Manufacturing event scheduled for April 23 in Starkville at Franklin Furniture Center

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves

STARKVILLE – Industry leaders will gather at Mississippi State University on April 23 to discuss existing and potential issues related to manufacturing and how to capitalize on the state’s current momentum.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Manufacturing Summit: The Road Ahead. The event will be held at the Franklin Furniture Center.

Topics to be discussed at the annual manufacturing summit include transportation and logistics, manufacturing competitiveness, workforce development, the regulatory environment and the Affordable Care Act.

The $99 fee to attend the summit covers materials, refreshments and lunch. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The conference begins at 8:50 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

For more information on the summit, contact Patricia West at or (336) 884-5000, ext. 1000 or Amy Garrard at or (662) 325-8453.

To register for the conference, visit

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