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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...

MedAccred Accreditation Session

March 26, 2019 / Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) M-TEC

The number one priority for medical device manufacturers is ensuring superior quality. To support this initiative, medical device OEMs are urging-and some soon requiring-their supply chain with specific controlled processes to adopt MedAccred Accreditation to be considered for new award work or continuations of contracts. Do you know about MedAccred accreditation? You’d better! MedAccred: • Is an independent audit of an ...

Midwest Supply Chain Management Conference 2019

March 19, 2019 / GVSU Eberhard Center

The Midwest Supply Chain Management Conference is a comprehensive supply chain management education and networking event. Continued change in the global economy has created new opportunities for supply chain professionals. Future success will be heavily influenced by the strategies, practices, and processes that organizations put in place to facilitate innovation and operational excellence. As an individual or as an organization,...

Hello West Michigan 2019 Annual Meeting

February 26, 2019 / Davenport University Sneden Auditorium

Everyone knows there's a talent shortage in West Michigan, and solving it requires a multipronged approach. For Hello West Michigan's 2019 Annual Meeting, they're taking a closer look at strategies for attracting and retaining veteran talent, a segment of the workforce that is underutilized. Keynote speaker First Sergeant (ret) Matt Eversmann served in the Army for 20 years and was honored with...