DAY 1: Intentional Networking and Reception August 11, 2019

Be a part of the industry’s most powerful gathering of MBE manufacturers, innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs shaping and transforming manufacturing through technology today. Share stories, recognize and celebrate your peers – form valuable connections that will last a lifetime. Come join your colleagues for cocktails, networking and thought leadership.

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6:00pm- 9:00pm  

Opening Reception



Day 2: National MBE Manufacturers Summit 2019
August 12, 2019

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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Registration, Networking Breakfast 
Poster Walk  Featuring MBE Manufacturers

Opening Remarks
Donna Ennis, Project Director
Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center
Networking with a Purpose
Break the ice and network with like-minded thinkers in your industry, your next partnership is just a conversation away!

9:45am   Break
Poster Walk  Featuring MBE Manufacturers
10:00am   Welcome
Chris Downing, Vice President
Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute
Opening Keynote TBA


11:45am   Break
Poster Walk  Featuring MBE Manufacturers
12:00pm   Networking Lunch
Keynote TBA

Awards Ceremony & Poster Walk Awards
1:30pm   Networking with a Purpose 
“Intentional Networking” is the name of the game!
Vet out potential clients and set appointments with future partners, the first person to secure an opportunity wins!

Fast Pitch One-on-One Meetings

Innovation Pods  Featuring the Latest Trends in Innovation and Technology

5:00pm   Adjourn

Day 3: KIA Manufacturing Technology Tour August 13, 2019

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KIA Manufacturing Technology Tour 

Explore the latest trends and innovations launching from Georgia Tech’s campus on this guided tour.  (Lunch included)


Center Level

Bridge Builder

Summit Level

Contact Us

Donna M. Ennis
Phone: (404) 385-6466

Ieasha M. Jones

Special Events and Logistics Coordinator
Office: (404) 385-6215