UK: Next year NEW:UK (National Electronics Week) will be co-locating with seven other industry events to create the largest manufacturing event in the UK with over 1,000 exhibiting companies, covering in excess of 37,000 square metres of exhibition space.
Claire Saunders, event director, comments: “In 2012 we want to build a bigger and better event for the industry, so we are announcing that NEW:UK will be co-locating with MACH, Drives and Controls, Air-Tech, Ifpex, Plant and Asset Management, Electrex and Independent Power, Energy and Electic Expo, to create the largest manufacturing event in the UK in 2012. These exhibitions will run side by side at the NEC transforming the Piazza into a must attend industry event.
“These co-located exhibitions are expected to attract over 33,000 visitors and will cover sectors such as test, measurement and inspection, assembly, automation and robotics, contract manufacturing, design, CAD/CAM, rapid manufacturing, rapid prototyping, power supplies, sensors and much more.”
Prior to this announcement NEW:UK had already signed up 40% of the space for next year’s show. Now with the move to Hall 2 it offers the opportunity to accommodate the demand for more space in a bigger hall. This co-location has already attracted the support of key industry associations and government with more announcements promised to be following soon.
NEW:UK 2012 will now take place on 18th-19th April 2012 in Hall 2 at the NEC Birmingham UK, strategically positioned to make most of the co-locating events and networking opportunities.