The European Cutting Tool Association (ECTA – of which MTA is a member) is holding its next annual conference from Thursday 25th May to Saturday 27th May 2023 in the Spanish city of San Sebastian.

The European Cutting Tool Conference provides the European forum and networking event for manufacturers of cutting tools and clamping technology.  Strategic challenges are discussed and global networking and cooperation in the industry is strengthened.  The ECTA Conference takes place once a year at a beautiful and well situated town in Europe kindly hosted by one of the ECTA member associations.

The conference will be based at the 4-start Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra;  this cosy yet stylish 4-star hotel with a breathtaking view of La Concha Bay offers excellent facilities for the conference and the entire stay.

The conference opens on Thursday evening with the welcome dinner and the main programme is on Friday 26th May.  There is also a partners programme on the Friday which concludes with the Gala dinner.  The event concludes with the social programme on Saturday.

To find out more and to make your reservation, go to the conference website at

There are also opportunities to sponsor the conference and its events – you can find details of these at with a brochure available to download.

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