2022 Economic Outlook for Manufacturers

Who can attend?

We welcome all manufacturing business owners. An invitation is also extended to manufacturing executives and senior leaders currently employed at a manufacturing company.

If you any questions, please reach out to info@manufacturers-connect.com

Why attend Manufacturers Connect?

Attending Manufacturers Connect allows you to stay up to date with industry best practices. Along with meeting other manufacturing professionals will facilitate advancements in your career and company.

It will also better prepare you and your company’s strategy for the best and worst of times. Manufacturers Connect is committed to educating you on staying objective through the peaks and valleys of manufacturing business ownership.


Joe Mahon, Partner; Director, Regional Outreach


Joe Mahon is a regional outreach director at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Prior to that, he served as a regional economist and as a staff writer and analyst for Minneapolis Fed publications the Region and fedgazette. Mahon’s primary responsibilities involve tracking several sectors of the Ninth District economy—an area that covers Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Montana and portions of Wisconsin and Michigan—for the Fed. Sectors he follows closely include agriculture, manufacturing, energy and mining. He holds degrees in economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota.

Discussion topics:

  • Manufacturing Conditions
  • Regional Economic Conditions: Manufacturing
  • Federal Reserve Background
  • National Economic Update
  • Regional Economic Update