12-13 November 2024

European Manufacturing Summit

MARITIM HOTEL, Düsseldorf, Germany

2023 Featured Speakers

  • Gunter Beitinger, Ph.D.

    SVP, Manufacturing and Head, Factory Digitalization and Product Carbon Footprint
    Siemens AG

  • Torsten Pilz

    SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer

  • Maryam Mellatdoust

    SVP, Global Innovation Quality
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

  • Christoph Hagedorn

    EVP, Automotive Operations

  • Hans Friedrich Zeh

    VP, Industrial Excellence

  • Timo Fleßner, Ph.D.

    SVP and Head, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Product Supply

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About the Summit

The European Manufacturing Summit is a premier two-day leadership-focused event that gathers global manufacturing, operations, engineering, quality, and supply chain leaders to discuss the latest trends, strategic insights, and best practices in the dynamic manufacturing industry.

Join 150 industry peers at the summit to network, engage with exhibitors, and gain valuable insights from top influencers in the field. Explore strategies to optimize, modernize, train, and innovate across multiple manufacturing facilities during this year's event.

Key Themes

Process Optimization

  • Integrating New Technologies into Manufacturing Processes: Techniques and Toolkits
  • Boosting Productivity with Advanced Technologies and Trend Highlights
  • Learning from Successful Technology Roll-Out Programs: Best Practices and Lessons
  • Staying Ahead of the Curve: Insights from Innovative Manufacturers
  • Minimizing Costs through Error and Backlog Reduction in Manufacturing
  • Streamlining Operations: Driving Efficiency by Reducing Headcount and Waste

Talent & Capability

  • Innovative Talent Recruitment Strategies of Leading Companies
  • Building a Talent Pipeline for Technical and Diverse Recruitment
  • Fostering New Talent to Drive Boundary-Pushing Innovation
  • Impact of Technology on Workforce Training, Measurement, and Improvement
  • Driving Continuous Improvement through Training and Talent on the Manufacturing Floor
  • Cultivating Agile and Business-Minded Mindsets in Teams

Modern Facilities

  • Implementing Turnaround Strategies for Internal Efficiency Enhancement
  • Devising and executing turnaround strategies that facilitate internal efficiencies
  • Creating a Versatile and Agile Lean System
  • Enhancing Product Life Cycle, Manufacturing Costs, and Supply Chain Performance
  • Seamlessly Integrating Analytics and New Technologies into Operations
  • Transforming Manufacturing Facilities through Automation and IoT Integration


  • Empowering Innovation: Strategies for Small, Large, and Start-Up Manufacturing Divisions
  • Embracing Change: Transitioning from Legacy Systems in Manufacturing
  • From Innovation to Execution: Harnessing Disruptive Technologies
  • Scaling Innovation Management: Navigating the Path to Growth
  • Assessing the Impact: Measuring the Effectiveness of Operational Innovations
  • Prioritizing Innovation: Balancing Management with Business Initiatives
The Generis Experience

  • Senior Level Executives
  • 100+ Business Meetings On-Site
  • Thought-Provoking Case Studies
  • Implementable Ideas

"What’s unique about the European Manufacturing Summit is the diversity of the people in this room, coming from many different industries and backgrounds – this is very valuable. Also, the quality of the presentations is top-notch; very high quality.”Torsten Pilz – SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Honeywell
“The European Manufacturing Summit was exhilarating! Surrounded by peers facing unique challenges and learning from their experience was enlightening. I’ve gained and shared new knowledge with my team - truly inspiring!”

Nicky Sullivan – VP, Quality, Europe, Ecolab

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Become a Sponsor

The European Manufacturing Summit provides exclusive sponsorship packages for organisations wishing to connect with senior-level executives, VPs, and Directors in the manufacturing industry. Generis Group sponsorship packages include unique benefits that are exclusive to our summits; from customisable networking opportunities to our trademarked Marketing 365 initiative and Pre-Arranged 1-2-1 Business Meetings. Find out more below and contact us for more information.

Marketing 365

Our trademarked Marketing 365 initiative allows you to extend your brand beyond the brick-and-mortar event to include content sharing, blog posts, social sharing, original content generation and more – all as part of your package!


Our pre-arranged meetings go beyond speed dating, providing you with the opportunity to pre-qualify potential meeting candidates and make adjustments to your meeting schedule before the on-site meetings.


We limit the number of sponsors at our events to ensure that quality interactions occur on the exhibition floor. We bring only the most relevant, capable, and credible thought leaders to our events to meet with our delegates and speaker faculty.


Generis maintains a senior-level delegate audience by pre-qualifying all attending delegates. For this reason, our summits are by invitation only. Registrations are granted to senior-level executives who meet our strict qualification and seniority standards.

speaking opportunities

Unlike other conferences, speaking opportunities at Generis events are tailored to your needs. We offer you direct access to a highly targeted audience that makes the decision on what their business will do next. Join our speaker faculty.


Full access to specific and detailed business intelligence on each attending delegate including a detailed profile and their key investment areas via our proprietary database.

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Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf

 Maritim-Platz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf
+49 211 5209-0

Get in Touch

Generis Global Partners Europe GmbH

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10115 Berlin, Germany

Phone+49 40 74305767


Hours8:30am–5:30pm CET