Press release Rapid.Tech 3D 2024

Attractive opportunities for the 20th anniversary

It pays to be quick for exhibitors and visitors to Rapid.Tech 3D, the 20th edition of which will be held next year in Erfurt from 14 to 16 May. Those who decide to attend the anniversary event before the end of the year can take advantage of some substantial benefits.

In addition to the popular conference, exhibition and networking programme, the 20th edition will also offer attractive new highlights, such as meetings and opportunities for collaboration with the European AM platform and the AM community of India.

Complimentary conference ticket for early booking

Exhibitors at the 20th Rapid.Tech 3D will not only get an early bird discount if they book their stand area by 15 December 2023; they’ll also secure a free three-day conference ticket. “With this ticket, exhibitors can invite a customer of their choice to join them at the Rapid.Tech 3D international specialist conference in Erfurt, and offer them access to the latest findings in industrial 3D printing from science and practice while also gaining this valuable knowledge themselves. Anyone with a valid exhibitor badge can participate in the conference programme”, says Michael Kynast, CEO of Messe Erfurt GmbH, discussing the additional benefits the trade fair will have to offer for the anniversary event.

Further information about early bird benefits and a stand calculator are available here

At least 200 euros off Ultra Early Bird conference tickets

Conference visitors who decide to book their Rapid.Tech 3D ticket before the end of the year will also benefit from attractive offers. Ultra Early Bird prices are valid on one, two and three-day tickets until 31 December 2023. The discounts amount to at least 200 euros in each category. The tickets can be used to visit the conference and trade exhibition, as well as the networking events, including the evening event on 16 May 2024 at the Erfurt Kaisersaal.

The online ticket shop can be found at this link

European AM platform to attend Rapid.Tech 3D for the first time

Last but not least, new events in the exhibition hall will provide even more added value for all attendees. For the first time, the European AM platform will host a meeting as part of Rapid.Tech 3D. Experts in additive manufacturing (AM) from numerous European countries are expected to exchange valuable knowledge and experience on 15 May 2024. The AM platform is the largest and oldest interest group for all topics related to additive manufacturing in Europe. Currently, more than 700 members from more than 25 countries are part of this network. 

Début for Indian joint stand

Also celebrating its début at the anniversary edition of Rapid.Tech 3D is the Additive Area India: a joint exhibition stand featuring Indian AM companies. The area will be realised in partnership with AMTech Expo, continuing the collaboration between the leading Indian AM trade show and Messe Erfurt, which began in the spring of 2023. Among the exhibitors already registered is the metal powder manufacturer INDO-MIM.

3D Pioneers Challenge ready for a new round

The finalists of the 3D Pioneers Challenge will once again be heading to Erfurt. The next round of the international design competition for additive manufacturing and advanced technologies will be launched in December this year.

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The pioneering event on the AM scene, Rapid.Tech 3D, will be celebrating its 20th edition at Messe Erfurt from 14 to 16 May 2024. It is the longest-running conference on additive manufacturing, offering a well-balanced triad of conference, exhibition and networking opportunities for the AM industry.

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