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Known worldwide as North America’s most important and largest additive manufacturing event, RAPID + TCT provides everything you need to know about the latest 3D technologies, all under one roof. It is where you will witness groundbreaking product announcements, experience 200+ hands-on exhibits, learn real-world additive manufacturing solutions from the industry’s most respected experts and network with thousands of industry peers. At the RAPID + TCT conference, over 100 industry leaders go beyond the hype to bring you real-world solutions to advance your manufacturing processes.

Attend North America’s most influential additive manufacturing event this September 13 – 15, 2021 at McCormick Place in Chicago!

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"As one of the most preeminent events in the additive manufacturing industry, RAPID + TCT is unquestionably a “can’t miss” event. Between the first-rate keynotes, expansive show floor, extensive technical content, and ceremonious activities, there are a plethora of opportunities to indulge in all things additive. The networking – from first-timers to industry veterans – is unparalleled!" - Zach Simkin, Senvol

New Dates for RAPID + TCT 2021

We are excited to announce that RAPID + TCT has been rescheduled for September 13-15, 2021! The event will still take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. The new dates allow us to ensure that we host the event in the safest possible environment.

View information on the health and safety measures that will be implemented from the moment you arrive in Chicago on the Healthy Meetings Chicago digital platform.

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Why Attend

RAPID + TCT is the must-attend event for anyone implementing or exploring additive manufacturing. See the latest innovations, network with like-minded peers and industry experts, and gain insight into the countless possibilities of additive manufacturing, all at one place. The future of additive manufacturing is created here. Don’t be left behind – join us September 13-15, 2021 in Chicago, IL to help build it.

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See 400+ Additive Manufacturing solutions providers, 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 160 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.

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Special Offer – Register Now and Receive a Complimentary Expo Pass (a $100 value)
“RAPID + TCT is always on the forefront of technology and way ahead of any other conference I go to. If I could only do one conference a year, this would be it.”
Michael Kraabel, Bolin