3rd Annual Manufacturing Summit – Thriving In The Valley

SJVMA was pleased to host and produce the premiere manufacturing conference in the San Joaquin Valley. Our Summit attracted participants from Industry, Education, and Government. We are grateful to this year’s wonderful sponsors and exhibitors. Because of their investment in time and money, this celebration of manufacturing in the Central Valley is possible. By working together, we can create a manufacturing environment that retains and attracts manufacturers to our Valley!

Thank you for coming together to make manufacturing “Thrive” in the San Joaquin Valley. Let’s make the San Joaquin Valley the preferred location to do business in the USA!

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Great to see the growing numbers of diverse community stakeholders coming together to support the vision of manufacturing ‘Thriving in the Valley’.

Eric Palmaer
The Palmaer Group/Vistage | Exhibitor

Congratulations on a very successful Manufacturing Summit. The two breakout sessions I enjoyed most were the Tax Credits session and the Employment Law Issues session…..they were really dynamite!

Andrew Cummings
T.G. Schmeiser Co. Inc.

We gained great value from breakout education sessions and networking with exhibitors. We initiated value-added relationships at the Manufacturing Summit!

Marcus Shiveley
Waterman Industries LLC | Exhibitor

The SJVMA Manufacturing Summit is groundbreaking in the way it brings industry, education, government and students together all at the same time for an amazing collaborative learning experience.

Mike Betts
Betts Company | Sponsor

Great success. Next year will be outstanding.

Daniel E Clawson
ICWT Fresno State

This was our first year at the event and we were pleased to not only support the development of the manufacturing industry in our Valley but also secured several quality leads for our business. Thank you for a well-run event!

Jane Olvera Quebe
JP Marketing | Exhibitor

This is a tremendous conference that enlightens individuals about manufacturing today and in the future.

Michael Lovell
Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation

The Manufacturing Summit has become the focal point for the region to come together and celebrate and plan to grow Manufacturing in the region. The Summit provides a platform to showcase the passion community displays to support one another with a common purpose. SJVMA is the key organization supporting the DoingWhatMATTERS for Jobs and the Economy Initiative and building the Strong Workforce for California.

Gurminder Sangha
Central Mother Lode Regional Consortium/DoingWhatMATTERS for Jobs & the Economy Initiative | Sponsor