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The Made Smarter: Journey to digital manufacturing conference is for manufacturers by manufacturers and will celebrate the impact of Made Smarter North West Adoption support and demonstrate the value industrial digital technologies are bringing to the sector and the UK economy.

We would love for you to help us spread the message about the conference to ensure we reach as many UK manufacturers as possible. We've created a selection of assets below for use within your communications channels. 

Conference Assets Toolkit
  • Agenda
    • Key Note
    • How Made Smarter is powering the fourth industrial revolution panel
    • The journey to digital: The manufacturers perspective panel
    • Fast forward your digital journey: A taste of a digital transformation workshop
    • Leading your manufacturing business through digital change workshop 
    • Using technology to boost business resilience in an uncertain world panel 
    • Digitisation does not eliminate the need for manufacturing excellence workshop
    • The teams of tomorrow: Engaging and upskilling your workforce panel 
    • Sustainable manufacturing: How technology is leading the way panel 
    • The importance of customer trust and the role of technology panel

    A selection of technology providers and demonstrators will be available to discuss technology solutions and manufacturers can have a 1-2-1 with business advisers throughout the conference plus networking with other attendees. 

  • Copy for websites and newsletters​

    Title: Made Smarter: The journey to digital manufacturing conference 2021​
    Strapline: Fast forward digitalisation: Discover what digital could do for you.​
    Date: 10 March 2021
    Time: 9.00 – 17.00​
    Hashtag: #MSConf2021​
    Register: https://www.madesmarter.uk/conference/

    Make 2021 the year technology changes the way you do business and helps to make your organisation more resilient, more productive and ultimately more competitive. Join a conference for manufacturers by manufacturers where you’ll hear from like-minded peers who have been through the technology adoption journey. Learn about the pitfalls, impacts, and top tips to make it work for your business. 

    The Made Smarter Conference is aimed at anyone working in the manufacturing and engineering sector. Made Smarter has already supported over 1200 makers across the North West; providing advice, expertise and financial support to help them grow their business, increase competitiveness and reduce inefficiencies through digital tools.

    Join us to gain practical, actionable advice on how to build resilience, reduce carbon emissions, cut waste and costs, and open up new markets with new products. You’ll learn how to:

    • Implement new technologies 
    • Build resilience through digital tools
    • Reduce carbon emissions, waste and costs
    • Open up new markets with new products 
    • Develop your digital journey and build your leadership skills 
    • Get business growth advice and access funding opportunities. 

    Register now at https://www.madesmarter.uk/conference

  • Video Content

    Overview video

    Promo interviews

    • Donna Edwards, Programme Director, Made Smarter North West Adoption ​- Youtube link
    • Juergen Maier CBE, Co-chair Made Smarter Commission, Chair Digital Catapult ​- Youtube link
    • Stephen Phipson CBE, CEO, Make UK​ - Youtube link
    • Glyn Jones, Service Delivery Director BAE Systems and Chair Made Smarter NW Steering Group - Youtube link
  • Social Media Posts

    Linkedin

    • Post 1:

      The Made Smarter Journey to Digital Manufacturing is happening on 10th March. Aimed at anyone working in the manufacturing and engineering sector, this is your opportunity to hear from manufacturers who have started their digital journey to find out what their advice would be and the real day-to-day impacts they are seeing.

      With influential figures, manufacturing leaders and technology experts from across the UK, you’ll gain practical, digestible advice to help futureproof, protect and grow your business.

      The free event is being held via an exciting events platform, and is open to all manufacturers. Register now at www.madesmarter.uk/conference

    • Post 2:

      Join the Made Smarter: Journey to Digital Manufacturing conference, for manufacturers by manufacturers where you’ll hear from peers who have been through the technology adoption journey. Learn about the pitfalls, impacts, and top tips to make it work for your business. With exciting keynote speakers, practical advice sessions and insights into the Made Smarter Adoption Pilot and the impact it has made to manufacturing in the North West – this is not one to miss.

      Virtual. Free. Inclusive. Register your place now at www.madesmarter.uk/conference. #MSConf21

    Twitter

    • Post 1:

      Join the Virtual @MadeSmarterUK conference to receive practical, advice on how to build resilience, reduce carbon emissions, cut waste and costs, and open up new markets with new products. Find out about support and funding and start your #digital journey. #MSConf21
    • Post 2:

      Having supported over 1200 #manufacturers across the NW, join the @madesmarterUK conference to find out the impact of this and how you can also grow your business, increase competitiveness and reduce inefficiencies through digital tools. 10th March. #MSConf21

  • Social Media Cards

    Twitter

    • Twitter Card 1 - Discover what digital tools could do for your business in 2021. [jpg] [download]
    • Twitter Card 2 - Transform your business with emerging technologies. [jpg] [download]

    LinkedIn

    • LinkedIn Card 1 - Make your business thrive this year. [jpg] [download]
    • LinkedIn Card 2 - Lead.Grow.Improve.Go Digital. [jpg] [download]
  • PR
    • National Press Release - link

    Subregional versions

    • Cheshire & Warrington - link [docx] [56kb]
    • Cumbria - link [docx] [56kb]
    • Greater Manchester - link [docx] [56kb]
    • Lancashire - link [docx] [56kb]
    • Liverpool City Region - link [docx] [56kb]