Take part in something more.

Our Events are designed to help you and your business grow.

  • Hundreds of training sessions, council programs, and events annually
  • Expertise shared between members
  • Professional development for yourself and your employees

Looking to attend?


Workforce Development Awards

June 15th

The 2023 Workforce Development Awards celebrate the accomplishments of students and apprentices pursuing an education or career in manufacturing. It also serves as an opportunity to recognize the devoted individuals, companies, and community partners that support the career preparation of youth and adults in Central New York and play an integral role in growing the highly-skilled workforce of tomorrow.

This year, we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Partners for Business & Education, Inc. and their incredible work helping educators connect students to industry, employers engage the future workforce, and students explore local career pathways.

26th Annual Golf Tournament

July 24th

The Annual Golf Tournament is one of our most popular events that sells out year after year. Meet other MACNY members while enjoying a day on the links at Bellevue Country Club.

You can register your team today by reaching out to Cindy Nave, Chief Member Engagement Office at [email protected].


Training & Development: Helping People Thrive

  • – Leadership
  • – Compliance
  • – Human Resources
  • – Lean Manufacturing
  • – Personal Growth
  • – Safety
  • – Sales and Program Management

Ready to Learn?


MACNY Councils offer members the chance to meet and learn from their peers from hundreds of other Upstate New York companies.

This council consists of individuals responsible for growth within their organizations. Professionals from sales, marketing, product development, and research and development are typically members.

The purpose of the Continuous Improvement Council is to share best practices in the field of structured improvement programs (TPS, Lean, Lean/Six Sigma-DMAIC, PDCA, TOC…) and to bring in subject matter experts for the benefit of all participants.  Continuous Improvement Leaders, Quality Managers, Manufacturing Managers and anyone interested in keeping ahead of the competition will enjoy this council.

This council consists of those who are responsible for the direction and coordination of manufacturing activities within their companies as well as professionals interested in the systems of a manufacturing facility. This council primarily consists of facility tours.


This council is for HR professionals from member companies. Meeting topics have previously included: Leadership & Diversity Training; Abuse in the Workplace – Alcohol, Drugs, and Misc.; and Mental Health & Suicide Prevention.

This council is made up of professionals engaged in safety, health, and/or environmental issues at their firms. This council hosts experts in the latest ESH regulations and systems.

Created for technology professionals and executives interested in the use of technology, the Technology & Innovation Council provides seminars and opportunities for sharing best practices. It is also a forum for learning about emerging technologies affecting manufacturers.

What being a MACNY member really means

  • Being Active within the Manufacturing Community
  • Building New Professional Relationships
  • Growing Professionally
  • Increasing the Performance of your Business
  • Improving the Business Environment in our State