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Commodity Trends 2021 Outlook

September 16, 2020 / ZOOM

The Commodity Trends 2021 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. This year's event will also...

Innovation vs Corona | Free Webinar

August 31, 2020 / Webinar

Tune in for the Innovation vs Corona: Creating Opportunities for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond online kickoff event, presented by the Michigan Israel Business Accelerator (MIBA) and strategic partners from across the state. Creating Opportunities for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond Event Objectives: Identifying Michigan's needs and discuss opportunities in Defense, Mobility, Cyber/Artificial Intelligence, Health and Life Sciences, and Food/AgTech ...

The Center-West Industry 4.0 Webinar | Session Two

August 18, 2020 / Zoom

Industry 4.0 buzz words have been flying around for a few years now, but it seems the mystery remains. What does all of it mean for small and midsized manufacturers? We’re here to break down the jargon and make the complex simple, separating reality from the hype. Join the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West and Feyen Zylstra for an interactive webinar g...

Webinar: Driving the Future of the Automotive Industry

August 13, 2020 / GoToWebinar

Dykema, MICHauto and The Right Place recently surveyed automotive industry businesses and professionals to better understand the challenges they are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar program, professionals from these organizations will review these survey results in detail, highlighting the pandemic impact and discussing how COVID-19 will shape the future of the automotive industry. Topics...

Back to Basics Webinar Series: Building Your Culture

August 11, 2020 / GoToWebinar

Building Your Culture Life is changing rapidly for manufacturers and their employees as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. As priorities shift, many companies are finding that their company culture is shifting, too. How can you, as a leader, embrace those changes and take an intentional approach to building your company’s culture for the future?This 50-minute webinar will feature e...

Navigate 2020: Sisters Who Lead 2020 Study Results

August 10, 2020 / Zoom

Since 2016, Sisters Who Lead co-founders Shannon Cohen and Patricia Sosa VerDuin have spearheaded regional workplace climate studies that highlight the business and economic imperative for advancing diverse talent pathways, with a focus on women of color. Sisters Who Lead recently completed its second regional study using a systems lens to address institutional behaviors that prove counterproductive to attracting, retaining and...

The Center-West Industry 4.0 Webinar | Session One

August 6, 2020 / Zoom

Industry 4.0 buzz words have been flying around for a few years now, but it seems the mystery remains. What does all of it mean for small and midsized manufacturers? We’re here to break down the jargon and make the complex simple, separating reality from the hype. Join the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West and Feyen Zylstra for an interactive webinar g...

Navigate 2020 Webinar Series: Finding Global Opportunities During Uncertain Times

July 22, 2020 / Zoom

FINDING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES DURING UNCERTAIN TIMES Today’s ever-changing world poses many challenges as businesses around the globe attempt to maneuver through these unprecedented times. The host of uncertainties we face today far outnumber those we've seen in the past. Amid this foreign landscape, what do global opportunities look like now? How are businesses reaching international sales channels today, and w...

Webinar: Can Manufacturers Pivot from Traditional Sales Channels to Direct-to-Consumer Sales?

June 25, 2020 / Zoom

Has your organization considered a strategic shift from traditional sales channels to also offering your products direct to consumers (B-to-C)? Join us for this panel discussion to hear from two different digital agencies about what considerations are necessary to properly determine if a Direct-to-Consumer sales channel is right for your organization. A representative from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) w...

Navigate 2020 Webinar Series: Automotive Industry Update

June 17, 2020 / Zoom

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY UPDATE Join The Right Place and Michael Robinet, Executive Director for Automotive Advisory Services at IHS Markit, for a deep dive into the new structures driving post-COVID automotive supplier strategy. Robinet will cover production and sales dynamics as they relate to new areas of demand, as well as strategic shifts impacting research & development, risk and alignments, such as: ...

Navigate 2020 Webinar Series: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Economic Forecast

May 21, 2020 / Zoom

FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF CHICAGO ECONOMIC FORECAST: U.S. RECOVERY PATH AFTER COVID-19 When it comes to COVID-19, there are a wide range of possible outcomes regarding the health and economic costs related to the pandemic. The duration of the stay at home orders and determining how consumers and businesses will respond once restrictions are lifted are two variables that...

[POSTPONED] Oceana County Economic Alliance 2020 Annual Community Leaders Breakfast

May 15, 2020 / Oceana County Council on Aging Center

Join us for the 2020 Oceana County Annual Community Leaders Breakfast! The Oceana County Economic Alliance and The Right Place, Inc. invite you attend our 2020 Annual Community Leaders Breakfast. This year’s event features a keynote presentation from Mary Temple on Growing Leadership Skills in Ourselves & Others. The Oceana County Economic Alliance board members will also give an update on local e...