Why Pittsburgh?


Pittsburgh’s rejuvenation from a traditional heavy manufacturing heartland that had fallen on hard times to a modern, advanced technology and innovation hub in the space of just a few decades is one of the great success stories of the 21st century.

GMIS will offer Pittsburgh the chance to share the secrets of its successful renaissance with the world while showcasing its capabilities in advanced manufacturing technologies. The city’s revival is a perfect example to many others around the world facing a similar situation, as well as to developing countries embarking on an advanced industrialisation drive for the first time.

about gmis


The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) is the world’s first cross-industrial and crossfunctional platform that offers a voice and venue for leaders to transform manufacturing and utilise technology as a tool for global cooperation and collaboration to encourage greater investment in capabilities, foster innovation and drive global skills development.

Co-chaired by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the United Arab Emirates, GMIS unites influential delegates from the global manufacturing and technology communities, including leaders from governments, expert industry CEOs and specialist researchers and academics to discuss, debate and shape the future of the manufacturing sector and place manufacturing at the heart of economic regeneration and government policymaking.

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