Save the Date: June 9-11 at the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota


2010 Progressive Manufacturing Summit at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida, May 3-5, 2010

Who: The Progressive Manufacturing Summit 2009 is an invitation-only event for forward thinking, senior-level manufacturing executives from corporate, line of business, finance and IT functions.

What: Progressive Manufacturing Summit 2009: Redefining the Business of Manufacturing in Turbulent Economic Times

Where: The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, FL

When: June 9-11, 2009


Fees: Summit tickets are $1,595, includes all sessions (lodging and ground transportation are additional). Extra tickets to the Progressive Manufacturing 100 Gala are $175 per person.

Travel: Special rates have been arranged with American Airlines and Avis for a 5% discount. To arrange please call 1-800-433-1790 or go to to make reservations. Group code is A8869AS.

Airports: The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota is situated at the edge of beautiful downtown Sarasota overlooking Sarasota Bay. The resort is 4 miles south of Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport and 55 miles south of Tampa International Airport.

Taxis: Taxis are easily accessible at the airports, just steps away from the baggage claim area. The average rate for the ride is $15 USD from Sarasota/Bradenton Airport and $80 from Tampa. Limousine and private car transportation can be arranged by the Resort Concierge for an applicable fee. Advance reservations are required by calling (941) 309-2160.

Hotel: The Ritz Carlton Sarasota is offering a special rate of $189.00 for all Progressive Manufacturing Summit attendees through May 7th, 2009. After May 7th, our rate will not be guaranteed and is subject to increase. For additional info click here.

Policies: All cancellation requests must be received in writing. Cancellations will be assessed a $200 service fee through Friday, May 8, 2009. No refunds will be made after May 8, 2009. Substitutions within a company are acceptable but must still meet Managing Automation qualification criteria.

Questions: e-mail us at, or call 877-657-3177.