Get Approval to Attend


The Composites Event by Manufacturers for Manufacturers.

This is Your Event. Here’s How to Get Approval to Attend…

Composites Manufacturing 2013 is no ordinary composites event. It’s the only event specifically for manufacturers. If you manufacture with composites – or want to – this event is for you!

BONUS this year….co-located with AeroDef Manufacturing, Composites Manufacturing attendees will have the opportunity to visit more exhibitors and attend additional technical sessions (cross over privileges apply).

Sizing Up Your Expenses

Here is a summary of expenses for you and your manager to consider:

Conference Registration: $750/$850 member/nonmember for 3 full days of technical sessions. (single-day and two-day registration is available).

Housing: Various area hotels are offering special event rates ranging from $155-$179 (plus tax). Multiply by the number of days you plan to attend.

Parking: $10/day

Transportation: Super Shuttle service is available from LAX Airport for approximately $17 (per person), one way.

Air Travel: prices through Orbitz for travel to LAX Airport (major airport location) from key cities on the West Coast run from $120 to $250. Midwest and East Coast cities run from $250 to $350.

The Value of the Conference: this is where you’ll hear leading composites experts talk about applications for defense and aerospace, advances in tooling, machining and drilling, automated processing, and much more – over 45 speakers in all. Are you or your company new to composites? There are workshops created to introduce you to composite manufacturing processes for manufacturing on Monday, March 18. You’ll also have the opportunity to tour SpaceX and Northrop Grumman Advanced Composites Center or Coast Composites and Rubbercraft for a first-hand view of how major manufacturers are applying composites.

The Value of the Exhibits: do you work in any of these industries?

  • Aerospace
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Civil Infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Defense
  • Government
  • Homeland Security
  • Marine
  • Medical Device
  • Recreational & Sporting Goods
  • Wind /Alternative Energy

The exhibitors at Composites Manufacturing have materials and technologies that can help you develop new products and broaden your customer base.

Looking to Save Even More? Become an SME member. You’ll save on your conference registration. Whether you are looking for technical solutions in your current industry or want to diversify your business, SME has the manufacturing connections to help.

If you want further insight into the value of attending Composites Manufacturing 2013, check out the Conference and Exposition links for complete details.