The Tech Council's Speaker Series
Held three times throughout the year, the Tech Council's Speaker Series features an individual speaker or a panel discussion on topics related to Winston-Salem's technology and innovation-based economy. These events also provide the ideal opportunity to meet and connect with the talented people involved and interested in developing this crucial component of our community's future.
Remaking How Things Are Made
The Manufacturing Revolution in Winston-Salem
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Program: 8:30-9:45 a.m. Coffee and networking afterwards.
Wake Forest Biotech Place
575 N. Patterson Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (map)
(park in the lot directly north of Biotech Place)
Recent indications show that some sectors of manufacturing are thriving in Winston-Salem. But what exactly is manufacturing in today’s economy? Why are major manufacturers expanding and locating here, and why are smaller manufacturers growing? What challenges are these businesses facing in their growth? And what skills do workers need to succeed in today's manufacturing jobs? Join us for this engaging and interactive panel discussion on May 1!
Please invite your colleagues and contacts! This event is free and open to the public, though registration is required
- Jamie Bartholomaus, Brewmaster, Foothills Brewing
- Amogh Bhonde, Plant Manager, Siemens
- Bryan Swerbinsky, Vice President and CFO, Deere-Hitachi
- Dr. Gary Green, President, Forsyth Technical Community College
- Alyson Francisco, Director of the Center for Women in Business, Salem College
Tech Council Sponsor
The Tech Briefing
It’s the Tech Council’s showcase event! The Tech Briefing features local companies and inventors that are transforming our economy and our community. This is a fast-moving event appealing to a broad audience with each presenter speaking for just five minutes about their amazing innovations, designs, and products. You will be amazed at what is happening right here Winston-Salem! Join over 400 attendees as the Tech Briefing kicks-off the Chamber’s Businesss Expo. Learn more.