Digital Strategies for Manufacturing

Manufacturing Focus

Smart Industry occupies a unique position in the broader world of media and events serving digital transformation and the IoT.  Our conference content is focused on digital transformation opportunities and challenges specifically within manufacturing industries.

If you are developing or implementing digital strategies in your manufacturing company, Smart Industry 2018 needs to be on your event schedule.

Manufacturing industries lead investment in digital transformation technologies

Industries investing the MOST in digital transformation:

Discrete Manufacturing, including industrial machinery - #1
Transportation - #2
Process Manufacturing - #3


$437 billion investment

In 2018, US $437 billion expected investment on digital transformation (DX) technologies.


Investment Focus

Investment focus includes core technologies, particularly cloud, big data and analytics, and mobility. Shifting priorities also now include “innovation accelerators”, such as the IoT, AI, Robotics, Cognitive Computing, Additive Manufacturing, etc.

-IDC’s Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide

While attending Smart Industry 2018, you will be networking with like-minded peers from other manufacturing companies, as well as the solution providers currently contributing to digital projects and applications within manufacturing enterprises.