Summit Agenda

The 2017 Summit will have a power-packed line up of speakers. More details coming soon...

 

8:00  – 8:30     Continental Breakfast
8:30  – 9:00     Keynote Presentation - Debra Shankle
9:00  – 10:00   "People of Manufacturing" Awards Program
10:00 – 10:30   Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
10:30 – 12:00   Educational Sessions - Breakout Training
12:00 – 12:30   Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
12:30 – 1:00     Lunch - Chapter Highlights
1:00   – 1:30     Keynote Presentation - Rob Dugas
1:30   – 2:00     Partner Recognition
2:00   – 2:30     Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
2:30   – 4:00     Educational Sessions - Breakout Training
4:00   – 4:30     Closing Remarks / Door prizes


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10:30am - Noon
Morning Breakout Training Sessions Include:

• "Manufacturing A Better Bottom Line"
- CEO / CFO / HR
 -- Session Sponsor - Sponsorship Available

Topics to be covered:
- Sales and Use Tax
- New Overtime Regulations
- Health Insurance Strategies
- Sales and Use Tax

• "Trends To Track in Supply Chain"
- Purchasing / Engineering/ Operations / Logistics
 -- Session Sponsor - Sponsorship Available

Topics to be covered:
- Procurement
- Product Development
- Production
- Transportation

"Understanding YOUR International Options and Finding The Right Resources"
- CEO / Operations / Purchasing / Logistics
 -- Session Sponsor - Sponsorship Available

Topics to be covered:
- World Trade Center
- International Culture
- Opportunites For Growth Beyond America
- Import and Export Strategy



2:30pm - 4:00pm
Afternoon Breakout Training Sessions Include:


"7 Secrets To More Successful Selling"
- Sales / Marketing
 -- Session Sponsor - Sponsorship Available

Topics to be covered:
- Relationship Selling
- Social Media
- Marketing Automation
- Goal Alignment


"Finding Solutions For Georgia's Workforce Challenges"
- CEO / Human Resources
 -- Session Sponsor - Sponsorship Available

Topics to be covered:
- Apprenticeship Programs
- Technical Education
- Veteran Transition

"Technology For Manufacturing Today"
- CIO / Automation / IT Team
 -- Session Sponsor - Globe Ranger

Topics to be covered:
- Latest in Technology Tools
- Emerging Trends
- Cyber Security for Manfuacturers
- Disaster Recovery






Register today for the 2017 Georgia Manufacturing Summit.

A very limited number of exhibit booths are available for sponsors - click here to get more sponsorship details.