Charlotte Chamber's Manufacturering Symposium & Expo Event

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Event Details

Manufacturing Expo / Presentation

October 4, 2016 8:30am - 12:00pm

12428 Sam Neely Rd
Charlotte, NC 28278

Join us for the Charlotte Chamber SouthWest Chapter’s Manufacturering Symposium & Expo. This event will highlight southwest Charlotte’s manufacturing community and educate our audience on challenges and workable solutions.
vent Agenda:

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast – Vendor Displays

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Breakout Session I
The Importance of Apprenticeship Programs
Technology in Manufacturing Today

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session II
Logistics and Transportation - Warren Cooksey, N.C. Department of Transportation
Principles of Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement - North Carolina State University’s Industrial Extension Service

10:45 - 11 a.m. Break – Vendor Displays
11 - 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion moderated by Stuart Hair, Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Discussion Points:
Economic Update - Mekael Teshome, PNC Bank
Business Landscape - Michael Ray, Experis
Trends in Manufacturing

For More Event Information
Ashley Hedrick

About Charlotte Chamber's Manufacturering Symposium & Expo

The Charlotte Chamber is a membership, volunteer-led organization. Our vision is to make Charlotte the best place to run a business and to live. Our mission statement: the Charlotte Chamber creates competitive advantage by growing the economy, advocating pro-business public policies, and delivering innovative programs and services.