Specialists in next generation exhibitions
and conferences

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At Smarter Shows we specialize in producing highly-focused B2B supply chain exhibitions and technical conferences for the manufacturing and engineering sectors, with a focus on aerospace, automotive and materials industries. With a portfolio of large-scale events in the US and Germany, we are experts in launching exhibitions and conferences, providing a complete end-to-end event service. From our offices in central Brighton, our world-class team of 40 staff are dedicated to creating events that deliver the highest return on investment for our exhibitors, sponsors and attendees.


Europe’s largest trade fair dedicated to the technical foam industry

10 – 12 September, 2019, Stuttgart, 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. 

Europe's dedicated space design, manufacturing and testing event 

19-21 November, 2019, Bremen, Germany

In its third year, Space Tech Expo Europe will be returning to Bremen - a centre of space excellence. The exhibition is Europe's premier B2B Space engineering event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space related technologies and draws attendance from thousands of industry leaders, decision makers, engineers, specifiers and buyers to meet manufacturers and the supply chain for civil, military and commercial space.

Strategically positioned in Central Europe, Bremen is a city of aerospace excellence. Space Tech Expo Europe is the continent's major dedicated supply-chain and engineering event for manufacturing, design, test and engineering services for spacecraft, subsystems and space-qualified components.

The world’s largest dedicated trade show for the technical foam industry

March 24-26, 2020, Novi, Michigan

Foam Expo is North America’s biggest 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. 

Exploring noise and vibration strategies and technologies for future lightweight combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles

March 24-26, 2020, Novi, Michigan

The Future Vehicles NVH Summit is the only conference dedicated exclusively to NVH solutions for electrification and multi-material, lightweight vehicles

Lightweighting, electrification, mobility as a service. Noise, vibration, harshness will become an increasingly significant factor in the customer value proposition as the automotive industry works toward realizing these future technologies and ride experience and comfort become central concepts to the design of the vehicle. Developing cost-effective, quieter vehicle systems and components, and understanding and sourcing the technical capabilities, such as sound package materials or mounting methods, available to maintain or enhance a vehicle’s NVH performance, are crucial to maintain competitive advantage as customer comfort becomes more important.

Bonding materials and technologies for industrial applications

March 24-26, 2020, Novi, Michigan

Adhesives & Bonding Expo is North America’s first free-to-attend exhibition and conference which connects bonding technology providers with the full range of end user buyers, as well as the entire chemical and equipment supply chain.

Adhesives & Bonding Expo is an annual exhibition-led, commercially-focused event that connects bonding technology providers with a wide range of end user market buyers. As material innovations, such as composite materials, continue to proliferate in several industry sectors, adhesives and bonding technologies become ever more critical in production methodology. This show will have the whole value chain of joining/bonding (adhesive, moulding, sealing and foaming) represented, enabling OEMs, Tier 1 & 2 to solve engineering and design problems, and create new opportunities.

North America's leading trade show and conference for the advanced ceramics supply chain, ceramic materials, manufacturing and applications

May 5-6, 2020 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.

America’s meeting place for space technology and engineering

May 18-20, 2020, Long Beach, California

Now in its eighth year, Space Tech Expo will be returning to Long Beach for 2020. 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.