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Creators Wanted 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers, together with The Manufacturing Institute—the workforce development and education partner of the NAM—has launched the Creators Wanted campaign, an unprecedented national effort to build the modern manufacturing workforce of tomorrow. 

Get a first look at what’s in store for this year-long series of exciting events, experiences and resources as we reduce the skills gap, shift the misperception of manufacturing and excite the next generation of creators to join the workforce of modern manufacturing! We’ll hear from the industry thought leaders leading this effort on how this journey began and will provide a sneak peek at Creators Wanted 2021. Hosted by Aaron Smalls, featured on hit TV shows like “Sleepy Hollow” and “Nashville,” this program will feature speakers including NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons, MI Executive Director Carolyn Lee, MI Vice President of Operations Herb Grant and NAM Vice President of Brand Strategy Chrys Kefalas.