Launchpad is back!

Subcon is delighted to announce that The Launchpad & Launchpad Awards are back for 2021.

The Launchpad aims to propel start-ups and entrepreneurs by giving them a platform to share their innovations with thousands of engineering and manufacturing professionals with the power to influence and guide them to future success.

Eight businesses will be given a free stand in the Launchpad area, as well as entered into the inaugural Subcon Launchpad Awards. To qualify, businesses must be under two years old with a product or service that relates to engineering and/or manufacturing.

The Launchpad Awards will take place at Subcon when each exhibitor will be asked to present their innovation on stage to a panel of expert judges. The winner will receive a free stand on the main floor at Subcon the following year worth £10,000 as well as PR and marketing support.

If you would like to apply, please fill in the Application Form and send it to Please note if entering you should be available to exhibit at the show on 14-16 September 2021.

Good luck!