Visit Subcon 2022: NEC, 7th- 9th June

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Running from 7 - 9th June at the NEC Birmingham, Subcon 2022 is the UK’s premier event dedicated to subcontract manufacturing buyers

This year's Subcon show is running from 7- 9 June 2022 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Now in its 45th year, it remains the UK’s premier event dedicated to subcontract manufacturing buyers, enabling them to source suppliers, benchmark capabilities, and form new manufacturing partnerships. At Subcon, find everything from product design, prototyping and development, contract and subcontract products and services through to machine tools, systems and equipment.

Subcon will once again be collocated with The Engineer Expo and Manufacturing Management Show, bringing together even more of the best suppliers, latest innovations and practical advice.

The Engineer Expo is the dedicated event for the advanced engineering community that drives manufacturing and design solutions. Curated by The Engineer, the show provides a unique platform for engineers to source the latest advanced engineering technology, products and services, enabling them to optimise production and process throughout the manufacturing cycle.

After the success in 2021, the very popular Manufacturing Management Show (MMS) is also back this year. From the team behind the industry leading Manufacturing Management magazine, MMS brings together everything manufacturers need to know about running a successful manufacturing site under one roof - from maintenance, materials handling, sustainability, skills, IT and health & safety.

Across the three show days the exhibition will deliver the contacts, connections and content that engineering and manufacturing businesses in the UK need to succeed. Visitors will be able to harness new innovations from over 200 world class suppliers to help increase capacity, optimise productivity and improve flexibility, whilst also driving down costs to stay competitive in a global market.
Subcon exhibitors span a massive range of manufacturing and engineering businesses, including assembly work, CNC machining, metal fabrication, 3D printing and many more. As this diversity of exhibitors shows, there will be huge opportunities to forge strategic partnerships and improve existing processes.

Visitors can also enjoy over 30 hours of free conference sessions lead by industry experts discussing the key issues and trends that are driving innovation and shaping the UK’s industrial landscape in 2022: from the latest developments in key technology areas such as hydrogen mobility, electrification, and nuclear fusion to keynote insights on automation, finance and engineering skills.

This year's speaker lineup includes:

Dave Short - Technology Director, BAE Systems:
Ian Whiting – Commercial Director, UK Battery Industrialisation Centre
Tony Langtry – Head of Mechanical Engineering, Tokamak Energy
Hugo Spowers – Founder, Riversimple:
Professor Ric Allot – Director of Business Development, STFC: Industrial applications of Big Science.
Professor Chris Tuck – University of Nottingham:

Visit to register for this year’s event.