The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) will hold their 2012 Annual Meeting on Friday, May 11 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. This year’s event, presented by Constellation NewEnergy, RIMA’s “Green” sponsor, will feature Jeffrey Fuhrer, executive vice president and senior policy advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, as the keynote speaker. Constellation NewEnergy and RIMA have acquired Green-e Energy certified wind Renewable Energy Certificates to match the electricity used for this event. Lead sponsors include Materion Technical Materials, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and TD Bank. The breakfast meeting is also sponsored by AJ Oster, The Allied Group, Atlantic Paper & Twine, Beacon Mutual Insurance, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Medeiros Financial Services and Walco Electric. For additional information or to make reservations, contact Bill McCourt at 401-751-0160 or visit RIMA’s website at www.rimanufacturers.com.