Subcontract manufacturing supply chain show returns to the NEC

Birmingham’s NEC will once again be welcoming visitors to Subcon this June. Co-located with The Engineer Expo and Advanced Manufacturing Show, the event will feature over 300 exhibitors, a new Launchpad for start-ups, and an interesting conference programme


ith over 300 exhibitors from across the UK manufacturing and engineering supply chain taking part, Subcon has become the

must-attend event for subcontract manufacturing professionals across all industry sectors. Now in its 43rd year, the event will run from 4-6 June at Birmingham’s NEC. According to the organiser, Subcon 2019 will deliver the contacts, connections and content that engineering and manufacturing businesses in the UK need to succeed.

A LAUNCHPAD FOR START-UPS For 2019, Subcon has unveiled the ‘Launchpad’ to showcase cutting-edge innovations from across the industry. The aim is to help manufacturing and engineering-based start-ups by giving them a platform to share their innovations with thousands of professionals. Eight entrepreneurs will be given a free stand in the Launchpad area, as

well as being entered into the inaugural Subcon Launchpad Awards. Each exhibitor will be asked to present their innovation on stage to a panel of


The conference programme featuring Ian Warhurst, the man behind the rescue of the Bloodhound land speed record (LSR) project

expert judges. The winner will receive a £10,000 package including a free stand on the main floor at Subcon 2020 as well as comprehensive PR and marketing support. To qualify, businesses must be under three years old with a product or service that relates to engineering and/or manufacturing. The successful applicants will receive a free stand, expert advice and marketing support, industry exposure, plus Awards entry.

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