The Robotics & Automation exhibition is taking place 11th & 12th October 2017 at Arena MK, Milton Keynes. This innovation-packed exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to meet and connect with robot manufacturers, system integrators and experts in automation & machine vision.  The show’s top name suppliers will be ready and waiting to help visitors improve efficiency, reduce costs and gain a competitive advantage in a global marketplace.

Passes are completely free for end-users at making this a cost effective way for practitioners to discover the latest cutting-edge innovations transforming the logistics and manufacturing industries

Nairn Foster, Sales Director Akabo Media comments “The Robotics & Automation exhibition is an exciting new addition to the established Akabo Media portfolio of events. The event will bring robotics, automation and future technologies from all industries together, allowing the visitor to view and engage with companies leading this upcoming sector. We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to Arena MK, Milton Keynes for this unmissable showcase of the latest innovation on the 11th and 12th October”

Here are the top 5 reasons to attend Robotics & Automation 2017:

1. Meet 40+ exhibitors and find out how the latest technology can provide massive improvements in productivity and accuracy.

2. Attend completely free seminar sessions and hear directly from the minds behind the latest technology. Listen to industry leaders as they share their insights and give real world examples of how they have automated their customers operations.

3. Live demonstrations of the latest solutions will be taking place on stands so visitors can get first hand insight into how they work in practice. Be one of the first to see the latest innovations perform right before your eyes.

4. Share ideas and make brand new contacts through the networking opportunities at the show.  Connect with industry leaders and ensure you are aware of the latest innovations transforming the industry.

5. Condense weeks of research into just a few hours at the exhibition. Robotics and Automation 2017 brings the latest innovations together all under one roof.

Exhibitor snapshot:

ABB > Automata > Automation Experts > Axelent > BÖWE SYSTEC > Fortress Interlocks > Fronius > Guidance Automation > Konecranes > KUKA > Lamonde > Lucas > MacDonald Humfrey Automation > Redledge > Sentek Solutions > Stockrail > Tharsus > WDS > Werma >

Seminar Highlights:

BÖWE SYSTEC will be running a session on the automation journey in material handling. The seminar will be a look into automation and why we should embrace these technologies in the material handling world. From simple mechanised conveyor systems through to sophisticated sortation solutions, when and how should the journey begin?

Tharsus will explore what the progressive journey to fully autonomous robotics looks like, and how they navigate their clients to delivering commercial optimum. Tim Ensor, will discuss the benefits of sharing a vision of the future whilst building machines today that pay-back now, and how this has a greater impact on operational productivity and the bottom line.

Fronius will show visitors how their unique Fronius battery charging technology can guarantee to reduce forklift fleet energy costs (by up to 30%). Why they are experts in monitoring and controlling energy and how their automated welding systems can provide optimum welding results with the highest possible return on investment – whatever the application.

Lucas will be covering how Digital Automation and Dynamic Work Optimisation Can Dramatically Reduce Labour Costs In The DC and Meets Increased Demand For Speedy Shipping Among Consumers. During the presentation, we highlight how DWO utilising features such as automated pick paths and smart location-based batching of orders, meets the speedy order fulfilment expectations of consumers while significantly increasing operational efficiencies.

Robotics and Automation 2017 is taking place at Arena MK which is a fantastic, modern venue easily accessible by both car and train with free parking. Free passes are available at