See 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.
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.
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.
Thought Leadership Panels
Our Thought Leadership Panels will bring together some of the most well-known names in additive manufacturing to discuss industry trends, the impact of marketplace demands on AM, and AM advancements.
RAPID Live! Digital Experience & App
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.
Medical Additive Manufacturing with MEET Showcase
Find in-depth education covering design and manufacture of implants, dental devices, tissues, and more using a variety of additive manufacturing technologies, as well as innovative Medical Enabling and Emerging Technologies (MEET) companies impacting medicine and patient care.
SME ZONE Theater
The SME ZONE Theater is where you can explore the latest advancements in 3D technologies. You’ll hear from additive manufacturing’s brightest leaders on where the industry is headed next in medical, automotive, materials, and other hot topics.
Career Development Forum
The Career Development Forum is targeted to college and university students, faculty members and early careerists (emerging professionals). You will hear from additive manufacturing experts who will discuss their current roles and opportunities.
Hosted alongside RAPID + TCT, this three-day summit is designed to provide high school students with their first taste of manufacturing by delivering student-centric programming, keynote speakers, hands-on competitions, technology demonstrations, and guided show-floor tours of exhibiting manufacturing companies.
The Startup Zone at RAPID + TCT showcases the most innovative and exciting 3D technology startups, allowing up-and-coming companies to share their efforts to improve, expand and accelerate additive manufacturing among the industry’s biggest names.
The SME ZONE is the focal point of everything happening at RAPID + TCT. Major attractions will be hosted in the SME ZONE – and while you’re there, learn how SME can help you grow your business and advance your career.
Industry Partner Presentations
Join SME’s Technical Community and our Industry Partners for a series of special presentations in the SME ZONE Theater.
SME Additive Manufacturing Community Awards
The AM Industry Achievement Award, Aubin AM Case Study Award, and Digital Manufacturing Challenge Awards will be presented at RAPID + TCT in the SME ZONE.