CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When the material handling and logistics industry’s premier event, ProMat 2015, opens on March 23 it will include over 800 exhibits from leading solution providers and a comprehensive Educational Conference of over 100 sessions focusing on what's next in best-in-class solutions for manufacturing and supply chain operations.
The ProMat Conference will include four keynotes and a Supply Chain Workforce Summit. The Conference also features over 100 show floor educational seminars covering leading trends, best practices and state-of-the-art equipment and technology solutions that can make manufacturing and the entire supply chain work more efficiently and profitably. The Automate Show and Conference, sponsored by the Association for Advancing Automation, is once again collocated with ProMat in 2015. The Keynotes are co-presented by ProMat and Automate.
"MHI has expanded the educational and networking offerings at ProMat 2015 to provide attendees with a better overall show experience and to connect them with the information and tools they need to tackle the challenges of today's marketplace," said George Prest, CEO of MHI. "The goal is to bring the industry together to collaborate and develop into a community that shares knowledge and addresses current and future manufacturing and supply chain issues."
March 23 Keynote: Transforming your Manufacturing Business for the New
Renee Niemi, Director of the Android and Chrome Global Business, Google for Work
March 24 Keynote: Conscious Capitalism: Blueprint for a New System for
John Mackey, Co-Founder & CEO, Whole Foods Market
March 25 Keynote: Preview of MHI 2015 Annual Industry Report -
Transforming Supply Chains
George W. Prest, CEO, MHI and Scott Sopher, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
March 25 Keynote: What's Next - The Future of Technology
Steve Wozniak, Cofounder of Apple & Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Wheels of Zeus
March 25: MHI 70th Anniversary Celebration with Frank Caliendo
To celebrate MHI's 70th Anniversary, ProMat will feature an evening of music, food, drinks and entertainment by comedian and impressionist Frank Caliendo on Wednesday, March 25. Tickets to this event are $50 and include beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI).
Complete information on ProMat including complimentary show and educational session registration can be found online at www.ProMatShow.com.
ProMat is powered by MHI
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.
ProMat 2015—Find What's Next
March 23-26, 2015
McCormick Place South - Chicago, IL USA