Governor to speak at state chamber legislative brunch April 9

Conference highlights contributions manufacturers make to Delaware's economy
April 4, 2018

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate the Delaware Manufacturing Association will hold the annual Spring Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference Monday, April 9. It is hosted by Delaware Technical Community College and presented by the Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

This year's event will feature lean-manufacturing expert Gary Convis as keynote of the morning manufacturing session. Convis was Toyota Motor Corporation's lean manufacturing leader for more than 40 years in the U.S., and he is now senior advisor to Bloom Energy.

Gov. John Carney will deliver the keynote address at 11 a.m. at the legislative session. Other distinguished speakers include Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, DTCC President Dr. Mark T. Brainard and state chamber President Rich Heffron.

This conference acknowledges the important contributions that manufacturers make to Delaware's economy, and provides business leaders the opportunity to network with legislators and state officials.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at DTCC's Terry Campus in Dover. Throughout the morning, attendees will be able to network with business and community leaders, as well as exhibitors representing Delaware manufacturers and other related businesses. To register, go to Registration is $75 for members and $85 for nonmembers.

The state chamber thanks the following organizations for their support: Presenting Sponsor DEMEP; Gold Sponsors Bank of America and Delmarva Power; Silver Sponsors Agilent Technologies, Bloom Energy, Chemours, and Kuehne Company; and Bronze Sponsors Adesis, Associates International, AstraZeneca, BASF, Delaware Business Times, Delaware Electric Co-op, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, DuPont, Edgewell Personal Care, LegalShield, MDavis, Mountaire, NIIMBL, Polymer Technologies, PPG and W.L. Gore.


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