The TCT Group partners with a number of organisations that allow us to promote 3D printing, additive manufacturing and product development technologies through our growing media and event portfolio across the globe.

3DPA Logo Partner Pages

The 3D Printing Association (3DPA) is dedicated to providing manufacturers, designers, resellers and the entire 3D printing community with a committed resource that actively promotes, develops and supports all elements of the industry acting as a robust advocate for the technology.

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AMUG is an independent, industry-wide users group that gives its members a forum for learning, information exchange and establishing professional connections. TCT is a long-time supporter of the group and welcomes the AMUG to TCT Show each year.

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formnext powered by TCT sees the expertise of Mesago Messe Frankfurt and the TCT Group brought together in a long-term strategic partnership. formnext powered by TCT is the industry’s global meeting place for next generation manufacturing technologies and takes place every November in Frankfurt.

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TCT partners with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to promote 3D printing at the annual International CES in Las Vegas, NV, each January. TCT sponsors the popular 3D Printing Marketplace and organises the CES 3D Printing Conference track.

GP Tromans Logo Partners Page

Graham Tromans has been involved with TCT magazine for longer than anyone can remember. He presents at TCT Show every year — creating standing-room-only crowds with his 'Introduction to AM' series. Graham was also integral in the development of the Bright Minds UK programme.

MTA Logo Partners Page

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) are organisers of the MACH exhibition, a bi-annual manufacturing event with over a century of history. TCT is working with the MTA on some exciting programmes to help educate the manufacturing world about the possibilites of AM and 3D printing.

Todd Grimm Logo Partners Page

Todd Grimm is a regular columnist for TCT Magazine and is on speed-dial with the editorial team, such is his breadth and depth of experience in the AM and 3D printing industry, of which he's been an active member for over two decades. As one of TCT's few reoccuring speakers, Todd regularly takes to the stage to provide his invaluable industry insight at TCT events across the globe.

SME Logo Partners Page

In 2016, Rapid News Communications Group (RNCG), owner of the TCT Group, formed a partnership with the SME to produce the annual RAPID + tct, North America's largest show dedicated to 3D technologies. Combining nearly 30 years of insights and experience, the two are working together to accelerate the advancement of 3D technologies in the U.S. manufacturing industry.

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RNCG and VNU Exhibtions Asia formalised a joint venture following the hugely successful TCT Asia debut in 2016. VNU Rapid News Co. Ltd brings together VNU’s strong reputation for organising world-class exhibitions and RNCG's two decades of technology expertise to produce the region's premier 3D printing event in Shanghai and TCT Asia Event Insight publication.

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TCT Show is co-located with Interplas, another RNCG product, when the shows align on a three-year cycle. Interplas is the UK's largest gathering of the plastics processing industry and has significant synergy with TCT Show.