Community. Collaboration. Innovation.

Siemens and Electro-Matic invite you to join over 3,200 manufacturing executives, engineers and enthusiasts at Manufacturing in America 2019 inside Ford Field in downtown Detroit on March 20th and 21st. Learn about the newest technologies, share best practices and ideas, and be a part of advancing the future of manufacturing.

#MiA19 is free to attend, but registration is required to take part in over 100 technical seminars and over 50 exhibits focused on emerging automation, controls, drive technologies, and PLM within this evolving industry.

#MiA19: Helping to

shape the future

of manufacturing

WED 3/20

The Summit

9:00a – 12:35p / HALL OF LEGENDS

Technical Seminars


Exhibitor Booths & Displays

8:00a – 7:00p / CONCOURSES & WEST ATRIUM

Food, Beverage, and CPG Futures Forum

1:00p – 2:50p / GRIDIRON CLUB

Networking Reception

4:00p – 7:00p / WEST ATRIUM

The Summit


THU 3/21

Student Zone

8:00a – 12:00p / Gridiron Club

Technical Seminars

8:00a – 4:00p / Throughout Ford Field

Exhibitor Booths & Displays

8:00a – 5:00p / Concourses & West Atrium

Live NCAA Tournament Networking

12:00p – 5:00p / West Atrium

Over 100+ Seminars


The Summit

Wednesday, March 20th / 9:00a – 12:35p

Join Siemens and innovation thought leaders at our annual Manufacturing in America Summit where we will explore how you can realize your digital transformation. During the morning session, you will take part in thought provoking presentations, discussions, and best practice sharing with leading experts in manufacturing, the economy, technology, and innovation.

The Manufacturing in America Summit brings the manufacturing community together to facilitate collaboration and spur innovation. Focused on building strong leadership within manufacturing, discussing the latest trends, and illustrating how leading-edge technology and automation helps U.S. manufacturing become more profitable, innovative, and globally competitive, it’s the key thought leadership and highlight of MiA.

Nicholas J. Webb


Zones @ #MiA19

Manufacturing in America 2019 also includes special zones and activities for attendees to experience while at the event


West Atrium · All Day · Both Days

Visit the Digitalization Zone in the Siemens Exhibit to see the Siemens Digital Enterprise Suite of products in action, showcasing the most interesting new technologies. Come discover the power of the 3 digital twins : Digital Twin of Product, Digital Twin of Production, and the Digital Twin of Performance. Experience what advanced new innovations – Blockchain, Edge Computing, Virtual Commissioning, and MindSphere – can do for you.


3rd Floor Club · All Day · Both Days

Take advantage of this exclusive, hands-on opportunity to experience first-hand how the Siemens Digital Enterprise compliments Modernization for Smart Manufacturing. The Tech Zone is open all day, where you can test-drive common engineering task on Siemens hardware and software products including: Factory Automation, Motion Control, Control Products, Industrial Networking, and Mindsphere.


Gridiron Club · 8am-12pm · Thursday, 3/21

Ford Field’s Gridiron Club will host MiA’s 4th annual Student Zone where 9th-12th grade students invited from Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties will participate in educational and hands-on workshops with manufacturing equipment to experience what an exciting career in manufacturing is all about.

Exhibitors @ #MiA19

Manufacturing in America is proud to host some of the most innovative companies in the industry today. Check out over 50 hands-on displays featuring products that will help shape the future of modern manufacturing.


Manufacturing in America provides free validated parking at two parking garages located adjacent to Ford Field. Attendees are encouraged to use the Tigers Parking Garage on the northwest side of the stadium (Montcalm/Brush) and enter via Gate B. Additional parking is available in the Ford Field Parking Deck on St. Antoine with Gate G stadium entry.

Printed parking passes must be presented to parking lot attendant to validate parking.


Manufacturing in America has partnered with Greektown Casino-Hotel for a discounted rate for attendees that require accommodations.

Greektown Casino-Hotel

(* Limited Availability)