BUDAPEST, Hungary, September 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
On the 5th to the 7th of November 2012, a leading delegation of 65 C-level executives will congregate at the Boscolo Palace in Budapest, Hungary, as GDS International hosts another of its hugely successful Next Generation Manufacturing Europe (NGM EU) events.
The summits expertly combine a cutting edge programme with fast-paced workshops, peer-led panel discussions and intimate one-on-one meetings to ensure that the forward-thinking executive is fully prepared for any challenges that the region's rapidly evolving landscape may present. Drawing on experiences and discussing industry-specific topics, the upcoming Next Generation Manufacturing summit will securely lay the foundations for financial success in 2012 and beyond.
GDS International is delighted to announce a high-profile line up that includes some of the most innovative thinkers from within the manufacturing space today. Scheduled for attendance at the upcoming summit are: Simon Barker, EVP Manufacturing for Rolls Royce; Philippe Paban, VP Supply Chain & Manufacturing IS for Renault; Mark Sweeney, VP Europe & South America Operations for Caterpillar; John Egan, VP Global Manufacturing Systems & GSC Engineering for Lenovo; and Martin Oetjen, SVP Production for MAN SE.
Dagmar Chlosta, SVP for Adidas Group was an attendee at last year's event, and found the networking opportunities to be of particular value. In her own words: "It's been a very exciting experience - it's very interesting working with industry leaders from other industries and having an exchange on best practices, attending the workshops and also being able to talk one-on-one with solution providers."
The upcoming summit will focus on a variety of common pain-points faced by industry leaders in the manufacturing space. Amongst other issues, November's summit will focus on: restructuring operations and achieving operational excellence; enhanced integrated manufacturing supply chain management; collaboration between IT; process automation vendors and customers; and creating factories of the future.
Elliott Lee, Next Generation Manufacturing Europe Summit Director for GDS International - the global events company behind the event - says: "Given the quality of the attending executives, we anticipate an excellent three days of high level discussions regarding the most pressing issues faced the manufacturing sector in Europe. The advisory board and analyst partners have helped to create an agenda that reflects the changing state of this industry, and we have no doubt this will facilitate invaluable discussions throughout our workshop and panel sessions. This has shaped up to be the most impressive group of delegates and sponsors we have ever brought together for an NGM Summit"
For more information, please visit http://www.ngmanufacturingeu.com
About GDS International
GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide - and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings. Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy. Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class events.
SOURCE GDS International