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Developing and maintaining a highly skilled and experienced workforce is absolutely critical to all of Vermont’s industry sectors – both now and for the future – including the following sectors where VMEC has a proven track-record of providing effective assistance: manufacturing, finance, healthcare, higher education, non-profits, and services. VMEC offers a variety of networking and training opportunities through its basic and advanced public and on-site Workshops, Vermont Manufacturing Forums held at local plants, and focused Special Events. VMEC offerings are designed to help companies innovate, plan, perform and grow. They challenge and train attendees about how they might measurably improve and transform their operations, accelerate profitable growth, and gain competitive advantages through implementing enterprise-wide best practices that include wise investments in their people.

VMEC Workshop Calendar

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Workshops & Training

Companies and organizations can achieve measurable improvements in their sales/revenue, customer satisfaction, workflow, quality, employee satisfaction and profitability when proper systems and solutions are implemented and sustained. VMEC provides a range of practical workshop and training offerings that can be provided either on-site at your location or through our periodic public offerings. Learn More

Forums and Networking

Informal opportunities designed for Vermont manufacturers to exchange ideas and discuss practical solutions to common operational, growth and other challenges. Learn More

Workforce Development

A strong manufacturing base is absolutely critical to the financial and national security of the United States. U.S. manufacturers employ over 13 million people in high-paying jobs with good benefits, and they create millions of additional jobs, directly and indirectly, in a wide range of related industries. As manufacturing jobs move from low-tech to high-skill, the manufacturing workforce will be increasingly important to helping sustain the American way of life. Learn More

Partner Events

VMEC partners offer training and education that may be beneficial for your organization. Learn More

Request a Workshop

Have an idea for a workshop or training seminar? Send us your idea and we can discuss how to help improve the Vermont manufacturing community. Learn More