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and shape the future of manufacturing.

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The Entire
Manufacturing Industry returns to Detroit in 2015.

Call 800.733.3976 for exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.
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One Powerful Venue, Hundreds of business opportunities.

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Why Exhibit

Meet a motivated audience, ready to evaluate and make purchases that keep them competitive.

Why Attend

THE BIG M is an unprecedented opportunity to meet people, see technology and experience solutions that are transforming manufacturing.

Why Sponsor

Sponsor at THE BIG M to increase brand recognition and exposure. Be a visible part of this exciting event.

  • Our experience at THE BIG M was almost overwhelming. I was astounded by the amount of foot traffic we had coming through the booth. We were two or three people deep at times. It was very exciting.

    Jason Bullard, Trilogiq USA


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Jun 18, 2014

Four Selected as Benchmark Talent Development

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Jun 17, 2014

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The President of Magna International Closures, Frank Seguin, captured a common frustration while at the Big M Event in Detroit […]

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