The Manufacturer Week of Excellence

The Manufacturer is proud to present The Manufacturer Week of Excellence, which includes our flagship events; The Manufacturer Directors’ Conference (TMDC), The Manufacturer of the Year Awards, ERP Connect, and the Top 100. Factory Tour

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The Manufacturer Directors’ Conference 2014

The Manufacturer magazine invites you to join senior manufacturers for The Manufacturer Directors’ Conference 2014.

Now in its sixth successful year, The Manufacturer Directors’ Conference will bring together a wealth of knowledge from across industry, government and academia, with a mixture of debates, manufacturing case studies, hands on workshops and practical presentations.

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Export Connect – Accelerated Growth Series event

This conference will provide delegates with the road map to enable them to successfully export into new markets and how to increase their market share in existing ones through developing market channels. The essential information, contacts and best practice provided through senior manufacturers, industry experts and peers will provide a strong platform to enable further overseas growth.

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ERP Connect

For three years The Manufacturer magazine’s ERP Connect has changed the way UK manufacturers approach software selection by minimising the overall time and effort involved in qualifying potential Enterprise Software vendors. This unique event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you and your team to see the best Enterprise Software Solutions in the world all in one place, all at the same time.

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The Manufacturer of the Year Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner 2014

Join us for this black-tie gala event where the winners of The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2014 will be revealed.

Over 1000 of the industry elite will join together for a night of recognition and celebration of the UK manufacturing industry. Secure your table at this year’s awards and be part of the biggest celebration of UK manufacturing!

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MES Connect

An intensive one day, senior level conference with speakers from industry, academia and research. In the breaks between sessions, there will be scheduled 20 minute meetings. Meetings will take place between vendors and delegates during

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The Manufacturing Talent Challenge 2015 – Future Factory Series event

Now in its third year the conference, called Manufacturing Talent Challenge will provide delegates with the knowledge and expertise needed to upskill and develop employee skills to enable business growth. The event will advise how to increase engagement with higher education bodies and address barriers that companies currently face when attracting new talent, from entry level positions through to roles within senior management.

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Automate UK 2015 – Future Factory Series event

The conference, now in its third year will provide delegates with the knowledge and expertise they need to automate their manufacturing processes – increasing quality, reducing costs and attaining higher safety standards. This event will provide the ideal opportunity for manufacturers to engage with their peers to gain a better understanding of how automation will benefit their businesses. Attendees will also be able to identify how to begin implementing automation within their company from initially accessing finance – both internally and externally – to finally integrating the software and hardware.

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  • University Collaboration 2014

    The amount of money available for R&D in the UK is quite staggering: over £26bn, from public and private sources. The organisations involved from the public sector can begin to look like an alphabet soup, and just as confusing,

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