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CMMA Town Hall Powerpoint

Jim Shoemaker gave an overview of CMMA accomplishments on February 10, and led a discussion regarding the future direction of the organization.  Click Here to download and view the Powerpoint presentation.

Feedback received from the meeting:

·         Increased Membership

o   From 20% to 50% of manufacturers in the region

o   Referral program (If a current member signs someone up, they get something like a free golf sponsorship.)

o   Create a thumb drive as a handout during recruiting – video’s, PowerPoints, photo’s , etc., etc.,

·         Marketing

o   Fact-based marketing

o   Speakers. Roundtable to go out to schools, Rotary, Chamber. – Dave Stevens is interested in helping

o   “What goes on behind closed doors” - short video on what happens at various industries – How things are done in a manufacturing setting  – Bill Henderson

o   CMU broadcasting and other media outlets to reach a new audience. – Marketing advice?

·         Training and Career Development

o   LEAN Bootcamp and conferences

o   Provide a career vs. a job – John Leppien

·         Education Collaboration & Curriculum

·         How to influence

·         Hold manufacturing-rated events at the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum – Dave Stevens

Use Junior Achievement – Bill Henderson

o   Invite teacher’s into the factory for a 2 week job shadow experience – they become recruiter – Paul Aultman has had success with this approach.

·         Enhance Member Services

o   What can we do for you?

o   Coordinate with JAMA and others for events, training, networking, etc.

o   Create a “Materials SIG” – purchasing, inventory, and logistics.

o   Supply Chain SIG – Alison Haverkamp

o   Engineering SIG – Allison Haverkamp

o   Searchable CMMA website for members, similar to Pure Michigan’s PMBC website.

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