2017 State Chamber Manufacturers Summit

2017 State Chamber Manufacturers Summit

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:00am

2017 State Chamber Manufacturers Summit

Thursday, October 12, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
CenturyLink Center, 455 N. 10th Street, Omaha, NE

Complimentary summit and luncheon

Co-Hosted by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry and RSM

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8:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast and Welcome from Bob Mancuso, Mid-America Expositions, Inc. 

8:10 a.m.             Dr. Ernest Goss, Creighton University Economist, Nebraska Economic Outlook

9:00 a.m.             Welcome, Richard Cornish, Valmont Industries, Inc.
                            Manufacturing Update: Jay Timmons, NAM

9:30 a.m.             Break 

9:45 a.m.             Nebraska Chamber Update with Barry Kennedy, State Chamber President 

10:15 a.m.           Monitor Survey with Tony Urban, RSM

10:45 a.m.           Break

11:00 a.m.           Manufacturing Issues discussion, including Trade, Technology and Workforce -
                                - moderated by TR Raimondo, Chairman of Behlen Manufacturing
                                   Courtney Dentlinger, Department of Economic Development
                                   Dirk Petersen, Flood Communications of Omaha/Beatrice Partner
                                   Judy Altmaier, Exmark Manufacturing

11:45 a.m.           Lunch Served

12:10 p.m.          Seeding Industry Sector Partnerships with Eric Burkland,
                           President, Ohio Manufacturers’ Association, Chairman, COSMA

12:30 p.m.          Manufacturing in Nebraska by Governor Pete Ricketts  
                           followed by Tony Urban and the Presentation of the Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year award 

1:00 p.m.            Conclude

Register online below or call Charlie Volnek at 402-474-4422 to reserve your complimentary spot today.

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