Advance Northumberland is now accepting applications from advanced manufacturing and engineering businesses from across Northumberland to capitalise on fully-funded exhibition space and showcase at a major industry conference this October.

Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham, the Advanced Engineering 2019 exhibition is the UK's largest annual exhibition and conference for advanced manufacturers & supply chain professionals with more than 500 different suppliers in attendance.  

Advance Northumberland is looking to showcase investment opportunities and the strength of the supply chain manufacturing cluster in Northumberland by offering a platform for businesses operating in the supply chain that are looking to grow or diversify their business.

With opportunities to network with some 15,000 professionals from OEMs and supply chain partners, Advanced Engineering provides a platform for knowledge transfer and business discussions across: R & D, design, test, measurement & inspection, raw materials & processing, manufacturing, production and automation. The show is taking place from 30th to 31st October 2019 at Birmingham NEC.

Advance Northumberland will be hosting the Northumberland Pavilion and is offering space for four Northumberland based manufacturing and engineering companies to attend.  Each organisation will have an individual stand, with support from the Advance team both leading up to the show, during and post exhibition.

Applications are now being accepted through the Advance Northumberland website –/business/manufacturing-campaign.  Successful applicants will benefit from fully-funded exhibition space across all two days of the event and will be supported by Advance Northumberland staff, which will provide support and facilitate meeting and networking opportunities over the course of the exhibition. Terms and conditions apply and applications close on Wednesday 11th September 5pm.

Richard Wearmouth, Chair of Advance Northumberland said, “We have a strong manufacturing and engineering sector in Northumberland and it’s fantastic to be able to illustrate that the strength of the supply chain cluster on a national stage. We are offering businesses a great opportunity to showcase what they do and build their network across the sector.

I would encourage all manufacturing and engineering businesses from across the County to apply for this opportunity and showcase the strength of the Northumberland cluster. We are hoping to give four businesses the opportunity to attend the Advanced Engineering exhibition 2019 with us and by bringing businesses together, we will be able to showcase Northumberland as a great place to do business.”

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