Monthly Industry Meetup

Monthly Industry Meetup with FC Laser, Partners PR & IMK Automotive Ltd

Monthly Industry Meetup with FC Laser, Partners PR & IMK Automotive Ltd

Wednesday, 22 November at 09:00am


72 minutes


Monthly Industry Meetup

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.

November’s lineup of speakers and Roundtable Session subtopics includes:


  • Daryl Lowe, Managing Director at FC Laser: In his presentation, Daryl will share his company's unique journey of transition and evolution, providing insightful tips for recognising the need for change, defining what the journey might look like, taking the first steps, maintaining momentum, performing progress checks, and pivoting when necessary. He will draw on his experience of transforming operations from basic whiteboard planning to a sophisticated, integrated system over a span of five years. A significant part of his talk will focus on the crucial role of having a dedicated staff member for System Integration. He will discuss how this role, which might be rare in the industry but immensely valuable, facilitates the effective leverage of technology. Daryl will underscore the need for creating more such specialised roles and will offer advice on how companies can nurture such talent for enhancing their operations and efficiency. Future Factories: Transition and Evolution Virtual Roundtable Session


  • Karen Tinkler, Director at Partners PR: In an era where attracting top talent is more challenging than ever, join us for a thoughtful discussion led by Karen, on the subtle yet transformative art of employer branding. Discover how companies are crafting and conveying their unique culture and values to authentically connect with the right individuals. Explore practical strategies that can help your organization become an employer of choice, making your workplace truly stand out in today's competitive job market. Gain valuable insights from Karen Tinkler's experience in helping businesses shape their employer brand, ultimately creating a more engaging and appealing work environment. People & Skills: Employer Branding Virtual Roundtable Session


  • Fernanda Santos, Environmental and Sustainability Coordinator at IMK Automotive: Join us for an insightful session with Fernanda where you'll discover the essential elements required for SMEs to embark on a successful sustainability journey, set science-based targets, and maintain the vital momentum needed for a lasting impact in your industry and the world. During this talk, Fernanda will shed light on the unique challenges and complexities faced by SMEs as they navigate the path to sustainability. You'll gain valuable insights on how to confidently and efficiently overcome these hurdles, ensuring that your sustainability efforts are on the right track.
    In our increasingly sustainability-focused world, many SMEs are taking the crucial step toward more environmentally and socially responsible operations. You'll learn how aligning your efforts with global sustainability objectives can elevate your commitment and drive positive change.
    However, embarking on a sustainability journey is just the beginning. To create a lasting difference, maintaining momentum is essential. Fernanda will share practical strategies to ensure your sustainability initiatives remain vibrant, relevant, and impactful over time. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from an expert who stands at the forefront of sustainable manufacturing and environmental responsibility and join us for this illuminating session. Sustainable Manufacturing: Top Tips for SME's Virtual Roundatble Session


  • Growth Strategies: Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion where industry experts and professionals gather to exchange insights and experiences on the ever-evolving world of pricing strategies in manufacturing and engineering. This Virtual Roundtable session provides a unique platform for participants to discuss, debate, and dissect the intricate art of pricing.
    Engage in open dialogues about the challenges and opportunities in setting competitive prices, maintaining profitability, and winning customers in the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Share your own experiences and learn from peers across the industry.
    This virtual roundtable is a valuable opportunity to network, connect, and gather practical insights to refine your pricing strategies and navigate the complexities of pricing in the manufacturing and engineering landscape. Bring your questions, challenges, and expertise to the table as we collectively enhance our pricing acumen. 
    Don't miss this engaging exchange of ideas and experiences that can shape your pricing strategies and profitability in manufacturing and engineering. Join us for the Pricing Strategies Virtual Roundtable – the industry's unmissable discussion on pricing. Growth Strategies: Pricing Strategies Virtual Roundtable Session


Join us for this powerful and inspiring 75-minute event that will ignite your passion and creativity!

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