Georgia Manufacturing Summit

"Georgia's Manufacturing Event of the Year"

              2019 Georgia Manufacturing Summit

                      October 9th - Cobb Galleria

Video Partner Optimum Productions

The 2019 Georgia Manufacturing Summit will 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 - Session A
- CIO / Automation / IT Team
- Session Sponsor - Cloud & Wire

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

• Workforce Development
- CEO / HR
Session Sponsor -  TBA

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

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

Session Sponsor - TBA

Afternoon Educational Sessions 2:30 - 4:00

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

 Disruptive Technologies - Session B
- 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 2017 Winners.

2017 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. 


“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

2019 Summit Technical
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Annual Developer Sponsors

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Registration Sponsor
TBA

Lanyard Sponsor
B&D Industrial

Summit Bag Sponsor
Fulfillment Strategies International

Program and Printing Sponsor
TRC Staffing

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