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

Explore Automation Innovations at the Midwest's Largest Advanced Design & Manufacturing Event

Back for its third year, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis brings you the latest in automation and robotics, including automation software, robotic accessories, collaborative robot technology, and robotic arms. ATX is part of the Midwest's largest advanced design and manufacturing event, presenting a full spectrum of products and services supporting the region's booming medical sector — and beyond. Join 5,500 professionals and more than 600 suppliers to experience tomorrow's technologies at the region's most comprehensive industry event.


Access hours of free education at Center Stage and Tech Theater as expert speakers present the latest insights and solutions.


From chance meetings to organized networking events, build your contacts from the industry's brightest minds.


See what's possible now and discover what's next as you explore emerging technologies and meet top suppliers.


This is the base for all of the show action, all day. Expand your industry knowledge through free presentations, meet-ups, demonstrations, and expert panels.

Hear from the most innovative exhibitors as they showcase their latest technologies. Ask questions, get answers, and discover products to engineer into your projects.

Join an expert guide on a one-hour tour of the show floor. Each walk focuses on a key theme at the forefront of the industry and highlights today's innovative technologies.

The industry's top names will be on the floor, including Automation Inc., Aven, and BRAAS. Don't miss your chance to source from the Midwest's largest collection of industry suppliers.

Join the fast, fun, one-on-one speed networking event or a dedicated attendee-exhibitor matchmaking session to build connections faster and more efficiently.

NEW! Enter for a chance to win super-cool prizes when you visit participating suppliers! Pick up your passport card at registration and start collecting your stamps to win.

Six Leading Shows. One Powerful Event.

Advanced design and manufacturing's leading trade shows — MD&M, ATX, PLASTEC, MinnPack, Design & Manufacturing, and ESC — come together for the Midwest's biggest industry event. One pass gives you access to a full spectrum of solutions spanning medtech, automation technology, plastics, packaging, design engineering, and embedded systems. Join 5,500 industry professionals and more than 600 top suppliers as you explore groundbreaking technologies and gain new insights.

"I found something new and advanced around every corner of the show. It is always interesting and I always get information on automation, resin, and machines. Thanks so much."

Ann Roettger, Supervisor, SMC

"It was amazing to see all of the different manufacturing possibilities currently on the market. The automation area had some very advanced machinery and everyone was very helpful with answering questions."

Charlie Gordon, Associate Engineer, Vascular Solutions

"A great opportunity to learn more about the industry and the great folks behind it."

Ryan Radtke, OEM Account Manager, Rockwell Automation

Expo Hours

Wednesday, November 8
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 9
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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