WHO & WHY?

Top level networking meets concentrated expertise: Our event offers numerous networking opportunities to get into conversation with speakers, participants, moderators and solution providers. To ensure that you can discuss your specific interests in a targeted manner and network appropriately, selected matching processes are already in place in advance. Join our direct exchange with numerous personally invited and carefully selected executives from well-known companies and jointly discuss best practices, trends, current projects and issues from your industry or pave the way for long-term planning - that's what the Rethink! Smart Manufacturing stands for.

WHO ATTENDS?

2 1/2

Inspiring Days!

30+

Speakers

150+

Industry Delegates

81%

Attendees join to evaluate new services, technologies and products

85%

Decision Makers / Senior Influencers

75%

Attendees have Budgets Ranging over 1 Mio. €

Expected Target Group

INDUSTRIES

Manufacturing
61%
Manufacturing: 61%
Engineering & Technology
15%
Engineering & Technology : 15%
Chemicals
5%
Chemicals : 5%
Software Provider
8%
Software Provider : 8%
Other
11%
Other : 11%

JOB TITLE

Plant Manager / Site Director
29%
Plant Manager / Site Director: 29%
Board Member Production
18%
Board Member Production: 18%
CIO / COO
16%
CIO / COO: 16%
VP Production
12%
VP Production: 12%
Managing Director
9%
Managing Director: 9%
Other
5%
Other: 5%

LEVEL

Board / CxO / MD
54%
Board / CxO / MD : 54%
Lead / Head / Director
34%
Lead / Head / Director : 34%
Senior Manager
12%
Senior Manager: 12%

PROJECT BUDGETS

over 10 Mio€
36%
over 10 Mio€: 36%
over 5 Mio€
39%
over 5 Mio€: 39%
over 1 Mio€
12%
over 1 Mio€: 12%
over 500.000€
10%
over 500.000€: 10%
over 250.000€
3%
over 250.000€: 3%

Already registered Attendees

BP 1 BP 4 BP 2 BP 9 BP 7 BP 5 BP 8 BP 6 BP 3

WHY SHOULD
YOU JOIN?

Multi-Touchpoint Networking
Our fun expert community offers an opportunity to enjoy two Evening Events; Pre Event Workshops with drinks and finger food, with dinner at a luxury restaurant the next day. Our unique event get-togethers are terrific!

Live Streaming via App 
Catch speaker sessions anytime you feel like it. Switch between in-person attendance and listening in on digital sessions.

Guided Delegate to Delegate Matchmaking & One2Ones
Our Matchmaking tool will enable you to find other event visitors that suit your preferences and interests, and our friendly staff will gladly help you connect with them at the event too.

85% Decision Makers 
At any we.CONECT event, you will create solid connections. A majortiy of our guests are senior executives and decsion-makers at influential businesses.

15+ hours of intense direct networking and discussions
Unique Workshops like World Cafes and Challenge your peers to ensure you get to discuss your and other’s ideas in learning exchange sessions with leading industry experts. Our formats will help you find out which ideas and viewpoints others are exploring and share and learn along them.

TESTIMONIALS

Testi 1 Jobtitle David Gredal
Excellent event with very good presenters and a very large representation of the MES market.
Testi 2 Nestlé Jürgen Großhauser
“The event gave a great overview of IIOT and brought also practical aspects of application and implementation.”
Testi 3 Ralf Neubert
"Great discussions and take aways!"
Jobtitle
Testi 4 Johann Prenninger
Very good opportunity and investment of time dedicated to in depth insights into latest trends and demonstrations of the most important changes
Jobtitle
Testi 5 Eberhard Langer
"Perfectly organized, good fundamental overview of the major topics. Perfect atmosphere and a place where you can do a lot of networking."
Wacker Chemie AG
Testi 5 Francisco Lumbreras Arcos
"Once again the opportunity has been incredible and we will stay in touch for other future events."
Jaguar Land Rover

MULTI-TOUCHPOINT
NETWORKING!

HOW TO CONVINCE
YOUR BOSS?

Gain insights into current projects of leading companies

Find out how to turn operational approaches into an overall strategic approach and define future pathways

Team-up with industry leaders, discuss the currently biggest hurdles and best solution approaches and find answers to your questions

See where your competition stands right now, benchmark and represent your company at the industry’s most important annual meeting

Network with your peers and share ideas on how to effectively deal with today’s most important challenges in the industry

Hear from key industry players, renowned organizations and agile start-ups the best use cases of process-related and organizational requirements for an effective use of new technologies

Discover the latest technologies and tools in your field of expertise and identify innovation potentials for your business

Expand your knowledge by attending the sessions and entangle your experience with that of your peers to jointly develop practical solutions

Learn from your peers and save time by avoiding already known mistakes

Meet partners, build long-term business relationships and expand your network

WHAT MAKES THE RETHINK! SMART MANUFACTURIG STAND OUT!

Rethink! Smart Manufacturing

Interactive workshops

Real-life case studies and educational material

Discuss and interact at World Cafes and Challenge Your Peers sessions

Identify useful solutions and best practices

Deep expertise and learning

Structured One2Ones with AI-based Matchmaking

2 evening events in curated locations

Pre-event online networking

On-demand recordings of all sessions

A thriving community comes together annually

Traditional business conferences

45-minute monologues

Slide decks with sales pitches from vendors

Reading Emails and doing business phone calls

Sales pitches that don’t fit your challenges

Shallow trends

Standing somewhere and hoping to meet a person of relevance

Staying alone in a hotel room

No pre-event interactions

Taking notes / photos during sessions

Visiting a hotel, not an event community

BOOK NOW!

ALL INCLUSIVE EVENT PASS

€ 3.249

PREMIUM EVENT PASS

€ 2.749

STANDARD EVENT PASS

€ 2.549

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