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Oregon’s Exclusive Event for Manufacturing Businesses

Friday, October 21, 2022

Join Oregon’s Leading Manufacturers for an Impactful Experience

network with like minded manufacturers at the 2022 Oregon Manufacturers Summit


Learn the results of our industry-exclusive survey to better understand Oregon’s manufacturing landscape in 2022. We’ll share proactive steps leaders like you can take now to thrive in any economic environment.


Hear from industry leaders about the issues that matter most. Discover how manufacturing companies can become ’employers of choice,’ attract new talent, and keep their teams engaged. Learn how manufacturers have thoughtfully applied technology to improve efficiencies. Unlock the ROI of continuous improvement.


Previously only available to large manufacturing companies like Nike, the READY OR NOT simulation now brings advanced learning techniques to manufacturing businesses of all sizes. Join a team and make real business decisions as leaders of a fictional manufacturing company. Develop strategic and analytical skills as you compete to win. Your team will walk away with strategic insights to apply leadership-level thinking in your real-world Oregon manufacturing jobs. 

 Don’t Miss This Exciting Team Building Experience

Here’s What You Can Expect at the Summit

Gain Strategic Insights Through our Business Simulation Game

Hear How Manufacturers Tackled Big Challenges In Our Panels

Learn Side-By-Side with Manufacturing Peers

Build Team Comradery and Grow Your Business Network

 Join The Experience – Learn By Collaborating

Previously only available to large companies like Nike, the Ready Or Not business simulation game is now open to manufacturing businesses of all sizes. Develop strategic and analytical skills as you compete against other teams to win. Collaborate with your team as you make business investments  and decide how to respond to events in the game. Walk away with strategic insights to apply leadership-level thinking at your real-world job.

“Always a valuable event, chock full of learning and networking opportunities.”

– Past Manufacturing Attendee

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Speaker: Aaron Fox
Welcome to the 2022 Oregon Manufacturers' Summit


READY OR NOT - A Collaborative and Competitive Business Simulation Game

As a player, make real business decisions in your assigned leadership position of your team’s fictional manufacturing company. As a team, you’ll make strategic decisions to invest limited resources, react to live business news, and encounter common manufacturing challenges. All along you’ll be competing against other teams to see who can grow revenues to and take home the win. Walk away with strategic insights to apply leadership-level thinking in your real-world job.



READY OR NOT - Winners Announced


Lunch & Networking


Attract and Develop the Team You Need

Attracting, training and retaining talent for the modern manufacturer 



The ROI of Lean Continuous Improvement

Operational excellence wins and best practices 



Strategic Business Growth

Achieving growth through sales and marketing



Happy Hour Reception

Network with industry leaders and partners

To provide the most value for attendees, our attendance is limited to manufacturing companies and select partner organizations. All ticket purchase requests will be reviewed. Thank you for understanding.


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Our Summit Sponsors

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OMEP works side by side with Oregon manufacturers to help build successful businesses. We draw on our team’s significant depth and breadth of real-world manufacturing experience bringing a thoughtful problem-solving approach to eliminating obstacles companies face. With our roots in lean as a business operating philosophy, we leverage these methodologies to provide solutions in Manufacturing Operations, Business Financials & Strategy and Workforce Solutions to be Oregon manufacturer’s source for growth and prosperity. OMEP is proud to be part of the MEP National Network.

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