RAPID + TCT 2019 Conference
May 20-23, 2019 – Detroit, MI
RAPID + TCT has been produced by SME since its inception nearly 30 years ago as an additive manufacturing conference and exposition. The two leaders in additive manufacturing, SME and owner of the TCT Group, Rapid News Publications, joined forces in 2016 to produce the RAPID + TCT event, combining decades of 3D technology insights and experience.
SME is the definitive industry source for 3D technology knowledge, experience, education, and connections. With a community of over 200,000 people, we are fully committed to the advancement and increased adoption of additive manufacturing technology. We also attract students to exciting careers in manufacturing through contests, design challenges, and dynamic hands-on experiences.
SME’s Additive Manufacturing Community provides access to experts, connecting you to the world class knowledge that is advancing the manufacturing industry. Technical papers, conference presentations, industry news, videos and webinars keep you on the leading edge of development – and prepare you for what’s next. Our certifications and training courses empower you to take that next step in your career. And our events give you access to the connections and knowledge you need to create your additive manufacturing success story.
No matter where you are on your journey in additive manufacturing – simply exploring the possibilities, designing new innovations, or facing the challenges of scaling up production, SME is your resource every step of the way.
ALL OF THE LATEST 3D TECHNOLOGIES. ALL OF THE EXPERTS. ONE PLACE.
RAPID + TCT is where the entire additive manufacturing community convenes, and where industry-accelerating products are launched. The expansive show floor and conference are unparalleled in the industry. It’s where you’ll see the newest 3D technologies from over 350 exhibitors, including 3D printing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology & inspection, and related technologies. It’s also where you’ll find solutions to your toughest manufacturing challenges, straight from the most respected experts. Don’t miss out on North America’s most influential additive manufacturing event.