2019 Excellence in Manufacturing Summit

Don’t miss KAM’s 2019 Excellence in Manufacturing Summit. On Tuesday, October 29 we will have our manufacturing conference as well as a tool and equipment show. Celebrate manufacturing by joining us for a reception in the evening. Wednesday, October 30 brings an automotive-centric forum and the 19th annual Manufacturer & Employee of the Year Awards Luncheon.

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Hotel Information
KAM has secured a room block with the Hyatt. Please click here to book your room or call 800.233.1234 and use the code G-KMAA or ask for the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers block.


This year’s keynote speaker is an expert in the science of leadership.  Don Rheem, is the CEO of E3 Solutions, a provider of employee workplace metrics which allows organizations to build engaged, high-performance cultures.  Rheem has a passion for using science-backed research to consult with leaders at all levels.

In his keynote, Rheem will break down the science that triggers great workplace behavior at a neurological level, so you can understand how to foster a thriving culture.  In other words, you’ll learn how to produce a team of leaders and employees who look forward to Mondays instead of Fridays.

Raheem has more than 30 years of experience helping organizations derive more value and impact every day.  He has coached more than 30 U.S. Senators, royalty, as well as hundreds of CEOs and senior executives in the private and non-profit sectors in a variety of industries.

A former White House correspondent, Rheem is also an award-winning journalist and public affairs executive. He served as a technical consultant to the Committee on Science, Space & Technology in the U.S. House of Representatives, advising members on public policy issues and basic scientific research.

Presenting Sponsor

Manufacturer of the Year Award Sponsor

Employee of the Year Award Sponsor

Automotive Conference Sponsor

Reception Sponsor



October 29-30, 2019



Heritage Hall at Lexington Center
430 W. Vine St. Lexington, KY 40507


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