First Michigan Industry Growth Summit Slated for Nov.13 at Detroit Athletic Club


Livonia-based MedCerts, a provider of online certification training for various industries, is partnering with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to host the 2018 Industry Growth Summit for workforce teams in Michigan.

The summit, which will take place Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Detroit Athletic Club, is intended to help Michigan Workforce Offices explore the industry growth trends of 2016-2026 and learn about labor force projections, employment projections, job openings, segment growth, and entry-level educational requirements.

The summit will address current employment trends in the state by industry, including anticipated high growth professions and current wage data for area occupations. The participants also will engage in practical workshops on how to mine the bureau’s statistics database and how to maximize the impact of government funding with stackable certifications credentials.

“Working together, we have a real shot at further reducing unemployment rates in the state of Michigan and simultaneously filling the ‘qualified labor’ gap in the high-growth, high-demand industries,” says Jason Aubrey, CEO of MedCerts.

Cassandra Wirth, an economist with the bureau, will be the summit’s featured speaker.

The Michigan Industry Growth Summit is the first in a series of similar events MedCerts is planning throughout the United States with the goal of reducing unemployment rates and staffing high-growth markets with qualified employees.

To learn more about the 2018 Industry Growth Summit or to register for this event, click here.