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Whether you’re looking for the latest in automation technology and equipment or want to connect with the brightest minds in automation today, Automate is the place for you.

Automate is the largest and most inspiring showcase of robotics, motion control, vision, artificial intelligence and related automation technologies in North America. The show, hosted by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), brings together 500+ exhibiting automation innovators, manufacturers and suppliers who hold the keys to tomorrow’s possibilities—and your future success.

Find out what’s happening at Automate this year and how to use these one-of-a-kind opportunities to get ahead.


Automate gives you a front-row seat to a full spectrum of automation technologies. You’ll see live demos of cutting-edge automation products, systems and solutions—in addition to tried-and-true automation workhorses—all of which can help move your business forward.

Here’s just a glimpse at what you’ll find on our show floor:

  • Automation systems
  • Industrial robots and systems
  • Artificial intelligence solutions and software
  • Vision and imaging systems
  • Motion control products
  • Collaborative and mobile robots
  • Optics, lasers and lighting
  • And more!

See a full list of Automate exhibitors for 2022.


Automate attracts over 20,000 attendees from all over the world who are laser focused on advancing their businesses. This gives you unparalleled opportunities to build and grow your own professional network. Beyond interacting with industry-defining exhibitors on the show floor, you can attend special networking events designed to make connections and help you unlock your company’s automation potential.

“Automate brings together the best automation professionals in the industry and allows us to reach integrators, end users and suppliers all in one place. This is an incredible opportunity for new business and networking.”



Bring inspiration and actionable insights back to your company after hearing from some of today’s best and brightest in automation and business.

The Automate Show Theater will feature engaging sessions every day on a variety of topics including automation trends, the future of robotics and much more.

Be sure to attend the must-see keynote speakers in the Grand Ballroom, including Daymond John, Founder/CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and Star of ABC's Shark Tank and CEO of The Shark Group, and Marc Raibert, Founder and Chairperson of Boston Dynamics.

These talks are all open and free to Automate attendees and exhibitors.

Want to know who’s leading the way in innovative automation technology? Discover promising new businesses—or enter your own—in The Cowen Startup Challenge: Automate to Outperform.  This competition spotlights up-and-coming entrepreneurs and their companies in robotics and automation. Ten finalists will vie for the top $10,000 cash prize by pitching their technology solution to a panel of industry expert judges. It’s a great opportunity to witness cutting-edge automation technology and get a glimpse into what’s possible for the future.

No matter what you’re looking for, Automate is the best place to find automation solutions that pave your way forward. You won’t want to miss it. Register for Automate for FREE today!

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