2022 State of Manufacturing Conference & Expo

September 27, 2022 -

Join us on September 27 for the biggest manufacturing conference this Fall. Special thank you to our Headline Sponsor, ABM!

  • Keynotes from Jon Taylor, Samsung and Robert Schoenberger, Editor in Chief of Industry Week
  • Political briefings from Judge Andy Brown, Judge Bill Gravell, and Senator Watson
  • Panel discussions that include leading executives: Robb Misso, CelLink, Scott Hatch, BAE Systems, Farah Tuten, NXP, and Keri Westland, Carr Lane
    Fifty exhibitors will have booths and demonstrations on display so register today. The Conference has a capacity of 350 and will sell out soon.
    Tuesday, September 27th
    9:30AM to 5:30PM

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
1900 University Ave
Austin, TX 78705


Conference Ticket (Member) | $150
Conference Ticket (Non-Member) | $200
Conference Table Sponsor | $1500
Expo Attendee (view exhibitors) | FREE


View the full line-up of panels and presentations here.

8:45am to 9:30am | Registration Open Thank you to our Breakfast Sponsor, Truist Bank
9:00am to 4:00pm | Expo Floor Opens Over 45 vendors with booths and demonstrations. Play exhibitor bingo and buy some raffle tickets! Registration to walk the show floor is FREE.
9:30am to 3:00pm | Manufacturing Conference Tickets are $150 (members) and $200 (non-members).
Thank you to our Conference Sponsors: TMAC, Samsung, NXP, and CelLink
9:30am | Welcome Address– Including Message from Senator Kirk Watson
9:45am | Opening Keynote– Jon Taylor, VP of Fab Engineering and Public Affairs for Samsung
10:10am | Waves of Growth: Economic Investment In Central Texas
Panelist Include: Farah Tuten, VP at NXP, Robb Misso, VP of CelLink, Scott Hatch, Site Director for BAE Systems
11:00am | Break
11:45am | Lunch served and a special message from Travis County Judge Andy Brown
12:00pm | Keynote: Robert Schoenberger, Editor in Chief for Industry Week: Manufacturing in the United States: National Trends Impacting Central Texas
12:45pm | The Challenges Local Manufacturers Face
Panelist include: Rajesh Purushothaman, VP for NI, Keri Westland, Chief Administrative Officer for Carr Lane, Kendra Davis (Invited), VP for Dover Fueling Solutions
1:30pm | Break
1:50pm | Special Message from Political guest
2:00pm | The Future of Central Texas Manufacturing
Panelist include: Larry Smith, President of Tokyo Electron, Will Anderson, Editor for Austin Business Journal, Charisse Bodisch, SVP for the Austin Chamber of Commerce
2:45pm | Closing: Special Conference only Raffle and Door Prizes

Thank you to our Sustaining Sponsors: Formic, Frost Bank & Insurance, BTX Global Logistics, and Texas State Technical College

3:00pm - 4:00pm | Happy Hour
Appetizers, open bar, and raffle & bingo winners announced! Thank you to our Happy Hour Sponsor, Hillcrest Bank

Registration information can be found below. Now open to ARMA members. Registration for non-members will open on June 1st.
Why Exhibit?
The expo and conference bring together the best suppliers and procurement executives in the area. Here are five reasons to exhibit:

  • Generate quality leads
  • Build your brand
  • Make high level contacts
  • Meet peers
  • Be a part of the community

What’s Included With a Table?

  • 6 ft. skirted table
  • 2 chairs
  • 2 company representatives per booth
  • Table ID sign
  • 2 complimentary conference tickets
  • 2 raffle tickets
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and drink tickets (for 2 representatives)
  • Company listing in Official Show Guide
  • Company recognition in electronic communication promoting trade show
  • Access to WHOVA exhibitor profiles and interactive attendee engagement tool

Exhibit Booth Rates

ARMA Member - Standard Table $1000
Non-Member - Standard Table $1350

ARMA Member - Expanded Space (2 tables) $1900
ARMA Non-Member - Expanded Space (2 tables) $2600

Exhibitor Registration Information


Please note that we will not be offering pipe and draping for booths this year. Exhibitor spaces will be limited to 6ft tables with a maximum of 50 spots available.

After you register, you will receive an Exhibitor packet with utilities ordering information and a floor layout to choose your table location.

You can register as an exhibitor here:

Sponsorship Information

Please contact Liz Gori at for available sponsorship opportunities.



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