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October 2, 2017
 
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Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Corporate Office
One Beacon Street
16th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617.262.1180
Hotline: 800.470.6277
Fax: 617.536.6785

Regional Employer Celebrations Move to Worcester on Thursday

AIM will present Next Century Awards to pharmaceutical  company Abbvie and Table Talk Pies and athe AIM Sustainability Award to AIS of Leominster during a regional employer celebrationThursday from 4:30-6:30 pm at Mechanics Hall in Worcester.  The celebrations is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.

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Massachusetts Fund Created to Aid Puerto Rico

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and the Boston Foundation on Friday announced the creation of the Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund, which will be dedicated to “the relief and reconstruction of Puerto Rico and to support any Puerto Ricans arriving in Boston and the Commonwealth as a result of the destruction from Hurricane Maria.”  Mayor Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker will serve as honorary co-chairs, with House Ways and Means Chairman Jeffrey Sanchez as honorary Vice Chair.

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Digital Right to Repair Imperils Security

AIM last week testified against two bills that would require manufacturers of electronic equipment to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information, security updates, and replacement parts. The bills raise significant intellectual property and liability issues for Massachusetts employers

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Noted Economist to Keynote Global Trade Symposium

Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist at Massachusetts-based IHS Markit, will keynote the 2017 AIM International Trade Symposium on November 1 at Babson College. The event will feature a discussion on “Trade in the Trump Era" and presentation of the 2017 AIM Global Trade Awards.

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Out & About | Business Events You Don't Want to Miss

How to Work with Your Siblings and Children
October 5 | 8-9am | McLane Middleton | Woburn


Presented by McLane Middleton. Experts from BanyanGlobal Family Business Advisors will share their insights and experiences on how to keep your family business on a positive trajectory. They will discuss topics such as, how transitions across generations can naturally add stress to the family business system, and what governance structures promote engagement.

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Leadership Series: Cyber Security for Business - What You Need to Know
October 12 | Noon


Presented by Rockland Trust. Ninety-one percentof IT providers in 2016 reported attacks against small and medium businesses. What does this mean for your business and how can you protect yourself? Sign up for this three part webinar series to learn how.

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Manufacturing Month

Massachusetts will celebrate manufacturing in late September and throughout October with a series of events and initiatives to support the commonwealth’s 7,000 manufacturers and their 250,000 employees.

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