NWIBRT has been on a roll lately - We have introduced several new networking events over the last several weeks and also hosted our annual Business & Economic Outlook. You can find pictures and summaries of these events below. With the holidays quickly approaching, the NWIBRT calendar is a little light until after the new year. There are some exciting things in the works though, so be sure to keep an eye on your inbox for news about upcoming events. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on NWIBRT happenings!
Education Committee presented the 2017 Business & Economic Outlook event November 3rd at the Ivy Tech campus in Valparaiso. Hundreds of business owners, leaders, and community representatives gathered in the auditorium to hear presentations from eight region experts about the future of their respective fields for the coming year. The overarching theme from presenters was the need for more qualified talent to fill open positions, despite historic workforce levels. For more details about the event or to view presentations used by the speakers, check out this Event Recap in the News Section of the NWIBRT website.
The Education Committee will have their meeting November 16th at 8:00 a.m. For information about their upcoming programs or more information about their committee, contact Kevin Comerford.
Business Development & Marketing Committee hosted its first ever Meet & Mingle event at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on November 8th. Nearly 100 people came out to meet Port Director Ian Hirt as well as individuals from other companies operating out of the Burns Harbor facility. Attendees also had the chance to take a bus tour of the nearly 600 acres that make up the port to learn about the facility and the 30 businesses that operate within it. For more information about the event and to see more pictures, visit the News Section of the NWIBRT website.
If your company is interested in hosting a Meet & Mingle event in 2018, please contact Carl at email@example.com.
Safety Committeeis collaborating with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) to host the 2017 Winter Safety Seminar on the new SILICA Standard at Purdue University Northwest on December 5th. Attendees must register by November 24th, visit the event page for more details.
For more information about the Safety Committee, contact Rick Foor.
Reliability Committee is working to organize a few exciting events next year including tours of industry-leading facilities as well as training seminars. The next committee meeting will be held on January 10th at 10:30 a.m. For more information on the Reliability Committee, contact Britta Haalboom.
BCRC Liaison Committee has their next regularly-scheduled meeting on January 18th. For information about their upcoming programs or more information about their committee, please contact Tish Roach.