OER Manufacturing Summit 2022 To Be Held On June 27

OER’s Manufacturing Summit and Awards, a flagship event by the Sultanate’s premium business magazine, will be held at Sheraton Oman Hotel on June 27.

H.E. Dr. Saleh bin Said Masan, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion for Commerce and Industry will be the chief guest at the Summit.

Madayn, MIZAH, Credit Oman SAOC and Oman Manufacturers Association (OMFA) are the endorsement partners of the Summit, which is being organised by UMS Events. Raysut Cement is the Strategic Partner. OMIFCO, Muscat Thread Mills, Al Jazeera Steel Products Company, Khazaen Economic City, Sohar Aluminium, Oman Cables Industry, Al Tamman Indisil Ferrochrome, Voltas Oman, Atyab Food Industries and Gulf Mushroom Products Company have signed up as the Associate Partners and MHD Ford Trucks as the Official Commercial Vehicles Partner. Times of Oman and Al Shabiba are the Media Partners, Alam Al-Iktisaad magazine, the Arabic media partner and oerlive.com, the Online Media Partner. SSA International is the Knowledge Partner.

Images from the OER Manufacturing Summit & Awards 2021

OER Manufacturing Summit 2022 To Be Held On June 27

The Sultanate’s Vision 2040 plan under the far-sighted leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik envisages Oman to have a modern and technologically advanced manufacturing base, fully utilising the creativity of the Omani population together with the most innovative production techniques and focused on improving the wellbeing of the peoples in the region and the world at large.

OER’s Manufacturing Summit 2022 will do a deep dive into the opportunities for the manufacturing sector in Oman, and the challenges impeding its growth and unlocking the potential of the sector. The topic of the Summit is ‘Smart Manufacturing: Enhancing competitiveness, innovation and transformation.’

The Summit will focus on consumer-driven manufacturing, connected services, Smart factories, Industry 4.0 and the digital economy, sustainability, hyper-automation, real-time performance monitoring, lead time compression (order-to-cash), speed up time to market, supply chain cost and reliability (inventory turns and cash conversion cycles), eliminating profit leaks across the value chain, leveraging data and analytics for superior customer insights, educating and up-skilling in Quality and Lean Manufacturing Practices and improving quality levels to achieve world-class performance.

The second edition of OER’s Manufacturing Summit will bring in government officials, C-suite executives, consultants and analysts to discuss a cross-section of issues impacting the manufacturing sector in Oman, possible solutions and the way ahead.


Manufacturing sector Excellence Awards and Top Performing Exporters Awards in diverse categories will also be presented during the Summit. The awards will recognise exceptional organisations and individuals in the sector.

The exporter awards will honour companies that have shown a significant growth trajectory in regional and global export markets and have set a benchmark by their outstanding performance in export sales in the past year. Top exporters from large, medium and small-cap categories meeting the required parameters will be felicitated with the Top Manufacturing Exporters Awards at a gala evening awards night. The categories include construction materials, engineering products, oil and gas sector, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), packaging materials, pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment and supplies, interior decoration and furnishing, security equipment, ICT, agriculture and marine equipment. Special awards will also be presented in various categories.

A workshop on digital and smart manufacturing will also be held alongside the Summit.

For more information contact Shivkumar on 99267159, shivkumar@umsoman.com