Lean in and learn at Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit - UK industry’s premier Director-level conference. Now in our 11th year, our unique event format lets you sit alongside speakers in a series of high-level discussion groups. You choose which issues to engage with, and who to sit alongside. Featuring the experience of industrial champions and agile disruptors, Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit equips you with the fresh perspective to unleash the potential of your team.
- Dr David Lott, CEO, Institute for Manufacturing,
University of Cambridge
2 Streams. Two days of board-level focus on manufacturing Innovation and Growth.
32 Discussion Groups. Take your pick of expertly-hosted discussion groups.
64 Manufacturing Experts. Sit alongside and learn from some of the brightest minds in European manufacturing.
300 Executive-Level Delegates. Build your professional network and interact with like-minded industry peers.
12 Keynotes. Original perspectives to change the way you see your business.
We bring together industry leading manufacturing practitioners from world-wide brands covering all sectors. Be part of the largest community of industry pioneers discussing the new age of digital manufacturing.
This is a selection of some of our industry experts and innovators who will attend this year's event.
Managing Director, Playdale
Supply Chain Learning Director, Jaguar Land Rover
IT & Data Security Director, Aston Martin
"I think the conference was an amazing opportunity to meet and showcase the passion and innovation that exists in the manufacturing industry in the UK, giving it the voice it should have!"
- Alison Beard Gunter, Continuous Improvement Manager, Accolade Wines
Smart Factory Expo and Manufacturing Leaders' Summit are part of Digital Manufacturing Week - an annual celebration of UK manufacturing that brings together technology, finance and advanced manufacturing - in Liverpool City Region, the UK’s biggest advanced manufacturing ecosystem.
Digital Manufacturing Week is researched and produced by The Manufacturer magazine, which for 20 years has connected ideas, talent and opportunity among our 158,000+ strong reader community.