Winners Manufacturing Awards 2016

Panelists 2016

Manufacturing Excellence Awards & Strategy Summit Program

Manufacturing Excellence & Industrial Property Awards – “Lean Industry 4.0” Strategy Summit Program

In today’s difficult European manufacturing environment, it is essential that businesses maintain an overwhelming competitive edge through innovation and the proper strategy.

The fourth annual “Manufacturing Strategy Summit 2016” (MSS-2016) is the only strategic conference and industry event that focuses on the CEE region, during which best practices and cutting edge manufacturing strategies are discussed.

The MSS-2016 conference will present experts from many sectors of manufacturing, including FMCG, Food, Heavy Industries, and others. The speakers will present their efforts to not only survive in these challenging times, but also will discuss how to build a competitive advantage operationally in order to grow their businesses while keeping costs and investments under control.

MSS-2016 will be held during the day of the “CEE Manufacturing Excellence & Industrial Property Awards” that will take place in the beautiful InterContinental Hotel Ballroom. The Gala starts at 18:00 with opening cocktails then seated formal dinner and award presentation finishing with late night bar entertainment and networking.

CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards & Strategy Summit - June 16, InterContinental Hotel Warsaw

FDI Trends, Innovation – Logistics – Supply Chain Management (SCM) - “Lean Industry 4.0”

4th annual Manufacturing Excellence & Industrial Property Awards Gala program

9:00 – 9:15 Registration & networking

9:15 - 10:15 the role of Real Estate in Manufacturing & Industrial - from Finance, BTS, Warehouse, Logistics, Supply Chain Management (SCM): How to set up production in the Poland/CEE region, which countries and regions are offering the best conditions? What are manufacturers looking for in real estate services, are they outsourcing or keeping it in-house? Are developers keeping up and delivering to the expectations of manufacturers?
Moderator: Craig Smith, Publisher CEO Manufacturing Magazine, - Event organizer & founder for Manufacturing Excellence Awards & Strategy Forum
Marek Foryński, Managing Director of BTS Group, Panattoni Europe
Tom Listowski, Cushman & Wakefield Poland, Partner, Head of Industrial CEE Corporate Client Relations
Philippe Beurtheret, General Manager, IMMOCHAN Hungary

10:15 – 10:45 Presentation:  Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-chief, fDi Magazine, Financial Times Group
How is the region currently performing in terms of attracting manufacturing FDI
Central and eastern Europe has been a popular choice for the siting of production facilities in recent years thanks to its cost, logistics and workforce advantages. Competition from Asia has put pressure on the sector, while conversely the nearshoring trend has only added to its attractiveness for western European companies. How is the region currently performing in terms of attracting manufacturing FDI? And how does it compare with competitor regions?

10:45 – 11:15 coffee break

11:15 – 11:35 Preston Smith, MD, Corporate Risk & Investigation, Business risk and due diligence

Incidents, Issues and Scams Seen by CEE Manufacturers- and your options. From social engineering scams to VAT carousel to absenteeism on the job, manufacturers must deal with the realities of a dishonest world (even if they would like to keep such problems low profile). Here we will run through the truths about just what is typically done, what could be done and what should be done and the real steps that are taken when hiring outside investigative/risk consulting/ consulting and forensics help.

11:35 – 12:50 Lean Industry 4.0 Innovation – a way to increase your competitive advantage in manufacturing – How to increase your production efficiency and market competitiveness through innovation. What does innovation mean to your company.
Moderator: Eugene Smethurst, Head of Process & Automation Control Services, AECOM
Krzysztof Wronkiewicz, Managing Director, Koettermann Sp. z o.o.
Carlos Fernandez, Director Industrial Management CEE Region, Prysmian Group
Piotr Hunik, Programme Manager, Rolls-Royce
Sławomir Kluszczyński, COO, Lotte Wedel
Marek Potoczny, Industrial Projects Director, Valeo Autosystemy
Adam Zawadzki, Senior Project Leader, Toyota Motor Europe
Tomasz Rymarek, Regional Manufacturing Director, Coca-Cola HBC Polska sp. z o.o. 

12:50 - 14:00 Closing remarks and networking lunch

4th annual Manufacturing Excellence & Industrial Property Awards Gala program

18:00 – 24:00 CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards opening cocktails, seated dinner and award ceremony followed by late night networking, entertainment and cocktails

18:00-19:00 - Opening cocktails 
19:00 –21:00 - Seated 5 star dinner and awards ceremony. VIP guest Ms. Ewa Minge
21:00- Match Poland vs. Germany at the VIP Whiskey & Cognac Lounge
21:00 – 24:00 - Late night networking and entertainment

Joseph F. Paris Jr. Founder, Operational Excellence Society LLC 

Janusz Puzoń, Quality Control Director, General Motors Manufacturing

Adam Zawadzki, Senior LEAN Project Leader, Toyota Europe

Event overview

Award categories and criteria

This year we are covering five of the most important... more »

“CEO Manufacturing Magazine”

covers Central and Eastern Europe and South Eastern European region. Distribution is focused on Manufacturing CEO’s and senior directors responsible or working in the region. ... more »

CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards (CEEMEA)

The first ever Awards Event for the manufacturing sector in Central and Eastern Europe, the much anticipated CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2013, took place on October 24th at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Warsaw.

Sponsors 2016

Sponsors: Award Sponsor:
Auditor: Business Intelligence Partner: PR Solution Partners: Sustainability Partner: Media Partners:
Supporting Partners: Black Butterflies Charity Auction 2016
Car Partner: Wine Partner: Luxury Spirit Partner: Beer Partner: Whiskey Partner: Venue Partner:

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