Brewery R&D Tax Credit Webinar

The 1.5 hour webinar will educate brewers from Illinois about tax credits available for innovation and product and process improvements.

Conference on Enterprise Excellence

Hamburger University 2715 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL

The Conference on Enterprise Excellence features recognized organizational leaders sharing how they create their competitive future.

ILPEx Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Dinner

Hyatt Lodge at Hamburger University 2815 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL

Join the ILPEx Recognition Program to celebrate the newest members of the Class of Distinction, the 2017 ILPEx Awards for Excellence recipients.

Building Strategic Success for Manufacturers in the Illinois Valley

Illinois Valley Community College Peter Miller Community Technical Center, 815 N Orlando Smith St., Oglesby, IL

This one day conference will address the unique challenges in workforce development, operations, customer engagement, and strategy.

Business and Industry Innovation Summit

John Wood Community College - Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

The Business and Industry Innovation Summit brings together tri-state businesses and manufacturers to collaborate, train and grow their competitive futures.

2018 Continuous Improvement Multi-Day Conference

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL

The multi-day Continuous Improvement Conference targets printing and converting companies to achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.

Leadership Boot Camp (2-Day Training)

Sauk Valley Community College 173 IL-2, Dixon, IL

The Leadership Boot Camp builds the skills of current and up-and-coming leaders through interactive sessions on leadership style, communication and team management.

15th Annual ASQ Conference – SIU-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Student Center 1255 Lincoln Dr., Carbondale, IL

Expand your network and connect with quality professionals at the ASQ Conference at SIU Carbondale, featuring speakers on quality best practices.

Aerospace Networking & Symposium Event

Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center 610 N. Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL

Connect with Tier-1 Suppliers & Manufacturers and learn about the latest Innovations happening in the Aerospace industry.

Profit Improvement Workshop – Kane County

Kane County Government Center 719 Batavia Ave, Building A Auditorium, Geneva, IL

Identify the vital few (20%) that drive your revenue & profit and how the many (80%) are draining your resources, plus strategies that will quickly improve profitability.

Profit Improvement Workshop – Mt. Vernon

Magnum Steel Works 200 Shiloh Dr., Mt. Vernon, IL

Identify the vital few (20%) that drive your revenue & profit and how the many (80%) are draining your resources, plus strategies that will quickly improve profitability.

Profit Improvement Workshop – Rockford

NIU Rockford 8500 E. State St, Rockford, IL

Identify the vital few (20%) that drive your revenue & profit and how the many (80%) are draining your resources, plus strategies that will quickly improve profitability.

IATF 16949:2016 Standard Overview | Brunch & Learn

Valley Industrial Association 2000 S. Batavia Ave, Suite 110, Geneva, IL

Learn how the new IATF 16949 Standard defines QMS requirements for automotive production, service and/or accessory parts organizations.

Leadership Boot Camp (2-Day Training)

Sauk Valley Community College 173 IL-2, Dixon, IL

The Leadership Boot Camp builds the skills of current and up-and-coming leaders through interactive sessions on leadership style, communication and team management.

Basecamp for Manufacturing: Digital Transformation

JW Marriott Chicago 151 W Adams St, Chicago, IL

Training from Salesforce on the benefits of digital transformation for manufacturers, featuring stories from manufacturing leaders.

Defend Your Corporate Reputation 2-Day Workshop

Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel 5300 N. River Rd, Rosemont, IL

2-day event focusing on crisis communications, to explore reputation management amidst fake news and social media., and ideal response from legal, PR & HR.

IMA Manufacturing Workforce Roundtable

Kankakee Country Club 2011 Cobb Blvd., Kankakee, IL

Round table addressing workforce issues in manufacturing: retaining good people, the coming skills gap and apprenticeships.

Digital Transformation: Implementing Smart Manufacturing

UI Labs - DMDII Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) - UI Labs 1415 N. Cherry Ave, Chicago, IL

The Smart Manufacturing Series looks at the change in the way products are designed and manufactured. This session looks at how Digital Technology and Transformation in manufacturing creates operational value and increases productivity that impact your bottom line.

ExporTech – Park Forest

Park Forest Park Forest, IL

Registration is open for ExporTech, a national program that assists manufacturers to develop a strategive and proactive approach to exporting.

AS9100 Internal Auditor 2-Day Certification Course

NIU Rockford 8500 E. State St, Rockford, IL

Participants in this 2-day session will learn the requirements to become a certified AS9100 Internal Auditor, with opportunity to test for certification.

IMIN Network Event

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network provides a forum for leaders to collaborate with others to exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement.

Webinar: Baldrige Excellence Framework 2019-2020 Update

Webinar Webinar link will be provided after registration

Through four hands-on sessions, non-profit leaders will learn actionable steps for improvement using enterprise excellence principles, continuous improvement tools, and a world-class framework for performance excellence.

IMIN Network Event: Employee Engagement

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement. February focus: Employee Engagement

ExporTech – Lake County

College of Lake County 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, IL

Registration is open for ExporTech, a national program that assists manufacturers to develop a strategive and proactive approach to exporting.

Principles of Lean for Business and Manufacturing – with Simulation

John Wood Community College - Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

Learn the Lean principles that make your company flexible & responsive to change, with efficiency & effectiveness as part of your everyday business culture.

IMIN Network Event – March 2019

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement, with a featured topic each month.

ProFood Tech 2019

McCormick Place 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL

Offering solutions for all food and beverage sectors and a robust educational program, ProFood Tech is the most comprehensive processing event in North America.

2019 IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence, Presented by ACHE

NIU Conference Center - Naperville 1120 E. Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL

The 2019 IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence features recognized leaders who drive high performance leadership, strategy, customer, operations, workforce, and technology.

Journey to Excellence | Conference & Business Showcase

Keller Convention Center 1202 N Keller Dr,, Effingham, IL

Forum for quality-focused businesses around Effingham to share innovations for advancing excellence and learn strategies for continuous improvement, tips for process planning and leadership skills.

IMIN Network Event – April 2019

REG Danville, LLC | Renewable Energy Group 300 N. Anderson St., Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement, with a featured topic each month.

2019 Export Pitch

PowerForward DuPage 28600 Bella Vista Parkway, IBEW Local 701 Bldg, Warrenville, IL

Pitch competition, sponsored by Chicago Regional Growth Corporation and UPS, for small/medium-sized companies looking to export, with opportunity to win 1 of 3 grand prizes to support going global.

16th Annual ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference – SIU-Carbondale

SIU-Carbondale Student Center 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL

Expand your network and connect with quality professionals at the ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference at SIU Carbondale, featuring speakers on Six Sigma, Lean enterprise, quality, and reliability.

IMIN Network Event – May 2019

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

Join area leaders at the IMIN Network forum, focused on operational excellence strategies, the need for continuous improvement & recognizing the 8 wastes.

Crisis Management: Prepare, Respond, & Get Back to Work – Decatur

Richland Community College - National Sequestration Education Center 3357 N. President Howard Brown Blvd, Decatur, IL

A comprehensive program that takes participants through the steps to better prepare for an unexpected crisis – and reassure their employees in uncertain times.

Leadership Boot Camp (2-Day Training)

Sauk Valley Community College 173 IL-2, Dixon, IL

The Leadership Boot Camp builds the skills of current and up-and-coming leaders through interactive sessions on leadership style, communication and team management.

IMIN Network Event – June 2019

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement, with a featured topic each month.

Peer Group Lunch & Learn, presented by TRMA

Three Rivers Manufacturers' Association 1615 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, Joliet, IL

Join IMEC & the TRMA for an informational session about the IMEC BreakThrough Peer Group, a year-long focus on personal development, professional growth, & high-level industry networking.

ERP Summit: Unleash the Power of Your ERP System

NIU Conference Center - Naperville 1120 E. Diehl Rd, Naperville, IL

IMEC and Salesforce team up to bring you thought leaders focused on how to optimize your current or future ERP system to increase efficiency and productivity, plus an ERP Vendor Showcase to get your questions answered.

IMIN Network Event – July 2019

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement, with a featured topic each month.

Peer Group Lunch & Learn – Rockford

NIU Rockford 8500 E. State St, Rockford, IL

Join IMEC & BreakThrough Results for an informational session about the IMEC BreakThrough Peer Group, a year-long focus on personal development, professional growth, & high-level industry networking.

Tools for Efficiency Workshop: Value Stream Mapping

John Wood Community College - Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane, Room W112, Quincy, IL

Learn how to use a VSM to "See the flow" of processes. Create a blueprint for your Future State Map based on value-added and wastes in your work systems.

IMIN Network Event – Breakfast with the Bots

Danville Area Community College 2000 East Main St, Bremer Conference Center Room 109, Danville, IL

The IMIN Network is a forum for leaders to collaborate and exchange knowledge and experiences in continuous improvement, with a featured topic each month.