Mark Your Calendars for MMA’s ‘Resiliency in Manufacturing’ Regional Meetings

October 25th, 2022

Mark Your Calendars for MMA’s ‘Resiliency in Manufacturing’ Regional Meetings

The Mississippi Manufacturers Association is hosting a series of meetings in locations across the state over the next two months, and we invite you to come learn from experts that can help your company thrive. Our “Resiliency in Manufacturing” Regional Meetings in November and December will feature topics including workforce development, cybersecurity, healthy workplace initiatives, and accessing funding for technical assistance.

These meetings will feature some of our partners, including Accelerate Mississippi’s Ecosystem Coordinators, updates from MMA’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), Information Technology presentations from SCS, legislative updates from MMA as well as open discussions regarding the issues impacting your business.

We are holding the meetings at the locations listed below. Registration is free but required in order to attend. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

7:30 a.m. – 8:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45
Welcome and Open Remarks

8:45 – 9:15
Delivering Direct Services & Technical Assistance
MMA-MEP Executive Director Sandy Crist

9:15 – 10:30
Connecting Industry with Qualified Candidates: How Ecosystem Coordinators Can Work for You
Accelerate MS Ecosystem Coordinator

10:30 – 10:45
Break

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.
Information Technology: What Every Business Leader Should Prioritize in Today’s Environment – Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Cyber Resiliency, Emerging Security Technology
Software Consulting Services, LLC

12:00 – 1:30
Lunch
How a Healthy Workforce Benefits Your Bottom Line
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi

Policy Matters: MMA Legislative Update
MMA President & CEO John McKay

1:30
Adjourn

DATES AND LOCATIONS

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Olive Branch
Marshall County Workforce Center

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Pearl
Central MS Planning Development District

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Columbus
Communiversity, East Mississippi Community College

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Meridian
Meridian Community College

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Tupelo
Community Development Foundation

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Hattiesburg
Mississippi Polymer Institute

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Natchez
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez Branch