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.
Key Insights Driving the Future of Packaging in a Connected World
Kickstarting Innovation: Hackathons, Patent Brainstorming, and Other Collaborative Ideation Techniques
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.
2020 Full Agenda
Your personal concierge will craft a custom schedule based on your interests and priorities. View the complete agenda below.
FILTER SESSIONS BY KEY THEME
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
Michael BonnerVP - Engineering & TechnologySaint Clair Systems Inc
Jim CameronVice President, Global QualityCoorsTek
Joan BaucumDirector of Continuous ImprovementDairy Farmers of America
Eddie SmithDirector of OperationsKuhn Krause
Robert BibleVice President, EngineeringTrex Enterprises
Greg FryeChief Operating OfficerAnchor Investments
Spencer KreikmeierVice President, EngineeringDynoJet Research, Inc
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
Targeted Research Meetings
close Kickstarting Innovation: Hackathons, Patent Brainstorming, and Other Collaborative Ideation TechniquesAgile Product, Design, Development and InnovationHillRom - Director of Innovation
David RibbleDirector of InnovationHillRom
close The Creation of a Business Process Management (BPM) Culture to Accelerate Innovation and Organizational LearningContinuous Improvement & InnovationE & J Gallo Winery - Senior Director Workforce Development
Richard CoffeySenior Director Workforce DevelopmentE & J Gallo Winery
Peter FritscheVice President, Global Operations and ServiceACIST Medical
close Transforming Discrete Manufacturing with A.I. & Computer Vision: Starting the journey to IIoT – Smart ManufacturingContinuous Improvement & InnovationAtollogy - CEO and Founder
Rob SchoenthalerCEO and FounderAtollogy
Rahul MaharsiaGlobal Director of Research and DevelopmentFiltration Group
Lawrence AkporeDirector of OperationsGeorg Fischer Conglomerate
Mark SteelePresident, CEO & Co-OwnerCraftsmen Industries, Inc.
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
Michael SalloumDirector of OperationsID Technology
close JnJ Supply Chain Digital Transformation to address Agility, Speed to Market, Customization and AccessThe Application of Digital ManufacturingJohnson & Johnson - Senior Director, Strategy Innovation and Insight
Sultan AzizSenior Director, Strategy Innovation and InsightJohnson & Johnson
Jemsheer ThayyaullathilChief Engineer, Innovation and Advanced EngineeringViking Range, LLC
Diane Wright HoffpauerDirector of Research, Development & InnovationMary's Gone Crackers
James GulnickVice President, Director of OperationsMcGrory Glass Inc.
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.
Robert ScolaroConference Director
Marin SilversVP of Operations
Christine BatesConference Program Manager
Fesa BerencAttendee Relations Executive
George MarinakisSales Manager
Hotel and Travel
Your conference pass includes overnight accommodations, travel reimbursement, meals and cocktail receptions.