Automation Fair

Chicago, Illinois, United States • 20 – 21 November 2019

Automation Fair® is the premier industrial automation event offering unmeasurable knowledge and skill-building opportunities in just two days. With over 150 exhibits and more than 400 hours of education opportunities, Automation Fair offers you and your team the ability to:

  • Experience innovative technologies and trends
  • Accelerate your expertise and skillset
  • Transform your business
Automation Fair


20 – 21 November 2019


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Experience the future of automation

Automation Fair is a fantastic opportunity to explore and discuss the future of automation with 10,000+ builders, problem solvers and technical experts.

Join us in Chicago for all this and more! Admission is free and includes lunch.


Explore the newest innovations and talk to the technical experts at more than 150 exhibits.


Choose from more than 400 hours of hands-on training sessions.


Transform your business into a more productive and efficient operation.

Event Overview

There's a lot going on in just two days at Automation Fair! For the complete list of sessions, labs, forums, and exhibitors, please download the Events ROK mobile app or click on the helpful links in the sections below. 

Please note, registration is required to attend the event, sessions and to access the mobile app.

Events ROK Mobile App

Your #1 resource for the event

Once you are registered to attend Automation Fair, download the Events ROK mobile app or access the web portal. The app is the most current resource for the event - you'll get alerts, special offers and more!

  • View the session offerings and filter by industry and track
  • Register for sessions or change your current schedule
  • Get involved! Participate in studies, surveys and enter to win contests!
  • Network with other attendees
  • View exhibiting companies and their newest innovations
  • Participate in event surveys
  • Access helpful information
  • Download the session presentations post event

Please note, there will not be a printed event guide.

Hands-on Training

Interactive. Live Demonstrations. Leading-edge Experts.

Automation Fair offers over 125 education and training sessions to help you conquer your industry challenges. These sessions are presented by experts from Rockwell Automation, our PartnerNetwork™ members, and forward-thinking companies. Learn how they can improve your expertise and skillset.  

Registration is required to attend sessions at Automation Fair.

View all the sessions

Specific to Your Industry

Industry Forums

Leading experts from forward-thinking companies will discuss critical industry topics and share cutting-edge use cases and best practices that you can implement in your operation. 

Join the discussion in these industry centric forums.

Industry "Ideal Day" Planners

Looking for more sessions applicable to your specific industry?

We'll help you find the perfect mix of labs, sessions and forums to plan your 'Ideal Days' for these industries:

New Technologies and Solutions


Latest Advancements. Innovative Solutions and Applications.

The 2019 show floor will showcase the latest products, technologies and solutions from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork™ members. Discover the latest automation innovations and learn how you can apply them to your operation. 

Preview the New Products and Solutions Showcase

Exhibit Showcase


New Technologies. Innovative Applications. Solution Experts.

The Automation Fair show floor will showcase over 150 interactive exhibits featuring the newest products, solutions and services. You'll experience the latest innovations first hand and talk to solution experts from Rockwell Automation and members of the PartnerNetwork™ companies.

Check out what Rockwell Automation will feature in these exhibits, and more!

  • Information Solutions
  • Innovations
  • Integrated Architecture
  • Lifecycle Services
  • myRockwellAutomation
  • Smart Devices
  • The Connected Enterprise Industries Pavilion

See who else is exhibiting! Download the list of exhibiting PartnerNetwork™ companies.

Featured Exhibitors

  • Domino Amjet
  • Endress+Hauser
  • Festo
  • Hardy Process Solutions
  • Maplesoft
  • nVent Hoffman
  • Panduit
  • PTC
  • Spectrum Controls
  • Stratus Technologies

Process Solutions User Group (PSUG)

Calling all process automation professionals!

Join your peers two days before Automation Fair at the industry's leading Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) event. This event focuses exclusively on showcasing the latest process automation technologies, applications and solutions.