- Minneapolis, MN
CLA is proud to show our continued support of the industry by speaking at the upcoming Minnesota Women in Manufacturing (WIM) meeting in Minneapolis.
Schedule and speaking sessions:
1 – 1:15 p.m. — WIM with Susan Edwards and Virginia Harn
Women in Manufacturing (WIM) is a national association with a broad membership demographic dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry. WIM encourages engagement of women to share perspectives, gain cutting-edge manufacturing information, improve leadership and communication skills, participate in sponsoring programs and network with industry peers. Come hear more about it!
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. — Manufacturing and Distribution Outlook – Durability and Innovation with Samantha Metcalf and Brendan Kurvers
Manufacturing and distribution company leaders like you are coming to terms with new economic reality – durability and innovation. CLA has surveyed 100’s of manufacturing and distribution clients across the country. Join us to hear the results which offer some insights and guidance to remain both surefooted – to withstand the economy’s whims – and elastic – to bend and flex as needed.
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. — Research and Development Tax Credit – Is my business eligible? with Amy Moon and Krista Altman
If your company has designed products or improved its production process, the answer may be “yes”. Developing prototypes and patents, improving or developing products, and employing contract technical personal are all activities that may qualify. A high-level discussion on how your company may qualify.
2:15 – 3 p.m. — Networking
Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
5601 West 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55439