The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2020 and Awards will take place from January 29-30, at the Citywest Hotel and Exhibition Centre, Dublin, it has been announced.
Extended to two-day event to meet growing demand
Having set new records in terms of its scale and visitor numbers last year, the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition has been extended to a two-day event to meet growing demand and will be staged on Wednesday, January 29, and Thursday, January 30, at the Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin.
The first day of the event will coincide with the announcement of the winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards at a special ceremony and gala dinner in the nearby Citywest Hotel on the evening of Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme and an extensive exhibition area displaying the latest technological solutions and business services available, the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its kind in the country.
The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition serves as a national forum for manufacturers and operators involved throughout the associated supply chains from across Ireland - north and south - to gather to discuss pressing issues facing Irish industry.
The event will highlight the key trends and challenges facing Irish industry, while also offering practical solutions, as well as showcasing the latest innovations, developments in best practice and new technological advances.
Topics to be covered include: Automation and Robotics; IOT & Industry 4.0; 3 D Printing Sustainability; Medtech & Biotech; Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences; Procurement; Plastics, Printing & Packaging; Supply Chain & Logistics; and Lean Productivity and Continuous Improvement.
2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards
The announcement of the winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards at a special presentation dinner at the Citywest Hotel will be a fitting conclusion to the opening day of the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition.
The awards are run by Premier Publishing & Events, the Dublin-based international conference and exhibition organiser and publisher, in association with Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), the independent not-for-profit research organisation, funded under the Enterprise Ireland/IDA Technology Centres programme, to provide applied research solutions and advanced manufacturing expertise, technology transfer and training to the manufacturing sector in Ireland.
First introduced last year, the IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards showcase exceptional achievement, teamwork and innovation in Irish manufacturing.
Covering 15 categories spanning the full spectrum of the Irish manufacturing industry, the awards competition highlights the implementation of smart thinking to enable competitive manufacturing, while reflecting Ireland’s capacity to deliver world-class manufacturing and attract inward investment.