Students Receive Discounted Registration to Manufacturing Summit

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, September 27th, 2019

The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance (GMA) is offering students discounted registration to the 5th annual Georgia Manufacturing Summit on Oct. 9 at the Cobb Galleria. The 2019 Georgia Manufacturing Summit is expected to attract over 1,000 industry professionals from across the Southeast to discuss the issues most important to Georgia manufacturers. Students will have the unique opportunity to network with industry leaders and learn from top-level manufacturing experts and keynote speakers.

Werhner Washington, plant manager for the Procter and Gamble plant in Albany, Ga., and Kia Motors Chief Operating Officer Stuart Countess will be the keynote speakers for the summit. In addition to the keynote presentations, this event will have over 30 of the top industry leaders provide educational workshops to discuss Disruptive Technologies, Financial Perspectives, International Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Trends and Workforce Development.

Individual registration is $125 but students with valid full-time high school, technical school or college IDs may register for $50. To learn more and to register:

“We want to encourage students to pursue a career in manufacturing,” said Jason Moss, CEO of GMA. “While the summit is not a job fair, it’s a great opportunity for students to see the multitude of career options that manufacturing offers. Georgia is the number one place to do business for the sixth consecutive year and the people in manufacturing are a large part of that.”