AME Consortia 
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Moving from surviving to thriving in rapidly changing times

A conversation with executive and frontline leaders from across industries


Panel Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 20 Location Code
11:00am-12:00pm Sheraton Dallas Hotel ThS/56


The pandemic caused many work environments to feel isolated, disconnected and frustrating. AME’s core focus is practitioner-to-practitioner shared learning and growing. Like iron sharpens iron, it is primarily the relationships developed through collaboration solving real business problems. Encouraging leaders at every level to continue to grow. Knowledge sharing across multiple sectors and creating breakthrough solutions to complex business challenges. This panel of executive and frontline workers from across industries will share real-life examples of how their companies are tapping into the AME Consortia network to grow personally and move their businesses forward.


AME Consortia is a collaborative set of dynamic regional communities sharing knowledge and best practices. They are member-led and supported with a facilitator acting as a trusted advisor, connecting members and experts to knowledge in the AME community and beyond. AME’s Consortia companies continue to attract and retain top talent due to the people-centric culture, commitment to developing their employees, and their ability to provide meaningful work. Restrictions on travel, site visits and training have not stopped their ability to, share learn and grow. In this session, discover how companies are moving forward and building connections as members of this dynamic community.


The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is the premier not-for-profit organization dedicated to the journey of continuous improvement and enterprise excellence. AME’s membership is composed of a trusted network of volunteers who are committed to leveraging the practitioner-to-practitioner and company-to- company shared-learning experience. Through engaging workshops, plant tours, webinars, summits and industry-leading conferences, AME members are continually discovering and implementing new continuous improvement strategies and best practices. AME offers its members a multitude of valuable resources to help them stay abreast of current industry developments and improve the skills, competitiveness and overall success of their organizations.

What is AME Consortia?

An AME Consortium is a group of local companies (20 +/-) that collaborate for broad, deep, accelerated lean-CI progress better, faster, and easier than they can do it alone. These dynamic practitioner-to-practitioner networks are designed to support you in accelerating your company’s journey toward excellence. AME currently has consortia in and around Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Toronto, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. Learn more.