Chemical Manufacturing Excellence in the Digital Age

March 16 – 17, 2020 | Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany

The calendar event for all chemical manufacturers in Europe
We are going into the 9th year already! The 9th annual Global ManuChem 2020 is coming back as the leading event for manufacturers in the chemical industry. It brings together over 150 production, SCM & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing and business strategy in their companies. Exchange your knowledge, share your insights and strengthen your capabilities in a unique interactive event format to be prepared for the upcoming challenges in the chemical industry!

Highlights in 2019

Event at a glance

% Buyers/End-users :
20% Sellers/Solution Providers
% Decision Makers :
30% Senior Influencers

NEW in 2020

  • Global ManuChem Event App – Get the latest updates on the program, see who is at the conference and get connected smart and easy
  • Focussed exchange on latest trends and up to date projects – From the industry for the industry
  • Content news:
    • Digitalization and Human Centered OPEX
    • Presentations on the use of AI and Blockchain
  • Co-located with ener.CON and SPMS Europe

The Global ManuChem Strategies Ssessions

The 3-day event is a unique combination of…

Inspirational keynotes | Industry case studies | Well moderated, interactive world café sessions | interactive Challenge your Peers | Icebreakers | Panel discussion

Be part of our exclusive platform that explores the business models, case studies, actions, and profitability and identify gaps that hide opportunities and business chances for your challenges.

We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!

1 Ticket – 3 events! Co-located with
9. ener.CON Europe 2020 and SPMS Europe 2020

Don’t miss out the unique chance to buy one ticket and get two conferences! Get a ticket for the Global ManuChem Strategies and visit sessions from the co-located 9th annual ener.CON Europe.

The ideal way to take advantage of everything we have to offer at the conference and customize your learning and networking experience.

Hundreds of chemical manufacturing projects and technology budgets under the same roof

Get involved at the event as a Business Partner. For our event partners it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. Global ManuChem Strategies offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to high-level professionals from the chemical industry.

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…not sponsors. Global ManuChem Strategies is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience. Position your business as a thought leader at Global ManuChem Strategies. Join our 2020 partners today!

Key Topics

  • Industry 4.0 – the next big thing for chemical manufacturing?
  • Maximizing your facilities: How to reduce production inefficiencies
  • Optimizing the link between marketing, R&D, production and supply chain
  • Big data analysis & predictive techniques
  • Why and how is cloud computing revolutionising the chemical Industry?
  • What are the possible applications of AI and learning networks in production control, analytics and prediction?
  • Blockchain Revolution: How Blockchain will transform transaction and visibility from the shop-floor to the global supply-chain
  • How to balance standardisation vs flexibility for production reporting systems across sites, region and company?
  • Moving towards Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) models – ISA 95 and beyond
  • Increasing capacity quickly: Plant de-bottlenecking without capital expenditure
  • Strategy development and deployment tools/methods
  • Managing uncertainties in operations planning: Key variables and potential response strategies
  • Coping with volatile markets, breaking into emerging markets – How to mitigate risks?
  • What is the place of humans in an era of increased automation?
  • Team dynamics: creating high performance teams
  • Culture change/assessment, how to manage a re-structuring of an organization (communication, involvement etc.)

Movers & Shakers from our last Event

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

Meet! Global ManuChem

Discover who else is participating at the Global ManuChem. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Panel Discussion

A moderated conversation where hand-picked industry experts discuss current and future issues from different perspectives.

Training Session

An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.

Taking Place at

Maritim proARTE Hotel Berlin

Defining Manufacturing Operations Management in Chemicals & Process Industries

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See you in Berlin in November!

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