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MMA CEO & Executive Forum

Register Today: Two Events, One Price

Registration is now open for the CEO & Executive Forum and the Legislative & Executive Reception. Attend two great events for one price on Tuesday, May 13. Register today!

CEO & Executive Forum
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
University Club of MSU, 3435 Forest Rd, Lansing

Legislative & Executive Reception
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
MMA Headquarters, 620 S. Capitol, Lansing

Forum Focuses on Manufacturing's Most Important Issues

The annual CEO & Executive Forum features a keynote presentation, information on the issues most pressing to Michigan manufacturers, the presentation of the John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year award and plenty of time for attendees to network and connect with their peers.

Keynote: Innovating for a Stronger Michigan
Rich Wells, Vice President of Michigan Operations, Dow Chemical Company

Find out from Rich Wells how The Dow Chemical Company is helping shape the future and what MMA is doing to ensure Michigan has competitive tax structures and smarter regulatory frameworks to retain powerful employers and global innovators.

John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year Award Presentation

PPT Policy & Politics, What it Means for You
Learn how Personal Property Tax (PPT) reform will impact manufacturers and local communities and hear first-hand from a diverse panel of stakeholders how the August ballot proposal will help improve Michigan’s competitiveness and establish stable, reliable funding for local services.

PPT Panelists:

  • Bill Rustem, Director of Strategy for Governor Snyder
  • Kurt Dykstra, Mayor of Holland
  • Patrick H. Curry, President, Fullerton Tool
  • Howard Edelson, Campaign Manager, Michigan Citizens For Strong And Safe Communities

Manufacturing Matters Video Challenge!

We Want Your “Manufacturing Matters” Videos

Rev up your creativity, pull out your camera or phone, and produce a short, 60 second or less video showing the world why manufacturing matters to Michigan and to your company!  We’ll invite Michigan residents to select the very best. Learn more about the Manufacturing Matters video Challenge and how you can get involved!

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