November 8-9, 2017Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN
November 8-9, 2017 | Minneapolis Convention Center | Minneapolis, MN


Wrapping up another year, ATX Minneapolis delivered a runaway success, bringing Midwest automation and robotics solutions, connections, and education together under one roof. With over 600 suppliers across six shows, and with more than 5,000 design and manufacturing professionals in attendance, the event provided the answers needed to take projects from concept to market.

2016 All-New Keynote Lineup

From a Navy SEAL combat paramedic to an IoT evangelist to a video game artist — our keynote speakers gave hundreds of professionals fresh perspectives on trending topics such as smart factories, VR, and design innovation.

What Did ATX Minneapolis 2016 Deliver?

Unmatched Opportunities

  • Inspirational keynotes and presentations from leading industry minds, free to attend in multiple theaters on the expo floor
  • Face-to-face connections with robotics and automation professionals at meetups and networking receptions
  • Thematic, one-hour tours of the expo floor that were led by experts and showcased the best of the expo

More Solutions

The latest automation and robotics products and services were all on the newly-expanded expo floor:

  • Collaborative robotics
  • Complete automation solutions
  • Control software/hardware
  • Conveyor systems
  • Custom automation and assembly
  • Data security
  • M-to-M communication
  • Manufacturing-floor robotics
  • Motion control
  • Intelligent sensors
  • Vision inspection systems
  • Vulnerability testing

Deeper Knowledge

  • A two-day conference program designed to prepare professionals for current industry trends and critical shifts
  • Educational sessions on topics such as design innovation, 3D printing, and Industry 4.0
  • Interactive sessions led by the industry's top experts, covering packaging challenges, breakthroughs, and beyond

“I made several contacts that Google and word-of-mouth inside my company did not provide. Seeing new technology that isn't researchable on the Internet is very valuable in today's market.”
-Wayne Rothbauer, SMC Ltd

“I loved it. Well worth the time and effort to attend. I found what I was looking for and more.”
-Boone Greenly, Mytana MFG

“Incredible venue. The show floor was very impressive. Greatly enjoyed the happy hour events.”
-Erik Morness, Electrical Engineer, Benchmark Electronics

2016 Exhibitor Spotlight