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.
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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
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
How a Healthy Workforce Benefits Your Bottom Line
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi
Policy Matters: MMA Legislative Update
MMA President & CEO John McKay
DATES AND LOCATIONS
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Marshall County Workforce Center
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Central MS Planning Development District
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Communiversity, East Mississippi Community College
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Meridian Community College
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Community Development Foundation
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Mississippi Polymer Institute
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez Branch