The Most Significant
Manufacturing Event of the Year

We want to extend our deepest gratitude to all our attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors.

Your participation and enthusiasm have made this event a resounding success.

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SC BIZ: South Carolina’s Media Engine for Economic Growth

SC Biz News publishes a family of award-winning business journals serving senior-level business decision-makers throughout South Carolina. Subscribers receive a print business journal, daily digital business news updates and a variety of business resource guides.

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SCMEP: Providing Solutions for South Carolina Manufacturers

Operating under the US Dept. of Commerce, the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is a private, non-profit group that exists to help small and mid-sized manufacturing companies compete, grow and win.

The Council: Driving Economic Success Through Collaboration

The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (The Council) is a non-partisan, business-led, non-profit driving long-term economic growth by managing the state’s industry clusters and providing research and resources industry clusters require to thrive.

SC Council on Competitiveness
Prisma Health: Adapting Health and Wellness Services for the Needs of Employers

Prisma Health’s Employer Health Services strives to help employers improve the health and wellness of their employees by offering a variety of services that can be tailored to meet the needs of their business.

Attendee & Exhibitor Experiences

Lots of companies we partner with are here and it’s been fantastic to see them and see them excel in their area and their space. If you’re in manufacturing, give this expo a shot!
Ellison Murray, Nephron Pharmaceuticals
The information is valuable. The exposure is valuable. We’re thoroughly satisfied and happy with the experience overall.
Bruce Alexander, OpSource Staffing
This is a celebration for us. To come together with a whole bunch of people that we know, manufacturers themselves, people in the ecosystem, and the chance to connect with new manufacturers. We just love it!
Andy Carr, SCMEP
We found more success in this event alone than any other event we do throughout the year!
Melissa Springer, Industrial Network Group

Great conversations, great connections.

Stijn Van De Velde, Gemba Systems
We love this conference. We’ve been a proud partner and sponsor since its inception. It brings together a lot of credible manufacturers.
Quinn Gaines, Choate Construction

Conference and Expo Spotlight

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South Carolina Manufacturing Conference and Expo

An exposition runs concurrently with the conference.

More than 215 companies from across the Southeast exhibited at our most recent live conference in Greenville with 1,800+ registered attendees!

The show floor is the equivalent size of three football fields and all attendees must walk through the show floor to attend all events and training courses, ensuring a high level of traffic throughout the day.

Join manufacturing professionals from across the Southeast to discuss the latest manufacturing trends and topics, share their vision, become inspired and immerse yourself in manufacturing culture.

Check back often for updated information regarding our agenda and attendee registration.

The 7th annual SC Manufacturing Conference & Expo.

With 2,000+ attendees each year, the SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo is one of the largest manufacturing events in the Southeast.

The Conference’s anchor event will be the 25th annual Salute to Manufacturing Awards Luncheon, where up to 30 of the state’s manufacturers will be honored with a variety of excellence awards. Other events on the agenda will explore topics such as: Industry 4.0 technologies, aerospace, logistics, supply chain, workforce, and economic forecasts for the auto and aero industries.

SCMEP will present a wide range of training and informational sessions on host topics that are ‘hot’ for South Carolina’s manufacturers.  Sessions will focus on Workforce (Leadership, Recruitment & Retention, Apprenticeships, High Performing Teams, State Workforce Incentives), MFG 4.0 (Artificial intelligence, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, Automation, and MFG4.0 in Logistics), Supply Chain, Risk Management, Project Management and Energy Management.

The SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo is the most significant manufacturing event of the year in South Carolina.

With more than 2,000 attendees each year, the conference is one of the largest manufacturing events in the Southeast.

The expo floor spans approximately three football fields in size. Attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space.

The expo floor spans approximately three football fields in size. Attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space.

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