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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.

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.

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.

Thought Leadership Panels

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

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.

Medical Additive Manufacturing

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.

Smart Manufacturing Hub

Tech Hub

Ready. Set. Let’s Talk Tech! The RAPID + TCT Tech Hub offers you the change to hear the latest solutions to some of your most pressing challenges – direct from the product experts. Visit the Tech Hub on the exhibit floor for 20 minutes of interactive discussion and insightful question and answers.
SME ZONE Theater

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

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.

Student Summit

Student Summit

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.

Startup Zone

Startup Zone

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.

SME ZONE

SME ZONE

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

Industry Partner Presentations

Join SME’s Technical Community and our Industry Partners for a series of special presentations in the SME ZONE Theater.

SME Awards

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 on Monday, September 13.

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.

Be Our Guest

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