500 attendees + 80 speakers + 30 high-tech Exhibitors =
1 Action-packed Day

What Attendees Had to Say:


Integr8 featured over 20 breakout sessions, lead by Industry 4.0 experts from across the globe, on the most pressing issues facing the manufacturing industry today. 

Our Impact

More than 500 professionals from the technology and manufacturing worlds converged on Detroit, Nov. 9, 2017 for a day of deep Industry 4.0 learning at Automation Alley’s first-ever Integr8 conference and expo. From smart machines that think and perceive to immersive technologies that can train our future workforce, this global event not only put the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan in the spotlight as a key player in the Industry 4.0 space, but it also taught us valuable lessons about where advanced manufacturing is headed.

Our Reach


100+ Media Outlets 
Media OutletsMedia buzz surrounding the 2017 Integr8 conference was widespread, including coverage and conference attendance from The Wall Street Journal, The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press, Bloomberg News, The Washington Times, The Associated Press, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Corp! Magazine, Crain’s Detroit Business, HOUR Magazine, DBusiness, WJR, WWJ, MLive, Benzinga, Bridge Magazine, Comcast Newsmakers,, Industry Today, Plastics Technology, Modern Machine Shop, Graphic Speak, PR Web, MITech News, Xconomy, Cutting Tool Engineering, Michigan Business Network, Automation World, IT in the D and many more! 

250+ Companies represented 
Countries represented: USA, Germany, Canada, Italy, Japan, France, China, Ireland, and Greece.

Map of Countries Represented

Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors

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Integr8™ is presented by Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading nonprofit technology and manufacturing business association, connecting industry, academia and government to fuel Southeast Michigan’s economy and accelerate innovation. The mission of Automation Alley is to position Southeast Michigan as a global leader in Industry 4.0 by helping our members increase revenue, reduce costs and think strategically as they keep pace with rapid technological changes in manufacturing.

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