The Future of Work Summit

The Thurston Chamber regularly asks business owners to share the challenges of doing business.

Low unemployment means savvy business owners need to find new ways to find employees. During the Summit, participants will be able to:

· Gather tools to create a talent pool.

· Learn how to develop an on-the-job training program.

· Understand best practices in developing an internship program.

· Find out how to use apprenticeship as a recruiting strategy.

· Maintain community relationships with educators and other business owners.

This one-day event is open to the public. Jeffrey Connor-Naylor deliver the Summit keynote address following the breakout sessions. Connor-Naylor is Business Leaders United’s (BLU) Director for Workforce Partnerships. BLU represents leaders from various industrial sectors concerned about our nation’s skills gap. BLU Promotes Public Investments in Skills Training and Education to Prepare American Workers for 21st Jobsst Economy of the century. For years, companies in various industry sectors have faced a skills mismatch, which the pandemic has only exacerbated. As we recover, there are opportunities to advance public policy and develop local initiatives to help workers access industry-focused skills training and build a workforce. qualified work. that employers need to grow and prosper.

About the speaker
Jeffrey Connor-Naylor will deliver the Summit keynote address following the breakout sessions. Connor-Naylor is Business Leaders United’s (BLU) Director for Workforce Partnerships. BLU represents leaders from various industrial sectors concerned about our nation’s skills gap. BLU promotes public investments in skills training and education to prepare American workers for jobs in the 21st century economy. For years, companies in various industry sectors have faced a skills mismatch, which the pandemic has only exacerbated. As we recover, there are opportunities to advance public policy and develop local initiatives that can help workers access industry-focused skills training and build the workforce. skilled labor that employers need to grow and prosper.

Who: Thurston Chamber Foundation

What: Future of Work Summit and Expo

When: October 12, 2022, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake

Tickets: Click here to buy tickets. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Event date

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Event time

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Virginia S. Braud