Alongside the packed agenda of world class industry expert speakers and leading technology vendors we have a number of features that will add to your experience.


An invaluable part of our event is the chance to build a network with like-minded people experiencing the same or similar difficulties within their business, wanting to improve their skills and knowledge base and bring back something to their business.

Attending the event is a chance to take a break from your work and sharpen your skills by gaining new ideas and approaches that make you more effective and efficient at your work.

We offer the opportunity to be in the same room to meet experts and leaders and listen to how they approach business that you can benefit from. You’ll have the chance to mix with the other attendees and form new relationships over a coffee, lunch or drinks and make a connection with the perfect provider or even prospect.

Learning new tools and techniques from industry leading providers who have the products and services that will make you better, faster or even different from competitors and give you the cutting edge. Meeting face to face and asking questions or getting hands on with a demonstration specific to your business struggles is an unparalleled experience to reading brochures and websites.

Ultimately, our event provides you a unique opportunity to network, learn and have fun all in one place.

Drinks Reception

At the close of Day 1 we’ll host a drinks reception for all attendees which gives you time to relax and discuss the days insight and opinions. It’s a great ice breaker with people you may not have had a chance to speak to during the day.

Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshments & Networking Breaks

We’ll make sure you’re fuelled and charged for the day starting with breakfast and refreshments followed by regular breaks scheduled throughout the day.

We’ll provide the food and refreshments during lunch and breaks which are great networking opportunities to connect with other attendees in a relaxed atmosphere and informal discussions.

Mobile App

We’ll provide you with a mobile app so you can take full advantage of the event with an immersive experience for all attendees. Through the app you’ll be able to start networking with other attendees before you arrive at the event and continue after the 2 days come to a close.

Connect through One-on-One chats and arrange personal meetings or converse with a group chat to discuss wider subjects and opinions, either way you’ll start to forge your long-term relationships before you arrive and long after you leave.

1-2-1 Meetings

We’ll arrange 1-2-1 meetings for you with the expert providers so you can get face to face time to discuss specific requirements and tailored advice on how their products and solutions can alleviate your problems and improve your business.

Breakfast Briefing: Consultants Clinic

Meet top experts in their respective fields of the very hottest topics such as 3D Printing, Blockchain, Robotics, Platforms, Wearables, Workforce Culture and more. Bring your questions and get ready to learn and discuss where and how these strategies and technologies can be implemented into your processes, and what they can do for you and your company.

Innovation Den

Join us for the Innovation Den where the latest and most innovative start-up companies disrupting and transforming technology and business as we know it will pitch their innovative product or solution to the audience followed by a Q&A from a panel of hand-selected judges. You, the audience, are then given the chance to vote on which one you believe is the most innovative through our conference app and the winner will then be announced the following day before lunch.

Pre-Event Workshop

Compliment your conference experience with our Pre-Event workshop, AI 101. In it the workshop will discuss, share knowledge, and learn about the different ways to determine where and how to apply Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for best business practices and to benefit the shop floor.

Innovation Tour

We will walk you through the nation’s largest and fastest-growing innovation center where you’ll be able to experience 10 fabrication labs and a micro factory focused on physical product development and manufacturing.

Factory Floor Tour

There’s no better way of seeing how products and solutions have been implemented more than seeing it in action! Our Factory Floor Tour will take the group onsite to see a real-life smart factory floor and discuss where and how solutions have been implemented and benefited a business. You’ll experience the machines and technologies set to transform future production, in person.