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Trade Shows and Events

Festo participates in numerous trade fairs every year. Find out more about us and the latest trends in automation!

Festo North America 2020 Events

Manufacturing in America
Date: March 25 - March 26
Site Location: Ford Field - Detroit, MI
Booth Location: 108

Join over 3,500 manufacturing executives, engineers and enthusiasts at Manufacturing in America 2020. Learn about the newest technologies, share best practices and ideas, and be a part of advancing the future of manufacturing.

Craft Brewers Conference
Date: April 19 - April 22
Site Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - San Antonio, TX
Booth Location: 4041

The Craft Brewers Conference® is the number one environment in North America for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance. Attendees can choose from fourteen educational tracks led by the top minds in the beer and business worlds

Date: April 28 - April 30
Site Location: Jacob K Javits Center - Manhattan, NY
Booth Location: 1834

INTERPHEX is the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event to “Experience Science through Commercialization”. INTERPHEX brings leading suppliers together to “Learn It, Experience It, Procure It” through a combination of no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations and networking events to leverage quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness in today’s global market.

Converters Expo
Date: April 29 - 30
Site Location: Lambeau Field - Green Bay, WI
Booth Location: 9

Converters Expo has been the best source for converting solutions, from packaging and bags to tissues and diapers — and more. No matter what you produce, you’re sure to find an answer to your daily challenges. Converters Expo is also the ideal opportunity to network with hundreds of prospective business partners and catch up with old friends.

Date: May 12 - May 14
Site Location: Santa Clara Hyatt - Santa Clara, CA
Booth Location: TBD

MT360 is a deep dive into the future of manufacturing. A one-of-a-kind event bringing together the best minds in manufacturing and technology. You’ll learn how innovators are pushing the envelope in manufacturing today. Hear visions for the future and make the connections you need for a competitive edge and to move forward with confidence.

AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo
Date: July 26 - July 30
Site Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
Booth Location: 3667

Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine.

Date: September 14 - September 19
Site Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
Booth Location: 134142

More than 2,400 exhibitors from the manufacturing industry will display their products and productivity solutions at McCormick Place in Chicago covering 1.3 million net square feet of show floor. To help optimize your time at the show, we organize exhibits in Pavilions that are geared toward specific industries, technologies and solutions.

The Assembly Show
Date: October 27 - October 29
Site Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center - Rosemont, IL
Booth Location: 513

The Assembly Show event provides assembly driven content, education and suppliers and discovers new assembly techniques, products and services and much more.

2020 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo
Date: November 1 - November 4
Site Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, PA
Booth Location: 1012

This signature event draws pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical professionals at all levels of the industry from young professionals to the most senior executives in drug manufacturing, supply chain, devices and equipment and services, and global regulatory agencies. The conference offers a large exhibition hall offering the latest technologies and services for the pharmaceutical industry.

PACK EXPO International
Date: November 8 - November 11
Site Location: McCormick Place - Chicago, IL
Booth Location: N-6142

For end users and suppliers from around the world, the PACK EXPO name stands for a quality tradeshow experience and a wide range of processing and packaging innovations for every vertical market. PACK EXPO International & co-located Healthcare Packaging Expo will bring together 45,000 attendees from across 40+ vertical industries, 2,500 exhibitors showcasing their latest packaging solutions, 1.2 million net square feet of exhibits—many displaying full-scale machinery in action & free educational sessions in venues on the show floor. Attendees are influential decision makers from a wide variety of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, retailers and other end users.

Rockwell Automation Fair
Date: November 18 - November 19
Site Location: Anaheim Convention Center - Anaheim, CA
Booth Location: TBD

Automation Fair® is the premier industrial automation event offering unmeasurable knowledge and skill-building opportunities in just two days. With over 150 exhibits and more than 400 hours of education opportunities, Automation Fair offers you and your team the ability to experience innovative technologies and trends, accelerate your expertise and skillset and transform your business!

Date: November 18 - November 20
Site Location: Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV
Booth Location: N-2621

FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ 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.

Festo Didactic North America


SkillsUSA Nationals

SkillsUSA heads to Louisville, Ky., June 24-28, 2019, for the 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. More than 18,000 people — including students, teachers and business partners — are expected to participate in the weeklong event.

The SkillsUSA Championships will be held on Wednesday and Thursday. More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students –– all state contest winners –– will compete hands-on in 103 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Students work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set by industry. Leadership contestants will demonstrate skills including extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedure. The competitions will be open to the public and free of charge.

The week caps off with the Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Friday evening at KEC’s Freedom Hall.


June 25-29, 2019


Kentucky Exposition Center
937 Phillips Ln
Louisville, KY 40209


HI-TEC: A National Conference on Advanced Technological Education

Supported by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and post secondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with educating America’s technical workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.


July 22-25, 2019


Hyatt Regency St Louis At The Arch
315 Chestnut St
St. Louis, MO 63102


National Training Institute Trade Show

Come see everything NTI’s Training Partners have to offer at this one day only display of the electrical industry’s newest innovations. All under one roof at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.


July 27, 2019


Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
799 North Hewitt Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197



December 4-7, 2019


Anaheim Convention Center

800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

ACTE’s CareerTech Vision 2019

The mission of the Association for Career and Technical Education (“ACTE”) is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce, working with potential vendors and sponsors to create a unique level of awareness and exposure to a partner’s brand, products and services.


December 4-7, 2019


Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802

International trade fairs 2019


Februar 19. - 23., Cologne, Germany


Hannover Messe 2019
April 01. - 05. 2019
Hanover, Germany


International Technology Trade Show for the Food and Beverage Industry
June 25th - 28th 2019
Sao Paulo, Brazil


October 07 - 10 2019, Stuttgart, Germany