Celebrating the UK’s manufacturing resilience, ingenuity and diversity.


National Manufacturing Summit 2022 - February 8th - 9th

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Creating a vision of partnership and collaboration, driven by emerging technologies can ensure our world class industries can innovate to meet the challenges ahead and deliver a successful, sustainable future.

The National Manufacturing Summit is a national platform that brings together the many voices of manufacturing industry as one and serves to demonstrate through emerging technologies, the UK’s world class industries and their contribution to the UK economy.

The National Manufacturing Summit is an opportunity to create a vision in preparation for the challenges ahead; a showcase for manufacturing and our shared priorities and will provide a framework as to how the sector can contribute to the national recovery, built on resilience, innovation, and the re-shoring of our industry.

The event will hear from key influencers, who will provide a ‘state of the nation’, review progress on emerging technologies and learn about ‘new’ sectors that will help grow the UK’s economy and our global manufacturing footprint and influence.

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National Manufacturing Summit 2022
February 8th - 9th


Our purpose


The purpose of the National Manufacturing Summit is to create an annual national platform to bring the many voices of manufacturing together to celebrate its resilience, ingenuity and diversity and facilitate the discussions, networks and new partnerships that enable change for a sustainable future.

Through emerging technologies, our existing world-class industries, such as aerospace and automotive, and growing sectors, such as space and med-tech, we will showcase manufacturing’s contribution to the economy and the opportunities these sectors and other growth areas provide the UK PLC.

Our aims and objectives


The National Manufacturing Summit has been created to deliver;

  1. A renewed confidence in the manufacturing sector, through access to opportunities in new sectors and markets.
  2. The dissemination of best practice, knowledge and strategic thinking.
  3. Engagement with the latest tools and techniques to increase productivity and competitive advantage.
  4. A national forum for discussion and collaboration and to be part of setting the national manufacturing agenda, hearing from industry leaders, politicians and academics.
  5. Access to opportunities in new sectors and markets.