April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

Why Attend?

RAPID + TCT is an additive manufacturing event that showcases product innovations and offers collaborative learning opportunities to ultimately accelerate the adoption and advancement of the technology. The two industry leaders in 3D technology events, SME and Rapid News Publications Ltd., have combined their nearly 30 years of insights and experience to produce the annual RAPID + TCT event.

At RAPID + TCT, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the most influential community in additive manufacturing. Explore the future of the industry through interactive experiences, hands-on exhibits, keynotes, and conference presentations from over 200 industry leaders. The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID + TCT is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest products, technologies, and materials in 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection technologies. Join us at RAPID + TCT 2018 and explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.




“There’s such a wealth of knowledge at RAPID and most people are willing to share. It’s a great atmosphere and if you can’t find an answer here, I’m not sure one exists.”

– Bob Markley, 3rd Dimension



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Recertification Credit

By attending RAPID + TCT, individuals certified through SME with a Technical Certification and/or a Lean Certification can earn credit toward his/her recertification.