KENNEWICK, WA-The Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) is proud to announce the keynote speaker for its 10th annual Smartmap Expo will be Harry C. Moser, the nationally recognized founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative. The Smartmap Expo, the Premier Manufacturing Networking Event in the Pacific Northwest, will be held September 27, 2012 at the TRAC Center, Pasco, Washington from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The theme for the Smartmap Expo 2012 is, Made in the U.S.A.

"Mr. Moser's Reshoring Initiative fits in perfectly with this year's theme,” says stated Gary A. White, producer of the Expo. “We are honored to have a speaker of this caliber. Mr. Moser's participation is indicative of the prominent position the Smartmap Expo has attained over the last 10 years."

Moser will provide a presentation during the Power Breakfast (7:30--8: 30 a.m.) and a one hour reshoring seminar (9:00 a.m.). The Reshoring Initiative will also have a display booth, where expo participants can meet with Moser.

A 40-year manufacturing industry veteran and retired president of GF AgieChannilles, Moser founded the Reshoring Initiative to move jobs back to the United States by helping U.S. manufacturers recognize the profit potential of utilizing local sourcing and production as well as the critical role they can play in strengthening the economy.