Friday, November 8

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Manufacturing Expo

Visit the Manufacturing Expo to have access to our Exhibitors. The Expo Floor spans approximately three football fields in size and attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space.

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (EST)

Technological advancements in the manufacturing industry are occurring at a rapid pace. Adapting to the digital revolution is crucial — and expensive. Our panel of experts will offer tips and best practices to implement a cost-effective digital transformation strategy at your company that ushers in a new era of production while preparing your workforce for the next wave of automation.

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (EST)
TAKING OFF: Why South Carolina’s aerospace industry is soaring into the future

Lockheed-Martin’s F-16 Falcon represents the latest and most sophisticated aerial war machine on the planet. Boeing’s Dreamliner is breaking records, with major airlines across the globe placing orders for the world’s largest passenger jet. This session features executives on the front lines of these South Carolina-manufactured marvels delivering the secret to success when it comes to innovation.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST)
MANUFACTURING MAVENS: Celebrating women leaders elevating South Carolina’s manufacturing industry

Join us for the second-annual Manufacturing Mavens awards where we recognize women trailblazers in the South Carolina manufacturing industry, followed by a keynote address.