Department of Economic and Community Development commissioner David Lehman and newly appointed chief manufacturing officer Colin Cooper headline the Made in Connecticut: 2019 Manufacturing Summit, Oct. 25 at the Trumbull Marriott Shelton.

Made in Connecticut: 2019 Manufacturing Summit
Friday, October 25 | 8:30 am
Trumbull Marriott Shelton (180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull)

Lehman and Cooper will outline the latter's role coordinating public-private efforts for growing Connecticut manufacturing and provide updates on the sector.

The event also features the release of CBIA's 2019 Connecticut Manufacturing Report, presentation of the inaugural manufacturing awards, an in-depth look at workforce development trends with labor expert John Frehse, and a panel discussion of latest technology and innovation trends .

Technology & Innovation

·        Moderator: Marni Rozen, Director, Management Consulting Practice, RSM

·        Marty Guay, VP of Business Development, Stanley Black & Decker

·        Jeff Orszak, Director, Strategic Growth & Technology, CONNSTEP

·        Jack Webb, VP Industrial IoT Solutions, Hartford Steam Boiler

Made in Connecticut: 2019 Manufacturing Summit is presented by CBIA and CONNSTEP and made possible through the generous support of RSM and Eversource Energy.

Media wishing to attend should contact Joe Budd (860.244.1951).


CBIA is Connecticut's largest business organization, with thousands of member companies, small and large, representing a diverse range of industries from every part of the state. For more information, please contact Joe Budd (860.244.1951).