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Making Owt Exhibition 2023 ‘Meet Your Maker’ – The Exhibitors Exhibition!

Following the success of our ‘Making Owt’ exhibition in 2022, we are doing it again in 2023, only slightly bigger this time and with a few tweaks on last year.

Expect to see more exhibitors, and more fun and engaging activities, lunch, and refreshments will once again be provided and the event will be kept as exhibitors and chosen delegates only, so no ‘white noise’, or ‘tyre kickers’.

This exhibition is exclusive to the AMF members and invited manufacturing, engineering, and selected supply chain guests only. We want the exhibitors and guests to make the most of being together as a member base, using this as an opportunity to find out about each other, and potential opportunities and of course, showcase your company, without the distraction of individuals who don’t add value.

The exhibition will be hosted in the ‘Chamber’ at Sunderland City Hall.

Bring along your pop-up banners, products, marketing materials, machines, games and personalities, so you can showcase yourself and your company. The tables are included (standard 4ft tables) and a disposable tablecloth is included, if needed, if you feel this space won’t accommodate your needs, you can book 2 places, or let us know if you need even more space! Each space will have access to an electrical outlet if needed.

Making Owt’ is an AMF initiative which facilitates and champions collaboration and growth within the North East manufacturing and engineering sector and supports businesses in strengthening their regional supply chain.

With the ultimate aim of encouraging local collaborations, Making Owt provides members with a platform to come together and network with each other. From forging strong relationships, to identifying opportunities and sourcing new suppliers, our team of industry experts will work closely with you to understand your objectives and needs and will provide you with bespoke support to help you meet those requirements.

Exhibition is open to manufacturing & engineering companies only, plus a few selected partners/AMF members. Spaces are limited. First come basis.

Member price is £200.

Non-member price is £300 (if you become a member, this will be discounted on your membership invoice to the member rate above, seen as it is Christmas time, we will also give you an extra 10% against your membership fee and deliver some social media PR to promote your membership with AMF. 

Food and refreshments will be provided as part of this cost.

Outline AGENDA (subject to some change):

09:00 – Arrival, Set up, and light breakfast (early arrival can be arranged)

10:00 – Introduction, and Meet Your Maker Presentations.

10:30 – Exhibition – a chance to walk around and look at other companies’ stands – get to know each other and what each company does.

12:30 – Lunch and Meet Your Maker Presentations.

13:00 – More fabulous exhibiting

14:00 – Last but by no means least of the Meet Your Maker Presentations

14:30 – Close exhibition

15:30 – Drinks reception & Social event (venue close to City Hall TBC) – Welcome drink, finger food, relaxed mix & mingle to enjoy the festive cheer!

18:00 – Close (welcome to stay on for further drinks etc – we will be happy to accompany you!).

Please fill out the registration, we will be in touch with you ASAP with further information.

We will contact you and raise an invoice for the relevant amount.

Please note, Christmas jumpers/clothing, tinsel/decorations, and festive cheers are all actively encouraged!

There will be prizes!!

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