Looking Back at 2020 and to the Future In Events

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WiM Event Summary

2020-2021 Upcoming Events

WiM North|December 7 & 8, 2020

WiM North is an annual conference for women (and the men who support them) located in the Northern region who are navigating the way through their manufacturing careers—whether it be on the shop floor, in the C-Suite, or anywhere in between.

Industries represented: Automotive, Chemicals/ Chemical Products, Food & Beverage, Fabricated Metal and Products, Machinery, AND MORE!

Conference Opportunities:

Keynotes by manufacturing industry knowledge experts and leaders on topics including "Secrets to Successful Business Transformation", "Emotional Intelligence – The EI Experience", "State of Manufacturing” address, and MORE!

Breakout sessions encouraging personal and professional growth led by leaders from Win-Tech, Inc., Fremont Consulting Group, Deloitte and more.

One on One Career Coaching Sessions formulated to help strategize career goals and help you overcome career obstacles.

Virtual Career Fair|December 14, 2020

This unique virtual career fair will provide job seekers and employers with opportunities to connect one-on-one through real-time text and video chat from the comfort and safety of their homes. 

After signing in, participants will be able to explore the available information and opportunities, and  speak one-on-one with representatives from participating organizations. Share your background and experience and get all of your questions answered.

WiM West|March 11 & 12, 2021

WiM West is also an annual conference for women (and the men who support them) located around the Western U.S. region who are navigating the way through their manufacturing careers—whether it be on the shop floor, in the C-Suite, or anywhere in between.

Industries represented: Aerospace, Computer and Electronic Product, Food & Beverage, Petroleum and Coal Products, and other Transportation, Machinery, AND MORE! 

Conference Opportunities:

Keynotes, Breakouts, and One-on-One career coaching sessions with topics, leaders and speakers to be announced! 


2020 WiM Events in Review 

Summer Leadership Conference | July 28, 2020

What is SLC? The WiM Summer Leadership Conference (SLC) is an exclusive, thought-leadership event for WiM's National Board of Directors and members of the Corporate Partnership Council. Corporate members are able to send two representatives from their organization at no cost.

Attendees: 140+

Companies: 70

Topics: Connecting Women at Work, How to Diversify your Talent, Managing and Training Teams Remotely, etc.

 
SUMMIT|September 28 - October 1, 2020

What is SUMMIT? Attracting hundreds of manufacturing professionals from around the country, the WiM SUMMIT is the only national conference of its kind. This three-day networking and educational event features manufacturing plant tours, keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and social events to expand participants’ networks.

Attendees: 677

Countries: 12

States: 38

Companies: 189 

Topics: Creating Your Own Rules for Success, The Power of Understanding Your Personal Brand, The Power of Communications in Times of Crisis, and Enabling Digital Transformation.

WiM South|October 22 & 23, 2020

What is WiM South?  As an extension of WiM's annual regional conferences, WiM South offers 2 days of learning from industry experts and connecting with manufacturing peers in the Southern region.

Attendees: 109

States: 18

Companies: 55

Profession: C-Suite, engineering, HR, Marketing, Operations, etc.

Industries: Automotive, Aerospace, Chemical, Agriculture

Topics: The Strength of a Leader, Engaging Employees Through Professional Development, Quieting Your Inner Critic, Manufacturing in the South:  Navigating, Pivoting & Growing, and MORE!

Close out your 2020 by joining our 5,300 plus members in networking at the Virtual Career Fair and expand your network during WiM North, or start your 2021 off right by registering for WiM West!
For additional information on all events, contact Jackie Bloom, Senior Programs and Events Manager, at jbloom@womeninmfg.org.