Navigate Next-Gen Skill Shortages, Rethink How You Find & Attract Urgently Needed Hourly Workers, & Transform TA Impact on Production Bottom-Line

Welcome to LEAP TA: Manufacturing Summit 2024

LEAP TA: Manufacturing is the only industry-specific event with a bespoke program designed to help you source, attract, onboard and retain the best manufacturing talent.

Returning to Atlanta from March 6-8, the LEAP TA: Manufacturing conference is designed to equip you with the innovation, toolkit, and connections you need to establish and engage a workforce to consistently exceed production objectives.

This is the only event you need to attend to build a portfolio of ideas to turbocharge your sourcing strategy, revamp your onboarding process, spearhead your diversity objectives, and offer an unrivalled employee experience for your manufacturing workforce.

You’ll hear from the likes of Ford, Nissan, Mars, Johnson Controls, and many more manufacturers paving the way with their talent acquisition strategies.

Join over 100 manufacturing TA professionals for three days of learning, networking, and strategizing.

Join Manufacturing TA Changemakers & Discover...


How Ford built its manufacturing TA team from scratch, while successfully navigating the competing priorities of stakeholders within the organization

Mars (2)

Mars’ insights on measuring ROI on total rewards: metrics for assessing the effectiveness of compensation and benefits

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The approach to reinventing perceptions of manufacturing careers which has enabled Finlays to compete for next-gen talent, and demonstrate the value and fulfilment in a career in manufacturing

General Mills (4)

How General Mills developed a centralized production recruiting model leading them to generate a competitive advantage amid a labor shortage

Johnson Controls

How Johnson Controls have customized the application process for plant roles, enhancing the candidate experience and ultimately contributing to faster hires


Uncover the long-term success Nissan has had through working with schools to attract talent and bridge the skills gap in front-line manufacturing


Hyliion’s approach to talent management featuring structured career progression which has led to significant improvements in employee engagement and retention levels


Brooks Automation’s unique approach to inclusivity which has enabled it to significantly enhance the engagement of its manufacturing employees

Hear from all these brands and more in 2024:

Harvest Food Group (1)
House of Cheatham
INEOS Styrolution
General Mills
Louisiana Economic Development
The Manufacturing Institute
AGRU America

Exciting is building for the event:

Here's a sneak peak of what you can expect from Nissan...

Expert Speakers Include:

Bridney Cobb

Production Recruitment Manager

General Mills

Jamie Nakamoto

Director of Recruiting

LED FastStart

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Leonardo Citro

Global Total Rewards Director


Michelle Johnson

Director, Talent Acquisition


Mike Aronson

Senior Director - Talent Acquisition Global Operations Leader

Johnson Controls

Regina Vereen

Vice President, People

House of Cheatham, LLC

"LEAP TA: Manufacturing was a great opportunity to connect with other industry professionals and learn from each other in a fast-paced setting that drove engagement and action” - Mary Mason, Senior HR Business Partner, Airboss of America

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