Regional partners host fifth annual forum for manufacturing sector virtually

County of Simcoe Economic Development Office

The County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Office, in partnership with member municipalities, the City of Barrie, the City of Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, are presenting the 2020 Simcoe County Virtual Manufacturers’ Forum on Tuesday, November 17.

The virtual forum will focus on trends that are shaping the future of manufacturing, including the impacts of the pandemic. The agenda includes keynote addresses on energizing workplace cultures and managing market volatility, information on business and funding supports, and an industry panel discussion on challenges and opportunities in the current market.

The virtual forum is designed for those working for or operating businesses in the manufacturing sector. Click here to review the agenda.

Where: Virtual – details provided upon registration
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Who: Manufacturing sector leaders
Cost/Registration: This is a FREE event for manufacturers, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-734-8386 (mobile)

Jennifer Straw
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-790-5979 (mobile)


Regional partners host fifth annual forum for manufacturing sector virtually