Why attend?

Manufacturing Innovation Summit Online is about practical steps that manufacturing organisations can take to embrace technology – particularly digital technology – in order to grow margins and boost growth by compressing innovation and development cycles.

Why attend? | Manufacturing Innovation Summit

Why attend?

Manufacturing Innovation Summit Online, brought to you by The Manufacturer magazine, is the virtual version of the largest gathering of manufacturing professionals – who joined together online to discuss the role of innovation in their business. Now more than ever, manufacturers need to focus on their fast-changing customer requirements and delivering transformational innovation.


Join over 150 manufacturing leaders – from senior innovation experts and users in leading manufacturing companies to industry experts from world-class technology companies.


Get educated on manufacturing innovation by learning from our inspiring keynote speakers, our expert discussion room hosts, and from your peers that contribute on the day. Come away from the virtual conference with that one great idea that you can implement right away.

Stay ahead

The industry is constantly evolving, and nowhere is that more true than with innovation. Keep up to date with the latest technology and applications transforming UK manufacturing, and learn how others are dealing with the current disruption.

Solve your challenge

Whatever your challenges are, our interactive format lets attendees ask questions live and ahead of time, ensuring that practical issues and examples are discussed - including your specific challenges. Ask the questions you need answered and learn from the experience of those who have been through it.

Kickstart your innovation strategy

Wherever you are in the Innovation Journey, Manufacturing Innovation Summit will give you everything you need to plan your next steps and start turning innovation into real business value.

Who is Manufacturing Innovation Summit for?

Managing Director
Manufacturing Director
Head of Innovation
Head of Industry 4.0
Chief Technology Officer
Operations Director
Supply Chain Director
VP Supply Chain
Global Logistics Director
Director of External Affairs
Automation Manufacturing Manager
Supply Chain General Manager
VP Manufacturing Engineering
Service Director
Technical Director
Group Finance Director
Chief Engineer

IT Director
Head of IT
Head of Digital Manufacturing
Technology and Technical Director
Head of Checkout Systems
Sustainability Lead
Business Intelligence Manager
Systems Manager
Business Systems Director
Manufacturing Engineering Group Leader
Senior Systems and Software Developer
Systems Integration Manager
Head of Product Management
Product Line Director

Director Data Science and Analytics
Global Director of Data Science
Head of Digitalisation
Head of Data Science
Head of Data
Head of AI
Lead AI Architect
Head of Architecture
R&D Manager
Site Informatics Expert
Technical Services Manager
Automation Lead
Senior Principal Scientist
Principal Research Scientist
Data Scientist
Senior Tech Business Partner Digital Strategy

Manufacturing Innovation Summit Online mirrors the format of our established and successful face-to-face conference, featuring a combination of Plenary and Discussion Room sessions. See the physical format in action below!

Be part of the conversation and register for your place today!