Webinar: Navigating the Digitalisation Journey: Empowering SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector

28. únor 2024 09:00 - 10:50

In today’s competitive landscape, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector are faced with the imperative to embrace digitalisation as a means to drive growth and sustainability. Whether capitalising on cost efficiencies or harnessing the power of unique product offerings, SME manufacturers are recognising the pivotal role of digitalisation in shaping their future trajectory. It is no longer a matter of choice, but a strategic necessity for professional managers to chart a course towards digital transformation. The questions that loom large are where to begin and how much to invest, among other crucial considerations.

In light of this pressing need, we are thrilled to announce the upcoming hybrid workshop “Navigating the Digitalisation Journey: Empowering SMEs in the Manufacturing Sector.” This event is tailored to cater to the specific needs of small and medium-sized enterprises, offering a platform for industry leaders and professionals to delve into the intricacies of digitalisation within the manufacturing realm.

Digitalisation Journeys for SMEs

With a keen focus on the digitalisation progress of SMEs in the manufacturing sector, our event aims to bring together representatives from SMEs to share insights, experiences, and best practices in their digitalisation journeys. Participants can expect to gain valuable knowledge on the necessity of digitalisation for SMEs in the manufacturing industry, the essential steps for embarking on a digital transformation, and real-world case studies highlighting successful digitalisation practices.

The event will serve as a forum for open dialogue, knowledge exchange, and networking opportunities, allowing attendees to connect with like-minded professionals and gain inspiration from the success stories of their peers. Through engaging panel discussions, interactive workshops, and expert presentations, participants will be equipped with the practical guidance and strategic insights needed to propel their organizations towards digital maturity.

Join us as we embark on a collective exploration of the digitalisation landscape, empowering SMEs in the manufacturing sector to seize the opportunities presented by the digital age. Together, let us unravel the complexities, embrace the possibilities, and pave the way for a thriving digital future in manufacturing.

This free event is organised by the EU SME Centre and the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. It is open to all SMEs from EU Member States and countries participating in the Single Market Programme (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway).

Registration HERE

Agenda (Beijing Time)

15:30 – 16:00

Registration at the venue
For onsite participants in Tianjin

16:00 – 16:10

Opening remarks
Liam Jia, Team Lead, EU SME Centre
Catherine Guo, General Manager, European Chamber Tianjin Chapter

16:10 – 16:30

Road to the Future – How Can SMEs Prepare for the New Digital Era
Lin Hao, General Manager, abat China

16:30 – 17:10

Industry Leaders’ Digitalisation Experiments: Roadmap, Actions, and Reflections
Jiang Nan, General Manager, LESER Safety Valve (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.
Yang Xinyu, Vice President, Operations for ADB Safegate in China

17:10 – 17:30

Panel Discussion: The Necessity for SMEs to Embark on a Digitalisation Journey
Liam Jia, Team Lead, EU SME Centre

Lin Hao, General Manager, abat China
Jiang Nan, General Manager, LESER Safety Valve (Tianjin) Co., Ltd
Yang Xinyu, Vice President, Operations for ADB Safegate in China

17:30 – 17:40

Q&A session

17:40 – 17:50

Concluding remarks