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Join us at SOUTHTEC 2023!

The Southeast is the latest U.S. manufacturing hub – attracting large manufacturers from the aerospace, automotive, and advanced materials industries. As advanced manufacturing grows throughout the region, manufacturers must ensure they are staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies. 

The manufacturing professionals and companies looking for ways to stay competitive in this market attend SOUTHTEC. As the top Southeast manufacturing event, SOUTHTEC enables you to connect with hundreds of suppliers and get a first-hand look at new manufacturing products that can help advance your business. 

Attending SOUTHTEC gives you the opportunity to: 

  • See all the latest manufacturing technologies and advancements in one place
  • Build your expertise by attending complimentary keynotes and educational presentations
  • Improve your productivity and profits
  • Discover how you can leverage smart technologies 

If you’re looking to build new relationships with suppliers and get up close with the latest manufacturing technologies, you have to attend SOUTHTEC.

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“It's always good to get out and look at new technology, and just get out and make sure that you're keeping up with the latest that the industry has to offer.”
Mike Rohlik, President, Total Fire Systems

Why Attend?

As an attendee at SOUTHTEC you’ll get hands-on experience with innovative technologies capable of growing your business. You can connect with top manufacturing suppliers, distributors, and equipment builders from growing industries in the region. On the SOUTHTEC show floor you’ll be able to make a side-by-side comparison of different equipment, techniques, and processes that can improve your operations and increase productivity. New this year! SOUTHTEC 2023 will highlight the Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, in partnership with CESMII – the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Additionally, Tooling U-SME is partnering with SOUTHTEC 2023 to sponsor content focused on workforce development in the manufacturing industry. Source solutions to your manufacturing challenges, learn about new industry trends, and discover regional workforce development initiatives when you attend SOUTHTEC.

Event Features

SOUTHTEC Technology Exhibits

Technology Exhibits

Discover new technologies and innovative solutions.

SOUTHTEC Keynote Presentation

Keynote Presentations

Exclusive insight from industry experts.

SOUTHTEC Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

Digital transformation for small to large manufacturers.



Immerse yourself in innovative processes, materials and best practices that will help you transform your Advanced Manufacturing transformation.
Featured Speaker

Featured Speaker

Industry Leaders go into detail on critical manufacturing topics, sharing expertise and experience to energize your manufacturing operations.
Smart Zone Theater Presentations

Smart Manufacturing Zone Theater

Presentations by industry experts and select event exhibitors will cover manufacturing trends, business cases and opportunities for improving operations and implementing smart technologies.
Digital Solution Showcase

Digital Solution Showcase

Brought to you by MSC and the MT Series, the Digital Solution Showcase will allow visitors to learn and interact with the latest innovations, which aim to improve profitability, throughput and productivity in your shop.


The SME ZONE is the nerve center of everything happening at SOUTHTEC.

Networking Receptions

Networking Receptions

A daily opportunity to meet your next customer, business partner, solutions provider or friend right on the event floor.

Don’t miss your chance to make invaluable connections that will help shape the future of your business. Register now for SOUTHTEC!

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SOUTHTEC is a part of the Manufacturing Technology Series produced by SME and AMT.