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Manufacturers Resource Center: 2022 Manufacturing Forum

Breinigsville, PA
8:30am - 12:00pm UTC-0500
In-person Event
This is a breakfast event. Our keynote speaker will share winning strategies for manufacturers and the challenge of change as we move into the "next normal." Industry experts on the agenda will speak on topics ranging from workforce development, apprenticeships, automation, the supply chain, construction, reshoring, and more! If you want to remain competitive and thrive in a changing world, you can't miss this!


-Keynote: The Next Normal: Winning Strategies for Manufacturers, Stephen Tang, former President & CEO of OraSure Technologies, Inc.
-Government Update: U.S. Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-7)
-PA Update: Jennifer Leinbach, Executive Director, PA DCED
-Center for Supply Chain Research - Dr. Zach Zacharia, Director, Lehigh University
-iTEC- Lehigh Valley (Industrial Training and Education Consortium) - Vincent Beller, B. Braun
-Workforce Board Update - Nancy Dischinat, Workforce Board Lehigh Valley
-Manufacturers' Tax Tips from Concannon Miller & Company

Panel Discussion hosted by Rich Hobbs with Mack Trucks, Kitchen Magic, and TPEI

Plus: The Lehigh Valley Manufacturer of the Year Award presentation

Visit the exhibit tables and get your "passport" stamped to be entered to win a brand-new YETI 45 Cooler, donated by Bell Ace Hardware in Trexlertown, PA!

Cost: $75/person
Organization Information
7200a Windsor Drive, Allentown, PA, USA
MRC is a non-profit and helps drive regional economic development through services that help manufacturers compete and grow through technology acceleration and innovation, operational excellence, revenue growth, strategic finance, succession planning and executive leadership. MRC is partially funded by NIST MEP and PA DCED. We are an affiliate of the...
Contact Information
Patricia Felise (Pat)
(610) 628-4640
Event Information
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7736 Adrienne Drive
Breinigsville, PA 18031
840 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA 18101, USA
The Chamber's mission is to improve the economy and quality of life in the Lehigh Valley. Serving more than 5,000 businesses and members with more than 280,000 employees, the Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in the top six nationwide. Our thirty-plus affiliated chambers, councils and...
Lauren Spence, Vice President, Major Events
(610) 349-9776