WESTEC 2019, the leading California manufacturing trade show
|Tuesday, September 24
|9:00AM – 5:00PM
|Wednesday, September 25
|9:00AM – 5:00PM
|Thursday, September 26
|9:00AM – 5:00PM
At WESTEC, you will connect with thousands of leading manufacturers in critical industries such as aerospace, medical, industrial machinery and consumer goods. Our new location, Long Beach, is a gateway to global ports and a vibrant area for machinery. Compare the newest technologies side-by-side while meeting face-to-face with the experts who developed them. Learn more about the business aspects of manufacturing in three days than you typically do in three months at dozens of complimentary educational sessions geared toward industry executives, including interactive Knowledge Bars, topical keynote addresses and informative new-product demonstrations.
Plus, immerse yourself in advanced technologies such as additive manufacturing at our Smart Manufacturing Hub, featuring leading technology providers. Among the United States’ fastest-growing manufacturing regions, the West Coast is a hotbed of opportunity for companies with new products and leading-edge ideas, and a center of concentrated manufacturing intelligence. The numbers bear it out: California has more than 36,000 manufacturing firms employing 1.3 million people, and exported $142.4 billion in manufactured goods in 2016.1 The West Coast’s premier manufacturing event, WESTEC has an enhanced exhibit area and more of the exhibitors you want to see — giving you the ideal opportunity to find solutions to your manufacturing challenges. A showcase for global technologies and exhibitors, WESTEC 2019 ultimately provides you with the newest ideas to improve your operations and increase your profits.
Attendees come from a variety of industries including aerospace, medical, industrial machinery, automotive, fabricated metal, and more.
At WESTEC you will:
See the latest machinery, metrology, design, digital, 3D printing and engineering expertise
Visit over 400 leading manufacturing exhibitors
Top 5 reasons to attend WESTEC 2019
Miles of machinery. Explore more equipment than ever, all of it powered by West Coast industry leaders.
Enlightening education. Attend complimentary sessions covering hot industry topics.
Smart solutions. Connect with industry experts to solve your manufacturing challenges.
Inspirational interactions. Maximize your manufacturing moxie with WESTEC’s industry-leading exhibitors and attendees.
Long Beach. Connect with the right people in the right location at WESTEC.
In-person conversations lead to outstanding leads at WESTEC, the leading West Coast manufacturing event. Qualified buyers with sizable technology and equipment budgets visit WESTEC looking for new ideas, solutions and suppliers to help them gain a competitive edge. Demonstrate your solutions while building face-to-face relationships at WESTEC 2019, September 24-26 at our new, bustling waterfront location, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. Thousands of potential customers await.
Manufacturing mecca — California is the largest manufacturing market in the United States, controlling 13.3% of the nation’s manufacturing output and employing almost 1.3 million manufacturing workers.*
Purchasing power — 77% of WESTEC attendees influence equipment purchase decisions in their companies.
Fresh faces — 44% of WESTEC attendees are new to the event, providing you with potential new prospects.
Deep pockets — 19% of attendees have equipment budgets exceeding $500,000.
Easy access to hard-to-reach manufacturers — Small- and mid-size manufacturers visit WESTEC seeking solutions to stay competitive and grow their business.
Listen to dozens of complimentary education presentations, daily keynotes and panel discussions at the SME ZONE
And so much more!