PMA to host inaugural Women in Manufacturing Symposium


By Plant Services Staff

Sep 28, 2011

More than 150 women executives, managers and supervisors will gather in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 25-26, 2011 for the first annual Women in Manufacturing Symposium hosted by the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA). The event, designed exclusively for women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry, will provide a unique opportunity for participants to share perspectives and network with colleagues and with leading female executives in the manufacturing sector.

Moira Forbes, vice president and publisher of ForbesWoman, a multi-media platform serving successful women in business and leadership, will deliver the keynote presentation at the event on “Management Best Practices.” Forbes also is the associate publisher of ForbesLife and the host of Success with Moira Forbes, a weekly video series featuring candid, one-on-one interviews with today’s top women leaders.

The symposium also will feature panel discussions on “Manufacturing Best Practices” and “The Importance of Sponsoring and Mentoring.” Panelists include representatives from high-profile manufacturers including Boeing, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, GE Appliances and American Greetings.

Get complete program details and register to attend the program