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Attendee Profile

Meet the largest group of 3D technology buyers in North America

Thousands of manufacturing professionals attend RAPID + TCT to research and purchase additive manufacturing solutions in diverse industries such as aerospace, defense, automotive, medical equipment and more. These high-level decision makers are ready to invest in the technologies driving manufacturing forward. Connect with manufacturing professionals from diverse industries actively researching 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, metrology and inspection, and CAD/CAE technologies, equipment, and services. Meet decision makers who have the authority to close the deal. View our attendee profile below.


Interact with the most important decision makers in additive manufacturing


of RAPID + TCT attendees influence equipment purchase decisions in their companies.

Meet new attendees: even if you’re a returning exhibitor, RAPID + TCT exposes you to thousands of new leads from around the world


of RAPID + TCT 2019 attendees were first-time attendees.

Meet buyers new to 3D technologies and eager to find the solutions that your company can provide


of the RAPID + TCT 2019 audience had little or no experience with additive manufacturing technologies.

Reach companies of all sizes, from little-known small organizations to hard-to-reach OEMs



Access exclusive, highly targeted buyers with substantial budgets


of RAPID + TCT attendees had equipment budgets that exceeded $200,000.


Influence high-level additive manufacturing leaders

Product Design and Development 18%
Owner/Company Management/Corporate Executive 16%
Sales and Marketing 16%
Design Engineer 15%
Other Job Function 10%
Manufacturing Engineering Department (non-management) 8%
Manufacturing Engineering Management 7%
Manufacturing Production Management 2%
Purchasing 2%
Control Engineering/Automation 2%
Educator/Instructor 2%
Manufacturing Production Department (non-management) 1%
Quality Assurance & Control 1%
Information/IT Systems 1%


Showcase your products and services to a knowledgeable, tech-savvy audience looking for cutting-edge technologies, including:

3D Printing 86%
Additive Manufacturing 64%
Advanced Materials 49%
3D Imaging/Scanning 49%
Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) 30%
Metals 28%
Metal Laser Sintering 27%
Laser Sintering 27%
Plastics/Polymers 26%
3D Printed Electronics 25%
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 25%
Product Design & Engineering 24%
Rapid Tooling 23%
Composites 23%
Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Machines 23%
Metal Deposition 23%
Post Processing 23%
Automation 20%
Lasers 20%
Source for all statistics: RAPID + TCT 2019 registration data