2023 Trade Show Calendar

A list of any and all global trade shows related to the manufacturing industry. Find dates, locations, and information for your next trade show here.

This is a running list of all upcoming trade shows for the entire manufacturing industry. Check back often as we will be continually adding new trade shows. (Updated 6/8/23)

CES: Consumer Technology Association

  • January 5-8
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • LVCC & Venetian Expo and The Aria
  • *Offers digital experience

More info: https://www.ces.tech/

AHR Expo: "HVACR Show"

Everything in HVACR.

  • February 6-8
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard N.W.

More info:https://www.ahrexpo.com/

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Engineering electronics & industrial production hardware.

  • February 7-9
  • Farnborough, England, UK
  • Farnborough International Exhibition Centre

More info: https://www.industrysouth.co.uk/

PVC Formulations

Vinyl supply chain.

  • February 21-22
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • The Westin Cleveland Downtown Hotel, 777 St. Clair Ave N.E.

More info: https://www.ami-events.com/event/a4e1680e-4d27-436c-a2db-dcff5ac80409/summary


Southwest manufacturing technology.

  • February 21-23
  • Houston, Texas
  • George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas

More info: https://www.houstexonline.com/ 

SLAS (Society of Lab Automation and Screening) 2023

Life Sciences research; lab automation and tools; engineering.

  • February 25 - March 1
  • San Diego, California
  • San Diego Convention Center, 111 Harbor Dr.

More info: https://www.slas.org/events-calendar/slas2023-international-conference-and-exhibition/ 


National western mining conference.
  • February 26 - March 1
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Colorado Convention Center

More info: https://www.smeannualconference.com/

MWC Barcelona

The future of connectivity with the global giants of the industry.

  • February 27 - March 2
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Fira Gran Via Exhibition Center, Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

More info: https://www.mwcbarcelona.com

AmCon Advanced Design & Manufacturing Show (Now Design 2 Part Shows)

Contract and Design Manufacturing.

  • March 1-2, 2023
    • Arlington, Texas
    • Arlington Expo Center
  • March 29-30
    • Atlanta, Georgia
    • Cobb Galleria Centre
  • April 26-27
    • Secaucus, NJ
    • Meadowlands Exposition Center
  • May 2-3
    • Orlando, FL
    • Orange County Convention Center
  • May 17-18
    • Schaumburg, Illinois
    • Schaumburg Convention Center
  • June 14-15
    • Novi, Michigan
    • Suburban Collection Showplace

More Info: https://www.d2p.com/


Solid-state lighting innovations/technologies, accredited seminars.

  • March 6-8
    • March 6th is virtual only
    • March 7-8 is in-person only
  • New York City, New York
  • New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Av. of the Americas

More info: https://leducation.wpengine.com/ 

iMAPS DPC (Device Packaging Conference & Exhibition)

Microelectronics assembly & advanced packaging.

  • March 13-16
  • Fort McDowell, Arizona
  • WeKoPa Conference Center, 10438 WeKoPa Way

More info: https://www.imaps.org/device_packaging_conference.php 


Fluid power, power transmission, and motion control; construction.

  • March 14-18
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd.

More info: https://www.ifpe.com/ OR https://www.conexpoconagg.com/ 


Manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain.

  • March 20-23
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

More info: https://www.promatshow.com/


Industrial transformation; engineering, automation, energy, R&D, and industrial IT to subcontracting.

  • April 17-21
  • Hannover, Germany
  • Messegelände
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.hannovermesse.de/en/

Advanced Factories

Industrial automation, robotics, AI, ML, VR/AR, and more.

  • April 18-20
  • L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain 
  • Fira de Barcelona - Gran Vía Venue
  • Av. Joan Carles I, 64 08908
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.advancedfactories.com/ 

iMaps CICMT, HiTEC, and Power: Cross-Over Conference & Exhibition

Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic Microsystems Technologies; High-Temperature Electronics; advanced packaging for power electronics.

  • April 18-20
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid N., 5151 San Francisco Rd. N.E.

More info: http://www.viethconsulting.com/members/calendar6c_responsive.php?group=&org_id=IMAP&td=1680321600 

Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS)

New tech, machinery, and alternative vendor solutions for precision machining. 

  • April 18-20
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 Lakeside Ave.

More info: https://www.pmts.com/

Metalcasting Congress

Shaping the future of foundries.

  • April 25-27
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 Lakeside Ave.

More info: https://www.afsinc.org/tradeshows/metalcasting-congress-2023


Pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing and supply chain.

  • April 25-27
  • New York, New York
  • Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.interphex.com/en-us.html 

JEC World

Composite materials and applications.

  • April 25-27
  • Paris, France
  • Pairs Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, ZAC Paris Nord 2

More info: https://www.jec-world.events/welcome 

Ceramics Expo (Also in conjunction with Thermal Management Expo)

Advanced ceramics products and solutions, technical ceramic applications; aviation, automotive, energy, medical, and electronics sectors. 

  • May 1-3
  • Novi, Michigan
  • Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave.

More info: https://www.ceramicsexpousa.com/visit

Petfood Forum

Pet food manufacturing, research, and technologies.

  • May 1-3
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Kansas City Convention Center, 301 West 13th St.
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.petfoodforumevents.com/ 

OTC — Offshore Technology Conference

Oil & gas, offshore drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection.

  • May 1-4
  • Houston, Texas
  • NRG Park, 1 Fannin St.
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://2023.otcnet.org/welcome


Global packaging industry.

  • May 4-10
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre, Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61, 40474
  • Frequency: Every 3 years

More info: https://www.interpack.com/ 

World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition

Global hydrogen and energy.

  • May 9-11
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Rotterdam Ahoy, Ahoy Rd. 10 3084 BA
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.world-hydrogen-summit.com

Robotics Summit & Expo

Design, development, manufacturing, and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligence products and services.

  • May 10-11
  • Boston, MA
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.roboticssummit.com

CICEE (China International Construction Equipment Exhibition)

International construction machinery.

  • May 12-15
  • Hunan, China
  • Changsha International Convention and Exhibition Center
  • Annual

More info: https://chinacicee.com/pc


Northeast manufacturing technology.

  • May 16-18
  • West Springfield, Massachusettes
  • Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave.

More info: https://www.easteconline.com/ 

AICD Conference (Association of Independent Compressor Distributors) 

Compressed air technology.

  • May 21-23
  • Grapevine, TX
  • Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.aicd.org/

AIHce EXP (American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo)

Occupational and environmental health and safety.

  • May 22-24
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Phoenix Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.aihceexp.org/


Renewable, clean energy technologies and solutions.

  • May 22-25
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://cleanpower.org/expo/

Forge Fair

N.A.'s largest event for the forging industry.

  • May 23-25
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Huntington Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Ave. E.
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.forging.org/forge-fair-2023 


Global ICT and IoT technologies.

  • May 30-June 2
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Taipei Nangan Exhibition Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.computextaipei.com.tw/en/index.html

Florida Water Resources Conference (FWRC)

Educational and technical conference and exhibition for water and wastewater industry.

  • May 31-June 3
  • Kissimmee, FL
  • Gaylord Palms Resort
  • Annual

More info: https://www.fwrc.org/ 

AAAE Conference & Exposition (American Association of Airport Executives)

Airport products and technology.
  • June 3-5
  • Denver, CO
  • Sheraton Denver Hotel & Conference Center
  • Annual

More info: https://aaae.org/AAAEDEN/Default.aspx

Safety Conference (ASSP)

Safety professional development and expo.

  • June 5-7
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://safety.assp.org/ 

Valve World Expo

Industrial flow control.

  • June 7-8
  • Houston, Texas
  • George R. Brown Convention Center

More info: https://valveworldexpoamericas.com/


Primary conference trade show for surface technology industry. Sponsored by National Assoc. for Surface Finishing (NASF) 

  • June 6-8
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Frequency: Every 5 years
  • Likely the convention center, but not noted yet.

More info: https://www.nasfsurfin.com/

Pulp & Paper Industry Technical Conference

Advancing theory and practice in the electrical field related to the design and management of electrical systems within the pulp and paper products industry.

  • June 11-16
  • Spokane, WA
  • The Historic Davenport Hotel
  • Annual

More info: https://www.pulppaper.org/

International Microwave Symposium (IMS)

Materials, devices, components, design, and test solutions for the RF and microwave industry. Co-located with the RFIC (Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium) conference and ARFTG (Automatic Radio Frequency Techniques Group) conference.

  • June 11-16
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Diego Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://ims-ieee.org

NFPA Conference & Expo

Products and services needed to help meet and maintain compliance with codes and standards related to fire and hazard protection.
  • June 19-23
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Mandalay Bay Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.nfpa.org/Conference

Paris Air Show (SIAE)

The world's premier and largest event dedicated to the aviation and space industry.

  • June 19-25
  • Paris, France
  • Le Bourget Parc des Expositions
  • Biennial

More info: https://www.siae.fr/en/

Polymers in Cables

Advances in wire and cable material, technology, trends, and impacts. 

  • June 20-21
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

More info: https://www.ami-events.com/event/09f9f89b-cea4-4701-876a-dcd516fca230/summary


Technology and manufacturing for Latin America metalworking sector.

  • June 20-22
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Citibanamex Center
  • Biennial

More info: https://www.fitma-la.com/?lang=en

EASA Convention & Solutions Expo

Electromechanical apparatus repair and sales industry.

  • June 24-27
  • National Harbor, MD
  • Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://easa.com/convention


Microelectronics supply chain industry. Also in conjunction with FLEX conference + exhibition which showcases flexible hybrid electronics, printed electronics, and advanced packaging innovations.

  • July 11-13
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Moscone Center
  • Annual

More info: https://www.semiconwest.org/

Reliable Plant & Machinery Lubrication

Machine asset management and reliability.

  • July 31-August 3
  • Orlando, FL
  • Caribe Royale Resort
  • Annual

More info: https://conference.reliableplant.com/


Cutting-edge packaging technology, processing equipment, and supply chain resources.

  • September 11-13
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Las Vegas Convention Center
  • Biennial

More info: https://www.packexpolasvegas.com


North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event.

  • September 11-14
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • McCormick Place

More info: https://www.fabtechexpo.com/

The Battery Show North America

Battery and EV/HEV technology; transportation, stationary, portable, and industrial sectors.

  • September 12-14
  • Novi, Michigan
  • Suburban Collection Showplace
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Offers virtual events

More info: https://www.thebatteryshow.com/en/home.html

Injection Molding & Design Expo

Free to attend, from Plastic News and Injection World magazines. 

  • September 20-21
  • Novi, Michigan
  • Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave.

More info: https://injectionmoldingexpo.com/

The Utility Expo

Largest event for utility professionals and construction contractors, including infrastructure engineering.
  • September 26-28
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane

More info: https://www.theutilityexpo.com/

WEFTEC: The Water Quality Event

Wastewater treatment, design, and modeling; drinking water, water reuse, and water reclamation.

  • September 30 - October 4
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • McCormick Place
  • Annual

More info: https://www.weftec.org/


Deburring technologies and precision surfaces

  • October 10-12
  • Rheinstetten, Germany
  • Trade Fair Center Karlsruhe, 1 Exhibition Ave.

More info: https://www.deburring-expo.de/en/home/ 

NEW: Industrial Transformation USA

All about Industry 4.0.
  • October 10-12
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Indiana Convention Center
  • Annual

More info: https://industrialtransformationusa.com/

The Assembly Show

  • October 24-26
  • Rosemont, Illinois
  • Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.assemblymag.com/the-assembly-show


Southeast manufacturing technology.

  • October 24-26
  • Greenville, South Carolina
  • Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Dr.

More info: https://www.southteconline.com/ 

Automation Fair 2023

  • Week of November 6th
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

More info: https://www.rockwellautomation.com/en-us/company/events/in-person-events/automation-fair.html


Western manufacturing technology.
  • November 7-9
  • Long Beach, California
  • Long Beach Convention Center & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.

More info: https://www.westeconline.com/ 


International meeting for additive manufacturing.

  • November 7-10
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Messe Frankfurt
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://formnext.mesago.com/frankfurt/en.html


High-tech solutions for the medical technology sector; Suppliers in the medical manufacturing industry.

  • November 13-17
  • Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Messe Düsseldorf
  • Frequency: Annually

More info: https://www.compamed-tradefair.com/

SPS Show: Smart Production Solutions

Smart and digital automation.

  • November 14-16
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • NürnbergMesse Exhibition & Trade Center

More info: https://sps.mesago.com/nuernberg/en.html

Don't see a certain trade show listed? E-mail Editor-in-Chief Laura Davis at [email protected] to get it added.