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Drives & Controls                        M&E

4-6 June 2024, Hall 5, NEC Birmingham

Why Exhibit?


Back bigger and better in 2024

Drives and Controls is the leading showcase for the latest motor, drive, automation, power generation and transmission, and motion control technology.

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Targeted buyers & specifiers

Meet with a focused audience of buyers and help them seize the opportunities that exist in today’s rapidly changing business environment.

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Keep up with the competition

Display your products, raise brand awareness, generate new leads and align your company with inspiring changemakers. with 1 single investment.


Who attends

Benefits of Exhibiting & Sponsoring


Network and secure new business with thousands of buyers looking to purchase your products and services. 


Benefit from an extensive print and online advertising campaign in leading magazines and websites such as Drives & Controls.


Take advantage of a year round marketing campaign, with immediate brand awareness through our digital channels and partners.


With a dedicated PR agency and attendance from the major trade press, it is the perfect place to generate media coverage, or launch new products.


Connect with the entire  automation market in one place, condensing months of meetings across 3 days.


Join our dedicated match making service and meet qualified buyers and influential decision-makers in person at the show.


Access to even more visitors from cross over with co-located shows all taking place under one roof. Enter new markets and meet new customers.


Three days of pure business, with qualified sales opportunities gathered using our lead scanners included in your marketing package.

Hosted meetings programme

Connect +

In our ongoing commitment to meet the business needs of manufacturing & engineering professionals, we run a specialised matchmaking service called CONNECT+ Live. 

CONNECT+ Live is a free of charge personalised matchmaking service that match qualified buyers with hand-picked solution providers. Where physical attendance is not possible a series of virtual buyer rooms are created to enable the most senior buyers the opportunity to connect.  Contact us to find out more.

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Multi-channel marketing campaign

We provide comprehensive marketing support pre-show, onsite and post show. Benefit from our network and database of 125,000+ manufacturing & engineering professionals.

Take advantage of:

  • Personalised website banners
  • Social Media activity
  • Online exhibitor profile
  • Dedicated product showcase
  • PR support and press coverage
  • Video
  • Showguide and event preview inclusion

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship packages help you raise your company’s profile, establish your product team as thought leaders and positions your brand centrally in front of a wide range of manufacturing and engineering professionals.


Workshop theatres feature a combination of supplier led active case studies and technical presentations, a perfect place to present your solutions.  Alternatively. sponsoring a keynote conference theatre gives you a exclusive platform to reach a captive audience of your potential buyers.

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Ensure that your brand is front of mind when your customers arrive, walk around and leave the venue by taking advantage of high visibility branding options. Your brand will be visible to thousands of important members of the community.

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Our annual shows, monthly e-newsletters and online community give us unique access to senior decision makers making us a powerful option for commercial partners.  Access our audience via digital activities including: emails, E-newsletters, podcasts, webinars, web banners & more.

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Event Brochure

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Visitor Sample

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Request a copy of the latest floorplan to see what space is available.

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