Why Exhibit in 2024?

Subcon brings together the whole manufacturing ecosystem to do business, network and make long-lasting partnerships.

Exhibit in 2024 and put your organisation directly in front of an audience of senior manufacturing and engineering buyers. Use the power of these collocated shows to interact with customers and stakeholders from across the industry, launch new solutions, build partnerships and generate significant brand awareness at the highest level.

Hear from our previous exhibitors on why you should exhibit:

61% of exhibitors re-booked their stand in 2022
82% of exhibitors in 2022 were happy with the sales leads they generated
89% of exhibitors in 2022 said exhibiting is important to their business
4000+ manufacturing and engineering professionals with purchasing power or influence
89% of visitors have purchasing power or influence
81% of visitors attended the event to source new suppliers/products

"We’ve just taken an order for just short of £1 million from a customer that we met at Subcon 2018. I just wanted to thank for the professional approach adopted by your marketing team. Without Subcon, it could not have happened. Really looking forward to 2019."

Tony O’Brien, Sales Director, DVR

"Subcon is specifically for the type of business our members do. All of our members exhibiting came away with new sales leads. I think the Subcon show is a must for any business involved in the subcontract engineering market."

Chris Gladwin, Director, BTMA

We had a fantastic show and met plenty of great quality contacts that we are looking forward to developing business relations with. Thank you from the Edmo team.

Darren Henry, Sales Manager, Edmo Limited

Benefits of exhibiting


Generate new sales leads and meet new prospects looking to source and expand their supplier network


Showcase your products, services and solutions to an audience of active UK buyers


Benefit from the combined audience exposure of the four co-located shows

Who visits?









  • Company/Director/CEO/MD
  • Purchasing/Procurement/Sourcing
  • Design and Development Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Research and Development
  • Production Engineering
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Process Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Academic/Student
  • System Engineer
  • Commodity Manager
  • Control and Instrument Engineer
  • Health and Safety
  • Civil and Structural Engineer

Marketing Support

To help you get the most out of the show we offer support throughout the entire exhibiting journey, before, during and after the event. The following free tools can help you achieve your event targets.
  • Dedicated online platform: optimise your exhibitor profile and reach our new online audience by uploading videos, products and documents 

  • Targeted emails to the sector: enjoy brand and product promotion in targeted emails and newsletters 

  • Social media coverage: gain exposure through exhibitor announcements and news shared on our highly-engaged Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles

  • Personalised banners and dedicated copy: take advantage of the free exhibitor marketing toolkit

  • Show guide: you'll get a free exhibitor listing within our show guide. There are also additional advertising opportunities available to increase your onsite promotion 

Get in touch

To find out more about how you can become a part of Subcon and put your company at the forefront of the UK manufacturing and engineering sector, contact a member of our team today.

Ben Watkins

Sales Manager


020 7501 6755