Ann Arbor’s A3 Previews Automate 2017 Show and Conference


Ann Arbor-based Association for Advancing Automation today offered a preview of Automate 2017, North America’s biennial event devoted to technology and business innovations. The show and conference will be held in Chicago at McCormick Place from April 3-6, and features more than 400 exhibitors, a 40 percent increase since the last show in 2015.

More than 20,000 guests from across the United States and over 70 countries are expected to attend Automate 2017. Attendees walking the show floor can register at no cost.

“As the largest North American event devoted to automation, Automate enables current and prospective users from throughout the world to quickly survey the industry’s array of robotics, machine vision and motion control solutions,” says Jeff Burnstein, A3 president. “These technologies and solutions can provide manufacturers and service providers the competitive boost needed to win in the global marketplace.”

The Automate 2017 show and conference centers on the technology, innovation, and automation solutions that are transforming manufacturing and service businesses globally. The event is focused on the fast-growing segment of autonomous robots designed for safe, collaborative use alongside human workers. The show will also highlight a full array of the latest industrial robots, innovative visions systems, and new technologies in motion control and motors.

The World of Automation Networking Party will also be held April 4 at 5 p.m. at McCormick Place’s North Hall, and guests can join industry leaders for an evening of networking with exhibitors, speakers, and attendees, as well as entertainment, beverages, and international food.

Those interested in registering the event can find the link here.