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On June 25-27, 2024, RAPID + TCT will return to the West Coast for the first time in nearly a decade! The three-day event will feature the latest in 3D-printing technology from the industry’s leading product and service providers, a full schedule of speakers including a keynote series, and over 125 hours of educational content. The expansive show floor will showcase over 400 exhibiting companies’ latest advancements. Start planning your trip to sunny Southern California to experience North America’s largest additive manufacturing and industrial 3D printing event!

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See 350+ Additive Manufacturing exhibiting companies, showcasing the latest 3D technologies and applications in 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.

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RAPID + TCT is the industry’s gathering place. Join us and forge meaningful relationships – best done in person and over great refreshments! Prepare to meet your next key contact or favorite colleague. Everyone is welcome – your badge is your ticket.



This year the RAPID + TCT Conference will feature more than 130 technical presentations by hand-selected industry-leading experts. The 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.

Explore the 2023 Conference and Event Preview!

This year’s show features 350+ exhibiting companies, keynote presentations, thought leadership panel discussions, new product previews, networking and so much more!

Explore the RAPID + TCT 2023 brochure to find out why this is the must-attend AM event in North America!

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Event and Industry News

  • Metal 3D printing.
    October 10, 2023

    Metal 3D Printing: Driving Adoption and Accessibility

    Metal 3D printing allows companies to design outside of traditional manufacturing constraints. This gives engineers the opportunity to improve part performance by making lighter parts, for example. Despite this advantage amongst others, the manufacturing industry has been slow to adopt this technology.
  • Speaker at RAPID + TCT
    August 3, 2023

    RAPID + TCT 2024 Call for Speakers is Now Open

    LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2023 – SME and the TCT Group are now welcoming speaker submissions for the 2024 RAPID + TCT Conference.
  • RAPID + TCT 2023 Recap with Todd Grimm
    June 6, 2023

    RAPID + TCT 2023 Recap with Todd Grimm

    With so much to do and see at RAPID + TCT 2023, it might have been impossible to experience it all! Join Todd Grimm, event advisor and industry consultant, in a recap of all the exciting 3D Printing and Additive technologies at the event.

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With an All-Access pass to RAPID + TCT, you'll receive a free 1-year SME membership! SME members can connect with peers, gain knowledge related to manufacturing technology and trends, solve problems and participate in leadership opportunities.