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Becoming an Employer of Choice: Challenges Facing Today’s Workforce

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Join your fellow business leaders for a discussion focused on building a vibrant manufacturing workplace and defining a career pathway. Learn how companies in our area and across the state are tackling the recruitment challenge in manufacturing and endeavoring to become a employer of choice. This program will feature a panel discussion sharing the latest ideas on resources to enhance your recruitment efforts and how all of these elements fit together.

Agenda

8:00 – Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – Presentations

  • Challenges and Solutions for Building Vibrant Manufacturing Talent  |  Jim Nelson, Vice President Education & Workforce Policy and Executive Director, IMA Education Foundation
  • Recruit and Retain a Strong Workforce  Charles Bovard,Regional Manger, IMEC

Panel Conversation  |  Moderated by Randy Prince, Business Development Manager, IMA

9:45 – Continental Tire Tour  |  Nik Pearce, Mt. Vernon Plant Manager, Tire Division, Continental Tire the Americas

10:30 – Program Closes
Continental Tire has graciously offered attendees desiring to see the full plant to stay on for an extended tour. This will take about an hour.

Presented in partnership with

Cost: Free

Host: Continental Tire

Sponsors: IMEC, Illinois Manufacturers’s Association

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 309-677-4633

Contact Email: elee@imec.org

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Venue

Continental Tire
11525 North Illinois Highway 142
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
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