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Registration for TCT Show Personalize 2014, an event dedicated to 3D printing, additive manufacturing and product development, is now open and free to all visitors. This year is the 19th edition of the TCT Show and runs from 30 September to 2 October in Birmingham, UK.

The three-day event will feature conference and seminar programmes that are designed to educate, inspire and enlighten visitors, while the exhibition floor will represent the entire industry, including industrial additive manufacturing machine manufacture, desktop 3D printing, inspection and metrology, CAD/CAM development, 3D printing technology users and service bureaux.

Companies that are set to exhibit at the TCT Show include Stratasys, 3D Systems, Exone, Mcor Technologies, Renishaw, Envisiontec, Materialise, EOS, Arcam, Formlabs, SLM Solutions and Voxeljet. There will also be live demonstrations and interactive displays.

Speaker sessions will include Materialise chief executive officer, Wilfried Vancraen; EOS chief executive officer, Dr Hans Langer; and Makerbot chief executive officer Bre Pettis and president Jenny Lawton. Further speakers will be announced in the coming months.

In addition, the 2014 event will see the return of the Rep Rap Hub and TCT Bright Minds, sponsored by Black Country Atelier and 3D Systems, as well as the start-up zone, which is a new feature.

In 2013, the Bright Minds glass-walled 3D printing classroom was set up on the show floor, giving dozens of local schoolchildren expert, hands-on experience at turning a CAD design into a 3D-printed model.

Key event details

  • Event: TCT Show Personalize 2014
  • Date: 30 September to 2 October
  • Location: Birmingham

TCT Show + Personalize 2014

September 30th – October 2nd, NEC, Birmingham, UK

Inspire. Design. Make

TCT Show + Personalize is the leading event dedicated to 3D printing, additive manufacturing and product development, owned and organised by Rapid News Communications Group (RNCG).

Held annually, TCT showcases almost 200 exhibitors and presents a line up of internationally recognised speakers who shine the spotlight on the technologies and signpost how they will develop in the future.

In 2014 almost 10,000 attendees from over 50 countries will visit TCT for inspiration, education and most importantly to do business. The mix of inspirational speakers, cutting edge technologies and innovative initiatives such as Bright Minds UK, the Startup Zone and the RepRap Hub — all accessible with no entrance fees for attendees — is unique.

As a result TCT attracts business leaders, early adopters and a wide range of users from across concept, design and manufacturing to an event where they can see tomorrow's technology today. Follow TCT online at and through social media.

TCT Show + Personalize is organised by Rapid News Communications Group. Carlton House, Sandpiper Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, CH4 9QE, UK

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