Dedicated to advocating for, supporting, training and growing the manufacturing industry in Michigan, MMA’s mission to the industry is simple: to hear your voice, to unify your voice, to amplify your voice and to be your voice. Our advocacy, educational programs and member services are focused on helping members stay ahead of the curve of industry trends, regulatory requirements and legislative initiatives.

Open Conversation with UIA Director Julia Dale

Friday, July 14, 2023 • 11:00 a.m.

Hear from UIA Director Julia Dale about the many recent advancements to the Unemployment Insurance Agency that will benefit manufacturers as we strive to bring the unemployed back to work. Register for this virtual discussion with MMA and Director Dale to learn more about efforts to reduce fraudulent claims, improve support for employers and the work of the UIA Modernization Work Group.

Learn more and register online.

Get on-demand webinar recordings in the Online Learning Center, including the Michigan Roots, Global Research, Sustainable Manufacturing, 2022 Redistricting and Talent Magnet series.

(Check out the interactive calendar or download the printable 2023 Calendar of Events.)

2024 Details Coming Soon
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MFG Operations Conference

The annual MFG Operations Conference provides actionable solutions to operational challenges for Michigan manufacturers. This powerful annual event offers proven strategies, tools and best practices in the areas of talent recruitment, employee retention and engagement, leadership, technology developments and human resources. Watch for details on the 2024 MFG Operations Conference coming soon.

Workforce Solutions Regional Meetings

Join MMA’s Bill Rayl as we bring together regional resources to find solutions to workforce challenges in your area. Learn more.

Thursday, June 22, 2023
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center, Plymouth

ImPACt Golf Classic

The Inaugural ImPACt Golf Classic was a solid success last summer and will return in June as an annual opportunity. Support Michigan’s manufacturing future by helping to build strong relationships with pro-manufacturing leaders to ensure MMA’s agenda is heard. Join us Thursday, June 22, at Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center in Plymouth to play the Fox Classic Course with recent renovations that perfectly blend modern course design enhancements with the character and tradition of the original layout.

Nominations open June 2023

Save the Date:
Thursday, November 10, 2023

MFG Excellence Awards

Our annual MFG Excellence Awards is the only event that exclusively celebrates the Michigan manufacturing industry by celebrating the leaders and products that are pushing manufacturing forward. Learn more about the 2022 awards presentation.

It’s not too early to start thinking about your 2023 nominations (which open in June). and save the date for the 2023 MFG Excellence Awards on Thursday, November 9, 2023 in East Lansing.

Save the Date:
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

MFG Legislative Day

Connects manufacturing leaders, legislative decisionmakers and regulatory officials in Lansing for hands-on lobbying experience. The 2022 MFG Legislative Day was held in September. Save the date for 2023 MFG Legislative Day in Lansing on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

Save the Date:
October 6, 2023


Annual National MFG Day is a great opportunity to share our industry with your community. Over the past several years this program has grown exponentially to host facility tours all across the country. Learn more.

Opportunities are available throughout the year to get your company brand in front of manufacturing’s leaders. Contact MMA’s Ashley Wakefield, at 517-487-8523 or see how to, or see the Expand Your Brand to build a strategy with MMA that works for you.

MMA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and MMA staff. All participants are expected to abide by the Meeting Policies and Virtual Programs Code of Conduct which apply to all MMA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than MMA but held in conjunction with MMA events, in public or private facilities and/or public or private platforms. Please see the full MMA Event Policies for details including cancelation, recording consent, behavior expectations and more.

Contact for Sponsorship

Ashley Wakefield

Ashley Wakefield
Director of Membership, Marketing & Events
Call 517-487-8523

Contact for Registration

Elizabeth Maciejewski

Elizabeth Maciejewski
Membership Specialist
Call 517-487-8542