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. 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


Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107


  • Wednesday, November 14: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday, November 15: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Automation Fair


November 14–15, 2018


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Make the Most of the Event

Events ROK Mobile App

Once you are registered to attend the event, download the Events ROK mobile app to plan your days in Philadelphia!

With the Events ROK mobile app, you can:

  • Register to attend sessions
  • Search exhibitors and sessions by industry
  • Participate in surveys and polls
  • Stay up-to-date on event news
  • Access helpful information and maps
  • Share your thoughts and photos in the activity feed

To access the Events ROK mobile app, download it from your iOS or Android store.

The Complete Event Overview

The Event Guide offers an overview of the event, including who is exhibiting, the Rockwell Automation booths, and the session offerings.

You can also view the session offerings specific to these industries and initiatives:

Download the Event Guide

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 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.  

Getting Around Philadelphia


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


There are many parking options around the Pennsylvania Convention Center. View the area parking map and details.

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.

Official Event Hotels

Automation Fair has negotiated discounted room rates at hotels within close proximity to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. To reserve your hotel room, you must be registered to attend the event.

Join Us!

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

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.