Recent events have reaffirmed the power and importance of North American manufacturers working together. From concept to CAD; production to post-process. Inventor to investor; job shop to OEM. The North American Manufacturing supply chain represents more possibility and potential than ever before – if it finds new and better ways to work together. That is what Top Shops is and what Top Shops is for – Manufacturing. Together.
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TOP SHOPS EXPO
Supply Chain Solutions for Manufacturing - From Start to Part to Finish
Your Business is More Than One Thing...
Your Event Should be, Too – Top Shops Expo is a one stop business solutions shop that combines sourcing and procurement; product technology; benchmarking and business strategy all in one place. Whether you are a buyer, supplier or vendor, at Top Shops you will connect with people, products and processes that can build your business, expand your supply chain and improve your operations.
Top Shops exhibit hall offers solutions for every aspect of the part production lifecycle - exhibitors include contract manufacturers, product technology vendors, supply chain solutions professionals and industry experts and thought leaders.
For the first time, data and insights from all four Top Shops programs will be presented live in an open, interactive and free format. In addition, each Top Shops program will curate their own technical program.
Top Shops is about manufacturing. Sharing technology, data, and production needs all for the growth of North American manufacturing. It's also about celebrating, so we've created a number of networking opportunities including the annual Top Shops Awards.
TOP SHOPS AUDIENCE
If you source parts or services, Top Shops Expo delivers access to qualified manufacturing services providers that address your product and service needs; along with, access to data and insights that can help make your procurement process more informed and efficient.
Top Shops was made for part makers. The event is designed for contract manufacturers to exhibit and meet with buyers; attend to evaluate product technologies; and study their business in the Top Shops tech theaters.
If you sell equipment technology, Top Shops offers access to your best customers and prospects. Meet with manufacturing professionals focused on business improvement and business development, which means they understand the imperative to invest in technology.
Inventors, investors, academics, associations, entrepreneurs – if your business is manufacturing, Top Shops is a venue for you to develop it.
2021 SPECIAL EVENTS
TOP SHOPS AWARDS
An annual highlight of both the Top Shops Expo and the Top Shops Benchmarking Program, the Top Shops Honoree Awards recognize the best-in-class manufacturers in CNC machining, plastics processing, products finishing and composites fabrication. Top Shops Awards participants meet with, learn from and connect with manufacturing leaders.
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What Past Attendees are Saying
We actually received a call from a supply chain director from a company in the Midwest because of our participation in Top Shops. This company needed a higher level supply base to support a contract that they'd
been awarded so they came out and did a survey and we ended up winning about a five year contract just solely through the exposure we received from Top Shops.
- JD MACHINE
The primary benefit of Top Shops is the fact that it is not a traditional
conference. It's not a traditional trade show. It's not a traditional networking event. It's all of the
above. So it provides value to a participant that it may take you three events to go to and we're
combining it all into one really robust, really comprehensive industry event. If
- The Association for Manufacturing Technology
It's really important to keep up with best practices because it allows us to maintain our
competitive advantage in the marketplace. We need to stay up on the latest trends, the latest
technology, tooling techniques, machining techniques and that's really what allows us to continue to grow and build our business. That's why we invest in Top Shops.
- Major Tool & Machine
Meet the Top Shops Team
Top Shops Expo
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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