Manufacturing Summit to be held August 20, 2015 in Tavares
- Published on Monday, 10 August 2015 15:27
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners and the Lake County Economic Development and Tourism Division cordially invite you to the Lake County Manufacturing Summit. The goal of the event is to give local manufacturers a greater understanding of the resources to help them grow and prosper in Lake County.
Speakers at the event will include Lake County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Conner, Lake County Economic Growth Director Robert Chandler, CEO of FloridaMakes Kevin Carr, Manufacturers Association of Central Florida Board Member Al Stimac and Lake Technical College Director Dr. Diane Culpepper.
Lake County boasts nearly 8,000 manufacturing employees producing a large variety of goods including specialized tools, communications equipment, and aerospace, medical and automotive products. With more than 300 manufacturing businesses, Lake County’s manufacturing workforce is above the state average, totaling 7 percent.
Seating at the summit is limited.