Evansville Region Manufacturing Summit

Evansville Region Manufacturing Summit

Thursday, October 24, 2024 (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM) (CDT)


Join us for a day of inspiration, collaboration, and innovation at the Evansville Region Manufacturing Summit hosted by the Tri-State Manufacturers’ Alliance. This one-day event brings together industry experts, prominent manufacturing leaders, and local vendors for an immersive experience aimed at shaping the future of manufacturing.

Featuring keynote speaker Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, the summit offers a diverse agenda designed to address the latest manufacturing practices and challenges. With 10 breakout sessions covering topics such as leadership development, lean culture implementation, sustainability strategies, cybersecurity, financial planning, machine reliability, workforce development, and strategic leadership integration, attendees will gain valuable insights and actionable strategies to drive success in their organizations.

In addition to the educational sessions, the summit will include a local vendor fair providing opportunities for networking and collaboration, as well as an interactive power hour to engage with peers and industry experts.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a dynamic exchange of ideas and solutions that will shape the future of manufacturing in the Tri-State region. Join us at the Evansville Region Manufacturing Summit and be inspired to lead, innovate, and thrive in the evolving manufacturing landscape.


Rich Sheridan
CEO, Chief Storyteller & Tour Guide
Author of Joy, Inc. & Chief Joy Officer

Rich Sheridan, CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations, is a successful entrepreneur and author of two best-selling books—Joy Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love and Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear. Rich’s passion for inspiring organizations to create their own joy-filled cultures has led him to address audiences across the world—through four continents and 18 countries (and counting) as well as throughout the United States.



  • Your hiring playbook to attract more applicants with a defined company culture
  • Building a culture of lean within a manufacturing firm - TPM
  • Driving growth through sustainability 
  • IT/Cyber security best practices
  • Machine reliability & industry 4.0 integration
  • Workforce of the future: leveraging high school models to build talent pipelines
  • Developing your workforce- apprenticeships, work based learning, and other innovative models
  • Strategic leadership: integrating closed-loop management systems into your business strategy
  • Using government affairs to improve and protect the bottom line
  • Safety panel discussion

TSMA Member Individual Ticket $50

Non-TSMA Member Individual Ticket $60

For more information regarding sponsorships or registration, contact Kaylie Pruiett kpruiett@evvregion.com 

University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712-3596 United States
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Thursday, October 24, 2024 (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM) (CDT)

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 24th, 2024 

*Tri-State Manufacturers' Alliance Events
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