Automation Fair

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States • November 14–15, 2018

Network. Experience. Learn.

Automation Fair® is the premier industrial automation event offering unmeasurable knowledge and skill-building opportunities in just two days.

At the event, you will be able to engage with product, technology, application, and industry experts to help solve your current business challenges, from application to enterprise.

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


November 14–15, 2018


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Why You Need to Attend


Besides seeing the future of automation, the opportunity to talk one-on-one with industry experts, and engage in a wide variety of innovative education sessions, you can also earn your Professional Development Hour credits and enjoy free lunch!

All this in just two days!

Attend Education and Training Sessions

Interactive. Live Demonstrations. Leading-edge Experts.

Choose from over 130 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 help you improve your expertise and skillset.  

Make the Most of the Event

See the Newest Innovations

Discover how you can take full advantage of the latest automation innovations. Automation Fair® showcases the latest products, technologies and solutions from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork™ members.

Take this opportunity to see and experience the newest products from Logix control, PowerFlex® drives, PanelView™ HMIs, safety and sensors along with the newest features in the Studio 5000® Design Environment, FactoryTalk® software and many more…

View the New Products and Solutions Directory

Attend Sessions Specific to Your Industry

We have taken the guess work out of over 130 hands-on-labs and technical sessions available. The Ideal Day Planners offer a view of the sessions specific to these industries and initiatives:

The Complete Event Overview

The Pre-Show Planner offers a complete overview of the event, including which companies are exhibiting, descriptions of the Rockwell Automation booths, and the session offerings. Sessions listings include a brief description, the days/times offered and are organized by type and track.

Download the Pre-Show Planner


Official Event Hotels

Automation Fair has negotiated discounted room rates at fourteen hotels within close proximity to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Take advantage of the discounted pricing now until October 19.

To reserve your hotel room, you must be registered to attend the event.


Getting around Philadelphia is easy! Choose from a variety of transportation options, including taxis, rental cars and more.

Hotel Shuttle Service to the Event

Complimentary shuttles will run to and from Automation Fair and select hotels. Shuttle routes will run every 20-30 minutes during the event week. Refer to the Official Event Hotels List for details on which hotels will offer shuttle service.

Process Solutions User Group (PSUG)

Join your peers November 12-13 at the industry leading Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) event to gain greater insight into the latest process automation technologies.

Join Us!

Registration for the 2018 Automation Fair event and sessions is open!