The 4th annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence & Industrial Property Awards and CEO Manufacturing Magazine are proud to host the 4th annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence and Industrial Property Awards (CEEMEA). The anticipated celebration, which will be attended by some of the region’s leading manufacturers and business leaders, will take place on June 16th 2016, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Warsaw, Poland.

Building on the success of last year’s event, CEEMEA is being hosted in the beautiful InterContinental Hotel ballroom. With over 100 manufacturing executives and 200 industry leaders attending the summit and gala, and with 20 awards covering the leading manufacturers and suppliers, this event is promising to be a not to be missed occasion.

The 4th annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence and Industrial Awards will support and recognize manufacturing success in all sectors of the industry and is now widely heralded as the most prestigious manufacturing awards promoting the region to the international manufacturing sector.

The selected companies will compete over a total of 20 awards for manufacturing business achievement in 2015 including manufacturing, suppliers, companies, industry professionals and excellence in leadership.

Award categories and criteria

In this 4th edition, five of the most important categories in manufacturing will be covered: Production Innovation, Excellence in Manufacturing Management, Information Technologies for Manufacturing, Sustainability and Environment, and Business and Science.

As well as Manufacturing Supplier & Professional Service Categories. These awards will recognize excellence in the advisory and outsourcing services, innovative products and IT Systems that are provided to manufacturing companies.

There will also be a Grand Prize for the Manufacturing Company of the Year. This award distinguishes the best overall manufacturing firm in the CEE region. This award specifically highlights achieved excellence in manufacturing. It confirms the exceptional achievements of the company, which led to its prosperity in every respect, and thus significantly increased its competitiveness.

A detailed description of the Manufacturing Excellence and Industrial Property Awards categories can be found here:

The awards are judged by an independent elite panel of industry professionals from the leading companies of the manufacturing sector and its international industry partners. The Jury will debate to select the winners of the CEEMEA awards from the shortlisted companies. In order to ensure maximum objectivity and transparency of the final results, the judging procedure is overseen by EY – one of the world’s leading professional services organizations.

The Manufacturing Strategy Summit

CEEMEA awards are also an opportunity to debate on key factors driving the manufacturing sector. On June 16th 2016, regional, and international experts and business leaders will examine the business case for manufacturing investment opportunities. This senior-level forum will include leadership presentations, panel debates, breakout discussion groups and workshops focused on regional and global manufacturing business. The Summit will also be an ideal opportunity for extensive networking among top leaders, innovators and business minds of the manufacturing sector.

In addition to offering the opportunity to meet and network with leading market players, the Manufacturing Strategy Summit will examine, in detail, the manufacturing investment trends of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine and the Baltics. The schedule includes morning and afternoon networking coffee breaks and lunch.

As with all EuropaProperty events the 4th Annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence and Industrial Project Awards will pride itself on an unrivalled format that brings together top professionals in an environment conducive to offering the opportunity to meet and network with leading market players.