MiMfg Magazine August 2019 - Page 26

26 MiMfg Magazine August 2019 Nominations Close August 23: 2019 MFG Excellence Awards The deadline is near to submit nominations for the 2019 MFG Excellence Awards. Share the stories of leadership, innovation and more. Nominations close 5:00 p.m. Friday, 8/23/19. Self-nominations are encouraged for all categories. Nominate online at mimfg.org Nominate a deserving individual, exceptional company or noteworthy product in one of the eight categories below and join us in November for the 2019 MFG Excellence Awards ceremony and dinner. Award Categories John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year Honors the important, positive and tangible contributions individual manufacturers and companies make to their employees, customers and communities. Awarded to an individual in the small tier category (less than 200 employees) or a company in the large tier category (more than 200 employees). 2018 MFG Excellence Award winners for Emerging Leader, Lifetime Achievement and Manufacturer of the Year. Go to mimfg.org to meet past winners in all categories. MFG Community Impact Recognizes a company that has shown exemplary leadership in serving its community or state, and is an example of the involved and giving nature of manufacturers. MFG Emerging Leader Recognizes a manufacturing leader who has been involved in the industry for less than 12 years for exceptional contributions to the industry now and into the future. MFG Innovation Excellence Recognizes a company that has introduced notewor- thy innovations to advance the industry and created a culture to facilitate innovation. MFG Woman of the Year New in 2019! Honors the roles women play in manufacturing, her significant achievements in the industry and positive impacts within her company and community. excellence AWARDS 2019 MFG Lifetime Achievement Honors an individual who has excelled in the industry and inspires peers, emerging leaders, lawmakers and educators to strive to make significant contributions to their company, industry and community. MFG Talent Champion Recognizes an individual or program that works to connect manufacturers and educators to create a winning talent program. “Coolest Thing Made in Michigan” Highlights the coolest product manufacturered in Michigan. To nominate: Submit a photo (including where it’s made and what it is) by sending it directly to martin@mimfg.org, posting it to our Facebook page or tag us on Twitter or Instagram with #coolestmimfg . About the MFG Excellence Awards Manufacturers make exceptional contributions to the state of Michigan, including the economy, their workforce, our communities and the industry. The Awards will be presented 11/7/19 in East Lansing during a prestigious evening of celebration and recognition to honor the rich history and bright future of Michigan manufacturing. 6 Join us on the red carpet! Thursday, November 7, 2019 Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing mimfg.org Cost: $175 MMA Members $275 Future Members $1,200 Table of 8