Centennial Regional Meeting: The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding



 VMA Centennial “MFG Makes Virginia” Regional Meeting at The NNS Apprentice School

Celebrating 100 Years as Industry’s Advocate!

July 19, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The VMA will be hosting a series of “MFG Makes Virginia” Centennial Regional meetings across the Commonwealth. Join VIP guests, members, and legislative leaders, including winners of the VMAPAC Industrial Strength Leadership Award, to celebrate our 100 Year Anniversary, and discuss what opportunities and barriers are in the manufacturing sector’s future.

The Apprentice School is a 4-8 year apprenticeship vocational school founding in 1919 and is operated by Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company in Newport News, VA. The school trains students for careers in the shipbuilding industry.

For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. In Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 41,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock serves on the VMA Board of Directors and is a Founding Member of the VMA.

Join us for a tour of the facility and learn how apprenticeship programs are growing across the Commonwealth and helping to train the next generation industrial workforce. RSVP by 7/14

This is a PRIVATE event and registration is required.

Thank you to our sponsors!