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Florida Design-2-Part Show

Orlando, FL • May 2 & 3, 2023

Orange County Convention Center
Tuesday 9:30 – 3:30 • Wednesday 9:30 – 3:00

Market at a Glance:

  • “Florida manufacturers produce a variety of goods including aerospace products, batteries, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, and more.” ~ FloridaMakes
  • Top Industries in the state of Florida include: Aerospace/Aviation, Cleantech, Defense, IT, Life Sciences, and Manufacturing. ~ EnterpriseFlorida
  • “From batteries and boats to semiconductors and satellites, Florida’s manufacturing industry produces a wide variety of goods each year. Ranked among the nation’s top 10 states for manufacturing, Florida is home to over 20,200 manufacturing companies that employ more than 371,000 workers.” ~ EnterpriseFlorida
  • #2 Best State for Business 2020 (Statista), #3 Largest Labor Force 2019 (Bureau of Economic Analysis), #4 Largest Economy 2019 ~ Chief Executive

Up-swing in Manufacturing post Coronavirus:

  • “As manufacturers emerge from the pandemic, the key once again centers on the spirit of innovation to help them thrive once more and to help the industry rebound. As one manufacturer recently stated in a Forbes article, ‘We’re looking at five years of innovation over the next 18 months.’” ~ Hartford Business
  • The latest Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report from the Federal Reserve shows manufacturing production and output continued to recover in June. Industrial production rose 5.4% last month, following a slight gain in May of 1.4%. ~ Industry Week
  • “In June 2020, gains were mostly led by transportation equipment industry, followed by miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing; which shot up 25.5%. Plastics and rubber products also posted gains, adding 21,000 jobs, while machinery was closely behind at 17,000 new jobs. Furniture/textiles fared well adding 12,000 positions and fabricated metal products increased by 11,000 jobs.” ~ Industry Select
  • “Nearly 50% of North American tooling shops are quoting on programs historically produced in China and 34% of production shops are increasing North American sourcing.” ~ Mold Making Technology
  • According to the ISM, U.S. manufacturing activity shot up 9.5% in June to an expansionary level of 52.6% — the sharpest increase recorded since 1980. The ISM’s Production Index skyrocketed 24.1% in June – an increase not seen since August 1952. The index now sits in expansion, measuring 57.3%. ~ IndustryNet
  • The Reshoring Initiative lists more than 1,800 companies that have reshored parts of their operations as of Jan. 1, 2019, including 3M, Apple, Dillard’s, GM, KitchenAid, Oracle, Pfizer and Stanley Black & Decker. Going forward in light of COVID-19 risks, 64% of 879 North American manufacturing and industrial professionals said they were “likely to bring manufacturing production and sourcing back to North America,” in a Thomas survey. ~ Supply Chain Dive

About the Show

  • Get immediate business – 64% of last year’s visitors were looking to purchase within 6 months.
  • Meet the decision makers – 63% of attendees of the last shows made the final decision or had significant influence.
  • No union fees or extra drayage costs.

Promotional radius within 250 miles.
Exclusive Promotion…
The Florida Design-2-Part Show is the only trade show in the region to exclusively feature exhibitors who specialize in design and contract manufacturing services.

Easy Access to the Show…
The Orange County Convention Center offers visitors convenient access from the entire region. With Orlando being the most visited destination in the U.S., there are plenty of dining and entertainment options available around the convention center. Click here to view a map of the area.

Partial List of
Regional Attendees

ADDISON
ADVANCED AIRFOILS COMPONENTS
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS
AVRA MEDICAL ROBOTICS
BAUSH + LOMB
BERTRAM YACHT
BLUE ORIGIN
BOEING DEFENSE, SPACE & SECURITY
BOSTON WHALER
CHRIS-CRAFT
CHROMALLOY
COCA-COLA
COLINS AEROSPACE
CORRECT CRAFT
CUES
DANIELS MANUFACTURING
DME CORP.
EMBRAER
FLORIDA CAN MANUFACTURING
FRITO LAY
GERDAU AMERISTEEL
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL
INVACARE
ITT INCORPORATED
JABIL
KAMAN CORPORATION
L3HARRIS TECHNOLOGIES
LEIDOS
LENSAR
LOCKHEED MARTIN
MAVERICK BOAT GROUP
MEGGITT
MISSION FOODS
MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS
NAUTIQUE
NORTHROP GRUMMAN LASER SYSTEMS
NUCOR
OCEAN INSIGHT TROPICANA
ORACLE
ORTHOMERICA
PERSONA MEDICAL
PRATT & WHITNEY
PUBLIX FOOD MANUFACTURING
REGAL BOATS
SIEMENS ENERGY
SIKORSKY
SUN HYDRAULICS
TECHNETICS GROUP
THALES
UNITED SPACE ALLIANCE
VOXX INTERNATIONAL

Proven Results...

% Based on most recent Atlanta and Raleigh Shows

Attendee Profile
(Engineering, Purchasing, Corporate Managment)
Significant Influence31.1%
Final Decision31.5%
Recommend Vendors22.7%
86% Involved in the Decision to Outsource

Regional Attendance
Atlanta, GA 2022 1,126
Raleigh, NC 2021 1,011
Atlanta, GA 2021 1,004

Top Industries Represented
Automotive
Electronics
Electronics Mfg., Computers/Subsystems,
Instrumentation & Controls
Machinery
Medical
Aerospace/Aviation