Southern Manitoba Manufacturers' Summit 2018
Published by CME Manitoba
October 25, 2018
Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Join us and see how your business can excel - from how you reach your customers to how you build your product. Manufacturers of all sizes come together to explore their highest potential.
SIGN UP for an insightful day filled with stories from local businesses, powerful keynotes and interactive workshops. This summit is sure to bring you practical solutions for your challenges, creating new opportunities and best practices that will help your business grow today and in the future! PLUS optional afternoon workshops; exhibitor hall open all day!
SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS
Founding Director and retired Vice President, Operations
Why Lean is not the answer
Founding Director And Retired Vice President, Operations Of High Performance Solutions
Lean is an important part of the equation; however, it is not the answer. Bob will tell the stories of how two leading Canadian companies who implemented continuous improvement cultures and changed the thinking at all levels in the organizations. He will describe how one company’s shop floor was transformed to capitalize on the benefits of ‘Pull Systems’ by putting the floor under the control of the people visually and simply and installing a winning simple system that earned his company recognition from Sears as the “Best JIT Implementation Supplier” with 100% on time delivery in the first year of operation.
Whether just starting on your C.I. journey or struggling with the implementation, this presentation may give you some insights into how to improve your culture.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club
TEAMWORK - On and Off the field
Are you ready to hit it out of the park? Get inspired on how to drive a high-performance team and boost your business.
Entering his 20th season with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club, Dan Chase has been responsible for helping make the Goldeyes one of the best-attended franchises in all of Independent baseball. With the Goldeyes, Dan has been a key member of an organization that captured the 2012, 2016 & 2017 American Association Championships and continues to draw rave reviews from fans and visitors from across North America.
Prior to joining the Goldeyes in 2000, Dan was involved with a number of successful companies serving as Project Manager for The Bowering International Group, Vice President of Sales with Perth Services and Director of Sales for Mallabar Apparels.
CyberSecurity: Cyber Attack Prevention
Internet GUARDIAN knows, respects and recognize the sacrifices you’ve made in order to succeed in business. They also know how struggles and worries continue to pile up, a never-ending task list that grows as markets shift and challenges take shape. The last thing you need is an unanticipated and unwelcome digital threat to slip through your network’s defenses and put everything you’ve worked so hard for in danger.
More than half of the traffic on the internet is encrypted and why it can be bad for your business. Their mission is to secure your digital assets and vanquish all Internet threats that seek to undermine your network. With 90 per cent of infections transmitted through basic email, learn what you can do to protect your business.
Custom Washer and Stamping Experts
You don’t get to be around as long Klassen Manufacturing without the necessary metal-stamping expertise that our customers continually trust. Since 1936, when Dick, Jacob and Cornelius Klassen started the company with their own homemade punch press, we’ve been a leading provider of custom metal stampings and washers. Our longevity as a manufacturer stems from a focus on quality, reliability, and our ability to customize your metal to the specifications you need.
Just like our products, we build strong relationships with our customers, making sure that they get the necessary expertise they’re looking for. Year in and year out, they trust the industry knowledge we have and the custom product we deliver.
Harnessing Your Whole Team for Greater Success
Naida Communications | Jeff Vilar, President
It’s all about the right conversation and education to have all your team members become sales champions. Learn key concepts to building strong sales teams throughout your organization and connect it with your business strategies.
Leveraging Peer to Peer Learning
Panel Discussion | hosted by Manufacturing Leaders
Learn how leveraging learning in peer groups can support leadership decisions to accelerate business growth. Gain insights where to turn and how to cope in difficult business conditions at all levels, with advice from local business leaders. How do they cope with the day to day pressures, you’ll find out!
WHAT IS GOOD MANUFACTURING? AN INTERACTIVE SESSION FOCUSING ON SOLUTIONS | Bob Kerr
7:30 AM Registration & coffee
8:15 AM Opening remarks
8:20 AM KEYNOTE | Why Lean is Not the Answer, Bob Kerr
9:05 AM CyberSecurity: Cyber Attack Prevention | Internet GUARDIAN
9:35 AM Company Spotlight | KlassenManufacturing
10:00 AM NETWORKING BREAK
10:30 AM Leveraging Peer to Peer Learning | Panel Discussion with Manufacturing Leaders
11:00 AM Harnessing Your Whole Team for Greater Success | Naida Communications
11:30 AM KEYNOTE | TEAMWORK – On and Off the Field, Dan Chase
12:00 PM Closing remarks
12:15 PM Lunch and Networking
1:00 PM OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS
*schedule subject to change
LOCATION | Event Access Centre | Morden, Manitoba
TIME | 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
COST | Members $135 +GST | Non-members $155 +GST
LUNCH KEYNOTE, WORKSHOPS ONLY | Members $80 +GST | Non-members $95+GST (Does not include morning program)
FEE | $500 +GST
INCLUDES | 10X10 Booth, 8' decorated table, 2 chairs
For additional space beyond these options please contact the Project & Partnership Manager, Geri Clincke at firstname.lastname@example.org
LOOKING TO SUPPORT MANUFACTURERS?
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Premium | $5,000 GOLD | $2,500 SILVER | $1,000
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS
Location: Event Access Centre | Morden, Manitoba
Time: 8:00 - 3:30pm
Cost: Members $135 +GST | Non-members $155 +GST