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Universal Woods Inc. Attending Workforce Leadership Convening


Employees from Universal Woods along with national business leaders, funders, workers, and workforce development practitioners will convene in Philadelphia, PA to address top workforce issues facing cities and states.

Louisville, KY – Jun. 15, 2017 – Employees from local manufacturing company Universal Woods Inc. will attend The National Fund for Workforce Solutions 2017 Leadership Convening Thursday, June 15 to Friday, June 16 at the Loew’s Philadelphia Hotel in Pennsylvania.


With more than 350 business leaders, funders, workers, and workforce development practitioners registered to attend, the Leadership Convening will advance the conversation on workforce and job issues facing urban and rural communities across the country.


Plenaries will feature Universal Woods’ President and CEO Paul Neumann and other leading voices such as Vice President and Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Project Amy Liu and President and CEO of Norton Healthcare Russell Cox.


Select workshops include:

  • Implementing Apprenticeships in Healthcare
  • Becoming More Competitive: Why Companies are Changing Business Practices
  • How Employers Can Measure the Impact of Workforce Investments
  • Re-Designing Jobs to Remain Competitive in Today’s Economy
  • Hiring Individuals with Criminal Records: Strategies for Healthcare
  • Advocating for Better State Workforce Policy
  • How to Generate Ideas and Innovation from Frontline Workers

Want to Learn More?

Please visit the Leadership Convening Website:  https://nationalfund.org/attend-2017-leadership-convening-june-15-16-2017/.


About Universal Woods Inc.

Universal Woods Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of hard surface products for sublimation and mezzanine decking material. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Universal Woods proudly manufactures products for a family of brands, including Unisub®, ChromaLuxe® and ResinDek® for both domestic and international consumption; currently exporting goods to over 80 countries.  Universal Woods Inc. is a truly global company with teammates supporting our customers in Belgium, Cincinnati and Australia.  Contact us at info@universalwoods.com.  Visit us online at www.universalwoods.com.