Exhibitors for the 2020 event shown below - click link for website. 2021 exhibitors will be updated shortly.


3Squared is a software services company based in Sheffield city centre; we design, develop and commission integrated software solutions for some of the UKs biggest brands within rail and construction. It’s our experience within these sectors that enables us to harness the best ideas, practices and solutions to the benefit of every client.

3Squared isn’t just about what we do, but who we are. Our people are our business.

Aerzen Machines

International market leader supplying root type blowers and screw compressors for Pneumatic Conveying and Water Treatment.

Compressed air, gas and vacuum solutions.

Aesseal PLC - Headline Sponsor 2020

AESSEAL® is one of the world’s leading mechanical seal and systems manufacturers, supplying customers in a wide range of industries, with more than 1,700 employees in over 230 locations worldwide.

Airmaster Air Conditioning Ltd.

We offer every aspect of mechanical services and maintenance under one roof. In house capability means your project is in safe hands from start to finish. And for many years to come.

AMG Superalloys UK Limited

AMG Superalloys UK Limited is a leading producer of specialist metals and alloys based in Rotherham. We produce high purity chromium plus other alloys in addition to our laboratory services.

AMRC - Training Centre

The University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre provide a variety of higher educational options from advanced apprenticeships all the way up to degree-level, offering a way for young people to gain real-world work experience which benefits to company and individual.

The Armed Forces

The British Armed Forces are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies. They also promote Britain's wider interests, support international peacekeeping efforts and provide humanitarian aid.

Better Learners Better Workers

The Better Workers Better Learners programme is a step beyond the traditional model of one business connected to one school. It connects an employment sector, or whole series of employers, to a group of schools. This allows a range of employers to contribute and allows schools a wider link to employers in the local community.

CBE+ - Headline Sponsor 2020

CBE+ is a specialist precision engineering sub-contractor operating from modern, purpose-built facilities in Chesterfield (UK), and working in partnership with three sister companies to offer complementary services (Electroless Nickel Plating, Gear & Beam Pumps and Laboratories.

With a management team committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers in the region, the company play an active role in organising Get up to Speed each year.

Constant Security Services

Constant is an independent, family run and national award winning specialist with 35 years experience, providing security services to many of the regions Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing organisations throughout the region.

CQ Strategic Marketing - Organiser

CQ Strategic Marketing provides marketing strategy, planning, training, coaching and practical support tailored to your individual business. We provide ongoing support or one off projects to SME's and business support organisations in local, national and international markets. We specialise in the engineering and manufacturing and professional services sectors throughout South and West Yorkshire, with regional offices in Leeds and Rotherham.

DB Cargo UK

With a strong network of its own subsidiaries, plus many partnerships and joint ventures with partner rail companies, DB Cargo offers almost full rail freight coverage throughout Europe.

Depuy Synthes

DePuy Synthes, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides orthopaedic solutions designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value.

Elevation Recruitment - Business Breakfast Sponsor 2019

With over 70 years combined experience, Elevation are market leaders in recruitment for the Engineering and Manufacturing sector with the largest team of its kind covering Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.

Great Place Wentworth & Elsecar

A project funded by Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England (ACE), our work focuses on the rich heritage, culture and community engagement within these truly great places.

Gullivers Resorts

Established in the 1970’s by the Phillips family, Gulliver’s has always been committed to creating unforgettable days out for thousands of families every year.

Henry Boot

An award-winning regional contractor based in Sheffield and Manchester, providing construction services to the health, education, housing, custodial and public sectors, as well as a diverse range of commercial and industrial clients in the private sector.

Highlander IT & Telecoms - Schools Sponsor & Attraction Sponsor 2020

Highlander are an I.T. and telecoms provider with a strong reputation for delivering the highest standards in support, project delivery and commercial guidance. With almost 20 years’ experience in developing and supporting systems for Small and Medium Sized Organisations, Highlander’s success has been in upholding its core principles in service delivery; Care, Dedication, Professionalism, Respect & Trust.

Horbury Group

The Horbury Group consists of eight companies and provides a complete national service to the construction industry.


HS2 is more than a railway, it is joining up Britain. We will transform travel for future generations and open up new opportunities for young people across the country.

Hydra Creative - VIDEO SPONSOR

From web development and marketing campaigns, to advanced multimedia and bespoke software solutions, we work hard to ensure your business can achieve its goals.


"Curiosity applied. We listen, we question, and we seek understanding to ensure we align, innovate and enable every time. We manage the heat from electronics that enable global growth."

The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most multidisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.

IMechE - T-Shirt Sponsor 2020

With 120,000 members in over 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the market leader amongst professional engineering bodies and the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world.

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)

The IOM3 is a major UK engineering institution, which exists to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies, mineral and petroleum engineering and extraction metallurgy, as a leading authority in the worldwide materials and mining community.


IoTecnix delivers data directly from environmental sensors to a desktop or mobile phone in the areas of social care, the home, education, public services and industry.

In most cases tiny sensors with up to 5 year battery life can be installed in minutes, and with no further infrastructure, data can be arriving not long after, without any further hardware installation.

Typical sensors measure – temperature, light, humidity, flooding, water levels, personnel traffic, soil moisture, car park occupancy.


Every position a child adopts has an effect on their development and functional movement both now and in the future. For over 30 years Jenx Ltd. has been researching, designing and making pioneering developmental postural equipment that supports children as they grow.

Keebles - Schools & Attraction Sponsor 2020

At Keebles we firmly believe that our success is down to putting the needs of our clients first by ensuring that the advice and services we provide are completely relevant to your specific case.

Whether you’re a large business, SME or individual and whatever your sector, our fully qualified, full-service legal teams have the skills and experience to solve your problems as swiftly and simply as possible.

Liberty Speciality Steels - Headline Sponsor 2020

Specialist manufacturers of high end alloys and stainless steels, used in demanding applications for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Industrial Engineering, Automotive, Narrow Strip and Engineering Bar markets.

University of Lincoln

From the Gold-standard quality of our teaching to our award-winning approach to working with industry, the University of Lincoln has established a reputation as of one of the most dynamic and fastest growing universities in the UK.

Made in Sheffield - Brochure Sponsor

Quality Recognised Worldwide. Made In Sheffield is one of the World's great brands, made famous internationally as a mark of origin and quality on the City's manufactured products.

Macalloy Ltd.

Macalloy is a global leader in the manufacture of threaded high strength steel bars used throughout the construction industry and proud winner of the 2017 Excellence in International trade award.

MAG Orthotics

MAG Orthotics is a family owned business with a 30 year history. We manufacture bespoke Orthotic devices using traditional hand skills & the latest manufacturing techniques safely, ethically & responsibly.

Maker {Futures} Bus

Maker{Futures} is a University of Sheffield initiative aimed to promote and support maker education in schools and community settings such as libraries and museums.

One of Maker{Futures} main strands is Maker{Move}, a mobile workshop, providing hands-on activities designed to engage children in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) in educational and community settings. For more information, visit www.makerfutures.org

Manufacturing Forum

The Regional Manufacturing Forum is an organisation run by manufacturers for manufacturers, in partnership with the Cutlers' Company, all the Chambers of Commerce in the region and the EEF members in the region. It also acts as the Manufacturing Sector Group for the Sheffield City Region LEP.

McLaren Automotive

McLaren Automotive is a creator of luxury, high-performance supercars. Every vehicle is hand-assembled at the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) in Woking, Surrey, England. Launched in 2010, the company is now the largest part of the McLaren Group. McLaren is a pioneer that continuously pushes the boundaries. In 1981, it introduced lightweight and strong carbon fibre chassis into Formula 1 with the McLaren MP4/1. Announced at Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2018, the company’s Track25 business plan will see it invest £1.2billion in research and development to deliver 18 new cars or derivatives by the end of 2025. In 2018, the company launched its new £50m McLaren Composites Technology Centre in the Sheffield City Region that will see it produce the next generation of lightweight carbon fibre ‘tubs’ that are at the heart of all McLaren cars.


As the industry’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, MED−EL products are the result of 30 years of focused research and a commitment by its founders to fostering a company culture of excellence.

Mears Group

Mears is one of the UK’s leading service providers to both the public and private sector with over 12,000 employees, working with clients to help develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions.

National Emergency Service Museum

The National Emergency Services Museum is the world’s largest joint 999, self-funded museum showing an insight into all of our Emergency Services through hands-on learning with history.

Naylor Industries PLC

A leading UK manufacturer of plastic drainage and ducting systems, specialist clay and ceramic pipes, concrete lintels &retaining walls, and plastic extrusions for the construction and civil engineering industries.

NCHSR (The National College for High Speed Rail)

Our vision is to pioneer technical excellence, and our mission is to produce a new generation of highly skilled professionals to lead Britain’s future rail industry.

Nicholas Associates Professional

Nicholas Associates Professional is one of the UK’s leading specialist search and selection, permanent, temporary and contract recruitment agencies, specialising in the Finance, Construction, Engineering and Technical sectors including Executive appointments.

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions - KEY-RING Sponsor 2020

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader of medical device outsourcing services from design and development through finished goods manufacturing.

Orchid is a global company offering a broad array of services and capabilities for orthopaedic and medical device development and manufacturing.


When it comes to choosing the best brand for tyre inflation and compressed air products PCL provides an unbeatable package.

Add to that a loyal and highly skilled workforce and you have a company which delivers reliable inflation and pneumatic solutions you can count on, at prices you can afford.

Polypipe Group PLC

Founded in 1980, Polypipe is one of Europe's largest manufacturers of piping systems, water management solutions and energy-efficient ventilation systems, delivering engineered solutions that respond to a rapidly changing environment.

Pryor Marking Technology

Pryor is a UK manufacturer providing global leading traceability, identification technologies and data capture software to manufacturers of all sizes.

Radius Aerospace - Main Event Sponsor

UK’s Bramah operation (formerly Doncasters Bramah) is based in Sheffield and is a long-established state-of-the-art manufacturing facility supplying civil and military exhaust systems and aerostructure assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

Rotherham, North Notts and Dearne Valley Colleges

Rotherham College, North Notts College and Dearne Valley College deliver a range of technical courses and apprenticeships. Our students are taught by expert tutors using industry standard facilities.

Rolls-Royce PLC

Pioneering the power that matters.

Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.

Royal Navy

Offering a large array of careers including apprenticeships, joining the Royal Navy offers an extensive chance to travel, earning a competitive salary whilst gaining new skills, qualifications and meeting different people; forging lifetime relationships.

Sheffield College

With courses both full-time and part-time, we offer you the chance to progress through the levels as well as improve on those skills you already have in order to help you gain employability and success in your career.

Sheffield Forgemasters International

Sheffield Forgemasters International is a heavy engineering firm located in Sheffield. The company specialises in the production of large bespoke steel castings and forgings, as well as standard rolls, ingots and bars.

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is the 7th largest university in the UK, with 31,484 students. The University recruits a large proportion of students from South Yorkshire, and offers over 650 different courses.

Sheffield Precision Medical

Sheffield Precision, an advanced engineering manufacturer of complex parts for surgical use. Our top tips are efficient use of technology, high quality and engaging talent. See how we make it!

Simm Engineering Group

A leading UK supplier of compressed air solutions, based in Sheffield.

A division of Pennine Pneumatic Services (PPS) since 2015, Simm Engineering has established a reputation for energy-saving solutions and excellent customer service.

Straaltechniek UK Ltd.

Operating within the surface preparation industry in manufacture and design of all types of new blast machines, equipment modernisation on existing units, and providing service and spares to industries worldwide.

Tecomet - Schools & Attraction Sponsor

Tecomet has a dedicated rapid prototyping center for the purpose of accelerating product and process development. We offer our LaunchQuick ™ Rapid Prototyping and Development Center to accelerate new product launches and support high value/low volume manufacturing.

This LaunchQuick™ centre is staffed with CNC programmers and engineers, and set up with dedicated CNC equipment and CAD workstations to rapidly turn our customer's concepts into products.

Tinsley Bridge Group

Tinsley Bridge has over 175 years working within various industrial sectors, and is a leading manufacturer of slideways, shear and steel mill blades.

Unipart Rail

Unipart Rail addresses the challenges of the rail industry across the asset lifecycle by working collaboratively with our partners to deliver technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost.

United Cast Bar

United Cast Bar are the world leader in both the manufacture and distribution of continuously cast iron bar, operating from two manufacturing sites and multiple distribution outlets across the world.

University Technical College (UTC)

UTC Sheffield offers specialist courses designed with employers in five exciting areas: Computing; Creative and Digital Industries; Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing; Health Sciences and Sport Science. These are all regional, national and international growth areas that will offer strong career opportunities in the future.

University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a world top-100 Russell Group university, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

Very Creative - Organiser

We are a friendly, full-service creative events company based in Sheffield, but first and foremost, we are ideas people. Our strength lies in creating innovative event solutions for our clients. Put simply, we can create any event for any client.

Volker Rail

VolkerRail is a leading multi-disciplinary railway infrastructure contractor, offering infrastructure services to public and private sector clients. Our skills cover every aspect of track, signalling and electrification installation and maintenance.

Vulcan to the Sky - Organiser

Vulcan to the Sky Trust already has an established education programme, working with schools, colleges and other organisations. In her new life, still able to accelerate dramatically along the runway, XH558 will build on this exciting provenance to inspire and educate new generations of young people, focussing on the technical skills that our country needs so badly.

Withers & Rogers

Withers & Rogers is one of Europe's largest dedicated intellectual property (IP) law firms, offering practical and commercially-aware IP advice to a range of clients, from local start-up businesses to multinational corporations.

Wolf Safety Lamp Company Ltd.

Wolf Safety is the world's leading manufacturer of hazardous area portable & temporary lighting, offering the widest range of Atex and Iecex certified explosion protected lighting and power distribution systems, worldwide.

Woodhead Group

We have a strong history and have grown steadily from a turnover of £200,000 to over £49m today. With 140+ employees across three locations and a developing portfolio of exemplar projects and properties our teams deliver exceptional value through their courage and passion to do things differently.

work-wise Foundation - Event Main Organiser

work-wise is an employer inspired and led charity for engineering, manufacturing and related sectors but now also working across multi-sectors, to support the development of young people so they have the knowledge, skills, aptitude and opportunities for employment within the Sheffield City Region.

Yamazaki Mazak UK Ltd - Event Sponsor 2020

Leaders in the manufacture of advanced technology solutions including Multi-Tasking, 5-axis, milling, turning, CNC controls and automation.