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2020 Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Update


November 10, 2020

9:00 – 10:30 AM EDT



Since the onset of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0, the manufacturing industry continues to evolve. As we witness the impact of COVID-19 on industry operations, now is the time to focus on remaining competitive in today’s business environment amid significant transformations.

To assist in your efforts, GBQ’s Manufacturing & Distribution Services team is pleased to host a discussion featuring John Brandt, CEO & Founder of The MPI Group, and Doug Davidson, Director of IT Services at GBQ. In addition to exploring how Industry 4.0 is changing the industry’s strategies and competitive positioning, topics to be discussed include:

  • Manufacturing leaders are incorporating smart devices and embedded intelligence into their operations — and earning huge performance improvements and profits by doing so.
  • Manufacturing leaders are developing Industry 4.0-enabled products — and generating new revenues and profits by doing so.
  • Manufacturing leaders innovate while managing cyber and other risks – and its creating resilient organizations.

This webinar will qualify for 1.5 hours of CPE based on Ohio CPE requirements.

Please note our webinar sessions can accommodate a maximum of 500 individuals. Should you experience difficulties accessing the live broadcast, it is likely due to reaching attendee capacity. For your convenience, a recording will be made available on our webinar recording webpage following the presentation.


Jim Bechtel Director, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
Ben Forquer Director, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
Doug Davidson Director of Information Technology Services