Meet Us In Frankfurt!

Our team will be perusing the works of many 3D printing companies this week at the formxext trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. 

The Complete 3D Printing Conference

There’s a rather different type of 3D printing conference about to take place and those hoping to launch a 3D print-related business should consider attending. 

At NYC’s 3D Printshow This Week

Team Fabbaloo will be roaming the streets of NYC this week looking for stories, machines and more at and around the first NYC 3D Printshow. Will you be there? 

Off To EuroMold!

This week we’re traveling to Frankfurt, Germany to take in this year’s EuroMold trade show. If you don’t know, EuroMold is the world’s largest event focused on mold-making and prototyping equipment – and that means 3D printers, too.    What do we expect to see? There will be displays from all the large commercial 3D… Continue reading Off To EuroMold!

China Turns to 3D Printing

Apparently some 40% of 3D printer installations are in the United States, while other countries lag significantly behind. China is positioned at only 9% despite being the world’s leader in manufacturing.    That may change as a new conference specifically focused on 3D printing took place in Beijing. The World 3D Printing Conference, which concluded… Continue reading China Turns to 3D Printing

It’s Time To Register for Inside 3D Printing

If you’ve been looking to attend a 3D printing conference, look no further than the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo, taking place in New York City from April 22-23 at the Javits Convention Center.    We’re totally impressed with the extensive list of speakers for this event, which includes such 3D printing notables as: … Continue reading It’s Time To Register for Inside 3D Printing

Advanced Manufacturing Seminars

Tuesday is the opening day of the Advanced Manufacturing Seminars. This event includes rapid prototyping content, specifically focused on 3D printing. The three-day event takes place in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center.    The speaker list includes some interesting folks, including:    Jason Dunn, CEO of Made In Space. These are the guys… Continue reading Advanced Manufacturing Seminars

3D Printing Trade Shows in 2013

After wearing out several pairs of shoes walking through this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas checking out the increasing number of 3D printing booths, we thought we’d tell you which other conferences and trade shows might include 3D printing content. Here are the major events involving 3D printing, aside from local Maker Faires. … Continue reading 3D Printing Trade Shows in 2013

Advanced Manufacturing Seminars in February

Don’t forget to check out the Advanced Manufacturing Seminar conference that’s taking place in Anaheim, California from February 12-14th. It’s only a couple of weeks away so if you’re planning on attending, you’d best make some reservations.    This conference is part of a rather large event involving thousands of manufacturing exhibitors. We understand that… Continue reading Advanced Manufacturing Seminars in February

TCT Live – What You Missed and Why You Need to Attend

If you are looking for big ballrooms filled with paid conference attendees or a boondoggle to a resort destination, TCT Live (Birmingham, England) is not for you. This event is for both novice and experienced users that are in search of answers to the questions of what is available and what is possible. It is… Continue reading TCT Live – What You Missed and Why You Need to Attend

EuroMold Set For November

The definitive conference for 3D printing seems to be Euromold, a large manufacturing conference held in Frankfurt, Germany each November. It’s called the “World Fair for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Application Development”. Yes, it’s the big one.    Euromold has existed for years providing information on manufacturing, but within the over 1000 exhibitors are… Continue reading EuroMold Set For November

The 3DPrintShow In London

In London this October is the 3DPrintShow, three days of exhibitions and shows all about 3D printing.    Taking place from October 19th through the 21st, this event includes exhibits from all the major 3D print vendors and services, including MakerBot, 3D Systems, EOS, Objet, Shapeways, i.Materialise, Tinkercad, Anarkik3D, Uformia and many others. They’ll be… Continue reading The 3DPrintShow In London

Want To Attend A 3D Printing Conference?

Having unfortunately missed this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, we’ve been wondering what other conferences and trade shows exist that might include 3D printing content. Searches reveal what we think might be a fairly comprehensive list of major events involving 3D printing. We’ve not included numerous local events such as local Maker Faires.    CES, January… Continue reading Want To Attend A 3D Printing Conference?

3D Printing Event Soon

If you happen to be in Eindhoven on the 25th, you might head down to 3D Printing Event 2011. The theme of the event is something we focus on: 3D printing at home.    You’ll be able to attend seminars that discuss the theme in depth, and you can also peruse the offerings of many… Continue reading 3D Printing Event Soon

thingmakers Postponed!

Don’t worry – it’s all good. The thingmakers conference, originally scheduled for May 4th, has been postponed until October of this year. Organizer Ivan Pope says:    With huge apologies at such a late date – for various reasons, mostly good ones, we’ve postponed the conference until October this year. It will be bigger and… Continue reading thingmakers Postponed!

No Screw Ups After 3D/DC!

For several years now we’ve written about the legal and ethical complications that might occur when 3D printing tech enters the consumer realm. There is no shortage of pathological situations that might arise, be they related to copyright, patents or other regulatory regimes – all of which were designed for prior eras that didn’t include… Continue reading No Screw Ups After 3D/DC!

KIOSK By Unfold

There are many designers doing interesting things with 3D printing, but one of the more interesting groups is Antwerp-based Unfold Design Studio. For some years they’ve been designing interesting creations, some of which are for sale at their online store.    Recently they’ve been working with 3D printer manufacturer Bits From Bytes on ceramic 3D… Continue reading KIOSK By Unfold

FABRICATE Conference

There seems to be no shortage of conferences related to 3D printing and digital design and manufacturing these days. One that’s coming up soon is the FABRICATE International Peer Reviewed Conference and Publication, taking place in London, UK on April 15th and 16th. According to FABRICATE:    Discussing the progressive integration of digital design with… Continue reading FABRICATE Conference

Attend The thingmakers Conference – For Free!

London, May 4, 2011 is the date for the new thingmakers conference, where many of the creators of 3D printing technology will join with users in an “intense one day conference on the best of 3D printing and customized manufacturing”.    According to organizer Ivan Pope:    We’re trying to evangelize 3D printing and associated… Continue reading Attend The thingmakers Conference – For Free!

NextFab Conference Brewing

We received a message from folks organizing a new conference tentatively titled the “First International Conference on Accessible Digital Manufacturing Technology and Design” to be held in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2010. While the conference’s title is not yet written in stone, their objectives are:   NextFab Organization and the Brazilian government’s Renato Archer… Continue reading NextFab Conference Brewing