Monday, November 14, 2022 | 11:30am – 12:30pm |Virtual

Join Virginia’s top manufacturing executives, industry leaders and service providers to the manufacturing industry, as we discuss Virginia’s manufacturing competitiveness in five major areas: Business Climate, Workforce, Innovation, Infrastructure and Economic Strength. The program will examine the Commonwealth’s competitiveness standing against other US states and explore how to move Virginia forward. We will also focus on the importance that women play in keeping manufacturing competitive in Virginia.

Keynote Speaker

Virginia’s MFG Competitiveness State Ranking

Ted Abernathy

Presented by Keynote Speaker Ted Abernathy

Ted Abernathy is the Managing Partner of Economic Leadership LLC, a consultancy that is currently working in more than a dozen states to develop economic and workforce strategies. Ted has 35 years of experience in directing economic development and workforce development programs.

Ted will unveil the 2022 VA MFG Competitiveness Index results as well as compare and contrast Virginia to southern and northeastern/Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) states.

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