Additional features to your free pass

JUNE 25 – 27, 2024

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI, MICHIGAN, USA

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE, NOVI, MICHIGAN, USA

JUNE 25 – 27, 2024

WHAT'S ON

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What to expect at Adhesives & Bonding Expo

Your complimentary pass opens the door to exceptional networking opportunities with hundreds of exhibitors and many enriching conference sessions from high-level speakers. But there's more to discover, keep reading for a closer look at the show's offerings, extra resources, and valuable pre-show information to assist you.

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The exhibition

We attract top-tier exhibitors in the international adhesive and bonding market. Last year 89% of visitors attended to network with exhibitors, access new products, and meet with new suppliers. View the 450+ exhibitors who are ready to meet you and get business done on the exhibition floor this June.

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The conference

Our conference offers an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the dynamic world of adhesives and bonding, relevant to a number of end-user markets. Gain insights into end-user requirements, material innovation, and manufacturing optimization to meet your application specifications with precision.

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Exhibition showcase - out now!

Explore a selection of groundbreaking products and exhibiting companies awaiting you on the show floor this June.

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Day three activities

We invite exhibitors and attendees to join us for a networking breakfast from 10:00am - 11:00am on day three.

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Engineering together
(Track 1)

A 2-hour program tailored to the growing demand for sustainable manufacturing and chemical recycling innovation. We have partnered with two leading engineering societies (Society of Plastics Engineers & The Engineering Society of Detroit) to deliver a training program suited to engineers looking to further their understanding in this field.

Engineering talent
(Track 2)

Positioned to tackle the growing demand for new talent in the industry, we look forward to welcoming down engineering students and recent graduates looking to learn more about how to enter the industry and what a career in engineering could look like for them. A 2-hour educational programme will be set out for attendees as well as the opportunity to walk the halls and speak with exhibitors directly.

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Eco-conscious product promotion

Legislation, climate conservation, and customer preference are driving businesses to be conscious of environmental factors. However, with many options on the market, it can be challenging to find the right path. Reducing energy consumption, adopting bio-content, exploring end-of-life options, recycling, material reduction... the list is endless. We have collaborated with our exhibitors to help promote products and services that could be part of your eco-conscious strategy.

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Abhilash Somashankar, Display Manufacturing Engineer at Apple Inc

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Spot our eco-conscious logo

Our eco-conscious logo representing sponsors who are a part of this initiative

Jonathan Godfrey, Technical Engineer IV at Jadex Inc

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Networking is essential for your career

Adhesives & Bonding Expo provides a platform for forging new connections, sharing ideas, and cultivating lasting relationships, all of which can translate into valuable business successes. As Marlen Valverde, Business Development Manager at H.B. Fuller, affirms, "Adhesives & Bonding Expo helps us cover a lot of ground as we are able to meet many new customers and suppliers." It's no wonder that 89% of our visitors attend the event to engage with exhibitors, explore new products, and connect with suppliers. To further enhance your networking experience, we are delighted to offer you additional networking opportunities, completely free of charge, including two receptions on both day one and day two.

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networking statistic detailing that 64% of visitors gained new connections at a networking reception in 2023

networking statistic detailing that 99% of visitors were able to gain at least one valuable connection from the 2023 show

networking statistic detailing that 50% of visitors ranked networking receptions in their top three most important show features

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Comfort Zone

Join us at the only dedicated pavilion for the comfort sector in North America! Physical comfort is integral to many key markets including; automotive, aerospace, transportation, furniture, mattress and bedding, medical devices, footwear, sportswear, and apparel all of which are well represented at Adhesives & Bonding Expo and Foam Expo. With a large community of product manufacturers, machinery suppliers, and many more, Adhesives & Bonding Expo allows you to easily explore solutions for comfort applications, found both in our dedicated Comfort Zone and around the rest of the show floor. 

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Exhibitor showcasing foam comfort

Benefits:

  • Discover the latest developments in comfort solutions from a wide range of applications.
  • Network with fellow industry professionals.
  • Stay ahead of the competition by attending dedicated conference sessions.
  • Educate your suppliers on what you need and how to best meet your requirements.

“With the size and importance of comfort foams for the polyurethane foam market we are interested and excited to see this impressive addition to Foam Expo.”
Mike Urquhart, National Accounts Manager at Future Foam, Inc.

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The B2B Matchmaking Platform

This is your opportunity to book bespoke, face-to-face meetings, resulting in hundreds of new industry contacts and potential partnerships. The B2B meeting platform is an online platform where you can pre-book one-to-one meetings on the show floor with new prospective clients, partners, and industry suppliers. The service is completely free to all attendees with your all-access event pass. Mark Ecker, Industrial Sales Manager at Huntsman Advanced Materials, echoes the importance of face-to-face interactions and highly recommends our event, stating, "This show is a great way to check out innovations and meet customers who are looking for solutions. I would definitely recommend the event to anyone in the industry."

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Sealant specialists

Sealant materials act as a protective barrier, effectively preventing the infiltration of elements through surfaces in various applications, whether it's foam, adhesives, or other sealing needs. This is why you'll find a dedicated showcase of specialist sealant exhibitors at the show, with our featured headline partner, General Sealants, leading the industry and exemplifying innovation and quality.

As you explore the show floor, expect to encounter a wide array of cutting-edge technologies, including but not limited to waterproofing solutions, soundproofing materials, thermal management innovations, shock-absorbing compounds, and advanced contamination prevention methods. Join us in discovering the most up-to-date and effective sealant solutions, connecting with industry experts, and forging valuable partnerships.

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Solutions Innovation Stage

The Solutions Innovation Stage provides a unique platform for technical and procurement experts to witness live demonstrations of the industry's latest products and solutions. In these concise 20-minute sessions, top brands have the opportunity to showcase innovations in raw materials, additives, products, machinery, and processing technology.

Download our free PDF for a comprehensive overview of what to expect and learn how your business can get involved at this exciting event.

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Why Novi?

Michigan has an industrial legacy stretching back almost 200 years. The state is recognized for being the birthplace of the assembly line and continues to host a wealth of industrial activity to this day. Detroit is well known for its strong affiliation with the automotive, medical and advanced manufacturing sectors, to name a few. What better place to host Adhesives & Bonding Expo and Foam Expo? Novi is easily accessible by car and within driving distance from Detroit’s international airport. The venue is well situated to host a cross-section of the foam and adhesives supply chains from North America and the world. 

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A green venue

Adhesives & Bonding Expo takes place at the Suburban Collection Showplace, which stands out among the rest for its sustainability efforts, making it a great venue. For more details on show opening times, travel and venue, please click here.

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Sunset background with a hand holding a lightbulb

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Retro-fitted to LED
lights and motion

Wind farm at sunset showing renewable energy

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25% of total energy
use is renewable

Hands catching water in nature

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Lower water use
in restrooms

Wooden cutlery

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Minimizing plastic
waste

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