Workforce Summit 2017

At the 18th Annual Workforce Summit will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the Eden Resort and Suites, 222 Eden Road, Lancaster, PA  17601.  The breakfast meeting will begin in the Crystal Room at 7:30 a.m.

The Lancaster County Workforce Development Board Chair, Robert I. Rhoads, Jr., will kick off the meeting with introductions, sponsor acknowledgements as well as awards for individuals and/or organizations recognized as Friends of Workforce for their efforts in developing workers of tomorrow:

  • Building Bridges Award
  • Contribution to the Mission Award
  • Expanding our Horizons Award

Cathy Rychalsky, Executive Director of the Lancaster County Workforce Development Board, will present a report on the State of the Workforce including challenges the Workforce Development Board and other community leaders have identified for the coming year. This will be followed by a panel presentation discussing the theme, Upskilling the Incumbent Workforce.  The panelists will include educators and employers discussing apprenticeship programs as well as how to Skillup your workforce.

Representatives from the State Bonding office, Red Rose Transit and AARP will be available to answer questions and provide additional information.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, click here.  Please return sponsorship forms to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 13, 2017.

If you would like a nomination form for the Friends of the Workplace, click here.  Please return nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 13, 2017.