May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11

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., are combining their nearly 30 years of insights and experience to produce the annual RAPID + TCT event starting in 2017.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, 290+ hands-on exhibitskeynotes, 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 2017 and explore the unlimited possibilities of how 3D technology can advance your business.

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“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

 

 

At RAPID + TCT, you will:

  • Engage with the most experienced and influential community in 3D manufacturing.
  • Learn how to use 3D technologies to reduce time to market, produce stronger and lighter parts, improve efficiency, reduce waste and cost, and create complex geometries.
  • Consult with industry experts before you make equipment decisions.
  • Visit hundreds of 3D technology manufacturers in one room.
  • Network with thousands of attendees and see how they’re addressing challenges.
  • Experience the largest, most respected additive manufacturing conference in North America, with over 150 knowledgeable speakers.
  • Collaborate with users and manufacturers to advance applications for 3D technologies.

 

Who attends RAPID + TCT?

  • Corporate executives and business owners
  • Product design and research & development professionals
  • Design engineers
  • Manufacturing engineers and managers
  • Software developers
  • Investors and entrepreneurs

 

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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.