showing off the achievements of modern dentistry, both in technological fields and in dentistry as a science. Each year the Exhibition brings together producers and distributors of equipment, tools and dental materials as well as people passionate about dentistry in general.

Strength: Building on their experiences from organizing FDI Congress 2016 Poznan, Exactus would like to take advantage of their new skills, contacts, and energy to improve the formula for the 3D Printing Conference.

Registration: Register for the trade show here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 18-23, 2017 – EMO 2017

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Organizers: Vdw

Location: Hannover, Germany

What is it?: EMO Hannover is a trade show for the metalworking sector. Exhibitors come to the show from all segments of metalworking technology. The event presents a width and depth of products and services throughout all production areas, from machine tools and production systems for cutting and forming which form the heart of machining, precision tools, accessories and controller technology, to system elements and components for automated manufacturing.

Strength: With approximately 60% of exhibitors from outside of Germany, EMO Hannover is the world’s most international trade fair for metalworking.

Registration: Your ticket to the trade show can be bought here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 19-21, 2017 – T-REX

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Organizers: Euroindex Ltd.

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

What is it?: T-Rex is a platform for novelties and latest developments in the field of printing, advertising production technologies, exchange of experience and customers’ needs research. The show presents equipment, technical solutions, materials and consumables for printing and production of advertising items. The 3D printing conference will be held together with the Advertising and Marketing Trade Show, Rex 2017.

Strength: T-Rex 2016 showed that even in difficult conditions, Ukrainian entrepreneurs find ways to develop, moving away from usual standards, looking for new ideas and solutions.

Registration: Find out more about the registration here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 21-23, 2017 – Fespa Mexico

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Organizers: Fespa

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

What is it?: The Fespa Mexico is an opportunity to explore the latest technology developments, to find out the latest market trends and to see live demonstrations of state-of-the-art equipment. Also, you willl be able to enhance your business activity by finding new ways to expand or strengthen your product portfolio at the show.

Strength: Attend free seminars hosted by industry experts on topics ranging from ‘Global market trends’ to ‘Tips and tricks when it comes to getting the most out of your print’.

Registration: There is no registration site open but you can find general information about the admission right here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 25-28, 2017 – CMTS

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Organizers: sme

Location: Mississauga, Canada

What is it?: CMTS is Canada’s national stage for manufacturing technologies, practices and industry connections. CMTS audience from within Canada’s leading industries including automotive and aerospace have come together to source solutions and knowledge from the global leaders in machine tools and tooling, metalworking, and advanced manufacturing. The 3D Printing Conference offers a mix of live technology on display, with unrivaled keynotes, panel discussions, and technical sessions. CMTS includes several signature networking events where the industry comes together to connect, share and celebrate manufacturing.

Strength: In its third iteration and featured for the first time at CMTS, the AMC Conference will continue the national dialogue on Canada’s productivity challenge. Hot topics include automation, automation economics, and workforce development.

Registration: The registration site has not opened yet.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep 26-28, 2017 – TCT Show

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Organizers: Rapid

Location: Birmingham, UK

What is it?: The speakers of the TCT Show 2017 come together for insight, education, innovation and to do business. The event is a mix of expert speakers, real-world applications and innovations alongside product launches and the live demonstrations on the show floor. The show attracts manufacturers, designers, business leaders, early adopters, innovators, and investors.

Strength: The 3D printing conference is known worldwide for being the place where you can see tomorrow’s manufacturing technology today.

Registration: The visitor registration will be open soon.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 26-28, 2017 – C!PRINT Madrid

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Organizers: 656 Editions

Location: Madrid, Spain

What is it?: C!Print Madrid has the aim to bring together all sectors in the visual communication market and the new players from related markets such as decorators, architects and designers. The show will unveil an array of applications made possible by the latest technological advances, particularly digital advances.

Strength: Beyond just showing you the technology, the 3D printing conference will highlight the numerous ways to use these applications.

Registration: Find out more about the entry conditions here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 26-28, 2017 – Viscom Paris

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Organizers: Reed Expositions France

Location: Paris, France

What is it?: Viscom Paris is a meeting of Visual Communication and Graphic Industry professionals. At the 3D printing conference, you will find solutions and applications for your visual or advertising communication campaigns, new materials, processes and machines from manufacturers or international distributors and image, content and design offerings with which you can personalize your visual communications media.

Strength: It’s the only show enable to gather all the professionals of Visual Communication and Graphic Industry.

Registration: Useful information about taking part at the show can be found here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 27-29, 2017 – COPI’S

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Organizers: Inter Expo Center Ltd.

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

What is it?: Copi’s is a b2b exhibition for printing and advertising industry and brings together annually experts in the production and marketing of printed, illuminated, outdoor and souvenir advertising. The aim of the organizers is to provide a professional platform for demonstrating the latest technological developments in the field of printing, digitalization and management processes in the graphics industry, the integration of digital printing in the marketing mix and the new opportunities in publishing.

Strength: The 3D printing conference presents in one place innovation in printing and advertising industry, as well as live demonstrations of innovative products and technologies.

Registration: At the moment, there is no registration site available because the website of the event hasn’t updated since Copi’s 2016.

Additive manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 28, 2017 – 3D Printing Summit

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Organizers:  Bitkom

Location: Berlin, Germany

What is it?: The 3D Printing Summit is a half-day conference on the current trends and challenges facing the 3D printing market. The program will also include lectures on strategy issues as well as important technology and market trends. In lectures, panel discussions or pitches, speakers from national and international companies will outline their ideas and strategies for the future of 3D printing.

Strength: The event puts the applications on the center stage.

Registration: Taking part at the 3D printing conference is free, but you have to pre-register here.

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Conference: Sep. 28-29, 2017 – ADD+IT 2017

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Organizers: Profactor GmbH

Location: Steyr, Austria

What is it?: The Add it 2017 is a symposium on additive manufacturing and innovative technologies.  Experts from industry and academic in the field of Additive Manufacturing will attend at the show and present the current state of research, highlights, and trends.

Strength:  The event aims to facilitate synergies between research and industry, to highlight the state of the art and beyond state of the art of additive manufacturing methods with the focus on polymers.

Registration: Register for the 3D Printing Conference here.

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