MMA is dedicated to serving the needs of manufacturers across the state. Our educational programs and services are focused on helping members stay ahead of the curve of industry trends, regulatory requirements and legislative initiatives.

Celebrate excellence in manufacturing by honoring the individuals who make a positive impact in their community and to their industry. Join fellow manufacturers at Michigan’s annual showcase of the manufacturing industry — the 2018 MFG Excellence Awards.

  1. Boost industry morale by acknowledging its accomplishments.
  2. Share your company’s achievements and stories.
  3. Recognize current and future leaders who have paved the way for manufacturing’s success.
  4. Celebrate your peers and discover new ways your business can shatter the many myths of manufacturing.
  5. Meet new partners and pro-industry supporters

PLUS, discover what is the “Coolest Thing Made in Michigan” when the 2018 MFG People’s Choice Award is announced live on stage!

Learn more or register online.

Now’s the time to become an engaged, proactive advocate for Michigan industry. Beginning in August, connect with your manufacturing community and industry leaders at a MMA Ballots & Brews regional meeting at a Michigan brewery near you.

Learn more and register online.

National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is a great opportunity to inform your community and increase your exposure! Over the past several years this program has grown exponentially to host facility tours all across the country. Last year, more than 2,800 events were held across North America — a number we expect to climb year over year.

  • Decide which event is the right event for your brand
  • Register your event on the National MFG Day website
  • Connect with local educators and members of the state and local media
  • Share vital facts & figures about manufacturing
  • Use templates for connecting with potential attendees — including local students

Learn more.

MMA Collaborated once again with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) to deliver a loaded line-up of global manufacturers, small businesses and national experts on 5/9/18 in Novi to guide industry leaders through emerging issues like Industry 4.0 (and why it matters to their long-term bottom line) and provide resources to maintain Michigan’s manufacturing advantage in the 21st century. Check out the May issue of MiMfg Magazine for the recap.

A two-event, power-packed day featuring MMA Lobby Day and the MMA Legislative Reception. Learn more about the legislative process and MMA’s efforts to develop a pro-manufacturing economy while gaining “hands-on” lobbying experience.

Check out the October 2017 issue of MiMfg Magazine for the 2017 Legislative Day recap.

The MFG Law Summit on 2/22/18 in Dearborn provided guidance and some answers to these emerging legal areas such as autonomous vehicles, intellectual property protection, cyber security and NAFTA all require expertise and experience.

Opportunities abound throughout the year to get your company brand in front of manufacturing’s leaders.

Contact MMA’s Sarah Martin, at 517-487-8521 or, to learn about the best bang for your marketing buck.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the event to receive a full refund after a $25 administrative charge. Cancellations not received in writing by the date required will not be eligible for a refund. No-shows will not be refunded.

Substitutions: Substitutions may be made any time prior to the beginning of the event.

MMA Cancellations / Rescheduling / Location Changes: If MMA must cancel an event, all paid registrants will receive a full refund. With notice, MMA reserves the right to reschedule or change locations for an event at any time. Upon the change, registrants will receive the opportunity to participate on the rescheduled date or new location, or request a full refund.

Accessibility: Please contact MMA if special accommodations are required.

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Contact MMA’s Sarah Martin, at 517-487-8521 or, with any questions about MMA’s Event Cancellation Policy.

This policy is in effect upon your MMA event registration.

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Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
Mfg Excellence Awards 2017
This program recognizes excellence in manufacturing by honoring those who make a positive impact in their community and in their industry.
MFG Forum 2017
MFG Forum 2017
The 2017 MFG Forum will outline the threats, discuss best practices and provide resources for protecting valuable manufacturing assets from cyber attack.
MFG Forum 2018
MFG Forum 2018
The MFG Forum guides industry leaders through emerging issues like Industry 4.0 and provide resources to maintain Michigan’s manufacturing advantage in the 21st century.
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Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
Manufacturers Recognize Vantage Plastics for Community Impact
MMA is proud to announce that Standish’s Vantage Plastics has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the MFG Community Impact Award.