Georgia Manufacturing Summit
- October 9th,  Cobb Galleria

"Georgia's Manufacturing Event of the Year"

Video Partner Optimum Productions

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The 2019 Georgia Manufacturing Summit is expected to attract over 1,000  industry professionals from across the Southeast to discuss the issues most important to Georgia manufacturers. Business leaders have the unique opportunity to network with their peers, share their insights, and learn from top level manufacturing experts and keynote speakers at the 5th annual Summit.

Over 30 Industry Experts from leading manufacturing companies will address important issues impacting the manufacturing industry.

Disruptive Technologies  *  Financial Perspectives  *  International Manufacturing 
Sales & Marketing  *  Supply Chain Trends  *  Workforce Development

Why should you attend?

  • Connect with Industry Leaders
  • Learn the Manufacturing Trends to Track
  • Make Strategic Alliances to Build your Business
  • See innovative Products and Services and Find New Suppliers

If you missed the summit and would like to watch any of the educational sessions, you can purchase access to the video library.

Video Library  

Educational Sessions

MEET THE SPEAKERS

We are excited to announce that Cloud and Wire is a new sponsor for the 2019 Summit and will be providing industry leaders unique training in the area of technology. Cloud and Wire has extended the Disruptive Technologies Tour as part of the Educational Sessions at the Georgia Manufacturing Summit. All attendees will have a unique opportunity to network with CEOs and meet  founders of the world’s leading companies, top speakers, exciting startups and influential tech investors.

Morning  Educational Sessions 10:30 - Noon

Disruptive Technologies
- CIO / Automation / IT Team
- Session Sponsor - Cloud & Wire

• Workforce Development
- CEO / HR
Session Sponsor -  Southwire

• Manufacturing A Better Bottom Line
- CEO / CFO / HR
Session Sponsor -  Salesforce

Trends To Track in Supply Chain
-Purchasing / Engineering/ Operations / Logistics

Session Sponsor - TBA

Afternoon Educational Sessions 2:30 - 4:00

Disruptive Technologies
- CIO / Automation / IT Team
- Session Sponsor - Cloud & Wire

International Manufacturing 
Building Domestic Growth and a Competitive Edge Through Exports
- Sales / Marketing / Export
Session Sponsor -TBA

Sales and Marketing Secrets for Manufacturers  
- Sales / Marketing
Session Sponsor -  TBA

A special feature of the Summit is our People of Manufacturing Awards which recognizes the people that go over and above in the manufacturing community. 

Click below to see our Past Award Winners.

PAST Georgia Manufacturing Awards

Highlights from Past Summits 

Each year we highlight a specific industry segment with Keynote Speakers that are leaders in their fields.

2015 - Transportation Industry

The keynote speakers were Randy Jackson, CAO of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Phil Horlock, CEO of Blue Bird Corporation.  

2016 - Construction Industry

The  keynote speakers were Kathleen Edge, COO of Southwire and Steve Hillis, CEO of Beaulieu Carpets.

2017  - Food & Beverage Industry

The keynote speakers were Debra Shankle, Vice President of Supply Chain of Coca-Cola North America  and Rob Dugas, Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer of Chick-fil-A, Inc.

2018 - Aerospace Industry

The keynote speakers were Mark Burns, CEO of Gulfstream and Eric Rojek, Vice President of Thrush Aircraft. 

FAQs

ABSOLUTELY NO SOLICITING OF EXHIBITORS OR ATTENDEES.  You may NOT bring flyers to hand out at the event unless you are an exhibitor.  

Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?

The conference is an adult event -- ages 18 and up.   

What can I bring into the event?

Outside food or drinks are not permitted inside the facility. Feel free to bring business cards for networking, note pad, phone,  etc.   

What's the refund policy?

We are unable to refund purchased tickets.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need a printed ticket to be admitted to the conference.  Your badge will be available at the registration desk under your last name.

Can I update my registration information?

Please send any registration information changes to admin@georgiamanufacturing.com

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

You may choose to give/sell your ticket to another individual. If you do so, you must notify us with the attendee's name, company, and email. Please send this information to admin@georgiamanufacturing.com

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please notify us and provide the attendee’s name, company and email if you choose to give your ticket to another individual. Please send email to admin@georgiamanufacturing.com

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Event parking is not included in the event ticket price.  

Are meals provided during the conference?

Breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be served and are included in the ticket price.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email the event coordinator at support@georgiamanufacturing.com


“The Georgia Manufacturing Summit creates local connections and builds a strong sense of community in this industry. By supporting each other, manufacturers are growing their businesses and positioning Georgia as the leader in the re-birth of manufacturing in our country."

   Jason Moss, CEO, Georgia Manufacturing Alliance

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Annual Producer Sponsors

People of Manufacturing
Awards Sponsor

2019 Summit Technical
Session Sponsor

Annual Developer Sponsors

 
Registration Sponsor
TBA

Lanyard Sponsor
Fastenal

Summit Bag Sponsor
Fulfillment Strategies International

Program and Printing Sponsor
TRC Staffing

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