2021 Industrial Forum

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Name: 2021 Industrial Forum
Date: December 14, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

2021 Industrial Forum featuring
Ryan Miller, Executive Director of Accelerate MS, 
John McKay, President & CEO, MS Manufacturers Association, 
Dr. Jesse Smith, President of Jones College. 

Hosted by the Jones County Chamber of Commerce
Join us for the first Industrial Forum! 

Ryan Miller is the Executive director for Accelerate Mississippi, the leading office for workforce development strategy and delivery in Mississippi. Accelerate MS works to connect Mississippians to economic opportunity by expanding best practices in workforce readiness and career training to meet current and emerging employment opportunities. They strive to align educational training and economic development initiatives to position Mississippi and Mississippians with diverse, productive, and well-paying employment. They serve Mississippians by providing awareness of pathways and resources to improve lives through training and education. By doing this, Accelerate MS also serves the needs of business and industry. 

John McKay is the President & CEO of the Mississippi Manufacturers Association. For more than 65 years, the MMA has been the clear and united voice of industry in the Magnolia State. Industry is the engine that powers Mississippi's economy, and MMA is an unrelenting advocate in support of measures benefiting manufacturers. MMA also remains vigilant in its efforts to eliminate an unfair, unnecessary or costly burden on the operations of our state's manufacturing community. Practical, accurate information is provided to members through active committees, seminars, workshops, regular publications and the website addressing key areas of interest. 

Dr. Jesse Smith is the President of Jones College. Jones College prides its self in being accessible and affordable with a variety of academic classes to provide a gateway to success in post-secondary education. Jones College also has 80 career and technical programs to prepare students to achieve personal and economic goals in the workforce.
Jones College Advanced Technology Center (ATC)
72 Technology Blvd 
Ellisville, MS 39437
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, December 14
Contact Information:
Amanda Roll, Chamber of Commerce Director 601.335.4828 or amandar@edajones.com
  • All companies (regardless of chamber membership) receive two FREE tickets per company and additional ticket are $15 per attendee
  • Register online ABOVE or contact the Chamber office 601.335.4828 or 601.649.3031 for registration assistance.
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