Get the latest insight into the manufacturing world of today, including the implications on the economy and how to improve your results in the manufacturing industry. The Illinois CPA Society, with the proud sponsorship of The Overture Group and others, will be hosting their Manufacturing Conference on October 22, 2014 at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
This one-day conference will include keynote speakers, insights for both manufacturers and financial executives, and opportunities to network with industry leaders of today.
The Overture Group’s own Bob Lindeman was a key organizer for the event, coordinating the speakers and working with industry experts; and will be delivering the opening speech and acting as the chairperson throughout.
Although open to any party interested in finance and manufacturing, Certified Public Accountants attending this event have the opportunity to receive up to 8.00 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for attending this event.
For CPAs seeking professional development surrounding the need for education in Specialized Knowledge and Applications, this manufacturing conference has many opportunities for growth.
Manufacturing is a vibrant part of the U.S. economy. In order to provide sound advice to executives and business owners, it is important that CPAs understand key issues facing the manufacturing sector in the United States.
New thinking is required to address the rising cost of healthcare. The old methods no longer work. It is time to engage employees to help solve the healthcare crisis.
The increasing advantages of producing in the U.S. for the North American Market are driving some companies to reshore. One key to the trend is more accurate calculation of the costs, risks and strategic impacts of offshoring. Learn how and why to use the Free Reshoring Initiative Tools.
Join Dr. Mark Frigo, a leading expert in strategy execution and the Balanced Scorecard, as he walks you through the latest developments and leading practices of the Balanced Scorecard for manufacturing companies.
Receive a comprehensive overview of the manufacturing climate and landscape in Illinois and surrounding states. Learn the different competitive advantages Illinois has over these areas.
Available Computer Science sessions will be available for CPE credits.
The world is changing. Learn how today’s technology, knowledge management, and specialization come together to offer efficient business processes.
Discuss possible risks, threats and vulnerabilities when adhering to the compliance requirements of your organization. Understand how to avoid security breaches that could affect revenues, costs and client base.
Hear from experts on what triggers incentive opportunities and how to negotiate the best package. Learn what types of incentives are available and the common pitfalls associated with each.
This session will introduce the importance of supply chain performance metrics using the SCOR® model in the context of this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 companies. Understand the financial magnitude of supply chain management in 2014 and how it contributes to enterprise competitive advantage.
Process improvement is just the beginning. How to assure and validate that your improvement actions and initiatives are sustained and are realizing benefits.
Hear an update on current global business and market conditions based on an analysis of the latest economic data points. Attendees will also participate in an interactive conversation regarding the potential impact of rising bond return interest rates.
Tackle ownership transition and related liquidity issues that face every business owner. Learn more about the pros and cons of alternative exit strategies with lessons learned in a manufacturing environment.
CFOs must provide decision support that will help their organizations outmaneuver competition while managing risk, volatility and uncertainty. Recognize opportunities for your organization in the face of rapid economic, technological and social changes.
Participate in an interactive panel discussion highlighting the challenges and opportunities relating to exporting. Hear from experts in various industries as they share their real-world case studies related to international business.
We welcome you to sign up for this invaluable look into technology in America, gaining the chance to network with professionals in accounting, finance, and manufacturing.
Again, open to anyone interested in manufacturing and finance, we welcome you to register for this event, again to be held on October 22, at the Drury Lane Convention Center. Full Details including pricing, speakers, sponsors, and more here.