In celebration of National Manufacturing Month, The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is hosting the third annual Made in New York Summit. This year’s event is a comprehensive summit focusing on New York State’s vast universe of food and beverage manufacturers. A new emphasis in the Empire State is the robust and expanding beer, wine, cider and distilled spirits industries.
For more information contact Liz Mancini or 800.358.1202 ext. 332
The Business Council of New York State, Inc. is the leading business organization in New York State, representing the interests of large and small firms throughout the state. Its membership is made up of thousands of member companies, as well as local chambers of commerce and professional and trade associations.
A discussion of traditional and alternative funding options, and grant programs available.
An overview and update of the state of the craft brewing, distilling, cider and winemaking industry: current laws, new and proposed legislation, licensing regulations, food serving requirements, NYS travel & tourism initiatives, and what these mean to your business.
Every industry in New York State is seeking to fill vacant positions with qualified, trained employees. Many industries such as manufacturing, brewing, wineries, and food manufacturing are particularly impacted by today’s lack of skilled candidates. Very often companies must seek to retrain employees or partner with local colleges to find programs best suited to educate their workforce in various specialties needed to keep their businesses operational and successful. Learn more about the programs successfully preparing the workforce in food and beverage manufacturing.
Ongoing Agenda updates and speakers to be announced.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Access to Capital – Funding for Planning, Launching or Expanding Your Business
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries and Cideries – New York's Beverage Boom
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Workforce Development – Addressing the Growing Demand for Skilled Labor in the Industry
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Navigating the Marketplace – How to Get Your Product onto Shelves and into Establishments
As of September 21, 2017
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