The first ever Speed Dating 4 Manufacturers event was held on April 28th from 8:30am – 12:30am.The event was presented by NJMEP and the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ). The goal of the event was to provide a dynamic, interactive exchange with topics critical to manufacturers. Manufacturing CEO’s, VP’s, and business owners got the opportunity to network with experts in key fields and make connections with professionals who could assist them with jump-starting and growing their businesses.
The event was held at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, NJ and was comprised of three, 30 minute break-out segments which allowed attendees to hear directly from industry experts in the fields of:
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
The event included a light breakfast and a Keynote presentation by Jack Killion, Chief Strategy Officer of People Productive and Founder/Partner of Bluestone-Killion Consulting. The program ended with a networking lunch and speaker Blair Neville, Principal of Firestorm, Crisis Management & Business Continuity Expert.
Participants provided positive feedback about the event!
Pictures from Speed Dating 4 Manufacturers
NJMEP’s George Saives and Firestorm’s Blair Neville
NJMEP’s CEO, John W. Kennedy, Ph.D. addresses the crowd
Jack Killion, Chief Strategy Officer of People Productive and Founder/Partner of Bluestone-Killion Consulting
Steve Lauterback, Lauterback Marketing and Daniel Huang, Odyssey Specialty Vehicles
Sadiq Kahn and Tom Bergeron, NJBIZ
Lead Sponsor: Sobel & Co. LLC Certified Public Accountants & Advisers
Sponsor: Connell Foley
Sponsor: Marsh & McLennan Agency
Sponsor: X Solutions
Sponsor: PNC Bank
Sponsors: Brach | Eichler LLC and Creative Workforce Solutions
Ray Vaccari, Director of ManufactureNJ Talent Network