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.

Upcoming Webinars

Get Ready for the Going PRO Talent Fund

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 • 3:00 p.m.

More than $55 million from the Going PRO Talent Fund is expected to be available to Michigan employers for Fiscal Year 2024, which begins 10/1/23. Join MMA and the Going PRO Team at the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity on Tuesday, 10/3/23, at 3:00 p.m. for an interactive webinar that will reveal new details and get you ready for this year’s for Going PRO award cycle.

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.

Upcoming Events

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

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.

Join us November 9, 2023

Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Our annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards is the only event that exclusively celebrates the Michigan manufacturing industry by celebrating the leaders and products that are pushing manufacturing forward. Join us Thursday, November 9, 2023 in East Lansing to celebrate the legacy.

RFP Opens: September 25, 2023
Save the Date: March 14, 2024

MMA Operations Conference

The annual 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. Planning is underway for the 2024 MMA Operations Conference — learn more.


Save the Date: April 30, 2024

MMA Legislative Day

Connects manufacturing leaders, legislative decisionmakers and regulatory officials for hands-on lobbying experience. The 2023 event held in September was a well-attended and well-received event featuring Lt. Governor Gilchrist and “The Quad.” Save the date for the 2024 Legislative Day on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 to advocate for the future of Michigan’s manufacturing industry at the MMA Headquarters, Michigan State Capitol and Heritage Hall in Lansing.

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.

Event Sponsorship

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.

Event Policies

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