SUBCON 2018, The Engineer Expo
One venue. Two unique industry events.
Now in its 42nd year, Subcon is firmly established as the must-attend event for subcontract manufacturing professionals across all industry sectors, looking to source suppliers, benchmark capabilities and secure the right partners to help them remain competitive in a global market.
The best of British manufacturing will be on display alongside a wealth of market leading international suppliers all looking to help UK manufacturers optimise their supply chain strategy in 2018 and beyond.
Taking place alongside a free to attend, 3-day educational programme and our brand new sister event, The Engineer Expo, Subcon 2018 is set to be the biggest event to date.
Exhibitors represent the best in:
Automotive, Aerospace, Metal processing, Plastic Mouldings, Design & Prototyping, Casting & forging, Materials, Software solutions, Testing & Inspection, Electronics.
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Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from the NEC offers affordable luxury. Socialise in the Open Lobby, dine in the Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and arrive using the free shuttle service.
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When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.
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Resorts World Birmingham Home to restaurants like TGI Friday’s, Las Iguanas, Nando’s and Gourmet Burger Kitchen. You’ll find real ales at The World Bar and cocktails and sushi at The Sky Bar too, plus outlet shopping with discounts of up to 70% off RRP, just walking distance of the NEC Halls.More