Initiatives

SJVMA’s Major Initiatives Include:

ANNUAL MANUFACTURING SUMMIT:
Our primary objective is to showcase and celebrate excellence in manufacturing.
2017 Summit Information:

Registration – 855 Attendees – 740 Volunteers – 45
Exhibitors – 85 Workshops – 24

QUARTERLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:
Meeting agenda focuses on industry updates in areas of interests to our manufacturing members and showcase local companies

Average Attendance – 85

DREAM IT DO IT (DIDI):
Initiative with the Manufacturing Institute. DIDI promotes careers in manufacturing to the next generation with programs, marketing materials, and information relating to manufacturing.
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MANUFACTURING DAY:
During the week of October 3, 2016, local high school juniors and seniors, studying in the CTE pathway, toured local manufacturing companies and attended a luncheon to meet industry professionals.

Fresno/Clovis Students – 120 Manufacturing Sites – 12
Madera – 70 Manufacturing Sites – 7

CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE):
CTE programs are critical to the success of the mission as they lay the foundation for awareness and opportunities for students in manufacturing related career pathways. Activities involve apprenticeship and internship programs, and participation in various CTE programs in the high school and community college levels.

High School CTE Programs (Fresno/Madera Counties) – 125 Community Colleges – 7