Videos

MCIE Happy Hour Zoom Meetings

MFG Happy Hour – Supply Chain Series Part Three – Managing Cargo Movement
Hear a panel of industry experts discuss Managing Cargo Movement in the third and final session of this 3-part series. Mickey Marraffino, CMTC, also gives a brief overview of training and resources available to manufacturers.
MFG Happy Hour – Supply Chain Series Part Two – An Evolving Saga Facing Manufacturers
Learn about what transpired in the supply chain from a data perspective and what evolving challenges will continue to impact product manufacturers and suppliers. Hear anecdotal analysis of these key data points and how these changes can provide a vision into the future.
MFG Happy Hour – Supply Chain Series Part One – Transportation
Part one of a 3-part series to help guide manufacturers, provide resources, and answer any questions they may have.
MFG Happy Hour – Update on High Desert Manufacturing
Hear how The High Desert Manufacturers’ Council was formed with the purpose of assisting regional businesses with the resources they need to find and hire skilled workers, assist educators in creating programs that will align with industry needs, and provide updates on issues impacting the manufacturing industry.
MFG Happy Hour – Update on Legislation and Regulation
Hear from CMTA’s policy directors as they help us navigate the new legislation and regulations affecting manufacturers.
MFG Happy Hour – Connecting with Community Colleges’ Resources
Hear from speakers at San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) about program Contract Education through community colleges.
MFG Happy Hour – Technology Advancement Resources for MFGs
Dr. David Pearson will share the resources available to manufacturers through Discover UCR.
MFG Happy Hour – Manufacturing Automation in the Inland Empire – What to Expect and How to React
Dr. Moenius is the Professor of Global Business and Director of the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) at the University of Redlands School of Business. His presentation discusses how automation will impact manufacturing, what risks and opportunities are emerging and how you can implement them in your company.
Virtual Roundtable Discussion – Train to Retain through Apprenticeships
Learn how manufacturers are using new, industry designed, non-traditional apprenticeship pathways to develop skilled and loyal employees.
MFG Happy Hour – Cyberattack: Not “If” but “When”
Presenter, John McGloughlin, shares cyber-war stories and best practices for manufacturers to minimize downtime and save businesses, livelihoods, and careers from threat actors.
MFG Happy Hour – Economic Training Programs and State Regulatory and Legislative Update
Lawrence Gayden, from California Manufacturing and Technology Association (CMTA), speaks on CA regulatory changes, Prop 65, and COVID regulations overview. Renee Pierce, Senior Economic Development Analyst with ETP, explains assistance available to local manufacturers.

Manufacturers’ Summit

State of Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Council of the Inland Empire presented The State of Manufacturing – The National, State and Local View panel discussion on February 20, 2020.
MCIE Speaker Series – Manufacturing Round Table with Senator Mike Morrell and Supervisor Dawn Rowe
View Senator Mike Morrell and Supervisor Dawn discuss issues regarding maunfacturing in the Inland Empire.
2017 Manufacturers’ Summit
The Manufacturing Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE) hosted their 6th Annual Inland Empire Manufacturing Summit on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Ontario Convention Center. More than 600 business leaders and representatives from throughout the region came to hear speakers from national and state manufacturing associations give the federal and state perspectives, and several owners of manufacturing companies in the region give examples from their various businesses.
2016 Manufacturers’ Summit
The Manufacturing Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE) hosted their 5th Annual Inland Empire Manufacturing Summit where business leaders and representatives from throughout the region came to hear speakers from national and state manufacturing associations give the federal and state perspectives, and several owners of manufacturing companies in the region give examples from their various businesses.
2015 Manufacturers’ Summit
The Manufacturing Council of the Inland Empire (MCIE) hosted their 4th Annual Inland Empire Manufacturing Summit where business leaders and representatives from throughout the region came to hear speakers from national and state manufacturing associations give the federal and state perspectives.
E=mc2 Innovation Awards
E=mc² Innovation Awards will be presented to local manufacturers who submit the best innovations that result in tangible business improvement.