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An SME event draws out the biggest thinkers and doers in the industry – from innovators to key decision-makers. The collective brainpower is palpable. The opportunity to grow is unparalleled. Either as an attendee or as an exhibitor, there is no better place to advance your business.

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WEBINAR: FDA’s Draft Technical Guidance on AM for Medical Device
On May 10th the FDA released a draft guidance titled “Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Devices” which details FDA’s initial thinking on technical considerations specific to devices using additive manufacturing. The two main topic areas of this draft guidance, Design and Manufacturing Considerations and Device Testing Considerations will be summarized followed by an opportunity to discuss the various technical considerations presented in the document with FDA staff.


Advanced Manufacturing Canada logoAdvanced Manufacturing Canada
November 2-3, 2016 | Toronto Congress Centre | Toronto, Ontario
Advanced Manufacturing Canada (AMC), offers the Canadian manufacturing community a focused two-day conference and exhibition on advanced manufacturing technologies, including automation and robotics, additive manufacturing/3D printing, materials and software. By gathering C-level executives, industry representatives, academia and government under one roof, Advanced Manufacturing Canada’s aim is to educate the manufacturing industry on how companies can produce products faster and less costly while maintaining quality standards with the implementation of new technologies.
RAPIDRAPID 2017
May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA
RAPID is known worldwide as the preeminent event for 3D printing, scanning, and additive manufacturing. The industry-leading conference and exposition returns to Pittsburgh in 2017 for its 27th year as the ultimate authority on 3D. The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest 3D products and do a side-by-side comparison with other products to find your best fit. This is your event to explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.
EASTECEASTEC 2017
May 16-18, 2017 | Eastern States Exposition | West Springfield, MA
With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes and much more, EASTEC is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. The event offers a unique chance to connect with resources that can solve your company’s most pressing problems, improve productivity and increase profits. It’s clear why so many business owners, engineers, designers, production managers and purchasing executives attend EASTEC to keep their operations current. EASTEC brings human ingenuity and manufacturing brilliance together.
WESTECWESTEC 2017
September 12-14, 2017 | Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA
Only WESTEC brings you the very latest technologies – from software, cutting tools to multi-tasking machines – all from top international equipment manufacturers. Learn from fellow attendees how WESTEC can help your company cut costs, enhance quality, or earn a place on an OEM’s preferred supplier list. WESTEC is where collaboration starts – a place to network, form relationships, build partnerships, and solve your firm’s most pressing problems. If these are your company’s goals, WESTEC is where you need to be! Plan now to participate in WESTEC. Attend and get the most out of your visit by bringing your company team.
CMTS logoCMTS 2017
September 25-28, 2017 | The International Centre | Mississauga, Ontario
CMTS is Canada’s largest manufacturing mecca. More than 8,000 manufacturing professionals attend CMTS to discover the latest advancements in machine tool, tooling, metal forming and fabricating, advanced manufacturing including 3D printing/additive manufacturing, automation, design engineering and plant management segments from over 700 potential suppliers. CMTS provides attendees from all walks of manufacturing an experience they never forget and often repeat: a hands-on, flexible, learning environment of revolutionary technologies.

Affiliate Events


The Mayo Clinic Collaborative 3D Printing in Medical Practice course will be held March 3-5, 2017 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona.