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Corp! Magazine West Michigan's Talent Resource Conference

October 8, 2019 / Prince Conference Center

SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR TALENT PIPELINE From finding great employees to bringing them through the front door to keeping and developing them, don’t miss the 2019 Talent Resource Conference. This event features networking, discussions and thought-provoking speakers who share best practices and new strategies for talent. Attended by C-suite executives, talent leaders, recruiters, HR experts, and vocational training representatives from West M...

Commodity Trends 2020 Outlook

September 25, 2019 / Grand Valley State University Eberhard Center

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 during this time of uncertainty. The event is hosted by...

Lake County Economic Alliance | Economic Update for Community Leaders

September 11, 2019 / The Rockwell Lake Lodge

Join the Lake County Economic Alliance for an update on efforts to build a stronger Lake County for our businesses, visitors, and residents. Learn more about their work around marketing the county's recreational trails, as well as recent and ongoing infrastructure development projects. 4:30-5:00 PM - Networking with complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers 5:00-6:00 PM - Brief update on Lake...

Free Webinar: Industry 4.0 - The future of work in Michigan's manufacturing sector

August 27, 2019 / GoToWebinar

How do you hire, train and motivate employees so they’ll thrive in the Industry 4.0 era? Join us on August 27 to learn what leading Michigan manufacturers are doing to prepare and transform their teams for the future. This free webinar will feature manufacturing executives sharing insights and methods that helped them prepare their people for the age of automation, AI a...

West Michigan Intern Connect 2019 | Hello West Michigan

June 19, 2019 / 20 Monroe Live

West Michigan Intern Connect is a half-day professional development conference designed to help you make the most of your summer internship experience. The conference will be focused on soft (essential) skills interns need: positive communication in the workplace, interpreting dress code, navigating networking events, and #adulting. What to expect: Session 1: A Positive Workplace Starts with You, Dr. Dave Learn the...

Michigan Medical Device Summit

May 22, 2019 / Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Secchia Center

Michigan Medical Device Summit 2019 The medical devices sector in Michigan employs over 11,600 people across some 300 companies, contributes more than $14 billion to the economy, and sustains some of the highest paying jobs in the state. By some estimates, Michigan’s device industry now ranks as 10th largest in the U.S. The Michigan Medical Device Summit will explore the challenges, opportunities, a...

Manufacturing Leadership Series: Cybersecurity

May 21, 2019 / 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...

Oceana County Economic Alliance Annual Community Leaders Breakfast

May 17, 2019 / 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...

Pitch North

May 8, 2019 / 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...

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Training at The Starting Block

April 19, 2019 / The Starting Block

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...

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Training - April

April 18, 2019 / 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...

Webinar: Industry 4.0 - Michigan manufacturers share their journey

March 28, 2019 / GoToWebinar

TAKING THE PLUNGE INTO INDUSTRY 4.0 On March 28th, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center - West and MiBiz will present their latest webinar on Industry 4.0 for small and mid-sized manufacturers in Western Michigan. In this webinar, we’ll feature two West Michigan-based firms that have taken the plunge into automation. We’ll talk to company executives about the practical challenges and rea...