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Polaris MEP, Rhode Island Manufacturers Association: RI's Future in the Making - Manufacturing Month Kick-Off

Providence, RI
7:30am - 9:15am UTC-0500
In-person Event
The 2022 Manufacturing Month Kick-Off Event, presented by Polaris MEP and the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA), will bring together manufacturing leaders, RI elected officials and key sector partners to learn new data about the opportunities and challenges facing the industry.

* Hear the findings of Polaris MEP's first-ever "State of Manufacturing Rhode Island" economic study
* Kick-off Manufacturing Month in the Ocean State with a proclamation by elected officials
* Get the first details on two new initiatives informed by the State of Manufacturing report and driven by the needs of manufacturers
* Preview interactive exhibits on advanced manufacturing designed to engage more than 500 8th, 9th and 12th grade students arriving later in the morning for a "taste test" of manufacturing careers
* Network with buyers, partners and industry leaders

WHEN: Check in at 730am. Industry program begins at 8am.
WHERE: Farm Fresh Rhode Island, 10 Sims Ave, Providence, RI
Organization Information
315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, RI, USA
Polaris MEP provides competitive business improvement programs to grow Rhode Island's manufacturing industry. We help smaller manufacturers find solutions for top line, bottom line and pipeline challenges. Polaris MEP is a statewide nonprofit organization, an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP), and...
Contact Information
Erin Read
Event Information
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10 Sims Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
2 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI, USA
The mission of the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association is to be the unified voice of the Ocean State's 1,600 manufacturers. We advocate at the federal, state, and local levels for sensible policy solutions that strengthen manufacturing, and serve as a bridge connecting our members with the resources they need to...
Deborah LaPorte
(401) 751-0160