COVID-19 Webinars

The National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Leadership Council are hosting COVID-19 webinars to help manufacturers respond.

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COVID-19 Resources

Productive & Secure: Cybersecurity During COVID-19

The NAM and Pwc explore best practices for to enable secure remote work models, develop a cybersecurity strategy and increase awareness of perceived risks, prevention strategies and contingency plans. This webinar was held on April 29, 2020.

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Prepping for the “New Normal” After COVID-19

The NAM and the NAM’s Manufacturing Leadership Council discuss what manufacturers need to do to keep employees and facilities safe—and how to prepare for the big changes in operations to come. This webinar was held on April 22, 2020.

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Employee Wellness and Improving Morale During COVID-19

The NAM, the Manufacturing Institute and Mercer come together to discuss how businesses can alleviate employee concerns, engage their team, and look after the mental and financial wellness of their workforce amid the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar was held on April 17, 2020.

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Cash Flow, Economics, and Best Practices During COVID-19 

The NAM’s Chief Economist, Chad Moutray and representatives from BKD discuss real-world experiences—and proactive suggestions—to help manufacturers position themselves to bounce back after the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar was held on April 15, 2020.

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CARES Act Tax Provisions for Manufacturers

Representatives from the IRS and Plante Moran discuss the CARES Act and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which feature a number of provisions designed to assistant manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis, and how to manufacturers can use these to strengthen their businesses. This webinar was held on April 10, 2020.

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Resiliency Strategies for COVID-19

In partnership with Grant Thornton, the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Leadership Council discuss successful how manufacturers can build greater resiliency in operations and manage risk more effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar was held on April 8, 2020.

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What the CARES Act Means for Manufacturers

Sen. Marco Rubio, along with top experts from the Federal Reserve and Bank of America, discusses the new opportunities provided by the CARES Act—including new loan programs and other resources for manufacturers. This webinar was held on April 3, 2020.

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Public Health & Industrial Cleaning Best Practices for COVID-19

Manufacturers discuss industrial cleaning best practices to mitigate risk to their workforce, limit the spread of the virus and ensure their manufacturing operations can continue unabated. This webinar was held on April 1, 2020.

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COVID-19 Impact on Small & Medium Manufacturers

For small- and medium-sized manufacturers, the Small Business Administration, National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Leadership Council share manufacturing operations best practices in response to COVID-19. This webinar was held on March 27, 2020.

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COVID-19’s Workforce Impact

The Manufacturing Institute and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) outline the workforce impacts of the pandemic, highlighting how manufacturers can adjust to workforce limitations and the legal obligations impacting pay, time off and other human resources issues. This webinar was held on March 25, 2020.

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NAM Policy Team Reviews NAM’s COVID-19 Action Plan

The National Association of Manufacturers’ policy team outlines the NAM’s COVID-19 Action Plan and the business impact manufacturers can expect due to the pandemic. This webinar was held on March 20, 2020.

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COVID-19 Update from Mike Pence, CDC & Hershey

Vice President Mike Pence, leader of the White House COVID-19 task force, and the Center for Disease Control provide manufacturers with an update on federal government action to control COVID-19. Hershey also shares manufacturing facility best practices to keep operations running smoothly. This webinar was held on March 20, 2020.

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Introductory Information on COVID-19

As the crisis unfolds, the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Leadership Council address the early steps other manufacturers are taking to stay ahead of the crisis—and how these steps can be duplicated to protect workers and strengthen businesses. This webinar was held on March 10, 2020.

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