Inventive learning, renown speakers, executive networking. All free to you.
$200 of your travel is covered if you’re trekking over 100 miles to attend.
Your first night’s stay is on us and a discounted rate is available thereafter.
5 Star Catering
All of your meals and libations are complimentary throughout the event.
The Event for Manufacturing’s Distinguished Upper Tier
A curated audience reserved for the senior level of Fortune 500 and mid-market organizations puts you in exceptional company.
Meet the people who are just as invested in advancing manufacturing as you.
Learn valuable strategy components from today’s very best.
Meet industry leading solution providers, hand picked for your priorities.
Take this unprecedented opportunity to connect with high profile execs.
A curated experience to cultivate achievement
Based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests we’ll craft a personal agenda that paves your path to success.
Days of Insight
Jump in the discussion through focused educational sessions and networking opportunities.
Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.
Tie into contemporaries and mentors as interested in improving the bottom line as you.
Meet one-on-one with executives delivering on the solutions that are shaping the industry.
The IMPACT Steering Committee consists entirely of your contemporaries, meaning we tackle the themes that have profound significance to your performance and your company.
Manufacturing Strategies and Technologies Enabling a Circular Economy
R&D & Innovation Principles to Accelerate Growth of a Leading Consumer-Centric Brand Portfolio
This track was specifically developed to support manufacturing leaders with best strategies relating to planning and development, performance improvement and workforce management. Effective leadership strategies are usually considered the foundation of any successful operation and key to building, developing and motivating the workforce. This track brings together a comprehensive view of varied methods that tackle some of the most pressing challenges for the top leaders in manufacturing.
High Profile Speakers
Hear strategic endeavors and skillful insights from 40+ Manufacturing leaders as they make way in today’s changing landscape.
2019 Full Agenda
Your personal concierge will craft a custom schedule based on your interests and priorities. View the complete agenda below.
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Hitachi Consulting - Senior Director
Marcella BackerHitachi Global Solution and Innovation Business Subject Matter Expert in Discrete Manufacturing, Operations and ProcessHitachi Consulting
Arianne ChaissonSenior DirectorHitachi Consulting
Targeted Research Meetings
GE Transportation - GLobal Lean Leader
Tony HayesGlobal Lean Leader – Supply ChainGeneral Electric
Dave ZinkGLobal Lean LeaderGE Transportation
John OrtizDirector of Product StewardshipHP, Inc
Frank CrnicNorth American Sales LeaderIBM Watson Supply Chain
Dharmendu DamanyVice President, Head of Global OperationsOSI-Spacelabs
Hugh ArifDirector, Industry Solutions - Manufacturing - AT&T Business - Business Marketing, AT&TAT&T
Lars BergHead of Global Facilities ManagementNilfisk
close Taking an Underperforming Manufacturing Company and Turning it into a World Class Manufacturing Company. Changing Process Culture , People and PerformancePlant & Facilities ManagementSMTC Corporation - Chief Operating Officer
Rich FitzgeraldChief Operating Officer SMTC Corporation
Parsable - VP Solutions & Partnerships
Benjamin ChengVP Solutions & PartnershipsParsable
Targeted Research Meetings
Dustin LevyVice President, Industrial SafetyGentex
Dave WestromVP of Business DevelopmentMachine Metrics
West Monroe Partners - Director, Customer Experience
Bill DuffyDirector, Consumer & Industrial ProductsWest Monroe Partners
Mike RowlandDirector, Customer ExperienceWest Monroe Partners
close Kaizen Events in a Lean Manufacturing Environment Driving Continuous Improvement and Employee EmpowermentContinuous Improvement & InnovationAuto Meter Products, Inc. - President and COO
Dean M. PanettieriPresident and COOAuto Meter Products, Inc.
Dan NelsonGlobal Director of InnovationFirestone Building Products
Sean BlissVice President of Sales for Indirect SpendCorcentric
Chris CramerCEOKarl Strauss Brewing Co
close R&D & Innovation Principles to Accelerate Growth of a Leading Consumer-Centric Brand PortfolioAgile Product, Design, Development and InnovationThe Coca-Cola Company - Vice President of R&D
Robert ScottVice President of R&DThe Coca-Cola Company
Targeted Research Meetings
David KoberSenior Sales Engineeriba America, LLC
Neil NersesianSenior Vice President OperationsLagunitas Brewing Company
Lisa SykesDirector - End to End Quality LeadMerck & Co., Inc
Rabi PrustiExecutive Director, Quality ControlCytovance Biologics, Inc.
Fernando BernasconiVice President of Operations Palecek
Avi RobbinsVice President Global Product Development and R&DPorex
Executive Steering Committee
Experienced Manufacturing leaders work with us to focus our program on trends that will move the needle at your company.
Steering Committee Members
An Esteemed Audience
Thousands of manufacturing executives have joined us over the years for what has been voted the “most effective trade show” for over a decade. Use our tools to demonstrate ROI to your C-Suite.
IMPACT has quickly become established as the “deal generating show”.
IMPACT is an invitation-only trade show for manufacturing executives that bridges you to the most compelling solutions and information for your crowning priorities.
- Personal concierge and custom schedule
- Access to all programming and speakers
- Overnight hotel accomodations
- 5 star onsite catering
- $200 travel voucher
- Personal meetings with leading solution providers of your choice
- Spouses are welcome!
- Continuous Improvement
- Lean/Six Sigma
- Logistics & Transportation
- Owners & Presidents
- Procurement & Sourcing
- Quality Control
- Supply Chain
- Meet the Real Experts: learn from the people behind the innovation.
- A Custom Experience: your schedule is based on your specific priorities.
- Executive Networking: meet the folks as vested in innovation as you are.
- For you, it’s free: our sponsors are happy to invest an exclusive audience.
Josh RidenerVice President
Marin SilversVP of Operations
Riley McLaughlinContent Director
Fesa BerencAttendee Relations Executive
George MarinakisSales Manager
Robert ScolaroAccount Executive
Hotel and Travel
Your conference pass includes overnight accommodations, travel reimbursement, meals and cocktail receptions.