The Corridor Business Journal has announced event details and registration deadlines for its 2019 Manufacturing Conference, to be held Oct. 4 at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids. The event offers industry leaders an opportunity to network, learn about best practices in the region, and build a stronger talent pipeline. Keynote speakers include Steve Flann, Vermeer Corp. senior director of environmental health, safety and security, and Stan Askren, retired CEO of HNI Corp. Tickets are $70 through Labor Day, and $95 after. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The reservation deadline is Sept. 27. For more information and to register, click here.