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Attend the 2016 Summit!

APRIL 26th, 2016 – Ontario Convention Center

Reserve now!  The 2015 Summit Survey told us that 86% of attendees thought the keynote and breakout sessions were “excellent and very good” – right on target for the industry.  We will be back in April with applicable topics for take-away at all levels of manufacturing. Bring your HR staff, your floor supervisors and your executives for another exciting 6 hours of idea generation. Manufacturers and supporters of manufacturing in the Inland Empire will find this a tremendous value.


Manufacturers that join the “Made in the Inland Empire” displays, receive a free ticket to the Manufacturers’ Summit


The 5th Annual Summit of the Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire will feature three innovation award winners, representing local manufacturing. Winners will be invited to showcase their ingenuity and share their ideas to help other companies improve. The awards seek to encourage discussion about difficult problems facing manufacturers and create a means of solving those problems to grow the manufacturing community of the Inland Empire


7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Registration, Exhibits Open and Fender Guitar
8 a.m. Opening Ceremony
8:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker Ryan Holiday
9:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall and Refreshments
9:24 a.m. Breakout Session 1
10:50 a.m. Breakout Session 2
11:40 a.m. Lunch with Fender Guitar and Innovation Awards
12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Garner Holt
1:30 p.m. Closing and Raffle


Effective Project Management Tools for Manufacturers
Your Talent is Retiring
Improve your Marketing Process and Grow
Navigating Energy Efficiency for Manufacturers
Go-Biz & California State Tax Credits
The Urgent Need to Reshore
Improving your Business: Is it Lean 5S or 6S (Safety)?
Emotional Intelligence and Bullying in the Workplace
Environmental Excellence
Grow Your Business Through Exports – A Panel
Successful Careers in Manufacturing – for Students



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*Manufacturers’ Special Offer 2-for-1
tickets for manufacturers. 
*Special Rates
for Manufacturers who are Military Veterans.

Summit Sponsors


InTech Center
San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board
Chaffey College/ Workforch Training Institute


Brithinee Electric
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, CMTC
SBCCD / Economic Development & Corporate Training
City of Ontario


Barney & Barney/MMA
California Bank & Trust
U.S. Bank
ICR Search / Staffing Services, Inc.
IE Commuter
RAMS – Rogers Anderson, Malody & Scott CPAs
Community Bank
Riverside County’s Workforce Development Board


Norco College
California Baptist University
RCCD Office of Economic Development
Manufacturers’ Council of the I.E.
Ryan Holiday Author
California Statewide CDC
Konica Minolta
AVO Training Institute, Inc
Midpoint Bearing
Klein Educational Systems
GYL Decauwer LLP
Welsh Advisors
Center for International Development and Customized Training
Advanced Technologies Consultants
City of Moreno Valley
Pacific Parts
Enterprise Funding Corp.
Hong Kong Trade
First Choice Bank
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Port of Los Angeles
Rapid 3D Manufacturing, Inc.
Netgain Networks, Inc.
University of California, Riverside – Anderson Graduate School of Management