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WiM AL & GA | Summer in the South: A Day of Tours & Networking

WiM AL & GA | Summer in the South: A Day of Tours & Networking

Thursday, August 18, 2022
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
25 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 8/18/22 at 11:00 AM (EDT)

Event Details

Join us!

Summer in the South

A Day of Tours & Networking with
WiM Georgia & WiM Alabama

Date:
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time:
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost to Attend:
WiM Member - Full Day = $75
Nonmember - Full Day = $100

WiM Member - Half-day (Georgia activities only) = $50
Nonmember - Half-day (Georgia activities only) = $75

WiM Member - Half-day (Alabama activities only) = $50
Nonmember - Half-day (Alabama activities only) = $75

Join us for a plant tour in northwest Georgia, followed by a giveback opportunity at a local school and then lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, attendees will caravan to Alabama to participate in another tour and in the evening will join industry professionals at a fun networking event!

There are three registration options available; Attendees can register for only portions of the event taking place in GA, only the portions of the event taking place in AL, or for the full day!

Review the full agenda below and register above!

Agenda & Event Locations

9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. ET

Plant Tour at GE/Roper Corporation

1507 Broomtown Rd.
LaFayette, GA 30728


10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET

Travel time to North Lafayette Middle School


11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. ET                                                                                                                                                      

STEAM Show & Tell / Give Back at North Lafayette Middle School

419 Roadrunner Blvd.
LaFayette, GA 30728

Participants are invited to bring at least 3 small do-it-yourself STEAM activity bags for students to take home and do with their parents (details will be provided to registrants by late July).


11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Travel time to lunch at Station House of LaFayette


12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

Lunch at Station House of LaFayette

123 N. Chattanooga St.
LaFayette, GA 30728


1:30 p.m. ET

Depart for Polaris in Alabama

Expect the trip to take approximately 2.5 hours. When you cross into Alabama, you will “gain” an hour and be on Central Time. Times reflected in this agenda after this point will be reflected in Central Time.


3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT
Plant Tour at Polaris

7049 Greenbrier Rd
Madison, AL 35756


5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. CT

Break / Hotel Check-In

There are a few hotels in Huntsville, but the recommended hotel for those staying overnight in Huntsville is:

Westin at Bridge Street
6800 Governors W.
Huntsville, AL 35806

Meet in the lobby at 6:00pm CT to carpool over to Toyota Field.


6:35 p.m. CT

Networking at Rocket City vs. Chattanooga Minor League Baseball Game

Toyota Field
500 Trash Panda Way
Madison, AL 35758

For More Information:

Allison Giddens
Allison Giddens
Director of Order Management Win-Tech, Inc. (770)423-9358
Individual Professional

Please Note

Closed-toed shoes and safety glasses required.
No photography permitted at plant tours.
Specific PPE will be communicated to all registrants.

If you plan to attend this event, please register above and also complete WiM's 2022 COVID-19 waiver. A copy of your form will be sent to WiM automatically for our records. Please contact Audrey Imes with any questions (aimes@womeninmfg.org).

Complete COVID-19 waiver