2016 Manufacturing Summit

Wednesday, October 26
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at XFINITY Arena in Everett

This summit highlights manufacturing, next generation workforce and new technologies in Washington state. Interact with students and businesses from around the state that are charting the course for the future of manufacturing. Honored during lunch are the award winners in green manufacturing, operational excellence, innovation and manufacturer of the year. For questions regarding sponsorship options, please contact Stephanie Hemphill at 360.943.1600.

To make a reservation under the AWB room block, please call the Inn at Port Gardner at 425.252.6779.

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Agenda as of 9.21.16

7:00 a.m.
Registration Opens
  Light Breakfast & Interactive Display Tables

 8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
 Ballroom 1
 8:20 a.m.
RSM US LLP Monitor Results
 Ballroom 1
  Wendy Sancewich, RSM US LLP
 8:50 a.m.
 9:00 a.m.
The Next Generation of Manufacturing Workforce
 Ballroom 1
  Granite Falls High School, Eco Car Club
  Edmonds Community College, THE FACILITY Makerspace
  University of Washington, Robomaster Team, CoMotion
 10:00 a.m.
 10:15 a.m.
Manufacturing through the Decades
 Ballroom 2
  Susan Champlain, The Boeing Company, Moderator
  Jim Kopriva, Rite in the Rain
  Kate Lampson, Lampson Crane
  Jack Lamb, Aslan Brewing
 11:15 a.m.
Breaking into Global Commerce
 Ballroom 2
  Andrew Crowder, Washington State Department of Commerce
 12:00 p.m.
Lunch  Ballroom 1
 12:15 p.m.
Lunch Keynote:
Fred P. Hochberg, Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank
 Ballroom 1
 1:00 p.m.  2016 Manufacturing Excellence Awards
Ballroom 1
 1:30 p.m.

Take a look at last year's photo gallery or watch the video below:


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Thank you Sponsors


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Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Name Badge Sponsor

TigerStop Logo

Breakfast Sponsor

Linear Logo

Gold Sponsors


Media Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

FirstFruits Marketing of Washington

Demonstration Tables

Bates Technical College

Granite Falls High School