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Why Attend?

RAPID + TCT is the must-attend event for anyone implementing or exploring additive manufacturing. See the latest innovations, network with like-minded peers and industry experts, and gain insight into the countless possibilities of additive manufacturing, all at one place. The future of additive manufacturing is created here. Don’t be left behind – join us April 26-29, 2021 in Chicago, IL to help build it.


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Networking Receptions

RAPID + TCT Video Gallery

Watch the keynotes and special presentations from recent years of RAPID + TCT. If you’re new to the event, you’ll get an idea of what’s in store for next year.


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Connect with the Most Important Decision Makers in Additive Manufacturing

RAPID + TCT is the only place in North America where you can interact with over 5,000 purchase influencers under one roof. There is no substitute for presenting live demonstrations of your products and building relationships face-to-face with this powerful audience.

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The RAPID + TCT conference is known worldwide as North America’s most influential additive manufacturing conference. Discover how industry leaders are implementing additive manufacturing and review case studies on how the technology is transforming traditional manufacturing.

Networking Receptions

Networking Receptions

Networking receptions will be offered throughout the week to keep the interaction going. Connect with industry experts and network with peers in a relaxed environment. All networking receptions are included with your RAPID + TCT registration.

Keynote Presentations

Keynote Presentations

RAPID + TCT keynote presentations feature industry-leading speakers highlighting real-world examples of the incredible applications of additive manufacturing. You’ll learn about how 3D technologies are transforming a wide variety of industries, and what you can do to stay ahead of the competition.

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"If you're trying to understand how additive manufacturing fits into an advanced manufacturing environment, this is the place to come." - Patrick Boyd, EOS