Annual Manufacturing Executives Conference

Annual Manufacturing Executives Conference Waitlist
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Join us for a valuable day filled with speakers, networking, and an optional round of golf! Hear from industry experts, learn best practices, and connect with our vibrant manufacturing community.


  • Doors open at 7:00 AM
  • Breakfast: 7:00 – 8:00 AM
  • Conference: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
  • Shotgun Start: 1:00 PM

Not a member of a DVIRC Executive Network Group?
Spend the morning with us and experience the benefits of connecting with your peers, and our unique community of manufacturing leaders!

DVIRC’s network groups provide a unique opportunity for business leaders from various industries to come together in a confidential setting to share and solve common challenges, adopt best practices, and gain new leadership skills. Members obtain a network of trusted business advisors, business development opportunities, and industry resources.

Keynote Speaker

Kent Wessinger, PhD
Principal Partner, Retention Partners

Session Speakers

Scott Clemons
Partner, Chief Investment Strategist, Brown Brothers Harriman

What Lies Ahead: The State of Manufacturing & Industry

Barbara Allen
Director of Industry Partnerships, Southeastern Pennsylvania Manufacturing Alliance (SEPMA)

Michael Araten
CEO & President, Sterling Drive Ventures

Sylvia Wower
VP of Consulting and Advanced Technology Research, DVIRC


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received up to 5 business days prior to class start date will not be charged the training fee, or will be refunded if payment has already been submitted. Cancellations 1-3 business days prior to class will be charged the training fee. As a courtesy, we will allow you to apply 50% of your payment towards a future training course within one year of the cancellation date. No refund will be provided for same-day cancellations and no-shows; customer is responsible for full payment without future training credit. Registrant substitutions may be made at any time. Cancellations must be submitted via email to or by phone at 215-552-3827.