Tested Solutions to Rethink Your Products, Processes and People

June 20-21, 2023
Louisville, KY

Every manufacturing leader who has survived the demand surges and supply shortages of the last few years knows that amid the challenges, there is also unprecedented opportunity just around the corner. Are you ready to capture what’s coming?

No matter how busy you are, no matter how thin you’re stretched, you can’t afford to neglect your plans to grow your business in the years ahead. Join Chief Executive and your peers at one of America’s great manufacturing hubs—Louisville, Kentucky—for two custom-crafted days of pragmatic, real-world advice and insight from other manufacturing CEOs and renowned experts. Join us to tackle the most critical challenges in your business now and in the years to come.

Join your battle-tested, veteran peers who will help you:

Get the talent you’ll need to thrive in the years ahead.

Know your customers better to build more profitable relationships.

Understand the sweeping global changes that will alter every part of the manufacturing ecosystem—and capitalize on the supply chain opportunities to come.

Create more productivity throughout your organization to make sure you’re prioritizing your money and not wasting in areas that won’t deliver real ROI.

Develop training and upskilling systems to ensure your employees have the skills you need for the decade ahead.

Create a realistic automation and technology strategy that acts as a true force multiplier for your business—not a costly, hard-to-deploy distraction.



President Emeritus, Gateway Technical College

Annette Finsterbusch

President & CEO, EnPower

Bill Good

VP of Supply Chain, GE Appliances USA

Nick Pinchuk

President & CEO, Snap-on


Louisville Plant Robotics

Snap-on Factory Tour

Walk the floors of the innovative Snap-on Advanced Vehicle Lifts plant to gather insights on implementing new technologies, streamlining processes, reducing costs and improving speed.

Get an inside look at their processes for: automated laser cutting, powder coating, robotic welding and structural assembly.

GE Appliances

GE Appliances USA

Explore the newly modernized headquarters of GE Appliances, home to five large manufacturing plants. See how GE Appliances transitioned to digital engineering and design, full adoption of 3D scanning, hundreds of new robotics and automation applications, and a data analytics platform that enables problem[1]solving and improved communication.

GE Appliances USA


Angel’s Envy

Learn about the craftsmanship behind the unique aging and finishing process of Angel’s Envy bourbon, their pursuit of excellence through tradition and experimentation—and taste the final product.

Louisville Slugger

Celebrate the history of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat that originated in 1884, and the cutting-edge current day research and technology that keeps Louisville Slugger at the top of their game.


In-person and virtual tickets are available


Onsite in Louisville, KY
$ 2495 Rate expires March 31
  • In-person event attendance
  • On-demand access to event recording
  • Peer Roundtables
  • Factory Tours
  • Networking Reception


Online/On-Demand Only
$ 1095 Rate expires March 31
  • Virtual access to live event sessions
  • On-demand access to event recording
  • Does not include peer roundtables
  • Does not include factory tours
  • Does not include networking

*Group Discounts will automatically be applied to Teams of ‘3 or more’

What Past Attendees Have to Say:


Hyatt Regency Louisville

We have a room block at Hyatt Regency Louisville Sunday, June 18 – Tuesday, June 20 with a discounted rate of $189 per night. The deadline for receiving the special group rate is May 28. You can book directly through the hotel website online here or by calling 877-803-7534.

You’ve won the last few years. Now it’s time to craft a strategy to drive substantial growth in the years ahead. Ease the burden on yourself, your leadership team and your entire workforce. Make every moment count—and build on your momentum!


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