SMMT Events

Open Forum

Automechanika Birmingham, 6 June 2017, NEC Birmingham


SMMT’s biannual Open Forum event will be brought to Automechanika Birmingham again this year.

Open Forum at the show will be a series of morning seminars, located in Concourse Suites 1 & 2, focused on the automotive supply chain. Content includes a range of expert presentations on key current and upcoming issues, as well as opportunities within the field and a series of networking breakout sessions.

This is a must attend for those looking to network with senior decision makers and key influencers within the UK automotive supply chain. Over 300 senior and high quality supply chain delegates from OEMs, tier 1, medium and small suppliers are expected to attend.


Alan Draper, Director, Purchasing Ford of Europe and Global Team Value Management, Ford

Ford and the UK Supply Chain

Michael Flanagan, Vice President, Adient
Future Automotive Technology and Market Trends – The View and Response of Adient


We expect to announce more speakers over the course of the next few weeks. REGISTER HERE


Members attend for FREE . Quote your membership number to claim your free pass (maximum of 3 delegates per member company).

Non-members pay £100+VAT per ticket.


Automechanika Birmingham, Concourse Suites 1 & 2, NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT

Sponsor or Exhibit at Open Forum

We have a limited number of exhibiting and or sponsorship opportunities for this event. If you are interested, please email us here.

Take a look at what our supply chain members had to say about exhibiting at the show, case studies from Magal EngineeringLeadec and VTL below.