Friday, February 2, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CST
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OAK BROOK Marriott Hotel 
1401 W. 22nd St.
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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Kimberly McNamara 
Illinois Manufacturers' Association 
630.368.5300, Ext. 2109 

IMA's Small Manufacturers Council Meeting 

Join fellow Small Manufacturers for presentations on the R&D Tax Credit and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. 


8:30am - Continental Breakfast

9:00am - Opening Comments, Dave Bumbar, SMC Chairman 

9:10am - Research & Development Tax Credit, Presented by: Dan Laughlin, FGMK, LLC

  • General Overview of the history and purpose of the credit 
  • Project qualification criteria
  •  Qualified expenses related to qualified projects
  •  Credit calculation - value of the benefit
  •  Ability to utilize the credit against alternative minimum tax

10:10am - Break

10:20am - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Presented by: Storrs Downey, Bryce Downey & Lenkov

  • Identifying sexual harassment
  • Investigation sexual harassment
  • Training workforce on company policy

11:20am - Open Forum & Evaluations


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