NWFMC welcomes Tara Beck as guest speaker at general membership meeting
Tara Beck is guest speaking at the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council general membership meeting. The virtual event begins at 11 a.m. on April 28. Registration for NWFMC members to attend is still open.
Ms Beck is currently the Senior Manager of Skilled Workforce Development for Trane Technologies. She develops skilled workforce solutions to help Trane Technologies close the skills gap in their manufacturing plants and provide high-skilled careers to members of their local community.
Hosted in partnership with Associated Industries of Florida, CareerSource Florida, Inc, Enterprise Florida, the Florida Chamber, and FloridaMakes, the 2021 MakeMore Manufacturing Summit will help build a roadmap to strengthen and advance Florida’s economy through innovation, talent development, and leveraging our resources to accelerate the productivity and technological performance of the manufacturing sector. Join this important discussions on the future of manufacturing in Florida!
This multi-day, virtual conference will equip Florida’s small businesses with the strategies and resources needed to navigate the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 and connect them with resource providers who can aid in their long-term recovery.
The event will feature presentations from Florida SBDC Network business consultants on topics including marketing, cybersecurity, capital access, and human resources. Consultants will share business insights and discuss how attendees can leverage the network’s service offering of no-cost consulting, training, and resources. Each half-day session will conclude with a post-event presentation in Spanish.
Senator Marco Rubio will deliver a welcome address emphasizing the importance of small businesses to the state’s economy. There will also be keynote presentations by Emily Ley, CEO of Simplified, and John Gilmore, former tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and president and CEO of Brandthumb. During these presentations, attendees will learn additional skills and knowledge to help their business succeed despite difficult circumstances.
will be celebrated during the Talent Development Segment of the MakeMore Manufacturing Summit, taking place on July 27 and 28.
Sponsorship opportunities are available! In their 14th year, the Awards are geared to recognize secondary and post-secondary educators, and industry professionals for their outstanding contributions to promote and support technology education and careers awareness in manufacturing.
Sponsors help cover the costs for the Awards ceremony, the winners' trophies, and their participation in the Florida Association for Career & Technical Education Annual Conference (FACTE) and the MakeMore Manufacturing Summit.