Where Manufacturing Minds Meet
PLASTEC West connects you with serious plastics professionals for three days of design and manufacturing immersion you can't find anywhere else. Connect with over 20,000 engineers and executives who are ready to forge business partnerships. Learn from industry luminaries presenting their insights. This is your chance to find answers to your current plastics challenges — from new materials to molding — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry.
The nation's largest advanced design and manufacturing conference offers three in-depth, expertly curated educational programs covering 3D printing, smart manufacturing and medtech. Learn from renowned experts and get the latest insights that can help advance your projects, and your career – all with unlimited track hopping.
Test drive new technologies, find a broad range of plastics suppliers, and get inspired by the latest innovations at the largest advanced design and manufacturing showcase. The expo also offers free educational sessions, demos, tours and teardowns, plus exhibitor-attendee matchmaking and fun prize giveaways.
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Join Us at the House of Blues
After the expo it's time to unwind and have some fun! We're hosting a very special attendee event at the House of Blues and we want you to be there. Once you register for the expo, you'll receive an email that will allow you to RSVP to the party. You must be on the RSVP list and bring your expo badge to attend the event. Space is limited!
Five Leading Shows. One Powerful Event.
Advanced design and manufacturing's leading trade shows come together on one floor for the nation's most comprehensive industry event. Your pass gives you access to a full spectrum of solutions spanning medtech, automation technology, plastics, packaging, and design engineering. Join over 20,000 industry professionals and more than 2,000 top suppliers as you explore groundbreaking technologies and gain new insights.
Expanded Conference Series: Smart Manufacturing, 3D Printing & Medtech
The global smart manufacturing market is predicted to be worth more than $390 billion by 2020. 3D printing alone is expected to be worth over $30 billion by 2023.
Offering its biggest conference program yet, PLASTEC West gives you access to the expanded three-day Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit and a brand new 3D Printing Innovation Summit, plus three days and four tracks of up-to-the-minute medtech thinking. This is your chance to join industry leaders to understand where manufacturing is headed — and how new breakthroughs can help your projects.
Golden Mousetrap Awards
Celebrate exceptional efforts — by start-ups and giants alike — at America's biggest awards event for the advanced design and manufacturing industry. Don't miss meeting 2018's innovative winners, including the Rising Engineer Star and Gadget Freak of the Year.
* Excludes sales and marketing job titles; $99 for non-qualified registrants