2nd Annual East Bay Manufacturing Summit
Friday, September 16, 2016 at Zero Net Energy Center Presented by EBMG & EBAMP
Nominations Open: East Bay Innovation Awards
Deadline for nominations: September 28, 2016 www.EastBayEDA.org
CEO Roundtable Discussion
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 RSVP to EBMGevents@gmail.com for details and location.
The East Bay Manufacturing Group (EBMG) is an organization that offers peer-to-peer events for C-level executives from East Bay Manufacturing companies and affiliated organizations. The EBMG provides a platform for networking and sharing industry specific thought leadership and best practices, to build strategic alliances and affiliations, to create innovative changes in the regional business culture, and to promote economic development among East Bay-based manufacturers – regardless of size and focus. EBMG events are designed exclusively with c-level manufacturers in mind and feature panel discussions with industry experts. Our CEO Roundtable Discussions allow manufacturing CEOs an intimate setting to discuss specific challenges, compare best practices and exchange ideas and advice with other leaders in this unique industry.
No Sell Environment
We provide manufacturers a safe no sell environment at our events. Come to enjoy the content, not a sales pitch.
95% of our attendees are c-level manufacturers.
85% of our panelists are manufactures themselves and have real world experience to share.
We have over 65 thought leadership articles with best practices and industry insights. More are added every quarter.
California Bank of Commerce
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Robert Half Management Resources
Sensiba San Filippo
Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean
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