Drives and Controls Magazine
Mach 2024 15 - 19 April, 2024

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
Described as “the UK’s only live, national event showcasing sustainable, innovative technologies used across the manufacturing spectrum”, Mach 2024 will introduce a series of hubs focusing on specific technologies: automation and robotics; data and AI; energy efficiency; additive manufacturing; and tooling. Each hub will be managed by one of the specialist centres from the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.
Hannover Messe 22 - 26 April, 2024

Location: Hannover, Germany
The industrial megashow returns bringing together exhibitors from digital industries, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics and the energy sector. Key topics will include Industry 4.0/Manufacturing-X, digitisation, AI and machine learning. The fair will include a Research and Innovation Summit for the first time. The partner country is Norway.
CWIEME Berlin 14 - 16 May, 2024

Location: Berlin, Germany
The world’s largest show dedicated to motor manufacturing, coil winding, transformers, generators and e-mobility, expects to welcome more than 6,000 attendees and 600 exhibitors over its three days. More than 50 speakers have been lined up for the event, offering more than 25 hours of content. There will be a new zone dedicated to start-ups in areas including high-performance motors, sensors and power electronics.
Smart Manufacturing & Engineering Week 05 - 06 June, 2024

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
The event will include the Maintec, Smart Factory Expo and Design+Engineering Expo shows and will run alongside Drives & Controls, Air-Tech, Fluid Power & Systems. The organisers say the “Festival of Industrial Innovation” represents the future of manufacturing and engineering in the UK. As well as the exhibitions there will be conferences and summits.
Drives & Controls 05 - 06 June, 2024

Location: NEC, Birmingham, UK
Now part of Manufacturing+Engineering Week, the Drives & Controls show will run alongside other events including Air-Tech, Fluid Power & Systems, Maintec, Smart Factory Expo and Design+Engineering Expo. It will cover areas including industrial automation, energy efficiency, machine safety, drives, motion controls, power transmission and robotics.
Automation UK 2024 18 - 19 June, 2024

Location: CBS Arena, Coventry, UK
The two-day robotics and automation show will return for its second appearance with the organiser, Bara (the British Automation & Robot Association) planning to double the space of the first event, held in 2023. Some exhibitors – Beckhoff, for example – are planning to double the size of their stands. Other exhibitors include ABB, Fanuc, Pilz, Yaskawa, Kuka, CKF, Festo and RARUK Automation.
Machine Vision Conference 2024 18 - 19 June, 2024

Location: CBS Arena, Coventry, UK
Now in its eighth year, the Machine Vision Conference and exhibition aims to promote the use of image-processing technologies, educating visitors about new processes, and helping them to find technologies that can improve their processes and cut costs. The event is organised by UKIVA (the UK Industrial Vision Association).