The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and supply chain professionals

Taking place on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th November 2021, NEC, Birmingham.


Exhibit on the SEA Pavilion.
  • Special discounted stand prices
  • Gain unparalleled exposure
  • Enjoy face to face access to OEMs and tier 1 and 2s across multiple sectors
  • Raise your company profile and get ahead of your competitors
  • Meet new customers at your own ready-to-go stand in a high-profile location
  • Exhibit under the SEA brand, enjoying support and influence at the highest level from our President, Lord Whitby
  • Benefit from the support of the leading surface engineering association, which attracts key industry buyers
Your SEA pavilion package includes:
  • One pod, located on the SEA pavilion
  • Company logo on each pod
  • Turnkey solutions for new exhibitors
  • GO PLUS package (access to full marketing campaign and onsite lead capturing devices)
  • PR coverage for your company and product spanning multiple industries
  • An affordable way to introduce yourself to the UKs largest annual engineering event
  • A tailored match making service to arrange meetings with your ideal clients
Advanced Engineering consists of 6 show zones, attracting a wider cross-section of visitors.

Composites Engineering has already established itself as the UK’s most important composite raw material, design, processing and applications event with a 32% increase in visitors from 2018 to 2019. Exhibiting here enables you to meet with thousands of composites professionals looking to source new innovations and products, under one roof.

Aero Engineering is 100% dedicated to aero R&D, design, test, inspection, production and assembly. 2019 saw a 22% increase in visitors to the Aerospace Engineering zone compared to the 2018 edition. With key job titles in attendance such as Electronic Engineers, Aerospace Engineers and senior buyers, Aero Engineering is the ideal platform to showcase your products and solutions for maximum impact.

Automotive Engineering is the UK’s only trade exhibition and forum dedicated to vehicle R&D, design, test, production and assembly. The UK automotive manufacturing sector continues to thrive, and a whole raft of OEMs are looking to develop and source from the supply chain. This years show saw a 20% increase in automotive visitors, from companies including Aston Martin, Lotus, Williams Advanced Engineering and Vauxhall, Automotive Engineering is the ideal place to meet all these and more, saving you time and money that would otherwise be spent visiting multiple sites.

Performance Metals Engineering provides the latest business opportunities and developments in design, processing and production. Focussing on development and application of advanced metals such as aluminium, titanium, and magnesium. You’ll interact with buyers across metrology, R&D, raw materials, NDT & design among others. This year’s show saw a 48% increase in Performance Metals exhibitors on the previous year.

Connected Manufacturing brings together manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes to further automate their planning, design, testing, manufacturing and logistics processes to help reduce costs and gain a more competitive advantage worldwide. 2019 welcomed professionals including CEOs, CTOs and COOs; all looking to connect with companies to propel their products into the future.


Advanced Engineering prides itself on delivering the perfect networking opportunities, including visitor tours around the show floor, networking drinks and the AE Connect matchmaking service. AE Connect is the free-to-use specialist meetings programme that allows visitors and exhibitors to pre-arrange onsite meetings. 2019 saw record numbers of meetings booked and attended.