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TechValidate Research on Manufacturing Leadership

These pages present data that TechValidate has sourced via direct research with verified customers and users of Manufacturing Leadership. TechValidate stands behind the authenticity of all published data. Learn more »



448 Customers Surveyed

4,061 Data Points Collected

61 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

6 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Manufacturing Leadership Customer Research

What makes the Manufacturing Leadership Summit so unique and valuable in comparison to other events your company sponsors?

An environment that fosters relationship building
77%
The ratio of decision makers in attendance
69%
Nonstop networking
46%
Positioning of vendors as peers
38%
Guaranteed meetings with true decision makers
31%

Manufacturing Leadership Customer Research

A MUST ATTEND EVENT…

What makes the Manufacturing Leadership Summit so unique and valuable in comparison to other events your company sponsors?

An environment that fosters relationship building
80%
The ratio of decision makers in attendance
80%
Positioning of vendors as peers
40%
Guaranteed meetings with true decision makers
20%
Nonstop networking
20%

Manufacturing Leadership Case Study

Hitachi Global Social Innovation Business

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 industrial manufacturing company is based on a July 2018 survey of Manufacturing Leadership customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The value was in relationships and direct contact with the decision makers.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Manufacturing Leadership:

  • Believes that today’s “traditional” trade shows and/or conferences are plagued with the following problems:
    • Inconsistent content/presentations and a one-way push from the podium
    • Poor communication & customer service by organizers
    • Being more of a PR opportunity vs. demand generation vehicle
    • A lack of ROI

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Manufacturing Leadership that the surveyed company uses:

  • Finds that the Manufacturing Leadership Summit is unique and valuable in comparison to other sponsored events because of the following qualities:
    • The positioning of vendors as peers
    • An environment that fosters relationship building

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Manufacturing Leadership:

  • Agrees the Manufacturing Leadership Summit was instrumental to their ability to meet with desired/qualified prospects for 1-on-1 briefing sessions.
  • Would strongly recommend this event to their peers.
  • Chose Manufacturing Leadership’s Brand and Demand Solutions Practice as a trusted marketing partner for the following reasons:
    • Ability to reach out to their target audience
    • Trusted 3rd party independent brand helps to drive credibility
  • Agrees that Manufacturing Leadership Summit is the best sponsorship investment in the market.

Manufacturing Leadership Case Study

Hitachi Global Social Innovation Business

Introduction

This case study of Hitachi Consulting Corporation is based on a June 2018 survey of Manufacturing Leadership customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I really enjoyed meeting others on the digital manufacturing journey and sharing do’s and don’ts. Overall a great event and would go again.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Manufacturing Leadership:

  • Believes that today’s “traditional” trade shows and/or conferences are plagued with the following problems:
    • A lack of true decision makers in attendance
    • Being more of a PR opportunity vs. demand generation vehicle
    • A lack of ROI

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Manufacturing Leadership that the surveyed company uses:

  • Finds that the Manufacturing Leadership Summit is unique and valuable in comparison to other sponsored events because of the following qualities:
    • An environment that fosters relationship building

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Manufacturing Leadership:

  • Says The Manufacturing Leadership Summit was instrumental to their ability to meet with desired/qualified prospects for 1-on-1 briefing sessions.
  • Would strongly recommend this event to their peers.
  • Has generated a return that is 10 times the investment as a past sponsor.

Manufacturing Leadership Customer Fact

Unique and Valuable

A S&P 500 computer hardware company finds that the Manufacturing Leadership Summit is unique and valuable in comparison to other sponsored events because of the positioning of vendors as peers, the ratio of decision makers in attendance, an environment that fosters relationship building, nonstop networking, and guaranteed meetings with true decision makers.

Manufacturing Leadership Plant Tour and Roundtable Customer Statistic

Solving your current challenges

98% of surveyed participants rated the content of the Plant Tour as timely and relevant.

98%


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About Manufacturing Leadership

The Manufacturing Leadership Summit, now in its 10th year, is hosted by the Manufacturing Leadership Council of Frost & Sullivan. Their mission is to enable chief executives and their leadership teams to collaborate and debate with like minded peers to identify and outline tomorrow’s strategies and to create winning companies for the future. They believe that cross functional, cross industry, global networking and collaboration will enable leaders to broaden their lens, identify risks and opportunities that can make or break their companies and support better, faster decision making in today’s increasingly complex environment.

  Manufacturing Leadership Council Website