State-of-the-State is Back!
2020 disrupted this critical event which brings together industry and government. The NJMEP State–of–the–State Manufacturing Summit (SotS) is the chance for manufacturers to explain their challenges and for the Legislature to present their goals and solutions for the year ahead and beyond.
The NJMEP State of the State Manufacturing Summit is virtual in 2021. The Town Hall-style event is offering business leaders the chance to have their voices heard.
*This event is for Manufacturers, STEM Firms, and NJ Elected Officials Only
Virtual State-of-the-State 2021 Event Dates
SotS will be a three-part town hall style event, focusing on the specific geographic challenges that impact businesses located in North, Central, and Southern New Jersey.
NJMEP’s State-of-the-State of Manufacturing Summit brings together manufacturing, STEM Firm executives, and NJ elected officials, only, to share information and highlight challenges within the industry.
Collaborative, honest, and candid conversations between industry and government.
No Cost to Register – Exclusive to Manufacturers, STEM Firms, and NJ
North Jersey Agenda
(Subject to change)
8:00AM – Welcoming Remarks from John Kennedy, Tony Russo (CIANJ), and Senator Linda Greenstein (14th District)
8:20AM – LIVE Conversation with Senate President Steve Sweeney (3rd District) and Senator Steve Oroho (Manufacturing Caucus Co-Chair, 24th District). Manufacturers have the opportunity to ask the senators questions directly on a range of topics
9:00AM – LIVE Conversation with our full panel: Senate President Steve Sweeney (3rd District), Senator Linda Greenstein (Manufacturing Caucus Chair, 14th District), Senator Steve Oroho (Manufacturing Caucus Co-Chair, 24th District), Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo (NJ-DOL), Melanie Willoughby (NJBAC), and other legislators from the Manufacturing Caucus.
The New Jersey Manufacturing Industry and State Decision Makers will be engaging in open, honest, and collaborative dialog to discuss the issues and challenges facing manufacturing.
Legislators and key state decision makers will be able to engage with the industry to address these concerns and offer a look at future plans.
This dialog is critical to creating a pro-business environment here in New Jersey. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the panel! If you have a question, submit it using the form to the right.
The Townhall panel includes, Melanie Willoughby (NJBAC), Robert Asaro-Angelo (NJ-DOL), plus members of the Manufacturing Caucus and your local representatives.
If you want to learn more about being an advocate for the industry, click here to download the NJMEP Advocacy Handbook 2021.
If you want to show you support this industry, click here to sign the Industry Petition to ensure the NIST-MEP and NJMEP stay in the state and federal budgets.