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World Manufacturers Forum

13. October 2017 @ 16:21 - 15. November 2017 @ 20:00

The World Manufacturers Forum is scheduled for November 14-15, 2017 in Munich, Germany. It is organised by WFSGI World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry.

The motto of the event is “Moving on to a digital and automated business of the future”.

The agenda for this year’s World Manufacturers Forum 2017 (Munich, November 14-15) has been finalized. The event, organised by the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI), will explore on how to be moving on to a digital and automated business of the future. Over two days, industry leaders from Siemens, Universities, SoftWear Automation, McKinsey, Organic Electronic Association, GT Nexus and the World Employment Confederation will share their ideas and views points on the opportunities and services that can be used to a maximum advantage by using digitalization, disruption, robots and printed electronics.

There are still some limited tickets remaining. 

Registration can be made here

Round table talks and a future workshop will round up the high-level keynote speaker line-up and the audience will be taken around productronica for a tailor-made guided tour in order to meet the most important exhibitors for the sporting goods industry. “I am looking forward to participating in this year’s World Manufacturers Forum and am glad that the WFSGI and Messe München offer the opportunity to meet the most relevant service providers for the sporting goods industry at productronica – the world’s leading trade fair for electronic development. I will extend my stay in Munich and meet potential new partners for our company who have a sit in one of Europe’s most dynamic business region”, says Duncan Scott, Vice President, External Products at New Balance.

The WFSGI is the world authoritative body for the sports industry officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the industry representative within the Olympic Family. The WFSGI is an independent association with no objective of economic character for its own gain and formed by sports and sports-inspired leisure brands, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, national/regional federations, industry and trade associations and all sporting goods industry related businesses. Our purpose is to represent and inspire the industry, to invest in innovation, promote physical activity, support free trade and do business in an ethical and sustainable way. As part of our mission we facilitate legally permissible communication and cooperation to enhance competitiveness and innovation. We seek to positively influence the way our products are manufactured, with a focus on people involved in the manufacturing and the environment. Our members are steering the direction of the industry. The future of the sporting goods industry begins with the professional networks that we support.



13. October 2017 @ 16:21
15. November 2017 @ 20:00