Drives and Controls Magazine
Engineering Design Show 17 - 18 October, 2018

Location: Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
The Engineering Design Show is the only UK event dedicated entirely to engineering, electronics and embedded design. More than 220 exhibitors and 4,000 visitors are expected to attend. There will be two conference theatres with more than 25 speakers, a series of free workshops, and feature zones including the Innovation Zone, which will introduce visitors to new technologies.
Advanced Engineering 2018 31 October - 01 November, 2018

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
Billing itself as “the UK’s largest exhibition for advanced engineering professionals”, the show is celebrating its tenth birthday this year. The Connected Manufacturing zone launched last year will be returning, as will the Enabling Innovation showcase where 50 start-ups and researchers will demonstrate the next generation of new technologies.
Maintec 2018 06 - 07 November, 2018

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
The UK’s longest-running exhibition dedicated to the maintenance, plant and asset management industry is changing from a three-day to a two-day event “in response to feedback from exhibitors and visitors”. There will be two show-floor theatres: Maintec Insights and Reliability Dialogue.
Motor Summit International 2018 14 - 15 November, 2018

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
The eighth summit will bring together speakers from around the world to discuss recent developments in energy-efficient motor-driven systems, including technological developments and progress in standardisation. The influence and impact of digitalisation and electromobility will also be discussed.
SPS IPC Drives 2018 27 - 29 November, 2018

Location: Nuremberg, Germany
The German automation mega-show is adding yet another new hall, bringing the total to 17 and allowing the event to accommodate more than 1,100 exhibitors. The focus in the new hall will be on mechanical infrastructure. Elsewhere, Halls 5 and 6 will now focus on software and IT in manufacturing, as well as industrial communications.