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Practical Information

7 - 9 July 2020

Venue to be announced


Pre-summit event
Tuesday 7 July 2020

Additive International (main summit)
Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 July 2020


Pre-summit Event

Provisional timings for planning purposes only

Registration Opens: 08:45

Event Closes: 15:15

Tour of Uni of Nottm Centre for AM Labs: 16:00

(all timings are provisional at this stage)

Additive International Event

Provisional timings for planning purposes only

Welcome Reception in Nottm City Centre: 19:30 on the evening before

Day One

Registration Opens: 08:30

Summit Opening: 09:30

Conference Dinner: 19:00

Day Two

Event Closes: 16:30

(all timings are provisional at this stage)


The parallel exhibition features a select number of organisations whose technology, analysis, expertise and products continue to help drive development in Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing and wider manufacturing industries.

The exhibition is open from lunchtime of the pre-summit event, and remains open until after the lunch-break at the end of Additive International. Plenty of time is included within the schedule for delegates to engage with the exhibitors.

Venue and Directions


The event is held at the Belfry Hotel, Mellors Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY.


Arriving by car

Leave the M1 at Junction 26 and take the A610 towards Nottingham, staying in the right hand lane. At the island, take the last turning onto the A6002 to Stapleford/Strelley. At the next island you will see the hotel on your right. Take the last exit onto Mellor’s Way.



There is ample free parking on site


Arriving by train

The nearest train station is Nottingham (approx 5 miles). Please visit www.thetrainline.com to book tickets. There is a taxi rank by the station.

Arriving by plane

The nearest airports are East Midlands airport (approx 15 miles), Birmingham airport (approx 50 miles) and Manchester airport (approx 65 miles). All London airports also accessible with strong transport links to Nottingham.


Arriving by bus/tram

There are bus stops and Phoenix Park Tram stop close to the hotel, both offering regular services to and from the city centre. For more information on local bus services, please go to www.nctx.co.uk and for Tram details, please go to www.thetram.net


We reserve rooms at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel for our delegates. These rooms can be booked when registering for the conference, or at any stage prior to the event, via our website. All conference activities take place within the Nottingham Belfry Hotel, making this the ideal base for your visit.


Availability is limited and rooms always sell-out in advance of the event, so please book early to avoid disappointment.


The welcoming Nottingham Belfry is a contemporary four star hotel conveniently located on the edge of the city, with first-rate leisure and conference facilities.

This modern, stylish hotel has 120 spacious bedrooms, a spa with an indoor pool and an atmospheric restaurant, bar and outdoor terrace area.


The price includes bed and breakfast and full use of the hotel’s leisure facilities. The booking will be for single occupancy and may be for a single room. If you would like to bring a guest, there will be a surcharge payable of £12 + VAT per night. Please contact donna@am-conference.com if you require double occupancy.


If no rooms are available, or you would prefer to stay at another hotel, please contact donna@am-conference.com to discuss other options.

Networking Opportunities

Welcome Drinks Reception and Buffet

Evening before the start of Additive International, 19:30

Drinks reception in Nottingham City Centre for Additive International delegates. Coaches depart Nottingham Belfry Hotel at 19:00

Conference Dinner

End of Day One, 19:00

A relaxed Conference Dinner hosted at the Belfry Hotel with drinks and after-dinner entertainment included.

Other Information


The working language of the conference is English, which is used for all presentations and conference material.


Suggested Dress

Dress for both the conference and evening events is casual.



Photos will be taken at the summit for both internal and external promotional purposes. Should you wish not to be photographed, please let us know in advance or upon registration.


There is free WiFi available throughout the hotel.



Full catering will be provided during the conference days, with all special diets catered for.


See all exhibitors for Additive International

Event Sponsors



Conference Dinner Sponsor

Pre-conference Welcome Reception Sponsor