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
By Michael Shabaka, Ph.D., Manex Consulting Kaizen, a Japanese term, is a system of improvement and self-changing. It refers to practices that focus upon continuous improvement of processes. In manufacturing, Kaizen can quickly impact an organization’s bottom line. There are various benefits to a company willing to implement Kaizen. Bottom Line Benefits: Improving Visual Controls[…]
By Attila Bardos, Robert Half Management Resources You realize workers and job seekers appreciate perks, but do you know which ones they value most? A recent Robert Half survey reveals that managers are not quite in sync with their employees. Among the chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed, 39 percent believe their employees’ top choice would[…]
By Linda Cook, Sensiba San Filippo For leading Bay Area manufacturers, competition comes in all shapes and sizes and from almost every corner of the globe. Even in a market renowned for world class innovation, competitive advantages are razor thin. Success is driven by innovation, and innovation is dependent on many factors, not the least of[…]
Special EBMG Contribution East Bay Manufacturing Group (EBMG) hosted “Farm to Fork: What Happens In Between? A Panel Discussion on Food Safety in Manufacturing” on Thursday, March 17 at Semifreddi’s in Alameda. Four panelists with experience in the food safety aspect of manufacturing participated in the conversation. Chris Welch is the quality assurance manager for[…]
By Evelin Bailey, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” While Plato was not contemplating the various laws that employers have to comply with, his observation is, nonetheless, poignant. Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), employers must complete the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility[…]
By Steve Tessler, California Bank of Commerce Many business owners ponder how to acquire new equipment without breaking the bank. Is there reasonable financing available? Yes, it is possible to obtain 10-year or 20-year, fully amortized, fixed-rate financing for the acquisition of new or used machinery and equipment. And, no, it’s not a gimmick, teaser[…]
An Interview With Brandon Scripps, Sensiba San Filippo LLP Today’s beer industry is undeniably shifting in favor of the emerging craft brew movement that has brought thousands of options to taps across the nation. With ever-growing market presence and seemingly limitless business potential, it’s no wonder small-scale brewers are jumping at the opportunity to start their[…]
EBMG Special Contribution In February, the East Bay Manufacturing Group (EBMG) hosted its fifth CEO Roundtable Discussion. The small informal sessions began in the fall of 2014 to provide an intimate setting for manufacturing leaders to discuss high-level topics, share challenges and explore solutions in a private environment. The EBMG has since held quarterly CEO[…]
EBMG Special Contribution East Bay Manufacturing Group (EBMG) partnered with East Bay Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (EBAMP) and other local agencies to host the inaugural East Bay Manufacturing Summit on Friday, September 18, at Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro. Kelly Kline served as Master of Ceremonies to the event, which focused on gathering manufacturers,[…]
By Gary Price, Sensiba San Filippo LLP American businesses are continuously working to develop new products, create new processes, improve quality and increase efficiency. While many business owners consider these efforts a normal part of doing business, the federal government and the state of California believe that this process of innovation is critical to the[…]