Manufacturing and Engineering North East named Rising Star at Exhibition News Awards

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Manufacturing & Engineering North East (MENE) took the accolade of Rising Star at the Exhibition News Awards last night (28 April).

The awards, held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London, celebrate the best events on the exhibition calendar. MENE was recognised for its inaugural conference in 2015, where more than 1,300 delegates heard from keynote speakers from across the region’s industry.

This year, Nissan and Hitachi Rail will join James Wharton MP, minister for the Northern Powerhouse, on the agenda at The Radio Metro Centre, Newcastle on 6-7 July.

Visitors will also hear from the founder of local success story, Ford Aerospace about how diversification has enabled the company to continue to grow.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre will be highlighting the opportunities and challenges of additive manufacturing and the AMRC’s head of the Factory 2050 project will be discussing the 4th industrial revolution and what it will mean for the UK’s manufacturers.

Pre-registering is quick and easy and will guarantee entry to this free event. Once registered, visitors can select the workshop and conference sessions they would like to attend; and with space limited on each session, it is recommended visitors book early to avoid disappointment.

To register and for the full conference and workshop programme visit the website here.