Based in the North East of England, GB Events & Events aims to deliver new and exciting platforms to showcase UK technology & manufacturing.
Established in 2016, the team has over 60 years’ experience of launching & managing large events in the aerospace, energy, transport & manufacturing sectors in the UK, Middle East & Asia.

Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo

This is the UK’s premier event for the 4th industrial revolution, otherwise known as industry 4.0. First launched in Manchester, UK in 2017, this annual conference & exhibition attracts manufacturing leaders to see the latest technologies & solutions to make manufacturing smarter. The event allows visitors to understand government policy, gain support & access to finance, adopt the latest business models, hear about large- & small-scale 4.0 case studies, and what this means for their business.
The 2018 event attracted –

0 Event Participants

0 Summit Delegates

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Launching in 2020 The The World Advanced Materials Summit is an international Summit & Exhibition. See the future of materials, listen to leading experts, understand government policy, adopt the latest business models, hear about materials case studies and what this means for your business. Come & network with your peers and see the latest technologies & solutions to in the world of advanced materials.

The World Advanced Materials Summit will be held alongside the 4th Edition of The Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo - the leading event in the UK for digital manufacturing. The combined events will bring together 3,500 attendees. Manchester is a UK hub for advanced manufacturing and materials. The Northern Powerhouse Initiative of the UK Government’s industrial strategy is attracting investment and generating growth in the region.


A global platform for Industry 4.0. Manufacturing companies can interact with companies offering Industry 4.0 solutions and services. Vendor companies can list on the platform and reach a local and global audience of manufacturing firms.

Our digital channels provide you with up-to-date news surrounding Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 Television

Your Television channel featuring news and interviews from the world of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 Magazine

A monthly digital magazine dedicated to Industry 4.0

Meet the team

Get to know the people behind the Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo

Gary Gilmour

Managing Director

Pav Baghla

Chief Technical Officer & Publisher

Andy Pearce

Sales Director

Jane Lees

Marketing Manager

Emma Hiliditch

Conference Director

Maxine Smith

Operations Manager

Matthew Pearsall

Digital Manager

Charlotte Gilmour

Office Administrator

The quality of the new business relationships we established at the Industry 4.0 summit was phenomenal.
Tom Dawes CEO, Valuechain
It is a super education you have here with companies large and small across the manufacturing sector in the UK. You are missing an opportunity if you are not here.
Deborah Sherry Senior Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, GE DIGITAL EUROPE
We are looking forward (to) being headline sponsor once again. We hope this demonstrates how much Bosch Rexroth is committed to Industry 4.0 as a key driver in boosting UK industry's productivity and the UK Government's plans for Made Smarter.
Sean Kilgallen UK Marketing Manager, BOSCH REXROTH
Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo
Industry 4.0 TV
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