Specialists in next generation exhibitions
and conferences

The smart way of connecting people

At Smarter Shows we take a smart approach to organizing events. Specialized in producing highly focused conferences and exhibitions, our events combine interactive industry communities with the power of face-to-face business to create B2B events that will revolutionize your business. A world-class team are dedicated to delivering shows that drive the highest return on your time, resources and budget. 

 

SEPTEMBER 12-14 2017

The annual trade show for the global advanced battery industry

September 12-14 2017, Novi, Michigan

The Battery Show provides a global platform to showcase the advances in large scale advanced batteries for electric vehicles, grid support and alternative energy enhancement. Highlighting innovation right across the supply chain, The Battery Show will showcase developments in raw materials right through to battery pack systems, demonstrating each crucial element in improving battery performance, safety and cost.

Running alongside the exhibition, The Battery Show Conference will provide market appraisals on batteries for the grid and renewables, along with EV adoption rates from consumer to fleet vehicles, as well as highlighting improvements from the industry.

SEPTEMBER 12-14 2017

The manufacturing event for electric and hybrid vehicle technology and innovation

September 12-14 2017, Novi, Michigan

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is the premier manufacturing showcase for electric and hybrid vehicle technology and innovation. Taking place alongside The Battery Show in Michigan, the capital of EV manufacturing in America, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will highlight advances across the powertrain and focus on a wide range of vehicles from passenger and commercial to off-highway industrial vehicles.

The show is a manufacturing and engineering event, and will be attended by leading automotive and off-highway vehicle engineers, business leaders, technical experts, consultants and R&D professionals, all looking for greater efficiency and safety, while reducing the overall cost of e-mobility.

SEPTEMBER 12-14 2017

America’s only critical power-focused trade show

September 12-14 2017, Novi, Michigan

Critical Power Expo is dedicated to connecting the buyers, operators and specifiers of critical power equipment and technology with a wide range of suppliers along with the whole supply chain – from manufacturers of batteries, power systems and products to UPS equipment and monitoring systems.

Critical Power Expo is co-located with The Battery Show, now firmly established as America’s leading battery power exhibition and conference featuring battery technology for a range of applications. Thousands of people attend the show each year to meet with over 350 exhibiting companies.

OCTOBER 24-26 2017

Europe's dedicated space design, manufacturing and testing event 

October 24-26, 2017, Bremen, Germany

Space Tech Expo & Conference Europe is a focused marketplace for the design, manufacturing and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies, bringing together leading engineers, executive management and global decision makers from commercial companies, as well as government and military institutions, involved in space industry activities.

Strategically positioned in Central Europe, Bremen is a city of aerospace excellence. Space Tech Expo Europe is set to become Europe’s major dedicated supply-chain and engineering event for complete spacecraft, subsystems and space-qualified components.

MARCH 6-8 2018

The tradeshow and conference for technical foam manufacturing and technology

March 6-8, 2018, Novi, Michigan

Foam Expo is North America’s first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the manufacturers and buyers of technical foam materials, products and services, as well as the entire technical foam supply chain.

Foam Expo serves all types of foam and raw materials used in the manufacture of foam and foam-related products, including the comfort and technical foam markets. The exhibition will profile molded, rigid and flexible foam solutions utilizing materials ranging from urethanes to elastomeric materials such as rubber and PVC, as well as a full range of equipment and machinery manufacturers plus a wide range of foam service providers. 

MAY 1-3 2018

The exhibition for raw materials, equipment, machinery and technology used within the ceramic manufacturing supply chain

May 1-3, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio

Ceramics Expo is dedicated to providing a marketplace for all raw materials, equipment, machinery and technology used within the ceramic manufacturing supply chain. Ceramics Expo is attended by technical leaders, production directors, engineers, project leaders, buyers and senior executives interested in exploring the latest ceramic manufacturing innovations.

Through the creation of a focused environment, Ceramics Expo draws attendance from genuine decision-makers within ceramic manufacturers and from a vast range of industries utilizing ceramic materials and components, including transportation, automotive, aerospace, medical, electronics, military and environmental technology.

MAY 1-3 2018

The expo dedicated to waste heat power generation technologies for industrial facilities
 

May 1-3, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio

Waste Heat Recovery Expo is a new annual exhibition and conference connecting the manufacturers and suppliers of waste heat recovery technologies and solutions with the buyers invested in reusing or commercializing the waste heat sources from their industrial facilities. Crucially, the exhibition also brings together the full waste heat recovery manufacturing supply chain.

With new technologies evolving rapidly, waste heat recovery offers an increasingly viable method of capturing heat discarded by an existing process and using that heat for other applications including generating electricity. Waste Heat Recovery Expo offers a focused platform through which participants may explore the latest advancements in order to become more environmentally friendly and efficient – by reducing energy consumption, operational costs and carbon emissions.  

MAY 15-17 2018

The annual trade show for the global advanced battery industry

15-17 May, 2018,  Hanover, Germany

The Battery Show Europe is the premiere exhibition and conference for advanced battery manufacturing and technology in Europe.

The battery industry in Europe has never been stronger, as manufacturers benefit from a growing European market with increases in e-mobility, grid storage, microgrids, renewables, portable devices and tools along with medical technology. The world is becoming increasingly electric, and Europe is leading the way in much of it.

MAY 15-17 2018

The premier showcase for electric and hybrid vehicle technology and innovation. 

15-17 May, 2018,  Hanover, Germany

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe is the manufacturing exhibition and conference for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Almost every major automotive OEM in Europe is developing hybrid and electric powertrain technology. E-mobility is no longer the exclusive pursuit of environmentalists and the money conscious – electric power is being used to increase performance as well as reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and make savings at the fuel pump. 

MAY 22-24 2018

America’s meeting place for space technology and engineering

May 22-24, 2018, Pasadena, California

Now in its seventh year, Space Tech Expo will be returning to Pasadena for 2018. America’s meeting place for space technology and engineering grows bigger and better year on year, bringing together industry leaders, decision-makers and buyers to meet the engineering and manufacturing supply chain for commercial, civil and military space.

Space Tech Expo 2018, will be at Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA, 22-24 May 2018, with 230+ exhibiting companies and 1,700+ participating companies joining the show.

 

16-18 OCTOBER 2018

A dedicated forum for sustainable material manufacturing

16-18 October, 2018, Hanover, Germany

Sustainable Materials Expo is Europe’s only free-to-attend commercially-focused exhibition that connects the sustainable materials manufacturing community with the wide range of end user market buyers for its products. The exhibition crucially brings together the full sustainable materials manufacturing supply chain from raw material suppliers to end users from industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, packaging, electronics, medical and energy.

Sustainable Materials Expo is designed as the only dedicated forum through which sustainable material manufacturers and any company involved in the advanced sustainable material supply chain may engage their full spectrum of current and potential industry buyers and partners.  

 

The tradeshow and conference for technical foam manufacturing and technology

16-18 October, 2018, Hanover, Germany

Foam Expo Europe showcases the latest product applications, services and equipment from multiple sectors, including: foam manufacturing, adhesives & sealants, converting & fabricating, equipment & machinery, raw materials, recycling and testing from the following user markets: aerospace, automotive, construction, medical, packaging and sports & leisure.

Foam Expo Europe covers all types of foam and raw materials used in the manufacture of foam and foam related products. The exhibition will profile moulded, rigid and flexible foam solutions utilising materials ranging from urethanes to elastomeric materials such as rubber and PVC, as well as a full range of equipment and machinery manufacturers plus a wide range of foam service providers.