Last call to register for Manufacturing Matters

Important issues and the latest trends for the manufacturing sector will be examined next week when the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership hosts the 17th annual “Manufacturing Matters!” conference at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Milwaukee.

This year’s event, on Thursday, Feb. 27, will open with remarks by Gov. Scott Walker and WMEP president Buckley Brinkman, and Badger Meter Inc. president and chief executive officer Rich Meeusen will follow as the event’s keynote speaker. More than 500 people are expected to attend.

In addition to the Thursday event that runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Manufacturer of the Year Awards will be held that night at the Pfister Hotel. WMEP’s Chairwoman Reception, featuring Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefish, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Hyatt Regency and the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce “Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast” will be held on Friday, Feb. 28, at the Pfister Hotel.

Read more on what’s in store for this year’s event in the new issue of BizTimes Milwaukee magazine.

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