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December Manufacturing News

East Bay EDA’s monthly Manufacturing Newsletter provides news and information for manufacturers in our region. We encourage you to submit events, industry innovations, legislative and policy activities, and other information that may be useful to you and your peers! Submit your items directly to

Call for Speakers | AMBayArea Summit 2024

East Bay EDA partner, AMBayArea is holding the AMBayArea Summit 2024 on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland. AMBayArea is currently accepting speaker proposals from industry experts, researchers, and thought leaders. If you have a compelling success story to share or cutting-edge information that would benefit manufacturing executives, we encourage you to submit a proposal for consideration. 
To submit a proposal, go here to review the guidelines, and click on the “Submit a Speaker Proposal” button to complete and submit the speaker proposal form.

December 2023 – CMTC Manufacturing Webinar on Marketing & Sales

CMTC is hosting a webinar on How to Optimize Marketing & Sales for Business Growth on Tuesday, December 5 @ 11 AM. Register here and visit the CMTC events page to learn more and keep up-to-date on their offerings!


Resilient East Bay: New Website for Bay Area Manufacturers
East Bay EDA recently unveiled its new Resilient East Bay website, designing it as a resource to support the region’s manufacturing sector and related industries spanning 3,500 businesses, 150,000 jobs, and contributing over $40.7 billion in GRP. Visit to learn more about this work and stay connected to upcoming East Bay events and regional activities as we look ahead to the upcoming year!

National Resources & Updates

Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing USA connects people, ideas, and technology to solve industry-relevant advanced manufacturing challenges. Its goals are to enhance industrial competitiveness, increase economic growth, reduce energy use, and strengthen U.S. national security. Reaching across industries, Manufacturing USA brings members of the manufacturing community together to overcome technical hurdles and to enable innovative new products though the institutes, which convene private-sector companies, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to pursue collaborative research and development, test applications, train workers, and reduce the risks associated with deploying new technologies. For more information and an overview of various opportunities and resources, visit their website.
Supporting American Supply Chain Resilience
On November 27, the Biden Administration released a new Fact Sheet on federal activities to strengthen supply chains, coinciding with the inaugural meeting of the White House Council on Supply Chain Resilience. The Council will be co-chaired by the National Security Advisor and the National Economic Advisor and include the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Energy, Health & Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, the Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, along with several other key agencies. 

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