Events

2019 Events Calendar

Oct
23
Wed
VMA Workforce Solutions Committee Meeting @ VMA Large Conference Room
Oct 23 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

VMA Workforce Solutions Committee Meeting

The next Workforce Solutions Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 23.  Meeting details are listed below.  Lunch will be provided at this meeting so please register your attendance by end of day on 10/21.  A copy of the agenda will be distributed to registered attendees prior to the meeting.

Workforce Solutions Committee Meeting 

Time/Date:              10am – 2pm

                                   October 23, 2019 

Location:                  VMA Large Conference Room

                                   2104 West Laburnum Avenue

                                   Richmond, VA 23227 

Click here to register your attendance.  Please contact Shawn Brown at Sbrown@vamanufacturers.com if you have questions.

Oct
24
Thu
VMA Energy Resources Committee Meeting @ VMA Large Conference Room
Oct 24 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

VMA Energy Resources Committee Meeting

The next VMA Energy Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, October 24.  Please block this date/time on your calendar and register your attendance by noon on 10/22.  A copy of the agenda will be distributed prior to the meeting.

Energy Resources Committee Meeting 

Time/Date:  October 24, 1pm – 4pm

Location:  VMA Large Conference Room, 2104 West Laburnum Ave, Richmond VA 23227 

Click here to register for this meeting.

Nov
7
Thu
E-N Computers: Government Funding to Help Manufacturers become IT Compliant
Nov 7 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Government Funding to Help Manufacturers become IT Compliant

Date: November 7, 2019 at 10AM

Presenters: Ian MacRae, E-N Computers; Dave Bartlow, Genedge

Program Overview: This will be the second of the 2-part series focused on manufacturers and the need to be DFARS compliant by 2020. The focus will be on the DoD funding that is available and how E-N Computers can facilitate securing those funds. We will discuss how much can be generated and what the funds can be allocated for.

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Nov
12
Tue
2019 Virginia Conference on World Trade @ NORFOLK WATERSIDE MARRIOTT
Nov 12 @ 2:30 PM – Nov 13 @ 2:00 PM

Program Topics Include:

  • The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
  • International Supply Chains
  • Promoting Economic Development to Drive Trade Growth
  • Aligning Infrastructure Investments to Maximize Trade Impact
  • View Program Details

November 12
Networking & Registration: 2:30 PM
Program: 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Includes Networking Reception)

November 13
Networking & Registration: 8:00 AM
Program: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Register Here

Nov
14
Thu
VMA EHS&S Committee Meeting @ VMA Large Conference Room
Nov 14 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

VMA EHS&S Committee Meeting

Mark your calendar!  The next VMA EHS&S Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov 14th from 1pm – 4pm.  The meeting details are listed below.  Please register your attendance to this meeting by end of day on Tuesday, 11/12.  A copy of the agenda will be distributed to all registered attendees prior to the meeting.

EHS&S Committee Meeting 

Time/Date:              1pm – 4pm

                                   November 14, 2019 

Location:                  VMA Large Conference Room

                                    2104 West Laburnum Avenue

                                    Richmond, VA 23227 

Click here to register for this meeting.

Nov
19
Tue
Virginia Competitiveness Forum & STEP Ahead Recognition Luncheon @ Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center
Nov 19 @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Virginia Competitiveness Forum & STEP Ahead Recognition Luncheon

This year’s Competitiveness Forum and VMA STEP Ahead Recognition Luncheon will be held at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center in Colonial Williamsburg.  Join Virginia’s top manufacturing executives, industry leaders and service providers to the manufacturing industry, to learn about best-practices, technologies and solutions that drive Virginia’s manufacturing competitiveness in five major areas: Business Climate, Workforce, Innovation, Infrastructure and Economic Strength.  The program will examine the Commonwealth’s competitiveness standing against other US states and explore how to move Virginia forward.  The VMA will also showcase the annual update to the Virginia Manufacturing Competitiveness Index.

During the 2nd Annual VMA STEP Ahead Recognition Luncheon, we will recognize all women from Virginia who are nominated for the 2020 National STEP Award.

Click here for additional information.

Nov
28
Thu
E-N Computers: Tips and Tricks for Maximizing Office 365
Nov 28 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Tips and Tricks for Maximizing Office 365

Date: November 28, 2019 @ 10AM

Presenters: Ian MacRae & Thomas Kinsinger

Program Overview: The focus will be on maximizing the O365 suite of tools and the presenters will introduce tips and tricks that can be beneficial to the attendees. Provide some concrete tips and tricks and also allude to some of the great things that can be done, whet the appetite and leave them wanting to learn more (Set up meeting). This webinar sets up well for audience participation in the form of Questions – make sure you can answer, and IF NOT, this is a golden opportunity to follow up with the answer and maybe enter into a conversation.

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Dec
3
Tue
VMA Commerce Committee Meeting @ VMA Large Conference Room
Dec 3 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

VMA Commerce Committee Meeting

Mark your calendar!  The next Commerce Committee meeting will be on December 3.  The Commerce Committee is focused on creating supply-chain opportunities and removing barriers for Virginia manufacturers and their suppliers, to increase domestic business opportunities, expand international trade and share best practices.  An agenda will be distributed prior to the meeting.

Register Here

A copy of the agenda will be distributed to all registered attendees.

Commerce Committee Meeting 

Time/Date:              1pm – 3pm

                                   Dec 3, 2019 

Location:                  VMA Large Conference Room

                                   2108 West Laburnum Ave

                                   Richmond, VA