3 reasons to attend The Made in the Yorkshire Expo as a manufacturer

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At the Made in Group, we are all about championing British manufacturing and celebrating what the sector has to offer. The Made in Yorkshire exhibition sees over 100 exhibitors from the manufacturing supply chain and over 1,000 decision-makers, with an array of experience, expertise and knowledge all in one place,  as a manufacturer, you will not want to miss out on this esteemed event!

Each year the Made in Group holds an exhibition in Yorkshire, and is one of the biggest showcases of manufacturing in the UK. This year the event will take place in the Leeds at the Century Pavilion on May 21st, 2020.

There are a number of reasons why you should attend the Made in Yorkshire Expo as a manufacturer from seminars by industry-leading experts to networking with fellow people from the sector. It is a great opportunity to learn more best practices and make new connections. We have narrowed it down to the top three reasons why this exhibition is important if you are a manufacturer or in the engineering sector. 

Keep reading to find out why you should attend the MIY Expo...

1. The biggest showcase of manufacturing in Yorkshire

The exhibition taking place later this year is a great place to meet SMEs, global manufacturers and suppliers, including well-known names such as Victor Manufacturing, Pryor Marking Technologies and GoPrint3D. With so many exhibitors present, if you are looking for a new supplier you are bound to meet your match here. Our members are all based in Yorkshire, therefore you will be sure to find a supplier nearby, along with saving cost and the environment. Made in Yorkshire member John Kirwin, from Penman said: "We managed to meet and talk with a great number of companies and learnt what a great manufacturing base we have in the region. Thank you also from my French guests who were also suitably impressed!"

2. Discover the benefits of Industry 4.0

There is no doubt that companies installing automation systems, including vision technologies and robots or cobots are seeing the benefits through improved productivity. In business, there is a constant drive to find ever-more efficient design and production processes and many business owners are looking at digitalisation and automation to find those gains and get ahead of the competition. The MIY Expo will showcase companies who offer automated solutions to manufacturers by increasing usage of both manpower and machines. You will also hear from industry leaders who can advise you on automation and the importance of digitalisation. 

3. Help champion the manufacturing sector! 

If you are as passionate about UK manufacturing as we are, come along and help us bang the drum for manufacturing. Discover all of the best things that truly are Made in Yorkshire including examples of cutting edge technology and metalworking fluid. Despite the continuing economic uncertainty around Brexit, there are positive things happening in the manufacturing sector including continuous investments and efforts to close the skills gap with more and more companies taking on apprentices.

Join us on May 21st 2020 and see for yourself what it is all about. You can get your tickets, for free, today!