Manufacturing Matters! 2018

Manufacturing Matters! 2018 takes place March 1, 2018 at

the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee. 

 Pre-conference Workshops and Directors' Reception

will be held on February 28th. 

"Taking Charge of Change!" is this year's theme, and builds upon last year's focus on "Shaping the Future."   We look forward to exploring ideas and best practices to help companies leverage change in an increasingly dynamic business environment. 

We are very excited to announce that our 2018 Manufacturing Matters! Keynote Speaker will be Matthew Fitzgerald, Vice President - Product at Rethink Robotics.  Rethink Robotics is an innovative company, and a leader in the field of Collaborative Robotics.  Fitzgerald, who leads Rethink Robotics Products Division and who has previously led Customer Experience, will describe current and future trends in collaborative robotics in manufacturing and how they are a potential solution to the trend of an increasing challenging labor environment

There will be 18 breakout sessions to choose from with three sessions in each of the following six conference tracks:

Growth & Innovation
Workforce Engagement
C-Suite Essentials
Industry Focus


If you would like more information or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tammy Schwarzbauer at 920-915-2582 or email at




  • Where

  • Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
    333 West Kilbourn Ave
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203

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