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Posted on Jan 16, 2017 :: Event News
Posted by , Insight on Manufacturing Staff Writer

Get those THINC! nominations in

Insight is accepting nominations — self-nominations are certainly encouraged — for the 2017 Insight Innovation Awards.

Share what company is innovating with a brief description of how. Include some contact information, and we’ll follow through with each nominated company for details. Nominations close Jan. 31. Applications will be accepted through the Feb. 17 deadline.

The Insight Innovation Awards are designed to encourage innovation among businesses in Northeast Wisconsin that lead to breakthrough technologies, processes and/or company cultures and make an important, positive impact on companies, employees, customers, vendors, industries, communities and/or the environment.

Award winners will serve as examples of best practices in innovation that significantly improve the bottom line, grow the business, heighten employee morale, make a difference and establish themselves as leaders in their industry. Visit to nominate and for more information.

Manufacturing Matters slated for Feb. 23

Manufacturing Matters 2017 will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee on Feb. 23. The theme of this year’s conference is Shaping the Future, and the conference will discuss trends, opportunities and solutions that will help Wisconsin manufacturers thrive in a dynamic and challenging business environment.

This year’s keynote presenter is Michael Stull, senior vice president of Manpower, North America, where he oversees the company’s staffing business in the United States and Canada. He’ll discuss key workforce trends and what manufacturers can do to secure and develop their current and future workforces.

Attendees can choose from 18 breakout sessions with three sessions in each of the six conference tracks: growth, operational excellence, human capital management, C-suite essentials, technology and innovation and Wisconsin manufacturing.