Illinois Manufacturing Event

Hosted By McGladrey Consultants

Made in Illinois: Manufacturing Your Future

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Event Information

Who Should Attend
C-level manufacturing and distribution executives

Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois


CPE Credit

More Information
Phone: 312-634-4611

Register for this event

Join industry leaders for our annual Executive Summit. During this event, we’ll discuss key findings from our 2011 Manufacturing and Distribution Monitor as well as explore what companies are doing today as they become increasingly optimistic about their future.


  • 7:30 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
  • 8 a.m. Good morning and opening remarks
  • 8:15 a.m. – Key Industry Highlights from McGladrey’s 2011 Manufacturing Monitor presented by Karen Kurek – National Manufacturing Practice Leader, RSM McGladrey, Inc.; State of the Industry – Chad Moutray, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers
  • 9:30 a.m. “Innovative strategies for success” – panel of experts covering the following topic areas:
    • Pricing
    • Tax
    • Capital Strategies
    • Banking
  • 10:45 a.m. BreaK
  • 11:00 a.m. Break-out Session (please select one)
    • Capital strategies
    • International update
    • Information technology
    • Leadership
    • Pricing
    • Risk Management
    • Tax
  • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch, including presentation of McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award and keynote presentation by James E. Schrager, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business