Barclays Manufacturing Services Exhibition 2015


20 April 2015

Businesses able to ‘think outside the box’ are being invited to exhibit at the Barclays Manufacturing Awards 2015

The Exhibition, in partnership with Aston Business School, is designed to showcase the innovative work of small and medium sized UK manufacturers and takes place as part of Aston’s two day Spring Servitization Conference.

The Barclay’s Exhibition will celebrate the best of British business in the private sector and allow companies to showcase their work to renowned academics, banks and leading industrialists from the likes of KLM, Metso and BAE Systems. There will also be opportunity for successful applicants to have their company featured in Field Service News, which offers news, insight and opinion to the manufacturing field service industry.

To exhibit at the free event, at Aston Business School on Tuesday, May 19, potential applicants need to firstly apply online. There will also be opportunity for lunch and networking.

Professor Tim Baines, of Aston University’s Centre for Servitization Research and Practice, said: “This exhibition has been created to recognise and celebrate British manufacturers who are delivering services, in particular the smaller, privately owned businesses that are critically important to the UK but so often overlooked.”

Online entries must be received by Aston’s Centre for Servitization team by Tuesday, May 5th (12noon). Complete the short entry questionnaire and return it to

The Exhibition, at Aston Business School in Birmingham (Conference Aston Restaurant) is on Tuesday 19th May 2015 from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

For further details contact contact Eleanor Musson, Aston Centre for Servitization Research and Practice on 0121 204 3580 or


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