Join our Monthly Industry Meetup!
Join us for a captivating virtual event where industry experts, thought leaders, and professionals gather to share knowledge, insights, and best practices. Our mission is to foster collaboration, inspire innovation, and drive growth within the manufacturing community.
Each month, we feature 3 engaging talks from Made Members, focusing on best practice around key themes that shape the future of manufacturing. Our Meetup series covers a wide range of headline topics, including: Future Factories, Sustainable Manufacturing, Growth Strategies, and People & Skills.
Our virtual events attract a diverse audience of Made Members, including esteemed senior manufacturing leaders, executives, and professionals. We believe in the power of shared experiences and strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute, learn, and connect.
In addition to the thought-provoking talks, our Meetup series offers interactive virtual roundtable sessions. Engage in lively discussions, exchange ideas, and gain further insights on the chosen subtopic. Collaborate with peers who share a passion for shaping the future of manufacturing.
January's lineup of speakers and Roundtable Session subtopics includes:
- Nick Godfrey, MD at Central Scanning : Join us for a riveting exploration of 3D printing. In his talk, Nick will unravel the practical magic behind this technology. From rapid prototyping and customization of complex geometries to reducing material waste and enabling on-demand manufacturing, he will guide us through the profound impact of 3D printing on traditional manufacturing processes. Throughout the session, Nick will weave in real-world customer stories, illustrating why businesses are increasingly turning to 3D printing for its efficiency, sustainability, and unparalleled innovation. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights into the transformative world of 3D printing from a seasoned industry leader. Future Factories: Additive Manufacturing - 3D printing Roundtable Session
- Adam Bradley, Director at Corrosion Resistant Materials: Embark on a transformative journey with Adam as he unveils the secrets behind the power of personal branding, being hyper-connected, and raising your company profile. Leveraging his extensive experience, Adam will delve into the art of personal branding, showcasing how a strong individual brand can elevate your company's visibility. With a knack for being omnipresent, he will share top-tier tips on utilizing social media, trade associations, and other channels to cultivate a powerful personal and company brand. Join us for an enriching session where Adam distills his success strategies, offering a roadmap to boost your professional presence and company profile in today's interconnected business landscape. People & Skills: Personal Branding Virtual Roundtable Session
- Andrew Clarke, MD at Micro Weighing Solutions: Join us for Andrew's talk as he guides us through the intricacies of Customised MRP/ERP systems in the context of Business Growth. Unveiling practical strategies that won't break the bank involving open-source platforms, cloud services, and low/no code dev ops, Andrew's talk assures scalability and adaptability for evolving business needs. Delving into the core, he emphasises crafting MRP/ERP systems strategically, ensuring they seamlessly evolve with a growing business. The presentation pivots on the art of creating systems designed for scalability and adaptability, coupled with insights on mitigating potential risks. These versatile solutions, tailored for companies with up to 50 people, extend seamlessly into larger organisations, including OEMs, proving valuable, especially for addressing specific business challenges within their frameworks or constructing departmental databases. This tailored approach circumvents the complexities of fully integrated cloud systems, offering an efficient solution to particular business challenges without navigating an extensive process. Join us for this enlightening session where Andrew's expertise guides you through the essential elements of deploying a tailor-made system, positioning your business for sustained expansion and success. Growth Strategies: Affordable ERP/ MRP Mastery Roundtable Session.
- Dive into a thought-provoking discussion on achieving Zero Waste to Landfill in our Sustainable Manufacturing Roundtable Session. This forum aims to explore strategies and initiatives employed by leading manufacturers to eliminate waste sent to landfills entirely. From innovative recycling practices to waste reduction methodologies, join your fellow members in an insightful conversation. Together, we'll unravel the challenges, share success stories, and brainstorm effective approaches towards fostering a manufacturing environment where waste is not just managed but entirely eradicated. Be part of this inspiring dialogue as we collectively work towards a more sustainable and environmentally responsible future for manufacturing. Sustainable Manufacturing: Zero Waste to Landfill Roundtable Session
Join us for this powerful and inspiring 75-minute event that will ignite your passion and creativity!