AEM Hosting Second-Annual Workforce Solutions Summit

The one-day virtual summit will provide research-based solutions to organizations looking to recruit, train and retain employees.

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As part of its ongoing efforts to inspire members and association partners in developing strategies to build a bigger, better workforce, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is offering its second-annual Workforce Solutions Summit.

This one-day virtual summitscheduled for Aug. 19, 2021will offer valuable information and insights, as well as research-based solutions, to organizations looking to recruit, train and retain employees.

“It’s critically important for our industry to take a proactive and informed approach to workforce development activities, as well as developing the employees of tomorrow,” said AEM Senior Director of Workforce Solutions Julie Davis. “Manufacturing offers a wealth of incredible career opportunities, and this summit serves as a uniquely valuable forum for industry stakeholders to learn how to effectively recruit talent and promote the skilled trades.” Julie Davis, AEM Senior Director of Workforce SolutionsJulie Davis, AEM Senior Director of Workforce SolutionsAssociation of Equipment Manufacturers

Featured speakers at this year's Workforce Solutions Summit include:

In addition, several company representatives are scheduled to share strategies they are employing in order to influence workforce success in their organizations and communities. They include:

AEM is also offering hands-on Workforce Pre-Summit Workshops on Aug. 17 and Aug. 18. 

Capacity is limited, so interested attendees should add the workshops to their order when registering for the Workforce Solutions Summit.

“Our Workforce Summit will cover topics to help our members and the industry develop a pipeline of talent to help them move their businesses forward, and many of the ideas presented can be easily implemented,” continued Davis.

“Ultimately, this summit is designed for all roles who have a stake in growing and developing a successful workforce - executives and company leaders, operation leads, training and hiring managers, and human resources and recruiting professionals,” she said. “Because finding talent is more than just a human resources issue, it’s a business issue.”

Sponsors for this year’s Workforce Solutions Summit are Apprenticeship Works!, GPS Education Partners, Green Mountain Lion Corporation and Ultra Consultants.

Watch our video interview with Julie Davis to learn more about the workforce challenges facing heavy equipment manufacturers.