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Successful CI Luncheon & Expo Features Speaker Jason Bram from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Council of Industry held its Annual Luncheon & Member/ Associate Member Expo on Friday, November 15th at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. This year’s keynote speaker was Jason Bram, a Research Officer in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Regional Analysis Function. He discussed employment data and the economic outlook for manufacturers in the Hudson Valley and beyond. The Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership was also awarded to 21 individuals for completing the Council’s supervisory training program.

This year the  3rd year scholars from The Hudson Valley Pathways Academy took on the Luncheon check-in table as a challenge project. They worked out the name tag set up and check-in procedures and manned those stations fro the event. They also provided assistance to expo participants. This year’s Expo was the largest ever with 30 Council of Industry member and associate member booths. There was a variety of displays, from safety equipment to banking and insurance, to a robotic arm that played tic-tac-toe and much more. The Expo offered companies the opportunity to display their products and services to the over 300 luncheon attendees.

A highlight of the Luncheon is the awarding of the Certificates in Manufacturing Leadership. This year we presented 21 individuals from 10 companies with certificates of completion. We also debuted the latest CI Video – Women in Manufacturing, see it here.

Jason Bram, Research Officer, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York was the keynote speaker and provided his insight into the emerging economic trends. His presentation focused on employment in the region and local economies, trends in manufacturing employment and insights from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s business surveys. Bram explained how employment data point to fairly robust growth in Orange and Rockland
counties while Ulster & Dutchess counties lag. He also explained that the recent business surveys point to increasing weakness in both the
region’s manufacturing and service sectors with some businesses indicating adverse effects from trade restrictions and rising minimum wages. He included many graphs to illustrate his statistics.

This event is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors and we would like to thank them.

We would like to thank our major sponsor:

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Jason Bram from NY Federal Reserve to Speak at CI Luncheon & Expo on 11/15

The Council of Industry will hold its Annual Luncheon & Member/ Associate Member Expo on Friday, November 15th at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. This year’s keynote speaker will be Jason Bram, a Research Officer in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Regional Analysis Function. He will discuss the economic outlook for manufacturers in the Hudson Valley and beyond. The Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership will also be award to 29 individuals for completing the supervisory training program.

28 Council of Industry members and associate members will have booths in the Expo, which opens the event at 11:30 am. The Expo offers companies the opportunity to display their products and services to the over 300 expected attendees.

Jason Bram, Research Officer, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will provide his insight into the emerging economic trends. His research and analysis focus on the U.S. economy, with a primary emphasis on the Federal Reserve’s Second District, which includes New York State. Bram produces the regional Beige Book reports and uses monthly business surveys to monitor and analyze current and emerging economic trends. He has also published studies on some key sectors of the local economy, conducted ongoing research on commuting patterns, and researched the role of consumer confidence in the U.S. economy.

A highlight of the Luncheon is the awarding of the Certificates in Manufacturing Leadership. This year we have 29 individuals from 12 companies that have completed the Leadership Program. We invite our members to celebrate their achievements.

Seats are available for $60 per person or $540 for a table of ten. Registration is available on our website or follow this link. This event is made possible by our generous sponsors. Sponsorship opportunities are still available – click here for details.

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The Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership Program is Filling Up Fast

The Council of Industry has offered quality supervisory training to its members in the Hudson Valley for over 20 years. The Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership is a comprehensive group of courses that prepares supervisors for their challenging positions at manufacturing facilities. The program is designed to offer particular skill sets through day-long courses designed by manufacturers to help participants meet the challenges of the modern workplace. Participants who complete the required courses are presented with the Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership presented by the Council of Industry and Dutchess Community College. In the last few years, a few classes have gone to waitlists so don’t hesitate, register soon.

All courses are full-day classes (from 9 am – 4:30 pm) and are held at Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY with morning coffee and lunch included on site. Though participants are encouraged to complete the course series for the most comprehensive leadership education, the Council welcomes individual course registration as well. The Early Bird Special discount ends tomorrow December 21st. Register and pay online or mail a check to receive the substantial saving from this special offer.

Classes include:

Program Cost

One Day Course Single Member: $200.00 Two or More from Same Company: $175.00 each Single Non-Member: $375.00 Early Bird Discount: $185 (must register and pay before 12/21)

Fundamentals of Leadership Single Member: $400.00 Two or More from Same Company: $350.00 each Single Non-Member: $700.00 Early Bird Discount: $370 (must register and pay before 12/21)

Entire Program Single Member: $1,700.00 Two or More from Same Company: $1,550.00 each Single Non-Member: $2,600.00 Early Bird Discount: $1600 single, $1450 each two or more from the same company (must register and pay before 12/21).

Online registration is available at https://www.councilofindustry.org/training/course-list/?ccat=certificate-in-manufacturing.  If you have questions or need help registering contact Alison Butler (abutler@councilofindustry.org) or call (845) 565-1355.

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