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November 18-21, 2024 | Anaheim, California

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Automation Fair®

Discover the future of Plex alongside 10,000 problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders.

As you strive to achieve more, to simplify complex production challenges and to be more resilient, agile and sustainable, Automation Fair will empower you to make your mark.

Automation Fair puts you at the core of new ideas and technologies. Get energized for what lies ahead in Anaheim with a few highlights from the last Automation Fair.

Automation Fair®

Event Details


November 18, 2024 PST


November 21, 2024 PST


Anaheim, California

Join us to create the future of industrial operations at
Rockwell's annual Automation Fair event.

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Plex Events at Automation Fair

Events our Plex Customers, or Plex curious friends, won't want to miss this year!

  • Plex Customer Summit

    Tuesday, November 19th: 11:30am – 5pm

    Join us for the Plex Customer Summit on Tuesday, November 19th! This half-day experience is ideal for Plex customers, partners, and anyone interested in learning more about Plex. Attendees will get exclusive insights into Plex product roadmaps, industry breakout sessions, and dynamic networking with their community of fellow users.


    Learn more about this year’s Summit series here.

  • Expo Floor

    November 19th – November 21st: 9AM - 5PM

    This year’s Expo Floor is open for an additional day – this means you have 3 full days to make the most of the 500,000 sq. ft. showcase floor, along with more than 140 exhibits. On the Expo Floor, you can engage with hundreds of subject matter experts from Plex and Rockwell Automation, while also mingling with Plex Partners showcasing the newest innovations and solutions.

  • Hestan Off-Site Tour

    Wednesday, November 20th: 8AM - 5PM

    Hestan, a Plex customer that leads the luxury cookware industry, is opening their doors during Automation Fair 2024 and will host tours showcasing their Plex environment in action during this year’s event. These tours offer a behind-the-scenes look at how Hestan utilizes Plex throughout their operations—this is a rare opportunity to see Plex live at a facility outside of your own. Note: capacity for this off-site tour is limited, so be sure to sign up ASAP.


    Registration opens mid-August. Be sure to check back here for more information!

  • Plex Clubhouse

    Wednesday, November 20th: 9AM – 4:30PM

    Between sessions and speakers, it’s easy to fill up your Automation Fair days. The Plex Clubhouse will be available on Wednesday of the event, serving as an exclusive space for the Plex Community to gather, relax, and connect with each other in the event's backdrop. Light refreshments will be available.


    Be sure to mark your calendars! More details will be announced soon.

  • Plex by Industry

    Broken out by industry, here’s a list of recommended Automation Fair tracks for you to consider.

    • Food & Beverage
    • Automotive
    • Metalforming
    • Aero/Defense

  • Plex Sessions and Hands-On Labs

    As you build out your Automation Fair schedule, be sure to make note of these Plex-specific sessions, hands-on labs, and additional programming.

    • Ideal Days for Plex Customer
    • Ideal Days for Plex Prospects


Explore pass and pricing options here. Registration and full event details will be available in August.


Need help convincing management to send you to Automation Fair 2024? We’ve got messaging to help! All you need to do is customize one of these two templates and send it off. We’ll see you there!

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"Networking with other Plex Customers and Rockwell employees was definitely huge. Making very important connections with users and employees of Rockwell and Plex to better understand our industry and what Plex and Rockwell can do to help us get the most out of the system was very critical”

Catherine Smith - Manager ERP & Data Quality, Gerdau Macsteel, Inc.


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