Join us for the annual 2023 Manufacturing Summit, a virtual supply chain event for advanced manufacturing. This year’s event will feature an in-person networking reception in Burlington, Vermont on the evening of Wednesday, October 25.

The business-to-business (B2B) program offers participants the opportunity to meet with OEMs, prime contractors, suppliers, and partners from the U.S. and Canada on the B2B/2GO platform with pre-scheduled virtual B2B) meetings. This platform enables participants to market their value proposition and capabilities with a B2B profile and schedule and manage their meetings, seminars, and personal agenda before the event.

October 25:

8:35 am: Delivering Results in an Uncertain World with an Agile Leadership Approach, G.S. Precision (Matt O'Connell, President & CEO)

9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Virtual B2B Meetings for OEMs and Suppliers

9:00 am: GE's Next-Gen XA100 Fighter Jet Engine, GE Edison Works (David Tweedie, Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Products)

10:00 am: Financial Onshoring for the Manufacturing Sector: Trends, Financing Options & Best Practices, TD Bank (Kevin Doyle, Senior Vice President of Regional Banking Leasing Channels)

11:00 am: Expanding Your Workforce by Discovering Hidden Talent, Orion Global Talent (Marianne Haegeli, Director, Learning and Leadership, NSITE)

1:00 pm: Doing Business with the U.S. Coast Guard (Nettie Straub, USCG Small Business & Subcontracting Program Manager & Acquisition Innovation Advocate, and Maria L. Kersey-Robinson, Director, Small Business & Industry Engagement)

5:00 - 8:30pm: In-person Networking Reception, Burlington, VT

October 26: 

8:35 am: An Introduction to Collins Aerospace, An RTX Business (Ryan Bartlett, General Manager, Sensing and Controls, Mission Systems)

9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Virtual B2B Meetings for OEMs and Suppliers 

9:00 am: Securely Manufacturing Essential Semiconductors for National Defense, GlobalFoundries (Ezra Hall, Worldwide A&D Business Leader)

10:00 am: The DoD’s Plan for a Stronger Industrial Base, Vermont Apex Accelerator, (Khalil Mack, Director, APEX Accelerators, Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs)

11:00 am: Your Data: Getting It, Using It, and Keeping It Yours, Norwich University Applied Research Institute (NUARI) (Sherman Patrick, Vice President for Strategy of NUARI, Phil Susmann, President of NUARI, Kristen Pedersen, Vice President Cyber Operations, Cody Young, Chief Information Security Officer)

  • Take local, global. Make a supply chain match virtually in the U.S. & Canada.
  • Connect with big buyers, engage real OEM & Prime buyers from the U.S. & Canada.
  • Meet pre-qualified suppliers & industry peers.
  • Current, up-to-date contacts and accurate information.
  • Build a quality network at our well-rounded event with an in-person networking reception to complement virtual offerings.
  • Stay current with new and emerging trends and technologies by hearing first-hand information from industry experts.