Victorian Manufacturing Showcase 2016 – October 18

The 2016 Victorian Manufacturing Showcase will again attract hundreds of the best and brightest manufacturers in Victoria to a day of innovation, inspiration and partnership building.

This year’s theme is Leveraging Opportunities in Growth Sectors, featuring inspirational presentations by high profile CEO’s from some of Victoria’s most successful manufacturing firms.

Hosted by the Victorian Government and the Industry Capability Network, the Showcase will be opened by the Minister for Industry and Employment, the Honourable Wade Noonan MP and presented by Bruce Roberts, Senior Presenter, WIN News.

(Click here to register for a free ticket.)

Welcome Function
The event commences on the evening of Monday, 17 October with a welcome function.

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Victorian Manufacturing Showcase Event

The Victorian Manufacturing Showcase is on Tuesday, 18 October at Federation University.

Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm

Both the Welcome Function and the Manufacturing Showcase events are free of charge and provide an excellent opportunity to gain valuable insights from successful Victorian manufacturers and to actively network in the company of industry representatives.

Session 1

Chris Jenkins, Country Director and Chief Executive Officer, Thales Australia

Defence Technologies

Rodney Walton, General Manager, Haymes Paint

Construction Technologies

Paul Chapman, Executive Chairman, Australian Turntable Company

Transportation Technologies

Elizabeth Lewis-Gray, Co-Founder and Chairman, Gekko Systems

Advanced Manufacturing

Session 2

Stephen Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, Albins Performance Transmissions

Transportation and Defence Technologies

Ross George, Managing Director, Austeng

Advanced Manufacturing

Jim LeSage, Managing Director, True Foods

Food and Fibre

Jeff Malone, General Manager Australia, SRX Global

Erika Hughes, Marketing Director, Integra Systems

Ron Weinzierl, Business Director, Australian Precision Tecnhologies

Defence Technologies


Federation University

Manufacturing Engineering Skills Centre

Building S, Corner Grant and Moyle Street

Ballarat, VIC