3D Printing Events - List of Events, Exhibitions & Fairs

3D Printing Events 2021 – List of Shows, Fairs & Meetups


If you are following 3D printing community on social media, you cannot miss occasionally heated activities. This includes a lot of talks about meetups, followed by live streams, live chats, interviews, group pictures, etc. Usually, all this happens when some maker or 3D printing-related event happens.

We’ve put together a table with important 3D printing events, exhibitions, and fairs that happened or will happen in near future. Here you can also find a brief coverage of the events made by 3D printing community members. Read more below the table.

Shows, Fairs & Meetups

NB! As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, please take extra care and follow official guidance.
NameDescriptionPlaceDate
TCT 3Sixty 2021TCT 3Sixty will offer attendees innovative and interactive 360-degree insights, of how to get the best from their existing additive technology or to provide them with the opportunity for new technology.
Coverage on: #TCT3Sixty
Birmingham
UK
2021.09.28
2021.09.30
Additive ConferenceJoin the Additive Manufacturing team and the top names in production 3D printing to discuss what’s next for additive technology.
Coverage by:
Cincinnati,
OH, US
2021.10.12
2021.10.14
Inside 3D PrintingInside 3D Printing plays a major role in helping 3D printing technology to expand across industries as manufacturing, molding, construction, aerospace, automotive, medical, dental, fashion, and jewelry.
Coverage by:
Seoul,
Korea
2021.10.13
2021.10.15
Formnext 2021International exhibition and conference on 3D printing/additive manufacturing & tooling.
Coverage by:
Frankfurt
Germany
2021.11.16
2021.11.19
3D Printech 2021This global forum is anticipated to attract a large number of participants across the world including researchers and industry professionals to foster strong networking opportunities aimed at enhancing career and business goals.
Coverage by:
Frankfurt
Germany
2021.12.02
2021.12.04
Maker Faires
(Map)
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
Find the event near you: use an interactive map.
Planet
Earth
Year Around
Rapid + TCT 2021North America’s largest and most influential Additive Manufacturing event.
Coverage by: AM Media
Chicago
US
2021.09.13
2021.09.15
MRRF 2021What is MRRF? It's the worlds largest celebration of open source 3D printing. If you are a hobbyist, enthusiast or any level user of 3D printing then come and enjoy the weekend with others. Not sure what 3D printing is or want to learn more about it? Perfect! Come out and see what it's all about.
Coverage by: 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/lLJRIU5YNOg
Goshen
US
2021.06.26
CES 2020For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
Coverage by: Print 3D Channel: https://youtu.be/DynbK3Ii2U8
Los Angeles
USA
2020.01.07
FormnextInternational exhibition and conference on 3D printing/additive manufacturing & tooling.
Coverage by: 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/82ZZVIl72yE
Frankfurt
Germany
2019.11.19
Maker Faire
Orlando
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
Coverage by: Josef Prusa: https://youtu.be/O--3s4uHCug
Orlando
USA
2019.11.09
ERRF 2019The East Coast RepRap Festival (ERRF) invites all community members connected to 3D printing to join us and celebrate the diversity throughout our community and industry. We are inviting companies and individuals to bring out their 3D printers and projects big & small. Bring your passion for 3D and share your creations with our community! This is not a trade show, but a community-powered 3D printing people connecting weekend!
More details: https://goo.gl/1yk8qa
Coverage by: 3DPN: https://youtu.be/D6x_9OleY5Y
Bel Air,
Maryland
USA
2019.10.12
TCT ShowFor over 20 years, TCT Show has set the industry agenda, bringing together dozens of inspirational speakers, 300+ exhibiting companies and more than 10,000 visitors from over 40 countries.
More details: https://goo.gl/c37yz5
Coverage by: Thomas Sanladerer: https://youtu.be/pQ_FTlTxPm8
Birmingham
UK
2019.09.24
Maker Faire
Bay Area
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://makerfaire.com/map
Coverage by: 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/2hwCPxLLQPY
Prague
Czech Republic
2019.06.22
Maker Faire
Bay Area
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://makerfaire.com/map
Coverage by: 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/0cj6dqMgja4
San Mateo
California
2019.05.17
3D Meetup UK3Dmeetup is coming back in 2019 as a two-day event and promises to be bigger and better than before with the addition of workshops and even more talks.
More details: https://goo.gl/BhMhu6
Birmingham
UK
2019.05.18
Maker Faire
Vienna 2019
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://makerfaire.com/map
Coverage by: Josef Prusa: https://youtu.be/bELUucZeVWg
Vienna
Austria
2019.05.04
3D Meetup
Sweden
Join your fellow makers, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and suppliers for a weekend of networking and knowledge.
More details: https://goo.gl/PGvPhc
Coverage by 3DMN: https://youtu.be/J_uCMf4WFkQ
Helsingborg
Sweden
2019.04.27
Advances
in 3D Printing
& Modelling
Theme: Trembling the notion of what CAN AND CANNOT be developed in 3D Printing.
More details: https://goo.gl/RgCcWq
Amsterdam, Netherlands2019.04.15
MRRF 2019What is MRRF? It's the worlds largest celebration of open source 3D printing. If you are a hobbyist, enthusiast or any level user of 3D printing then come and enjoy the weekend with others. Not sure what 3D printing is or want to learn more about it? Perfect! Come out and see what it's all about.
More details: http://bit.ly/2HFVF2l
Coverage by: Thomas Sanladerer: https://youtu.be/Czsn3sdHTFQ
Goshen
US
2019.03.29
Maker Faire
Lille 2019
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://goo.gl/nWeLHT
Coverage by: Josef Prusa: https://youtu.be/PqA5s4exArY
Lille
France
2019.03.23
Flexible
Materials
Roundup!
Stop being so rigid! 3D Printing is more than just hard plastics. Come on out and learn about the huge list of various types of flexible materials from around the world, and how to print with them.
More details: https://goo.gl/tYqgmu
West Des Moines
USA
2019.01.21
CES 2019For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
More details: https://goo.gl/Vj6BhC
Coverage by: The 3D Print General: https://youtu.be/jz9oVjuL6p8
Los Angeles
USA
2019.01.08
formnextInternational exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies.
More details: https://goo.gl/Bd8i2H
Coverage by: DyeMansion GmbH: https://youtu.be/bN2D98Poiko
Frankfurt
Germany
2018.11.13
Viaggio a
Shamballa
(Travel to
Shamballa)
Presentation of the new technology for architectural 3d printing. The Crane WASP “ the infinity 3d printer” will be presented on 6th and 7th October in Massa Lombarda.
More details: https://goo.gl/hRrBkx
Trailer: https://youtu.be/KS1mb8QVE-E
Coverage by:
Massa Lombarda
Italy
2018.10.06
TCT ShowFor over 20 years, TCT Show has set the industry agenda, bringing together dozens of inspirational speakers, 300+ exhibiting companies and more than 10,000 visitors from over 40 countries. #tctshow18 #tctshow
More details: https://goo.gl/c37yz5
Coverage by: Highlights by 3DWithUs
Birmingham
UK
2018.09.25
Maker Faire
New York
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. #wmfny18
More details: https://goo.gl/nWeLHT
Coverage by:
New York
USA
2018.09.22
Advanced Manufacturing Yesterday
& Today
Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator Presents A Panel Discussion: Advanced Manufacturing Yesterday & Today.
More details: https://goo.gl/bjQRSd
Coverage by:
Hartford
US
2018.09.20
3D Meetup UKWe are pleased to announce our the first 3dmeetup.UK event will be held on Saturday the 18th of August From 11 am till 5 pm. We want this to be a forerunner to more 3D printing events and meetups.
More details: NA
Coverage by @3dmeetupUk: https://goo.gl/5FjKkZ
Birmingham
UK
2018.08.18
ERRF 2018The East Coast RepRap Festival (ERRF) invites all community members connected to 3D printing to join us and celebrate the diversity throughout our community and industry. We are inviting companies and individuals to bring out their 3D printers and projects big & small. Bring your passion for 3D and share your creations with our community! This is not a trade show, but a community powered 3D printing people connecting weekend!
More details: https://goo.gl/1yk8qa
Mosaic Palette+ at ERRF 2018 by DesignMakeTeach: https://youtu.be/tHyENnP4E48
Bel Air,
Maryland
USA
2018.06.23
3D Printing
Live
The Nordic Additive Manufacturing Show
More details: https://goo.gl/dH7s2a
Coverage by:
Copenhagen
Denmark
2018.05.31
Maker Faire 
Bay Area
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://goo.gl/t9NKP2
Coverage by Thomas Sanladerer: https://youtu.be/bhZv04JzE9I
San Francisco
USA
2018.05.18
#3DPIAwards
2018
3DPI will host the awards in May at a venue in London, UK. Nominees will be invited to attend and winners will receive a unique trophy, especially designed by a prize-winning 3D designer and 3D printed for the event.
More details: https://goo.gl/ujwWxN
Winners Announced by 3DPI: https://goo.gl/CzRDrs
London
UK
2018.05.17
3D Meetup
Sweden
Join your fellow makers, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and suppliers for a weekend of networking and knowledge.
More details: https://goo.gl/PGvPhc
Coverage by Daniel Norée: https://youtu.be/iYh59P_EomM
Coverage by Cat: https://youtu.be/gy3OiGnaxTc
Fundraising by 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/GgXdnn01ZnI
Helsingborg
Sweden
2018.04.14
Maker Meetup +MakersMuseWe will be showcasing all the latest 3D technology and we will also be inviting industry experts to share their experiences and knowledge. There will be various workshops from 3D scanning, printing, laser cutting plus many more.
More details: https://goo.gl/3gGtcm
Coverage by:
Melbourn
Australia
2018.03.24
Midwest
RepRap
Fest
What is MRRF? It's the worlds largest celebration of open source 3D printing. If you are a hobbyist, enthusiast or any level user of 3D printing then come and enjoy the weekend with others. Not sure what 3D printing is or want to learn more about it? Perfect! Come out and see what it's all about.
More details: https://goo.gl/9QYBJ5
Coverage by: Thomas Sanladerer: https://youtu.be/J54OfY1__fU
Coverage by: Nerys: https://youtu.be/kBhOZS5ADxw
Coverage by: 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/08Y6tlDX2o8
Goshen, IN
USA
2018.03.23
3D Printing
Pop-up
Event
The one of a kind event will operate on a drop-in basis, with several one-hour application seminars each day, and represents a perfect opportunity for people to find out from industry experts how the latest 3D printing technology might help them.
More details: https://goo.gl/RiUjxd
Coverage by:
London
UK
2018.03.07
CES 2018For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
More details: https://goo.gl/Vj6BhC
Coverage by: 3D Print General: https://youtu.be/HbqJzi_TcE0
Los Angeles
USA
2018.01.09
TCT ShowThe 22nd TCT Show continues to set the agenda for the industry bringing together dozens of inspirational speakers. They come together for insight, education, innovation and most importantly to do business. The mix of expert speakers, real world applications and innovations alongside product launches, live demonstrations and exciting features creates an event that bristles with energy.
More details: https://goo.gl/c37yz5
Coverage by 3D Maker Noob: https://youtu.be/v3Xnb0XzlAs
Birmingham
UK
2017.09.26
Maker Faire
New York
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://goo.gl/nWeLHT
Coverage by Maker's Muse: https://youtu.be/2GviaIvT9Uk
New York
USA
2017.09.23
3D Printing
Industry Awards
3DPI will host the awards in May at a venue in London, UK. Nominees will be invited to attend and winners will receive a unique trophy, especially designed by a prize-winning 3D designer and 3D printed for the event.
More details: https://goo.gl/ACVqMy
Coverage by Afro3dprinter: https://youtu.be/vV2QtpJ_0Qg
London
UK
2017.05.17
Maker Faire
Bay Area
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.
More details: https://goo.gl/t9NKP2
Coverage by 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/06_1kygG_Z8
San Mateo,
USA
2017.05.19
CES 2017For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
More details: https://goo.gl/Vj6BhC
Coverage by 3D Printing Nerd: https://youtu.be/QjcfDdRYNkI
Las Vegas
USA
2017.01.05
DIGICAL
Show
The DIGICAL Show aims to bring together all the latest developments in the desktop 3D printing and 3D scanning industry.
More details: https://goo.gl/6q9wBw
Coverage by 3DWithUs: DIGICAL Show - 3DWithUs
London
UK
2016.09.30

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Meetups at 3D Printing Events

Every community has its own leaders and celebrities. So does 3D printing community. It is a good chance to meet a YouTuber, for example, whose channel you are subscribed to and following most of the tutorials, reviews or other entertaining videos. In some cases, you can get a sticker or a selfy picture with them.

Thomas Sanladerer Interviewing Ian From Duet3D
Thomas Sanladerer Interviewing Ian From Duet3D
(Image: 3DWithUs)

What to do if you are unable to visit an event? No worries, the dedicated 3D printing community members often share their experience with others. You can follow them on social media such as Twitter or YouTube where they often share it live.

If you are unable to watch a video but want to be updated live, then we would recommend following a particular hashtag on Twitter on Instagram like #CES22, #TCT21, #ERRF21, etc.

Coverage by …

We will find corresponding materials that could describe the events that have already happened. In the playlist below, you can find cherry-picked 3D printing-related event’s recaps that caught our glimpse.

Read More: Formnext – Yearly Highlights and Preview

Formnext has established itself as the key 3D printing industry event, and it is well-known for the innovations. Additive manufacturers are holding off from making their announcements until it’s the right time and place.

PEEK 3D Printing from Pellets & Delta WASP 3MT
PEEK 3D Printing & Delta WASP 3MT on Formnext
(Image: 3DWithUs)

Read More: TCT Show – Yearly Highlights and Preview

TCT Show covers all aspects of additive manufacturing from design to production. Every year it attracts all sort of companies involved in 3D printing, from big names to start-ups.

TCT Show - 3D Printing Event - Highlights and Preview
TCT Show
(Image: 3DWithUs)

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