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

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

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  • Furniture Manufacturing Employment: 18,341
  • Furniture Suppliers Employment: 21,681
  • Furniture Manufacturers Average Annual Wage: $32,405

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