Internet of Manufacturing, Sector Event, 2016, Chicago.

Munich, Germany
7-8 February 2017

  • Harnessing IoT for smarter and more competitive manufacturing. Encouraging Industrie 4.0 transformation.

  • 120 manufacturers attended in 2016

  • 100% manufacturer delegates – peer-to-peer networking guaranteed

Internet of Manufacturing Conference at a glance…


Confirmed speakers include:

To join our exclusive panel of expert speakers, please email [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 3841 8330.

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Top 5 IoT case studies:

  • Learn how Caterpillar is successfully connecting machines to deliver significant cost savings for customers
  • Hear Krauss Maffei’s Plastics 4.0 initiative and how intelligent machines are optimising production
  • Discover how Daimler is injecting a culture of digital innovation and agility into its traditional and global organisation
  • Understand how Airbus is putting Industrie 4.0 into practice in its intelligent factories of the future
  • Plus hear perspectives from leaders at the German Federal Ministry, IG Metall, VDMA, Siemens and more on the future direction of Plattform 4.0

Top 5 challenges to be addressed:

  • Maximise the profitability of your connected product business model - how can IoT drive business growth and innovation?
  • Intelligent factories - how can IoT increase production efficiency and quality?
  • The data-driven enterprise - how to use IoT data to fuel insightful decisions and deliver customer value
  • German Mittelstand and Industrie 4.0 - how the most innovative SMEs are avoiding being left behind
  • Minimise your risk of a cyber-attack - how to develop a robust and proactive IoT security strategy


frank-pillerEXCLUSIVE WORKSHOP: Developing Platform-Based Business Models for Industrie 4.0: Methodology, Templates, Implementation

Platform-based business models are THE pattern of the Internet of Manufacturing. This hour-long workshop will introduce a methodology to better understand, design and test business models for Industrie 4.0 and Smart Products & Services. It will better equip you to drive a return on your Industrie 4.0 investments.

Facilitated by: Professor Frank Piller, Professor at RWTH Aachen University & a Co-Founder of the MIT Smart Customization Group, MIT

Frank is regarded as one of the leading experts on digitalization-based business models and strategies for customer-centric value creation, like mass customization, personalisation, and customer co-creation. His group at RWTH Aachen is considered to be one of the globally leading research centres for open and distributed innovation and is supported by competitive research grants of about US$1million annually.


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Top 5 reasons to attend:

100% manufacturer delegation – enabling structured peer-to-peer networking and a clarified senior audience for commercial partners to engage with

Be inspired by our start-up showcase – discover innovative ideas and technologies that could give you a competitive edge!

Practical and interactive workshops – tailor discussions to your business needs and gain new ideas from your peers

One-to-one meeting service – structured networking with relevant, innovative companies to develop your IoT strategy

15+ hours of networking – including workshops, roundtables, drinks and dinners to build all-important business relationships


Who should attend?

The Internet of Manufacturing is tailored for strategic, production and IT professionals from discrete and process manufacturers seeking to maximise the Industrial Internet opportunity

This conference has been created to meet the needs of Manufacturing CTOs, CIOs, Chief Digital Officers, and VPs of Smart Manufacturing, Operations and Cyber-Security, along with senior heads of R&D, quality, engineering improvement and logistics.

Confirmed 2017 Sponsors


Start-up Sponsor


2016 Event in numbers



Post Show Report

What 2016 attendees said:


A selection of the delegates who joined us in 2016 included:

2016 sponsors internet of manufacturing


Where do you sit in the IoT market?


How is IoT influencing manufacturing and how can you monetise it?

Read our exclusive 17 page sector report, provided by Beecham Research and gain indepth understanding of the IoT marketplace and its influence on the manufacturing sector.


Click here to receive the report.

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Contact Us

Vinelake, Tagwright House, 35-41 Westland Place, London N1 7LP
Tel: +44 (0)20 3841 8330 | Email: [email protected]