November 20, 2020
/ ZOOM Webinar
Conversations around diversity and inclusion in the workplace have been top of mind for employers. The business case for D&I is strong: companies that are more diversified consistently deliver better performance metrics, higher profitability, and increased innovation.
Improving diversity and inclusion among West Michigan businesses is not only the right thing to do, but it is critical...
November 19, 2020
/ Brazen Virtual Events
This year, ReThink West Michigan is participating in Back To Michigan! This series of virtual networking events are for people interested in relocating to Michigan, and current residents who are unemployed. Attendees will be able to speak directly with hiring managers and rediscover opportunities in the Mitten State by connecting with local employers and former residents.
As with many things,...
November 18, 2020
/ ZOOM Webinars
Going into the colder weather months of Michigan winters can mean additional challenges for small businesses. Let's discuss some tips & strategies for 'weathering the storm', including streamlining business operations, innovative customer engagement opportunities and more.
Scott & Robbin Faulkner, Riverstop Cafe - NewaygoLeigh Young, Michigan Main Street Center
Target Audiences: Retail, Dining, Service Businesses, Municipal Leadership, Planning Commissions, DDAs,...
November 12, 2020
Investing in Leadership
Promoting operations staff to manufacturing management positions can often be a recipe for failure. The reason: Employees who are good at their job often lack natural leadership skills to step into those new roles. An investment in leadership training can help. Join us for a panel-style webinar on best practices for training team leaders, plant managers and...
October 29, 2020 – October 27, 2020
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Connect with and learn from German delegates, which are active in the manufacturing and processing of lightweight metal applications for the automotive and aerospace industries.
German American Online Lightweight Symposium II: Metal Materials
The German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC) Midwest and South invite you to join their Lightweight Symposium II - Metal Materials on Thursday, October 29, 2020 as they focus...
October 27, 2020
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Various factors are propelling the use of lightweight materials in the automotive and aerospace sectors, resulting in new opportunities for engineering innovation. The two-part German-American Online Lightweighting Symposium will provide important insights on latest trends and challenges in lightweighting technologies by offering a platform to learn from and engage with experts from both sides of the Atlantic.
Lightweighting Symposium I:...
October 15, 2020
WHEN CULTURE GOES DIGITAL
For over seven months now, companies across Michigan have been pivoting in a big way. Offices are no longer the communal spaces they once were. Teams big and small have transitioned to remote work; an entirely new landscape for some businesses.
So what's been working? How are business owners effectively communicating and balancing the needs of...
October 8, 2020
/ ZOOM Webinar
You might understand big data, but are you leveraging it?
Big data is key to making informed, strategic decisions for your business. As advancements in manufacturing continue to accelerate at an unprecedented pace, companies are taking a step back to evaluate how big data can drive innovation and efficiency in their operations.
Embrace the new industrial revolution with the Manufacturing...
September 16, 2020
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...
August 31, 2020
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
August 18, 2020
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...
August 13, 2020
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...