MiMfg Magazine March 2017 - Page 20

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Cyber Security Keeping You Up at Night ?

Get Solutions and Best Practices at MFG Forum

For more than a decade , the MFG Forum has provided a format to educate manufacturing leaders on emerging issues impacting their business . In 2017 , MMA is proud to partner with the National Center for Manufacturing Science ( NCMS ) to help small , medium and large manufacturers understand the growing importance of Operational Cyber Security risks . Attendees will hear manufacturing best practices and gain valuable resources to help them develop or expand their own cyber security strategy .
About the MFG Forum
With more than 11 years history , the 2017 MFG Forum will be like nothing you have seen before as MMA partners with NCMS to deliver an exceptional learning experience .
What Will I Get from the MFG Forum ?
• Information to grow your Michigan based business
• A mix of experts , industry leaders , panel , presentations , interactive components and networking time
• Past Attendees say information at the Forum helped them to understand new concepts and begin trying to use new skills
• 80 % were likely to use the information they gained , or share it with a colleague
• 81 % were likely to turn this information into action within 30 days following the event
• 84 % of past attendees rated this program as highly valuable
Register Today !
Date & Location
Tuesday , April 25 , 2017 Suburban Collection Showplace , Novi
Pricing
$ 150 / person for MMA Industry and Associate members $ 250 / person for MMA Insurance and Future members
Registration
Online : www . mimfg . org Phone : 517-487-8521 E-mail : martin @ mimfg . org
Overnight Accomodations
Overnight rooms are available at the Hyatt Place Novi at a special group rate of $ 139 / night . Contact the Hyatt Place directly to make your reservation at 248-513-4111 and indicate that you are with the MMA group .
What Can I Expect from the Forum ?
• This full day program focuses on emerging issues impacting Michigan ’ s manufacturing sector by providing real-world best practices presented by leading manufacturers .
• In addition to best practices , attendees will learn about important resources to protect and grow your business .
• Open networking and interactive activities let attendees take the conversation to a deeper level and gain insightful information .
What Do Past Attendees Say ?
• “ I always leave [ the MFG Forum ] fired up and ready to take on the world . We left with a few good networking opportunities and a ton of great ideas to help improve our companies .”
— Patrick Curry , Fullerton Tool Company
• “ We bring manufacturers from all corners of the state to celebrate our successes and to learn how we can work better together to solve tomorrow ’ s problems and challenges in a way that models excellence to other industries and inspires the people of our state to invest in manufacturing as a pathway to growth .”
— Anonymous
• “ This program connects Michigan ’ s business leaders with each other and with emerging trends and technology .”
— Anonymous
• “ I love the opportunities MMA and its members provide the manufacturing community ... I love the leadership I see and learn from , and I am inspired by individuals and companies who motivate and encourage me ( and my company ) to be more productive / successful .”
— Jed Elley , K + S Services Inc .