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Upcoming Events

Pitch North

May 8, 2019 / 4:00PM – 6:00PM / Dogwood Center

Join us for an evening of innovation, entrepreneurship and excitement. Pitch North is a idea pitching competition created to spark change and promote entrepreneurial progress in some of West Michigan's more rural counties. A panel of judges will evaluate submissions from area residents seeking a chance to be finalists at the live pitching event on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Dogwood...

Oceana County Economic Alliance Annual Community Leaders Breakfast

May 17, 2019 / 7:30AM – 9:30AM / The Shelby Optimist Club

The Oceana County Economic Alliance and The Right Place, Inc. invite you attend our 2019 Economic Breakfast. This year’s event features guest speakers Cindy Brown of The Right Place and Eric Guthrie of the State of Michigan. Brown and Guthrie will share their insights into the workforce issues impacting Oceana employers and the local economy. The Oceana County Economic Alliance w...

Manufacturing Leadership Series: Cybersecurity

May 21, 2019 / 8:00AM – 10:00AM / Eberhard Center

Cybersecurity: The threat manufacturers can't ignore Industry 4.0 is rapidly transforming the operations of Michigan’s small and mid-size manufacturers. The interconnectivity of smart factories provides many opportunities for increased productivity and growth, but it also means cyber-attacks can be more damaging than ever before. Is your company prepared? Join us for our Cybersecurity Breakfast on May 21st and learn how y...

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Training - August

August 15, 2019 / 8:00AM – 5:00PM / The Right Place, Inc.

Consistent food safety fundamentals are often difficult to provide for an organization. Completing a HACCP Plan Development Course enables you to be better equipped to identify and avoid food safety risks. This course is a mixture of lecture and hands-on learning and is considered to be "moderate level" training accredited by the International HACCP Alliance. Key course topics: Overview of...

Commodity Trends 2020 Outlook

September 25, 2019 / 8:00AM – 12:00PM / Grand Valley State University Eberhard Center

Save the date! The Commodity Trends 2020 Outlook event will provide you with the critical data on feedstock trends so you can build and manage an effective commodities strategy. Gain insights into influencing factors of critical manufacturing commodities such as Metals and Plastics and discuss possible options to help you manage global supply chains. This event is hosted by The Right...

MiFOOD 2019

October 23, 2019 / 8:00AM – 1:00PM / Pinnacle Center

Save the date! The MiFOOD 2019 summit tackles some of today’s most challenging issues in the agriculture and food processing industries. Learn from business leaders and industry experts on how you can drive new, innovative strategies for growth, safety, and increased efficiency in your own company. Michigan’s food processing and ag industries are two of the fastest growing sectors of ...

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Training - November

November 7, 2019 / 8:00AM – 5:00PM / The Right Place, Inc.

Consistent food safety fundamentals are often difficult to provide for an organization. Completing a HACCP Plan Development Course enables you to be better equipped to identify and avoid food safety risks. This course is a mixture of lecture and hands-on learning and is considered to be "moderate level" training accredited by the International HACCP Alliance. Key course topics: Overview of...

2020 Economic Outlook for West Michigan

December 11, 2019 / 7:30AM – 10:00AM / Amway Grand Plaza

Save the date! Join The Right Place, Inc. and over 300 local business and community leaders for The Right Place's signature event of the year. The 2020 Economic Outlook for West Michigan is one of the most anticipated economic forecast events in our community. Who should attend? Business OwnersCommunity LeadersLocal GovernmentCollege RepresentativesOthers interested in the current economic environment Additional information will be...