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The Future of American Manufacturing Summit

March 22, 2017
Franklin Furniture Institute
Mississippi State University


Cost to attend is $99.00 each and includes lunch, breaks, and conference materials.

Hotel Info

Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville
MSU Manufacturing Summit
Rate: $105.00 Open Until: 3/7/17

Specific Topics Covered:

  • The Talent War: Can the US Maintain Our Manufacturing Edge
  • The Impact of Bringing Jobs Back: Transportation & Economic Development Implications
  • Truths and Misconceptions about Millennial Employees
  • Revised Regulations Under New Federal Leadership: What to Expect

Keynote address: Economic Development in the 21st Century
Jay Moon, President & CEO, Mississippi Manufacturers Association

Register today

Online registration is closed. Please contact Amy Garrard at 662-325-8453 to register.

Complete and submit this form to pay by credit card. If you prefer to pay by check complete this form and print. Send the form with your check or money order in the amount of $99.00 (attendees) to
Amy Garrard
Franklin Furniture Institute
P O Box 9828
Mississippi State, MS 39762

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MSU, partners announce Furniture Academy

Mississippi State University has launched the Mississippi Furniture Academy, a new manufacturing skills certification program created as part of a workforce development initiative.

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