CME is committed to supporting, promoting and inspiring women to pursue careers in manufacturing. Attracting more women into manufacturing professions is critical to helping companies grow. Through our WIM Shop Talks series, CME connects female leaders and supervisors together to exchange information, ideas, and insights. Participants gather for facilitated sessions that include a hosted plant tour and a topical learning component. The peer driven discussion ensures a high level of commitment and accountability which in turn offers invaluable key takeaways and innovative solutions.
Current programs are virtual, but in person tours are planned for future once the pandemic recedes. Register for the full series to save, today!
*Speakers and topics subject to change.
NOVEMBER 19, 2020 (REGISTRATION IS CLOSED)
November 19, 2020
Topic: Gender Differences: Do They Exist?
Where Beauty meets Function! Join the amazing, all-woman team at Metal Depot for our upcoming Shop Talk. Metal Depot specializes in metal roofing, siding and custom fabrication. From small residential projects to multi-story buildings, Metal Depot takes their passion of innovation, education and fabrication to create remarkable and stunning products. You will not want to miss touring this 8000 sq. ft facility.
FEBRUARY 24, 2021 (REGISTRATION IS CLOSED)
February 24, 2021
Topic: Mentor Equation….Mentor + Mentee = Success
Being a mentor can be life changing! Maverick Industries is hosting the February Shop Talk regarding Mentor Equation: Mentor + Mentee = Success. The Maverick Industries team will share their rise from a small family run company to an enterprise specializing in custom steel fabrication and manufacturing; focused on Safety, Quality, Lean and Teamwork. Come see a virtual tour of the facility and meet our host Audrey; Chief Operations Officer and learn how she has benefited from all types of Mentors. CME’s Shop Talk will leave you engaged, inspired and ready to find your Mentor!
APRIL 28, 2021
April 28, 2021
Topic: Hiring for the future – Women Wanted
Host Company: Loewen
Recruiting top talent and retaining talent are not the same. Loewen has found a proven solution that is working. They will be our host for the April Shop Talk regarding Hiring for the Future – Women Wanted. Loewen boasts that 46% of staff are women in manufacturing. They attribute these numbers to the culture and hard work of the leadership to achieve this respectful and inviting workplace. Learn why their retention technique works. Our Talent acquisition strategy experts will provide tips and techniques for success. Join CME’s Shop Talk and see how your team can succeed!