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2012 Middle Georgia Regional Business & Industry Summit
2012 Middle Georgia Business and Industry Summit
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
7:45 am - 12:30 pm
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Major General (retired) Robert McMahon of the 21st Century Partnership will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 Middle Georgia Business & Industry Summit on Tuesday, December 4th at the Central Georgia Technical College, Building H, Macon Campus. Registration and networking begins at 7:45 am and the program runs from 8:15 am to 12:30 pm.
The objective of the event is to help Middle Georgia businesses grow, be more efficient and more competitive as a region. Employers, human resource managers, business leaders, education leaders, community leaders, elected officials, and economic developers from the Middle Georgia region are encouraged to attend this free event.
Dr. Ivan Allen, President of Middle Georgia Technical College will kick off the event with an update of the Central Georgia Technical College and Middle Georgia Technical College merger. Mark Lytle, Division Director of the Georgia Centers of Innovation will be presenting Georgia Centers of Innovation: Connecting Georgia's Businesses.
Informational break-out sessions will include: Where is Georgia Work Ready?, Creative Solutions through Workforce Development, Maximizing Efficiencies, Matching STEM Students to Employers, Georgia Department Of Labor Employer Resource, Georgia Tax Credits for Existing Business & Industry, and Creative Options for Hiring Employees.
Corporate sponsors include: Central Georgia Health System, Five Star Food Service, Macon-Bibb Workforce Investment Board, and Macon Occupational Medicine.
Regional Partners hosting the event include: Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, Macon Economic Development Commission, Development Authority Milledgeville-Baldwin County & Chamber of Commerce, Crawford County Development Authority, Development Authority Jeffersonville-Twiggs County, Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber & Development Authority, Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce, Jones County Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority, Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, United Pulaski Economic Development, Houston County Development Authority, Perry Chamber of Commerce, Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce, Peach County Chamber of Commerce & Development Authority, and Wilkinson County Chamber & Development Authority.