Made Masterclass

Manufacturing Growth Strategies (Midlands)

Manufacturing Growth Strategies (Midlands)

Tuesday, 23 April at 09:00am


Made Masterclass

Join Us for an Exclusive Manufacturing Growth Strategies Event!

Discover the keys to success in the manufacturing industry at our highly anticipated event hosted by Made in Group and held in the Black Country. In collaboration with our new Patron, Henwood Court Financial Management, this event coincides with the launch of the Made in Group Growth Strategies survey—an initiative aimed at comprehensively understanding risks and opportunities within the manufacturing community.

Our event boasts a lineup of influential speakers who will delve into crucial topics such as succession planning, expansion strategies, acquisitions, and growth tactics tailored specifically for manufacturing businesses. Gain invaluable insights from industry experts as they share their experiences and strategies for navigating the complex landscape of business growth and succession in the manufacturing sector.

This gathering is not just about absorbing knowledge; it's also an excellent opportunity to expand your network among fellow members. Engage in insightful discussions, share ideas, and forge connections with like-minded individuals in the industry. Expect to leave with a wealth of innovative ideas and practical approaches to drive growth and success in your business.Agenda:

Address:  Black Country House, Rounds Green Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2DG

Networking and refreshments: 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Session 1: Time: 9:30 am - 9.50 am 
Manufacturing Growth Strategies Report Unveiling
Speaker: Jason Pitt

Introduction to the Manufacturing Growth Strategies Report
Overview of survey findings from 100+ members of the Made in the Midlands and Made in Yorkshire community
Insights into industry investments, concerns, and emerging trends
Exclusive market intelligence for the Made community

Session 2: Growth & The Successful Established Business Owner – A Help or a Hindrance?
Speaker: Nick Platt
Time: 9.50 am - 10.15 am

Presentation on succession planning and its importance for long-term business success
Distribution of Nick Platt's book "Retireability"
Exploring the succession journey and its impact on business continuity and growth
Break: 10:45 am - 11:00 am

Session 3: Overcoming Challenges in Manufacturing Businesses
Speaker: Jonathan Dudley
Time: 10.15-10:40

Identification of common challenges faced by manufacturing businesses
Strategies for overcoming inertia, resistance to change, and stagnation
Adding value to the business through effective risk management and succession planning

Q&A Panel with Nick Platt and Jonathan Dudley: 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Interactive quiz to assess members' aspirations and identify potential areas for improvement

Informal networking session for attendees to connect, share insights, and build relationships within the manufacturing community.

If you plan to drive, we kindly ask you to utilise the designated parking spaces reserved for Crowe attendees located at the rear of the building. These spaces are numbered 28-34 and 49-56 and are situated directly on the left-hand side against the building wall upon entry, identifiable by the amber pinnacle markings.

Additionally, alternative parking options are available across the road at the retail park, with a maximum parking duration of three hours.

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