Kansas City Hiring Fair Event (April 17th): Opportunity for All Employers Seeking to Hire

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Active, Employment Opportunities, Workforce

Hello Business/Community Partner, Are you currently hiring? You are cordially invited to participate in this year’s Hiring Fair event, scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th 2024, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, held simultaneously at each high school (North Kansas City High School, Oak Park High School, Staley High School, and Minnetonka High School), focusing on graduating seniors looking to enter the workforce immediately … Read More

Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: A Critical Overview

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Articles, Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Day, Supply Chain, Workforce

The manufacturing sector is foundational to the U.S. economy, providing vital jobs and driving innovation. However, it faces significant challenges, including a skills gap, supply chain vulnerabilities, and rapid technological changes. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network (MEPNN) presents an analysis of these issues and the strategies to address them, as outlined in their detailed report, which is available for … Read More

Graduation of the Aspire MO 2.0 Inaugural Class of 2024

Stacey MarlerBlog, Certifications, DED, Employment Opportunities, Grants, Funding, Support, Workforce

March 28, 2024, in Chillicothe, Missouri, the Missouri Women’s Council celebrated a monumental milestone—the graduation of the Aspire MO 2.0 Inaugural Class of 2024. Below are pictures of the graduates and those instrumental in making this program a success.  Vinod George and Mike Spurgeon from Missouri Enterprise provided hands-on training in warehouse, manufacturing, and supply chain.  Other service providers also … Read More

2024 Career Fellowship Program

Stacey MarlerBlog, Active, Employment Opportunities, External Events

This Summer 2024, an enriching opportunity unfolds for businesses to directly impact the future workforce within the community. The Career Fellowship Program is specifically designed for rising juniors and seniors, aiming to seamlessly connect classroom knowledge with vital, real-world applications. This initiative opens doors to mentorship, skill development, and innovative collaborations that not only elevate student education but also propel … Read More

The Great Game Experience Workshop

Stacey MarlerBlog, Active, Business Development, Continuous Improvement, External Events, Great Game of Business, Workforce

Here are 3 Reasons to Attend: Strategic Financial Literacy Enhance financial literacy within your organization, understand key metrics, and learn how to make data-driven decisions that can significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Employee Engagement and Accountability Create a culture of transparency and accountability, discover effective strategies to foster a sense of ownership, and learn how to empower your workforce to … Read More

MTC Seeks Candidates for Grants Program Manager & Operations Manager

Stacey MarlerBusiness Development, Blog, Employment Opportunities, Grants, Funding, Support, MTC, Operations

This is a great opportunity for anyone with strong ties to the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial communities and a desire to play an active role in supporting and expanding the state’s innovation and entrepreneurial capacities. The ideal candidate for the Grants Program Manager should bring extensive experience in grant and entrepreneurial ecosystem management, ideally within the Venture Capital sphere or related fields … Read More

Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS) Seattle

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Blog, Business Development, Business Growth, Expired, ISO, Supply Chain

We are reaching out to select manufacturers in Missouri to extend an exclusive invitation to the 7th edition of the Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS), taking place in Seattle from March 12-14, 2024. This invitation is specifically for businesses holding an ISO or AS9100 certification, as this is a prerequisite for participation in the event. Why Attend A&DSS Seattle? Participation Details: … Read More

Midwest Manufacturers Trade Show & Conference

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Blog, Events, Expired

The Midwest Manufacturers Trade Show & Conference brings together manufacturers, suppliers, industry experts, advanced technologies, and support services from across the Midwest for two days of learning, sharing and connecting. In today’s highly competitive world of change and uncertainty, those who build trust, lead with courage, and collaborate with others will dodge the missiles of adversity and win. This year’s theme, Never Fly … Read More

Global Entrepreneurship Week – #KC

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Blog, Business Development, Business Growth, Expired

Global Entrepreneurship Week – #KC (Nov. 13-19) is the metro’s largest multiday educational event to help doers, dreamers and makers start and grow their businesses and side hustles. To attend at no cost, sign up and build your #GEWKC schedule from 110+ sessions at gewkc.com/sched. As always, this conference is 100% no cost to attendees. Our focus is, of course, business … Read More

DED Accepting RFI Submissions for the Missouri CHIPS Act Program

Stacey MarlerBlog, Business Development, Grants, Funding, Support

DED is now accepting request for information (RFI) submissions for the Missouri CHIPS Act Program. This $10 million program will make investments in the state’s semiconductor supply chain and ecosystem, with an ultimate goal of attracting semiconductor manufacturers to Missouri. DED will accept submissions through Submittable until November 28, 2023. For further details, please review the Missouri CHIPS Act Program Guidelines. Complete information … Read More