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Welcome to Subcon - The Manufacturing Solutions Show

5-6 June 2024 | Hall 3A, NEC, Birmingham

Subcon is THE must-attend event for manufacturing buyers across all industry sectors.

Discover an expected 150+ subcontract and outsourced engineering services alongside a dynamic programme of content.  Join interactive CPD-accredited workshops, product demonstrations, keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, and much more.

We'll also be celebrating UK manufacturing at our new awards and inviting all visitors to our relaxed networking drinks.  

Whether you are looking to source a new supplier, want to benchmark your capabilities, just starting your career, or looking for new inspiration, Subcon 2024 has you covered!

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Find your next solution provider at Subcon - refine your supply chain and keep your costs down. Join peer discussion groups, put your questions to the experts and celebrate UK manufacturing. Your future business starts here. 

Why Visit?



Meet with engaged buyers and key influencers from across the manufacturing sector. Don't miss this unmissable opportunity to showcase your products and solutions. 

Why Exhibit?

What's new in 2024?

This year's Subcon is a little different! We've updated the show's format to pull together a mix of dynamic content covering key challenges facing the sector in 2024 and beyond. Highlights will include:

  • UK Government and shadow government sharing their insights for the future of manufacturing and subcontracting in the UK 

  • Global and local market forecasts for materials, suppliers and trade links  

  • More case studies from the industries that you want to meet 

  • Reshoring v offshoring debates 

  • Recruitment and re-skilling advice and support 

  • Hear from industry leaders about how and where technology and innovation will create efficiencies and alleviate resource challenges 

Alongside this, don't miss our new Manufacturing Solutions Awards, and our Happy Hour drinks reception!

Networking welcome drinks & entertainment

All visitors, exhibitors and speakers are invited to a welcome drinks reception, taking place from 5 pm on the 5th of June. Relax, unwind and network after a busy day at the show!

The Manufacturing Solutions Show Awards

Taking place within the exhibition on Thursday the 6th of June,  we'll be celebrating the best of UK manufacturing and engineering innovation.

Learning, innovation & insights programme

There's so much to see and do at Subcon including keynote panel discussions with industry leaders, peer-to-peer roundtable sessions, CPD-accredited workshops, live product demonstrations and more!

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