2016 Formaspace Calendar of Industry Events

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Planning Travel Budgets for 2016? Here is your guide to Industry Conventions, Trade Shows, and Annual Meetings taking place in 2016.

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January 2016

AIAA SciTech 2016

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

January 4, 2016 – January 8, 2016

Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“AAIA SciTech2016 and the 12 conferences that comprise the forum—is THE convener of the most original perspectives, curator of the most essential research information, and catalyst for the most stimulating idea exchange in the aerospace field, delivering ingenuity and innovation in aerospace sciences for more than 50 years.”

SLAS 2016

Event Host: Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening (SLAS)

January 23, 2016 – January 27, 2016

San Diego, California

San Diego Convention Center

Tags: Laboratory Professionals

“More than 5,000 leading researchers, technologists, engineers and laboratory professionals.”

SolidWorks World 2016

Event Host: SolidWorks, a division of Dassault Systèmes

January 31, 2016 – February 3, 2016

Dallas, Texas

Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center

Tags: CAD CAM Manufacturing

“Annual conference of CAD CAM software for engineering, manufacturing, AEC and other industries.”

February 2016

Pacific Design and Manufacturing

Event Host: Design News

February 9, 2016 – February 11, 2016

Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Design and Manufacturing

“Get a chance to network with representatives from over 2,000 regional OEMs attending, or choose from eight expert-led seminars, including: security, robotics, IT networking, motors and motion control including pneumatics and hydraulics, introduction to rapid manufacturing, rapid manufacturing, and a two-part lean manufacturing workshop.”

West Pack

Event Host: UBM Canon

February 9, 2016 – February 11, 2016

Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Packaging

“Connect with other packaging professionals for inspiration and innovative ideas.”

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West

Event Host: MedTechWorld

February 9, 2016 – February 11, 2016

Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Medical Design and Manufacturing

“Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) connects medical device development professionals to the inspiration, partnerships, education, and technologies needed to drive medical device innovation.”

BiOS

Event Host: SPIE Photonics West

February 13, 2016 – February 18, 2016

San Francisco

Moscone Center

Tags: Biomedical Optics

“BiOS is the world’s largest biomedical optics conference, part of Photonics West. Attend BiOS 2016, the premier biomedical optics conference, and learn the latest results in bioscience, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, biomedical optics, biomedicine, and translational research.”

TED 2016

Event Host: Technology Education Design (TED)

February 15, 2016 – February 19, 2016

Vancouver

TED Conference Center

Tags: Thought Leadership

“Our conference theme? Dream!

Because dreams matter more than ever. Humanity has more capability, connection and possibility than ever in history. And yet too often we waste these powers. We get bogged down in the mundane. Confused by the complexity. Or exhausted by the naysayers.”

AmCon Seattle

Event Host: AmCon

February 16, 2016 – February 17, 2016

Bellevue, WA

Meydenbauer Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Event Host: Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy – U.S. Department of Energy

February 29, 2016 – March 2, 2016

Washington, DC

Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Tags: Thought Leadership, Energy

“We gather the best minds in academia, business, and government to advance energy technology innovation. Join us to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and build relationships to help move technologies into the marketplace. Meet with key representatives from the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and other government agencies who are actively supporting energy technology development.”

March 2016

PITTCON 2016 Conference and Expo

Event Host: The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical, Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Inc.

March 6, 2016 – March 10, 2016

Atlanta

Georgia World Congress Center

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“World’s largest and most comprehensive annual conference and exposition on laboratory science and instrumentation. Discover solutions to all your laboratory challenges from leading exhibitors from 30 countries. Get a first-hand look at cutting edge innovations in instrumentation, services, supplies and technologies to help your lab run more effectively and efficiently.”

AmCon Orlando

Event Host: AmCon

March 8, 2016 – March 9, 2016

Orlando

Orange County Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

SXSW: South By Southwest

Event Host: SXSW, LLC

March 11, 2016 – March 20, 2016

Austin, TX

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Music, Film, Interactive

“South by Southwest (SXSW) is a world-renowned set of music, film and interactive festivals, performances and conferences held each spring in Austin, Texas.”

GDC: Game Developers Conference

Event Host: UBM Tech Game Network

March 14, 2016 – March 18, 2016

San Francisco

Moscone Center

Tags: Games and Interactive

“The GDC attracts over 23,000 attendees, and is the primary forum where programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.”

ARAB LAB 2016

Event Host: ARABLAB Group

March 20, 2016 – March 23, 2016

Dubai

Dubai International Exhibition Centre

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“For 2016 we have added FoodLAB to join the existing BioLAB, PetroLAB, MediLAB and NanoLAB sectors. FoodLAB has been designed to provide specialist analytical manufacturers with the opportunity to meet technicians and analysts working in the food sector. With increasing concerned over the safety and provenance of food this is certainly a growing sector.”

April 2016

Inside 3D Printing: New York

Event Host: Meckler Media

April 10, 2016 – April 12, 2016

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: 3D Printing Technologies

“Under one roof all levels of 3D Printing interest are covered whether an attendee is interested in the future of bioprinting to making custom jewelry.”

International Milano Furniture Fair (Salone del Mobile 2016)

Event Host: Federlegno Arredo Eventi spa

April 16, 2016 – April 21, 2016

Milan, Italy

Fiera Milano

Tags: Electronic Media

“The Salone del Mobile is the global benchmark for the Home Furnishing Sector. An invaluable tool for the industry as well as an ongoing, quite extraordinary promotional vehicle. The Salone made its first appearance in 1961, designed to promote Italian furniture and furnishing accessories on the export market, and it has continued to do so impeccably, ensuring that the quality of Italian furniture is known to all four corners of the earth, and continues so to do, with half of all its visitors coming from around the world. After the success of the 2015 edition – attended by 310,840 visitors – the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is reconfirmed as the acknowledged exclusive showcase for the latest in furnishing, with a vast range of top quality products in every conceivable style.”

AmCon Denver

Event Host: AmCon

April 12, 2016 – April 13, 2016

Denver

The Colorado Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

High Point Market: Spring

Event Host: High Point Market

April 16, 2016 – April 20, 2016

High Point, NC

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Furniture and Home Furnishings

“The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.”

NAB

Event Host: National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

April 16, 2016 – April 21, 2016

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center

Tags: Electronic Media

“The world’s largest B2B electronic media show for the media and entertainment industries.”

Hannover Messe 2016

Event Host: Hannover Messe

April 25, 2016 – April 29, 2016

Hannover, Germany

Hannover Messe

Tags: Industrial Trade Show

“The message behind “Integrated Industry – Join the Network!” is that the key challenges of the fourth industrial revolution – such as achieving universal standards for machine-to-machine communication, maintaining data security and finding new business models – can be mastered only through collective endeavor in networks.”

May 2016

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

Event Host: Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

May 2, 2016 – May 5, 2016

Houston

Reliant Park

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is held annually at Reliant Park in Houston.”

AmCon Kansas City

Event Host: AmCon

May 3, 2016 – May 4, 2016

Kansas City, MO

Overland Park Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

IEEE RFID 2016

Event Host: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

May 3, 2016 – May 5, 2016

Orlando, Florida

Orange County Convention Center

Tags: RFID

“IEEE RFID is the premier technical conference for RFID where you can: Hear from leading experts in the field about the latest developments in RFID. Meet other practitioners and researchers from industry and academia. Learn about the latest research advancements in specific conference tracks and the poster and demo session. Expand your knowledge by attending a few workshops and tutorials.”

ISM 2016

Event Host: International Supply Chain Management (ISM)

May 15, 2016 – May 18, 2016

Indianapolis

Indianapolis Convention Center

Tags: Supply Chain and Operations Management

“ISM’s annual Conference delivers rich content from practitioners with a strong track record in the field. Focus on topics that are important to you in global supply chain, logistics, big data and analytics, career development, business acumen or indirect spend. Join thousands of your peers to expand your network and learn about the today’s challenges in finance, negotiations, leadership, supplier segmentation and compliance.”

AISTech 2016

Event Host: Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)

May 16, 2016 – May 19, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Tags: iron and steel manufacturing

“This event will feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market. AISTech is a can’t-miss event for anyone involved at any level of today’s steel marketplace, providing perspective on the technology and engineering expertise necessary to power a sustainable steel industry. Whether you present, attend or exhibit, take advantage of this opportunity to network with industry peers and discover ways to improve your productivity.”

AIA Convention 2016

Event Host: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

May 19, 2016 – May 21, 2016

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Convention Place

Tags: AEC

“AIA Convention is one of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S. The people, the ideas, the environment, the setting—it all comes together for an unforgettable experience that comes just once a year.”

ICFF International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Event Host: International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)

May 14, 2016 – May 17, 2016

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: Furniture Exposition

“ICFF, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.”

AmCon Phoenix

Event Host: AmCon

May 24, 2016 – May 25, 2016

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

Dwell on Design New York

Event Host: Dwell Media

May 13, 2016 – May 15, 2016

New York

Skylight Clarkson Square (SoHo)

Tags: Furniture Exposition, Interior Design

“A three-day exhibition and conference, comprised of one trade day and two consumer days, at Skylight Clarkson Sq / featuring world-class speakers, product demonstrations, continuing education classes for design professionals, and seminars for design-seeking consumers. Each year, Dwell editors carefully craft a program that invites you to “step into the pages of Dwell” and truly experience modern design.”

IIE Annual Conference and Expo

Event Host: Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

May 21, 2016 – May 24, 2016

Anaheim, California

Disneyland Hotel

Tags: Industrial and Systems Engineering

“Leaders in the field, up-and-comers and students attend to network, gather new ideas and learn about innovative tools and techniques. Make connections that will aid your career and build friendships that last a lifetime — IIE Annual is the largest industrial and systems engineering event of the year and the best place to network.

Choose sessions from 21 tracks and get exposure to the latest research and solutions that are driving change at organizations around the world. IIE Annual is the best professional development event for all career stages. Broad exposure to all aspects of the industrial and systems engineering field ensures you return to work with ideas generated from a variety of industries.”

June 2016

BIO 2016 International Convention

Event Host: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

June 5, 2016 – June 10, 2016

San Francisco

Moscone Center

Tags: Biotechnology

“BIO International Convention is a service of and hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.”

Sustainable Brands 2016

Event Host: Sustainable Life Media

June 6, 2016 – June 9, 2016

San Diego

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Tags: Thought Leadership, Sustainability

“Sustainable Brands® is the universally recognized home for the community of business and brand leaders seeking to shift the world toward a flourishing future. Community members come together to collaborate, explore business model innovations and identify techniques that create, measure and communicate brand value.”

Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East

Event Host: MedTechWorld

June 14, 2016 – June 16, 2016

New York

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Tags: Medical Design and Manufacturing

“Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East connects medical device development professionals to the inspiration, partnerships, education, and technologies needed to drive medical device innovation.”

Aviation 2016

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

June 13, 2016 – June 17, 2016

Washington, D.C

Washington Hilton

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“AVIATION 2016 will explore new and emerging aeronautics technologies, focus on new initiatives and plans, and examine the important domestic and international issues that affect them. It will bring together leaders from all elements of the aviation enterprise to focus on critical issues for the next decade of aviation development—critical issues that offer significant business development opportunities.”

NEOCON

Event Host: Merchandise Mart, Vornado Realty Trust

June 13, 2016 – June 15, 2016

Chicago

The Merchandise Mart

Tags: Contract Furniture Trade Fair

“NeoCon is the largest commercial interiors show in North America. The three-day event attracts nearly 50,000 design professionals and showcases more than 700 leading companies. With over 1 million square feet of exhibition space, the show launches thousands of new products and covers a spectrum of vertical markets including Workplace, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Environmental, Government and Education. The exhibition is complemented by first-class educational programming featuring over 100 accredited seminars, association forums, keynote presentations and special events.”

E3: Electronic Entertainment Expo

Event Host: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

June 14, 2016 – June 16, 2016

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Games and Interactive

“E3 is the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet.”

Dwell on Design LA (DODLA)

Event Host: Dwell Media

June 24, 2016 – June 26, 2016

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Furniture Exposition, Interior Design

“Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, is America’s Largest Design Event. Last year, over 30,000 people attended this 3-day modern home show where you can see cutting-edge modern products, hear from design industry leaders, and interact with thousands of experts in the field of design and beyond. As only Dwell can do, we bring the best people, products, and curated content in modern design under one roof, all through the Dwell lens. If you’re looking for the best in modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, garden and outdoor materials, kitchen & bath and international design then Dwell on Design LA is for you! DODLA is not your average modern home and garden expo by any means!”

World Industrial Design Day

Event Host: International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID)

June 29, 2016

Worldwide

Tags: Industrial Design

“The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design celebrate World Industrial Design Day on June 29th.”

July 2016

SIGGRAPH 2016

Event Host: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group for Graphics (SIGGRAPH)

July 24, 2016 – July 28, 2016

Anaheim, California

Anaheim Convention Center

Tags: Computer Graphics and Interactive

“The 43rd SIGGRAPH Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience, featuring the world’s most prestigious forum for computer graphics research, creative adventures in digital media, immersive realities, emerging interactive technologies, advanced mobile systems, and hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration.”

Propulsion and Energy 2016

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

July 25, 2016 – July 27, 2016

Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Palace Convention Center

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“The AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition (AIAA Propulsion and Energy) integrates the Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit (JPC) with the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC) into an annual event that brings together technologists, developers, operators, program managers, chief engineers, and policy makers to address aerospace propulsion and energy issues and challenges.”

AACC 2016 Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

Event Host: American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

July 31, 2016 – August 4, 2016

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Convention Center

Tags: Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Medicine

“Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, big data management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine Learn about cutting edge technology. AACC’s annual meeting has more than 200 new product introductions each year Hear vital research and learn about important changes in the field. With more than 400 educational opportunities in Lectures, Plenary Sessions, Symposia, Short Courses and Brown Bag Sessions, you can design an educational experience that meets your needs to say ahead of changes in the field ”

August 2016

IDSA International Conference

Event Host: Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

August 17, 2016 – August 20, 2016

Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center

Tags: Industrial Design

“Designers are driven to make things happen. They begin with dreaming and bring the dream to reality, even when others don’t have faith. We are the hand that introduces the future to the present, all while striving to benefit people, community and industry. As industrial designers, we play a critical role in advancing the satisfaction of life through experiences, social innovations and enjoyable services.Detroit has been an epicenter for making everything and anything. Music, food, automobiles, furniture, arts, crafts… you name it. Here, the people are ambitious, passionate, full of pride and above all, have an ambition to make things happen. If necessity is the mother of invention, in Detroit, optimism is the father who gets things done. The city had a magnificent history and went through a dark tunnel of economic hardship. Now, revitalization is underway and making headlines around the globe. Join us in a celebration of industrial design and all that is happening in this great city. Witness the change and talk about how we are going to make things happen!”

IWF Atlanta 2016

Event Host: International Woodworking, Fair, LLC.

August 24, 2016 – August 27, 2016

Atlanta

Georgia World Congress Center

Tags: Woodworking Technology

“International Woodworking Fair® is the trade show where furniture manufacturing, cabinetry, architectural woodworking, material processing and other related industry professionals from all over the globe will come to find products they didn’t know existed that will help their company succeed.”

September 2016

Space 2016

Event Host: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

September 13, 2016 – September 16, 2016

Long Beach, California

Long Beach Convention Center

Tags: Aerospace Research, Development, Technology

“Hosted by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and organized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). What to Expect Almost 1,000 participants from more than 300 institutions in 20 countries. More than 400 papers reporting on the latest innovations in space technology, exploration, and operations. ITAR sessions reporting on timely, innovative ideas and progress. A technology-driven exposition.”

CAMLT 2016

Event Host: California Assoc. for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT)

September 16, 2016 – September 18, 2016

Pasadena, CA

Pasadena Hilton

Tags: Laboratory Science Equipment

“CAMLT is a non-profit statewide professional association for Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Technicians and Phlebotomists in California. Make CAMLT your choice for Continuing Education and Professional Networking.”

AmCon Rochester, NY

Event Host: AmCon

September 21, 2016 – September 22, 2016

Rochester, NY

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

APICS 2016

Event Host: American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

September 25, 2016 – September 27, 2016

Washington, D.C.

Venue TBA

Tags: Supply Chain and Operations Management

“APICS is the premier event for supply chain and operations management professionals.​ Supply chain and operations management professionals are expected to achieve maximum productivity, meet consumer demand, and remain agile amid instability and unpredictability. Each year, the APICS annual conference offers relevant education, best practices and thought leadership to help attendees lead their organizations and reach these goals.”

SPE ATCE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

Event Host: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

September 26, 2016 – September 28, 2016

Dubai, UAE

Dubai World Trade Centre

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is proud to announce that the 2016 edition of its Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) will take place in the Middle East for the first time in the event’s 91-year history. ATCE is renowned as the foremost technical conference in oil and gas exploration and production.”

October 2016

IBEX: The International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference

Event Host: Professional BoatBuilder Magazine

October 4, 2016 – October 6, 2016

Tampa, Florida

Tampa Convention Center

Tags: Boat design construction

“IBEX is the world’s premier technical showcase for boat builders, designers, repairers, and surveyors and boatyard/marina operators, distributors, and dealers. It delivers a unique forum to do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. A highly respected education conference. New products and processes. Valuable networking opportunities.”

AmCon Plano (Dallas)

Event Host: AmCon

October 4, 2016 – October 5, 2016

Plano, Texas (Dallas)

Venue TBA

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

Gulf Coast Conference

Event Host: Gulf Coast Conference

October 11, 2016 – October 12, 2016

Houston

NRG (Reliant) Park

Tags: Laboratory Equipment, Gas Chromatography

“Whether it be for R&D, QA/QC, process, pilot work, chemical engineering needs, or academica, this new forum will provide a vehicle to learn accepted techniques and methods, tips and tricks to afford better consistancy and accuracy when making chemical measurements, see and understand the newest technologies in action, and hear from the community’s “though leaders” describe successful approaches to their businesses, highlight ideas about new techniques, and discuss the possible areas of improvement for our industry in the future.”

Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS)

Event Host: Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS)

October 18, 2016 – October 20, 2016

Odessa, Texas

Ector County Coliseum Complex

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“For more than 70 years, the working men and women of our oil and gas industry have counted on the Permian Basin International Oil Show as the place to be to stay on top of the latest product developments, services and technologies. (Note: this event alternates annually with LAGCOE)

AmCon Salt Lake City

Event Host: AmCon

October 18, 2016 – October 19, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Palace Convention Center

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

High Point Market: Fall

Event Host: High Point Market

October 22, 2016 – October 26, 2016

High Point, NC

Numerous Local Venues

Tags: Furniture and Home Furnishings

“The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.”

AME Dallas 2016

Event Host: Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)

October 24, 2016 – October 28, 2016

Dallas, Texas

Sheraton Dallas

Tags: Lean Manufacturing

“Largest lean manufacturing conference in the world. Nine keynote speakers, 54 presentations, 40 tours, 12 special interest sessions and 40 workshops provide you with a transformational learning experience like no other. Learning from the insights of world-class, highly successful practitioners who have been there and done that, you are provided with a trusted source of knowledge that you can rely on to confidently make the changes needed to accelerate growth. The leaner processes are, and the more engaged people are, the more productive you become and the greater your bottom-line success will be. ”

The ASSEMBLY Show

Event Host: Assembly BNP Media

October 25, 2016 – October 27, 2016

Chicago (Rosement, IL)

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Tags: Manufacturing Technology

The ASSEMBLY Show – Helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn, share and explore all things ‘assembly’.”

AALAS National Meeting

Event Host: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)

October 30, 2016 – November 3, 2016

Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte Convention Center

Tags: Laboratory Animal Science

“The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is a membership association of professionals employed around the world in academia, government, and private industry who are dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals.”

November 2016

AmCon Detroit (Novi, MI)

Event Host: AmCon

November 1, 2016 – November 2, 2016

Detroit (Novi, MI)

Suburban Collection Showplace

Tags: Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers

“Meet face-to-face with some of the finest Job Shops, Contract Manufacturers from throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

PACK Expo International

Event Host: The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI)

November 6, 2016 – November 9, 2016

Chicago

McCormick Place (Co-located with Pharma EXPO)

Tags: Advanced Processing and Packaging

“When you need to meet efficiency benchmarks, roll out a new product, automate or streamline your operations, PACK EXPO lets you focus on processing and packaging solutions while exploring technologies that apply to any and every CPG market.”

Pharma EXPO

Event Host: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)

November 6, 2016 – November 9, 2016

Chicago

McCormick Place (Co-located with PACK Expo International)

Tags: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

“The only show to focus on all phases of pharmaceutical manufacturing and its supply chain.”

Autodesk University

Event Host: Autodesk

November 15, 2016 – November 17, 2016

Las Vegas

Sands Convention Center

Tags: CAD/CAM, AEC, AutoCAD, Software Training

“Autodesk University offers Autodesk training and networking opportunities for design and engineering professionals year-round.”

FabTech

Event Hosts: AMS Welding, CCAI, FMA, SME, PMA

November 16, 2016 – November 18, 2016

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center

Tags: Metal Forming, Welding

“FABTECH provides a convenient venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing needs. The annual event will offer more than 1,200 exhibitors and 27,000 attendees full access to over 450,000 net square feet of floor space.”

December 2016

We have no event listings for December. Care to suggest one?

Events in 2017

Can’t find your favorite event? These conventions are bi-annual and will return in 2017.

PMTS

Event Host: Production Machining

April 25, 2017 – April 27, 2017

Columbus, OH

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Tags: Precision Machining

“PMTS is for manufacturers of precision machined parts. For 3 days in April, all the vendors that you travel miles to see at other shows will be concentrated in one place – the Greater Columbus Convention Center. PMTS also offers hands-on technical sessions on the show floor that will give you the chance to see machines up-close and in action.”

Eastec

Event Host: SME

May 16, 2017 – May 18, 2017

West Springfield, MA

Eastern States Exposition

Tags: Design Engineering, Machining

“EASTEC is the premier manufacturing exposition in New England. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, tours of nearby facilities, and much more, EASTEC is designed to jumpstart your business opportunities. The event offers a unique chance to connect with resources that can solve your firm’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.”

Westec

Event Host: SME

September 12, 2017 – September 14, 2017

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center

Tags: Design Engineering, Machining

“WESTEC has always been the West Coast’s “can’t miss” event, a technology showcase that helped generations of manufacturers grow their businesses. This is where you’ll meet experts who can help apply cutting-edge equipment, make sense of lean methods, and manufacture with composites, titanium, or other advanced materials. Think about the many technology breakthroughs of recent decades: chances are they were unveiled at WESTEC.”

LAGCOE

Event Host: Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE)

October 24, 2017 – October 26, 2017

Lafayette, Louisiana

Cajundome and Convention Center

Tags: Oil and Gas Upstream and Downstream Production

“Premiere exposition and technology forum event for the worldwide energy industry. (Note: this event alternates annually with PBIOS)

Events in 2018

Can’t find your favorite event? These conventions take place every three years and will return in 2018.

ACHEMA

Event Host: DECHEMA Ausstellungs-GmbH

June 11, 2018 – June 15, 2018

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Tags: Chemical Engineering, Process Industries

This International Meeting on Chemical Engineering, Environmental Protection and Biotechnology convenes every 3 years

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