Subcon is delighted to announce that the Launchpad & Launchpad Awards are back for 2021.

The Launchpad aims to propel start-ups and entrepreneurs by giving them a platform to share their innovations with thousands of engineering and manufacturing professionals with the power to influence and guide them to future success.

Eight businesses will be given a free stand in the Launchpad area, as well as entered into the Subcon Launchpad Awards. To qualify, businesses must be under three years old with a product or service that relates to engineering and/or manufacturing.

The Launchpad Awards will take place at Subcon when each exhibitor will be asked to present their innovation on stage to a panel of expert judges. The winner will receive a free stand on the main floor at Subcon the following year, as well as PR and marketing support, together worth £10,000.

If you would like to apply, please fill in the Application Form and send it to Please note if entering you should be available to exhibit at the show on 14-16 September 2021.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 20th August 2021

Good luck!