The Expo—Where Innovation Takes the Main Stage


  • Driving distance to Southeast manufacturing hubs
  • 40+ Free educational sessions
  • 300+ exhibitors
  • 3,000+ attendees
  • 60,000 square feet of expo floor

See the Leading Design & Manufacturing Technologies Up Close

See new advanced manufacturing technology in action and learn from seasoned experts at this six-in-one expo. Join the community of innovators driving design, engineering and manufacturing forward. It’s all yours and it’s totally free.

Explore Today's Hottest Topics

Maximize your expo pass by visiting educational theaters featuring free expert-led sessions and engaging activities.

3D Printing

  • Metal 3D printing
  • New materials
  • Moving from prototyping to production


  • Advanced tech: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics
  • Disruptive digital health device design
  • Innovative new materials


  • Sustainable packaging
  • Flexible packaging

Smart Manufacturing

  • Using smart factory data
  • Introducing new technology
  • Artificial intelligence

NASCAR Hall of Fame
Welcome Reception

Join us for our most awaited Welcome Reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame on June 4, 2024. Enjoy more than 50 interactive experiences with your peers—get behind the wheel of an iRacing simulator or see if you have what it takes to make the team in our Pit Crew Challenge. Tickets available for purchase when you register. See you at the finish line!

Featured Expo Activities

Product Demos
Exhibitor Tech Talks, Lunch & Learns, Product Showcases and more await you just beyond the booths.

Networking Events
The expo is where the Southeast design & manufacturing community comes to connect. Take part in formal and informal networking events across the expo floor.

Career Zone
Connect with career experts and strategists for discussion on advancing your career to today’s professional environment.

MDM MasterMind Trivia, presented by Challenge Entertainment
Test your knowledge with MD&M South's trivia challenge, hosted by Challenge Entertainment! Prizes valued up to $100 for the trivia champs each day!

See Who Attends




B. Braun


Berry Global



Johnson & Johnson







See What Attendees Say about Informa Markets —
Engineering Events

EXCELLENT — I was able to meet with new suppliers and current suppliers as well. There are tons of good technical people at the show.


Excelica ECM

The show was great. Was surprised on the number of precision machining of parts and prototypes.


Senior Controls Engineer
Teleflex Medical OEM

Good place to see a decent cross section of the 3D printing field.


Megazap Telemetry Systems

6 Connected Expos.
1 Powerful Event.

Explore all six trade shows that share the expo floor. From medtech and robotics to packaging, design plastics and processing, our six-in-one design, engineering, and manufacturing event connects you across multiple verticals and industries.

Join Us in Charlotte in 2024