Latest Updates On ProMat
On April 3, Andrew Winston will lead a panel of supply chain and sustainability experts during the ProMat keynote titled "Building Sustainability for Competitive Advantage: Lessons learned from supply chain leaders." Learn first-hand how leading brands like REI, UPS and Boeing have successfully incorporated environmentally sound practices into their facility design to improve efficiency, slash risks and costs and drive innovation.
If there’s one theme to Magic Johnson’s career, it’s to see the opportunity that others have ignored, particularly in urban communities. According to Johnson, you have to look like America looks, keep up with changing demographics and know your customer or you will miss out on opportunities. Johnson is the featured keynote on April 5 at ProMat 2017 in Chicago. Here are 11 amazing facts about the ProMat 2017 keynote speaker.
During the April 5 keynote, Scott Sopher, the principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Supply Chain practice, will join MHI CEO George Prest and leaders from Walmart, UPS, Albertsons, U.S. Cellular, Upskill and the University of Tennessee to present the findings of the 2017 report detailing the nine innovations that are driving the change from traditional to digital supply chains.
From automation to IoT and Big Data and how Industry 4.0 will impact your bottom line, it’s all at ProMat. In addition to the exhibits, leading industry innovators will share their expertise on trends and best practices in keynotes and in over 110 educational sessions.
Want to make your supply chain a key differentiator? Here are the top 10 reasons why ProMat is a can’t miss event in taking your business to the next level of efficiency and profitability.
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Conference News
This year at ProMat 2017, MHI is introducing a seminar theater dedicated to autonomous vehicle solutions located in the North Hall of McCormick Place. Get session details.
The leading innovators in material handling and logistics equipment and systems will display their solutions at ProMat 2017.
Industry 4.0 is the manufacturing and supply chain trend toward greater interconnectivity between automated equipment through data exchange to support intelligent, autonomous decision-making. As markets demand not only efficiency, but agility and flexibility, these digital supply chain solutions are key. ProMat keynote speaker Markus Lorenz of BCG will discuss this important trend on April 4.
On April 4 at ProMat, MHI is presenting a seminar on the changing workforce. Dr. David Delong, President of Smart Workforce Strategies, will speak on "Closing the Skills Gap: Innovative Talent Solutions for a Changing Workforce."
Four finalists were chosen as the most innovative products in each category: Best New Innovation; Best Innovation of an Existing Product; and Best IT Innovation based on concept, value and impact.
Deposco Takes Fulfillment to the Cloud
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Go beyond the constraints of legacy systems with cloud-based, Saas inventory management and fulfillment. Deposco's Bright Suite provides enterprise grade omnichannel fulfillment ideal for retail, 3PLs and manufacturers. Learn more in our Orchestrated Retail white paper and visit Deposco at Promat 2017 booth N816 within Sustainability Solutions.
Keynotes, Sessions & Seminars
Download the ProMat 2017 mobile app on your Apple iPhone®, iPod iPad®, or Android® smartphone. Quickly view exhibitor information, a schedule of events, conference sessions and speaker information, and a map of the show floor.
ProMat 2017 visitors can receive special discount rates at the following hotels in Chicago. Complimentary shuttle buses will run between McCormick Place and all designated ProMat 2017 hotels.
It's time to get ready for ProMat 2017. With two halls, a record number of exhibitors and attendees, this is going to take some planning.
The ProMat Bistro is the most convenient and well-balanced lunch option located just off the show floor.
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Daily Schedule
MHI is pretty "pumped" to have comedian Dana Carvey headlining MHI Industry Night at ProMat 2017 on April 5 in Chicago.
Join your peers for this interactive event to address common issues faced by women in the supply chain today. The event will include a workshop by Judy Hoberman titled "Equal Not Identical" on female leadership styles and what women can do to become better leaders.
ProMat is in Chicago, home of... well, lots of stuff. It’s a big city and it's pretty cool.
MHI highlights careers in the logistics/supply chain profession with awareness campaign.
Make connections with other attendees and get the latest news on the show at our social media sites.
Get ready for your visit to ProMat by viewing informational videos on the show on the ProMat video channel.
Several ProMat exhibitors have created videos to inform attendee on what they can plan to see at ProMat. View the videos and vote for your favorite.
Join the MHI Young Professionals Network and PMMI’s Emerging Leaders Network at our Young Professionals Meet & Greet networking reception April 4, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Meet other young professionals in the material handling, supply chain and packaging industries.
Future of the Plant Floor
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Learn how Zebra‚Äôs operational visibility can help to make smarter manufacturing a reality:  A lean, agile and connected manufacturing plant, consistently producing on cost, on plan and on specification products.  Visit us at ProMat Booth #S2459 or learn more at