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Back to Manufacturing Basics
The Center-West and MiBiz are teaming up to present an industrial-strength quarterly webinar series focused on best practices for small and mid-sized manufacturers. Each webinar in the 2020 series — Back to Manufacturing Basics — will feature experts on the topic at hand as well as Michigan manufacturers sharing their stories. The 50-minute webinars will provide actionable, real-world information to help manufacturers improve their efficiency, enhance quality and drive profitability.
Design for Manufacturing & Assembly
February 11, 2020 - Part 1
Learn how small- and mid-sized manufacturers use Design for Manufacturing & Assembly as a core tenet of their product development efforts. We’ll highlight best practices for research, analysis, cross-functional teams and development processes that can help you rapidly create and validate designs that require the least time, material and capital resources. Watch the weinbar video here.
Bonus Webinar: Design for Manufacturing & Assembly
March 17, 2020 - Part 2
You’ll learn how Grand Haven, Mich.-based GHSP is implementing Design for Manufacturing and Assembly in its five operations facilities around the globe. The supplier of mechanical and electromechanical systems to the auto, transportation and appliance industries is two years into a five-year journey, having conducted over 20 DFMAs globally with a projected cost avoidance of more than $50 million. Watch the webinar here.
Core Competencies & Growth
May 12, 2020
Identifying your key capabilities and resources can be an important first step to creating new growth opportunities for manufacturers. In this webinar, we’ll discuss processes for assessing your core strengths and share proven strategies for leveraging your key advantages to develop new products, new applications and new markets for your company. Watch the webinar here.
Building Your Culture
August 11, 2020
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 experts from the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West and executive coaching firm Vistage Michigan. They’ll share best practices for building culture and amplifying your values to assemble a high-functioning team that’s ready to take on the evolving challenges and changes ahead. Register for the webinar here.
Investing in Leadership
November 10, 2020
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 other middle-management workers.
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Participate in Michigan's premier advanced manufacturing event, which attracts the innovators, operators and decision-makers in the state's manufacturing industry.
The 2019 Advanced Manufacturing Expo draws thousands of C-Suite executives, owners, engineers, operations and maintenance personnel at events in metro Detroit and Grand Rapids during the third week of August.
Event sponsorships provide premium exposure and networking opportunities with this targeted audience. They're a great way to build brand recognition, generate leads and develop one-on-one relationships with leaders at small and middle-market manufacturing companies from around the state. Sponsors receive a variety of benefits, which are outlined below.
Two great shows:
- August 20, 2019: Suburban Showplace, Novi, MI
- August 22, 2019: The Delta Plex, Grand Rapids, MI
Now in its fifth year, the Advanced Manufacturing Expo bridges the gap between East and West Michigan for a truly one-of-a-kind opportunity for leadership, networking, resources and technology within the manufacturing sector:
- 370+ exhibitors
- 1,700 attendees
- 30% of attendees are C-level/owner/director
- 25% of attendees are engineers/design/tech
Plus visibility beyond showroom floor where Advanced Manufacturing Expo sponsors receive recognition via media partnerships and advertising in MiBiz, Crain's Detroit Business as well as other broadcast/trade media outlets. Go to www.advancedmanufacturingexpo.com to learn more about the show.
Take advantage of a special opportunity to promote your company, products and services to a statewide audience of Michigan manufacturing executives, engineers and maintenance personnel.
Advertising in the 2019 Advanced Manufacturing Expo Program will let you reach more than 50,000 business leaders at the AME shows in Grand Rapids and metro Detroit, with special bonus distribution in the August 5 edition of MiBiz, the official media sponsor of AME.
Program ads start at just $599. Plus you can amp up your pre-show promotion with special pre-expo marketing packages to make an impression on Michigan manufacturers...drive more traffic to your booth...and schedule appointments at the expo.
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For additional information about these marketing opportunities, download the PDFs below or contact us at [email protected], 616-608-6170.
Location: The High Five (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
19 La Grave Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Register for event
Parking: Available in the city lot at Weston/LaGrave/Sheldon
5 p.m. - Registration Opens
6:15 p.m. - Program Begins
6:55 p.m. - Program Concludes
8 p.m. - Event Concludes
MiBiz presents the 7th Annual M&A Deals & Dealmakers Awards to spotlight best practices and excellence related to mergers, acquisitions, capital formation and other types of deal making throughout Western Michigan. Here are this year's Award Categories:
Deal of the Year
- Professional Services
- Retail Sector
- Real Estate/Development
- Economic Development
- Health Care
- Life Sciences
Dealmaker of the Year
Finalists will be featured at a dinner reception on Oct. 17, 2019 in Grand Rapids. Register for event here. Finalists will also be highlighted in a special editorial section distributed to more than 100,000 executives, advisers, private equity and venture capital investors, industry analysts and business media throughout the Midwest and the country. It’s an exceptional opportunity to network and tell your company’s strategic growth story. Sponsorship and advertising information (Download PDF)
Thank you to this year's sponsors:
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
With the unemployment rate at 3.8 percent, West Michigan employers are struggling to find workers to keep their businesses on track.
One of the best opportunities for companies is to make better use of an under-appreciated labor resource: "second-chancers" who have have been incarcerated or under supervision for felonies.
The topic will be discussed in-depth at this free education-and-networking event, featuring senior executives from Fifth Third Bank, Cascade Engineering, Butterball Farms and the Women’s Resource Center.
The discussion will include best practices of businesses that successfully hire “second chancers” including how they mitigate risk and find opportunity.
- Jeff Korzenik, Chief Investment Strategist/SVP, Fifth Third Bank
- Fred Keller, Founder and Chair, Cascade Engineering
- Mark Peters, CEO, Butterball Farms, Inc.
- Sandra A. Gaddy, CEO, Women's Resource Center
MiBiz and The Center - West have teamed up to present a webinar series for small and mid-sized Michigan manufacturers embarking on the Industry 4.0 journey. The webinars are designed to share a high-level view of each topic, plus a first-person perspective from a Michigan manufacturer who is tackling the issue. The webinars, which typically last about 50 minutes, provide actionable, real-world information for owners, executives, engineers, and facilities managers in the manufacturing sector.
To view any of the industry 4.0 webinars, visit our GoToWebinar channel: https://www.gotostage.com/channel/industry4-0
And, for more information about our 2020 webinar series - called Back to Manufacturing Basics - visit https://www.mibiz.com/backtobasics