Global Manufacturing Festival Line up announced

Published 7th May 2014 at 10:23am

Sheffield City Region Inward Investment is proud to sponsor the Global Manufacturing Festival running from 24th – 25th June 2014, as part of the UK’s International Festival for Business.  It is free to attend and booking is open now.  A world class line up of speakers has been organised, more details below.

Trade Show 25th June 2014
Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, Sheffield
An uniquely focused trade show of premium quality exhibitors from the advanced manufacturing and materials industry, that are critical to the UK’s success. Aimed to give delegates an opportunity to increase their knowledge of the complex supply chains that service these critical international markets, the trade show will help SMEs understand the needs of each market sector
and how to exploit them.

Conference 25th June 2014
Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, Sheffield
The trade show will be complimented by bespoke break out presentations and case studies by prestigious speakers from the industry. Conference topics include Automotive, Energy, Aerospace, Oil and Gas. In the afternoon, technical sessions will take place, showcasing new methods of manufacturing and new technology achievements.  Speakers include:

  • Richard Mould-  Head of Corporate Procurement, HS2
  • Matthew Chinn – Managing Director, Siemens Energy UK
  • Colin Sirett – Head of Research and Technology, Airbus
  • Mike Wright – Executive Director, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Bruce Heppenstall – General Manager, GE Oil & Gas

The Manufacturing dinner

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank
24th June 2014
Ponds Forge, Sheffield
Attending the dinner will be key business leaders, international guests, sponsors and partners of the Festival. A Senior Government minister will deliver our keynote speech. Following this will be a question and answer session with a panel of experts from the manufacturing sector.

To book your place, please click here.