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AUGUST 6 & 7, 2018
Guest Luncheon Speakers


JD Solomon

Practice Leader at Jacobs
Chair, NC EMC, Author


Bill Leslie

Journalist, Composer,
Recording Artist

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Mark Your Calendar
AUGUST 6 & 7, 2018

The Region's Only Comprehensive Forum
with current and relevant training for EHS Professionals.

NCMA's Board of Directors
Invites You to Join US!

If you are a Manufacturer with a presence in North Carolina,
learn what we can do for each other.

Science & Technology - 1:00 PM
Government Affairs - 2:00 PM

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Register Now for the 2018 NCMA Annual Meeting

The 2018 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance will take place at the Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, on September 17 and 18, 2018.  Please take a few minutes today to register.

The registration fee for NCMA members is $335 ($385 if registration is received after September 7). The guest registration fee is $75. There is no fee for guests who are prospective NCMA membersPlease contact Preston Howard at NCMA if you plan to bring a prospective member as a guest.  Registration fees cover all meals, breaks, reception, and meeting materials.



The North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance announces our 2018 Annual Meeting for Members, Business Partners and invited guests.

Our agenda is packed with a distinguished slate of presenters discussing issues of importance to your company and North Carolina manufacturers in general. Our luncheon speaker for Monday, September 17th will be the Honorable Cherie Berry, NC’s Commissioner of Labor. Our dinner speaker for the evening of the 17th will be NCDEQ Secretary, Michael Regan.

Attendees can expect an overview of the political landscape in North Carolina and possibly a prognosis for the November elections by Jonathan Kappler of the Free Enterprise Foundation. Bill McCauley of PSNC Energy and Phillip Grigsby of Duke Energy will provide updates on their respective companies’ plans for expansion of natural gas infrastructure in North Carolina. Deputy Commission of Labor Kevin Beauregard, Division of Water Resources Director Linda Culpepper and Division of Waste Management Director Michael Scott will provide updates and insights into their programs too.

About the Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will begin at 10 AM on September 17th and conclude around noon on September 18th.   Monday’s agenda will begin with the annual business session, during which we will review our progress on the 2018 priorities which were established at last year’s annual meeting; and establish our 2019 priorities.

NCMA will host a reception and dinner Monday evening for all attendees, with the reception beginning at 6:00 PM and dinner beginning at 7:00 PM.

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available

If your company would like to be a sponsor for the NCMA Annual Meeting, please contact Preston Howard at NCMA (cell 919-740-8834 / email preston.howard@myNCMA.org).




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NCMA has been an effective advocate in North Carolina for legislative and regulatory issues related to the environment, tax policy and energy and utility activity that are of importance to PCS Phosphate Company, Inc. (PotashCorp-Aurora). Membership in NCMA is the best method for our organization to address these needs.

Steve Beckel General Manager, PotashCorp-Aurora

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