Digital Factory & Process Industries and DrivesDigital Factory & Process Industries and Drives

Visitor information

4-5th July 2012

09:30 hrs - 17:00 hrs

Central Hall 2, Manchester Central Convention Complex (formerly GMEX)

Lunch (available 12 - 1:30pm) and assorted refreshments (available all day) free of charge

Complimentary shuttle buses: Manchester Piccadilly-Manchester Central

Shuttle buses, using Siemens hybrid technology, will run every 15 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly station (Whitworth St. taxi stop) to Manchester Central.

The buses will run between 08:30-11:00am and 15:30-17:30pm on both event days.
To take advantage of the shuttle buses make your way to the taxi rank at Piccadilly station and look out for the Siemens logo.

Promotional offer: Brompton Bicycle

Brompton Dock is a fully automated secure hire, return and storage facility that has been designed and developed specifically and uniquely for Brompton folding bicycle. Brompton Dock offers a truly end-to-end transport solution in which the Brompton folding bike integrates into existing local and national networks of trains, trams and buses.

As Brompton bicycles and Brompton Docks are wholly ‘Made in Britain’ we are looking to promote the scheme to delegates at Answers for Industry on 4th & 5th July.

A Brompton Dock is now located at Manchester Piccadilly Station and we would like to invite delegates travelling to the event by train to try our scheme at a promotional rate of £4.00 for the day. To use this facility please simply register by visiting, either using a computer or mobile phone, and then choose Trial tariff. When you select the trial option, a promotional code field will display. The promo code EAATW14 will give you access to a trial membership for £4.

After registering, you will then be sent a personal four-digit PIN number. To take out a Brompton bike, simply send a mobile phone text to Bromptondock- 07800 008078, including the specific dock number-Manchester dock ID is 2322 and your PIN, after which a text will be quickly received with a bay number and an access code so the bike may be taken out. Exact format of text is displayed on the dock and the website.

For more information please visit our website

About us

The Siemens Industry Sector is the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products and solutions for industrial customers. With end-to-end automation technology and industrial software, solid vertical-market expertise, and technology-based services, the Sector enhances its customers’ productivity, efficiency, and flexibility. With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees, the Industry Sector comprises the Divisions Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services as well as the Business Unit Metals Technologies. For more information, visit