SALISBURY — The Eastern Shore Business Summit connects human resources professionals, workforce organizations, and business leaders with the resources for building sustainable cultures.

Through relevant informational opportunities, plus demonstrations of local business resources, participants will gain perspective on broad and current industry topics. The summit will bring together like-minded professionals for the purpose of creating a stronger business community on the Eastern Shore.

Some of the accredited topics include workplace safety, apprenticeship opportunities, preparing for minimum wage increase, recruiting and retention strategies, and opioids in the workplace.

Breakfast and opening remarks given by Mayor Jake Day, followed by a SIP (Shore Industry Professionals) panel presenting relatable local industry information to guests. David McGlone, deputy secretary, Maryland Department of Labor, will be the lunchtime keynote speaker with closing remarks by Kelly Schulz, secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce.

The summit is sponsored by the Eastern Shore Workforce Team (Division of Rehabilitation Services, Lower Shore Workforce Alliance, Department of Labor) in collaboration with Salisbury University, Eastern Shore SHRM and Bay Area Center for Independent Living.

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