Monday, September 29, 2014
Manufacturing Week in Mississippi is Sept. 29 – Oct. 3

Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation Tuesday to declare September 29 – October 3, 2014 as Manufacturing Week in Mississippi. The proclamation comes in accordance with the National Association of Manufacturers’ Manufacturing Day in an effort to raise awareness about manufacturing and the available opportunities in this secure and growing sector of the economy.

MMA President and CEO Jay C. Moon:


Friday, September 26, 2014
Beware of Misleading Compliance Solicitations

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Mississippi is warning businesses about misleading compliance letters sent to businesses throughout the state requesting the business's board of director's minutes.

These deceptive solicitations look official and appear to be coming from the state of Mississippi's Secretary of State's office. The common theme is that they direct the recipient to send a fee, usually much higher than the state would charge, for services that are not needed.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Applied Lean Leadership Conference – Oct. 9-10 at the University of Memphis

This two-day conference is intended to provide value and insight going from a quick review of the basics to the latest in Lean sustainability, mentoring and coaching. Presenters are skilled at delivering value that is useful for the beginner to the seasoned veteran and point out that success with Lean implementation requires engagement of managers as well as internal and external constituents. Selection from a progression of three Day 2 workshops allows engagement at the level best suited for each attend...