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WELCOME TO RAPID + TCT 2021

North America’s largest and most influential Additive Manufacturing event is taking place September 13-15, 2021 at McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago, IL.

SME appreciates the commitment of the manufacturing community, and your health and safety at our events is important to us. As we have since the outset of the pandemic, SME is following and will continue to follow all CDC guidance and venue, municipal, state or federal mandates regarding health and safety.

The City of Chicago has issued a mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated guests at McCormick Place, effective Friday August 20. 

View information on the health and safety measures that will be implemented from the moment you arrive in Chicago on our Health & Safety page.

RAPID + TCT LIVE! Digital Experience

NEW! RAPID + TCT is expanding beyond the in-person event and bringing our attendees enhanced digital content, tools and networking: access exclusive content including livestreamed Keynotes and Thought Leadership Panels, digital exhibits, industry resources, plus access the RAPID + TCT community to begin making connections that go beyond the show floor.

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Preview this upcoming event including 250+ industry leading exhibitors, 3 high-level keynote presentations, 11 thought leadership panels and more!

Be Our Guest

Attend RAPID + TCT as a guest of one of our featured exhibitors and partners.

Event Features

Conference

Conference (Sold Out)

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.

Technology

Exhibits

See the latest 3D technologies and applications in 200+ hands-on exhibits. Find everything you need to know about the latest 3D technologies, all under one roof, and learn real-world additive manufacturing solutions from the industry’s most respected experts. Get ahead of the competition with the technologies, products, and services that will impact your bottom line.

RAPID Live! Digital Experience & App

NEW in 2021! Take advantage of enhanced digital content, tools and networking: all attendees will be able to access exclusive content, livestreaming, and industry resources, plus join the RAPID + TCT community to begin making connections that go beyond the show floor.

SME Events Health and Safety Guidelines

Your safety is our priority. Currently the City of Chicago requires mask wearing at indoor gatherings. We’ve updated our Health and Safety Guidelines for our shows and provided answers to your FAQs. We’ll continue to update our guidelines as necessary.

Event and Industry News

Learn more about SME Membership and the $99 event special

Become a Member
Sign up to become an SME member at $99 (regularly priced at $138) in your first year.

Learn more about SME Membership and the $99 event special

Sign up to become an SME member at $99 (regularly priced at $138) in your first year.