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Upcoming Events

Over the past few years, Jeremy Bout has keynoted both live and virtual events to tens of thousands of educators, industry leaders and students across North America. Jeremy's enthusiasm and media rich presentations inspire the leaders of today and recruit the leaders of tomorrow. 

To book Jeremy at your upcoming event, email Larissa Hofman at! Thank you.


MFG Day Events: US and Canada

As the official Media Partner for the US MFG Day 2015 and MFG Day Canada, Edge Factor's high impact media will be played at events across North America. Jeremy Bout will also be attending several MFG Day events in person. More details are on the way.



Date: 2015
Locations: Across North America


Film Shoot

Edge Factor is heading to Michigan to film in the beautiful, remote forests of Timber Products, where Jeremy Bout and John Good, the Founder of DW Drums will be taking us on a journey of responsibly harvesting wood to create drum kits. 


Date: May 5-7
Location: Michigan



2015 Minister’s Manufacturing Dinner

CME and the Saskatchewan Manufacturing​ ​Council present the 2015 Minister’s Manufacturing Dinner​, an evening of discussion and to honour the achievements of Saskatchewan’s manufacturing community​​ on Wednesday, May 13 in Regina.​ ​Jeremy Bout will be keynoting the even​t and ​​​​​​The Hon. Bill Boyd, Minister of the Economy​ will be co-hosting​ this exclusive ​event ​for​ senior industry executives and ​key​ policymakers​.​


Date: May 13
Location: Regina, SASK



The Big M

THE BIG M: an unprecedented opportunity to meet people, see technology and experience solutions that are transforming manufacturing. We will tackle new challenges and find innovative ways to overcome the old ones – real-world solutions that can only be defined by harnessing the collective knowledge of manufacturers across industries.


Date: June 2-4
Location: Detroit, MI



2015 Mastercam Reseller Conference

The Mastercam Reseller Conference & Business Partner Forum is a multiday event for the worldwide Mastercam network to come together and learn about the latest Mastercam developments and plans for future releases. Share your experiences and ideas with fellow Mastercam Resellers and Distributors. Meet with Mastercam Business Partners to discuss their products and services and find out how they can increase your Mastercam sales. Take classes to learn better ways to use, sell, and support Mastercam.


Date: June 2-5
Location: Tolland, CT



CTE Arizona

Larissa Hofman is meeting with the CTE Director of Mesa Public Schools Marlo Loria and an awesome team of eduFACTOR members and educators in Arizona! Over 150 schools in Arizona have eduFACTOR memberships, and they will be discussing best practices.


Date: June 8-12
Location: Arizona



PowerPlex 2015

PowerPlex is the annual user conference for Plex Systems – a leading ERP Cloud provider for manufacturing companies. PowerPlex is the premier event for the Plex community. Jeremy Bout is the keynote speaker to the 1000+ industry leaders and CEOs that will be attending at the Gaylord Resort. It is the chance to make key business connections, learn about new developments shaping our industry and to discover the full potential of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.



Date: July 1
Location: Nashville, TN


ELEVATE Youth Summit

Don't miss the 2015 Youth Summit in Tulsa, Oklahoma! Jeremy Bout will be keynoting an inspiring presentation to hundreds of students, sharing the news that limitless opportunities in employment and education are available for them in the exciting world of advanced manufacturing.



Date: June 9
Location: Oklahoma


ACTE Summer Conference

The Association for Career Technical Education of Arizona (ACTE) and the Arizona Department of Education is hosting Jeremy Bout live as the Keynote Speaker for their 40th annual conference in Tucson, AZ. The purpose of the event is to share ideas and discover new insights and strategies in helping to make CTE meet the challenges ahead and shape the future for our students and the coming generations.


Date: July 19
Location: Arizona



CMTS is Canada’s largest manufacturing mecca. More than 8,000 manufacturing professionals attend CMTS to discover the latest advancements in machine tool, tooling, metal forming and fabricating, advanced manufacturing including 3D printing/additive manufacturing, automation, design engineering and plant management segments from over 700 potential suppliers. CMTS provides attendees from all walks of manufacturing an experience they never forget and often repeat: a hands-on, flexible, learning environment of revolutionary technologies.


Date: Sept 28 - Oct 1
Location: Toronto, ON


AME International Conference

One of the comments AME hears from attendees every year is that their companies’ lean efforts got off to a great start, and associates are engaged in the lean program, but that sustaining and maintaining the initial momentum and results is difficult. That’s where Edge Factor comes in. Equipped with a turnkey solution, Jeremy Bout will be keynoting at this year’s AME International Conference and presenting the resource eduFACTOR.


Date: October 19-23
Location: Cincinnati, OH

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