TechValidate Research on Manufacturing Leadership

Manufacturing Leadership Case Study

Hitachi America, Ltd.


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

“Overall, a very positive summit with focus on building new long-term relationships.”


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:
    • Transient audiences driving few relationships
    • Limited networking, dull activities, and a lack of touch points with participants
    • A lack of true decision makers in attendance
    • Being more of a PR opportunity vs. demand generation vehicle
    • Too much competition
  • Believes that demand generation activities done in the last 24 months that failed to deliver a return were caused by the following:
    • Delivering the right message to the wrong audence
    • A lack of integrated marketing strategy due to short shelf-life

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
    • Nonstop networking
    • Guaranteed meetings with true decision makers


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.
  • Estimates that it is 2 times more likely they will generate a return on their investment at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit vs. other events.
  • 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
    • Access to analysts/industry thought leadership
    • Best-in-class program management & support
    • Unique approach to marketing (new marketing channels)
    • Confidence in their ability to deliver as advertised

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Manufacturing Leadership by TechValidate.

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