Attracting hundreds of manufacturing professionals from around the country, the WiM SUMMIT is the only national conference of its kind. This three-day networking and educational event features manufacturing plant tours, keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and social events to expand participants' networks. The SUMMIT location moves around the country each year, giving attendees the opportunity to experience manufacturing and develop their networks throughout the United States.

The 8th annual WiM SUMMIT will be held on October 3 - 5, 2018, in Indianapolis, IN. The 2018 SUMMIT is expected to attract more than 350 individuals in manufacturing with titles ranging from production to the C-Suite.

Past knowledge experts have included top-ranking executives from Amazon Fulfillment, Caterpillar, Inc., Coca-Cola Co., Kohler Co., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Valspar, and more.


Early Member (April 1 deadline) $625
Member $675
Early Non-Member (April 1 deadline) $825
Non-Member $875
Corporate Registration
6 registrations for $3150 (one free registration)
One-Day Registration $425
Student $325
Welcome Reception & Evening Keynote & Dinner Only (October 4) $199


The JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S West St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Marriott Website

Located in the Front Street District of Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center.

Women in Manufacturing has a block of rooms designated for WiM SUMMIT attendees. The room rate is $219 per night plus applicable taxes. The discounted rate is available until Tuesday, September 11, 2018 or until the hotel block is sold out.

To book you may call 877-901-6632.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor of the 2018 WiM SUMMIT and experience the difference it makes! Our national event attracts hundreds of professionals, representing various job functions and industries within manufacturing, from around the country. As an event sponsor, you will benefit from enhanced visibility and have the ability to reach new customers and partners. A majority of our sponsorship packages include an exhibit table, which enables you to have a presence at the event and interact with attendees as they stop by your display. See our sponsorship opportunities sheet for specifics regarding each level of support.