What's on at National Manufacturing Week


National Manufacturing Week, Austech and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre are collaborating to deliver a conference program with an impressive line-up of industry speakers.

The conference program, divided into Industry 4.0 Theatre and Connected Manufacturing Theatre, will feature more than 70 expert speakers who will share exclusive insights into the latest developments of the manufacturing sector.

Industry 4.0 Theatre

The Industry 4.0 Theatre program offers attendees the latest research and expert opinion on the future impact of Industry 4.0 on their businesses.

Expert speakers will discuss advanced processes, designs and technologies that will help local manufacturers stay ahead of the game.

Connected Manufacturing Theatre

The Connected Manufacturing Theatre program focuses on business management, design and industrial safety.

  • BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM: for business leaders and entrepreneurs that want to improve the health and longevity of their business
  • DESIGN PROGRAM: for designers who want to experience the latest in innovation and design in the manufacturing sector
  • INDUSTRIAL SAFETY PROGRAM: for business owners and managers who want to protect their company and staff from safety risks

Free-to-attend expo and conference


Welding & Mechatronics Competition

WorldSkills Australia will hold their regional welding and mechatronics competition at NMW. They have been empowering excellence in young Australians since 1981, by promoting and building a skills culture and showcasing vocational education and training.

Advanced Welder Training Hub

Weld Australia will have an Advanced Welder Training Hub on the exhibition floor which will showcase the augmented and virtual reality technology that is revolutionising welder training here in Australia and around the world.

Endeavour Awards

The Endeavour Awards are presented annually by Manufacturers’ Monthly, and are supported by National Manufacturing Week. Recognised as the premier manufacturing Awards program, it is a chance to celebrate the many successes within the industry.


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