Drives and Controls Magazine
SPS IPC Drives 28 - 30 November, 2017

Location: Nuremberg, Germany
The huge automation and motion engineering event returns to Nuremberg after a successful 2016 event which attracted more than 63,000 visitors and 1,600 exhibitors to its location in southern Germany. Almost a quarter of the visitors come from outside Germany.
2017 AEMT Awards 29 November, 2017

Location: Coventry, UK
A new awards scheme launched by the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades to recognise the achievements of individuals and companies in its sector. Drives & Controls is supporting the Awards, which are being produced by Touchwave Media.
Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show 06 - 08 February, 2018

Location: Farnborough, UK
Southern Manufacturing returns to a February slot and will be the first major exhibition to use the new £30m conference and exhibition centre at the site. The 20,000m2 centre is the largest exhibition venue to be built in the UK for two decades. The 2018 show marks Southern Manufacturing’s 20th anniversary and show director Phi l Valentine predicts that the new venue will transform the exhibition experience.
Drives & Controls Show 2018 10 - 12 April, 2018

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
In 2018, the Drives & Controls Show, along with Mach and other co-located events including Air-Tech and Plant & Asset Management, will be moving to halls in the “new” section of the NEC. 2018 will also mark the debut of the new Smart Industry Expo covering all aspects of the digital factory, Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things.
Hannover Fair 2018 23 - 27 April, 2018

Location: Hannover, Germany
The 2018 edition of the world’s largest industrial exhibition will be first at which the Industrial Automation show-within-a-show will be merged with the biennial Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA) event to form a single entity to be called Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives (IAMD), and covering automation, power transmission and fluid power. Also from 2018, the vast CeMat logistics trade fair will run alongside the industrial show for the first time.