There Is Still Time to Register for the Upcoming 2019 Manufacturing Summit

AVONDALE, La. — There is still time to register for the first annual Jefferson Parish-based Manufacturing Summit, powered by the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) and Delgado Community College River City Site & Advanced Manufacturing Center. It takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to noon, in Avondale.

According to a press release, the event is designed to help local manufacturers address workforce challenges in order to boost their bottom line.

Training programs, educational resources and tax incentives are available at every level across the state to support manufacturing growth and save businesses thousands of dollars. However, not all manufacturers know how to find and use them.

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Hosted during Manufacturing Week, the 2019 Manufacturing Summit brings these easy-to-use, cost-effective programs and resources directly to the manufacturers.

The Manufacturing Summit is for owners, HR representatives and hiring managers of local manufacturing facilities who want to hire qualified, skilled workers and save their businesses time and money.

It will feature a variety of panel discussions, networking opportunities, tours of the new Delgado River City campus, and a keynote from Brad Lambert, Louisiana Economic Development deputy secretary.

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The event takes place at the Delgado Community College River City Site & Advanced Manufacturing Center located in the Churchill Technology & Business Park on the West Bank of Jefferson Parish (709 Churchill Parkway, Avondale, LA 70094). It’s free and open to the public. Interested attendees are invited to register for the event here.

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