March 19, 2019 • Utica, NY

Delta Hotel by Marriott

200 Genesee Street
Utica, New York 13502

*Program runs from 1:30PM-5:00PM with a reception following from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Accelerate your company’s opportunity for attracting talent, employee retention, skills growth, and expansion with FuzeHub’s newest Solutions Forum for NYS Manufacturers. Building a skilled manufacturing workforce is essential for companies to remain competitive in the midst of industry-wide landscape changes. This event will bring together leading regional resources who stand ready to assist your company in tackling today’s most pressing issues.

Addressing workforce challenges in the manufacturing sector is critical to industry growth in New York State and across the country. At this event, experience key presentations and one-on-one meetings that will expose you to leading initiatives that can assist your company in advancing the technical knowledge of your team or recruiting the talent you need for growth.

The event will feature excellent networking opportunities and an industry expert panel.

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Main Event Program

  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
    (Beverages and light fare will be provided)
  • 2:00PM-3:15PM
    Master of Ceremonies
       Everton H. Henriques
    Welcome and Introductions
       Franca Armstrong and Cory Albrecht
    Keynote Speakers
       David Dussault
       Gretchen Schultz
       Cory Albrecht
       Michael Choquette
       Pamela Hollenbeck
       Rick Short   
       Manufacturers’ Best Practices
       Moderated by Steve Melito
  • 3:15PM-5:00PM
    Exhibitors Showcase and one-on-one meetings with resources

Evening Reception

  • 5:00PM
    Reception Begins
  • 7:00PM
    Reception closes

Franca Armstrong
Associate Vice President of Workforce Development and Dean of Rome Campus
Mohawk Valley Community College
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Cory Albrecht
Executive Director
Advanced Institute for Manufacturing (AIM)
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David Dussault
P1 Holdings, Inc.
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Everton H. Henriques
Director, NY MEP Solutions
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Steve Melito
Solutions Program Specialist
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Michael Choquette
Quality Administrator and Training Manager
Revere Copper Products, Inc.
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Rick Short
Corporate Associate Vice President and Senior Director of Marketing Communications
Indium Corporation
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Pamela Hollenbeck
Bartell Machinery Systems
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Who Should Attend:
Manufacturers seeking to maintain and expand workforce capabilities

Don’t miss this opportunity to:

  • Learn about apprenticeships and how workforce strength will expand your business development
  • Identify workforce solutions
  • Network with peers and industry leaders
  • Capitalize on learning and resource opportunities:
    • Focused break-out discussions
    • Meet one-on-one with regional and state resources for: technical expertise, special attention to workforce development/recruitment

Available Resources

  • AIM
  • FuzeHub
  • Herkimer College
  • Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Montgomery County IDA

  • MVCC Apprenticeships
  • MV Edge
  • SBDC
  • Workforce Development Institute
  • Working Solutions


Hotel accommodation information coming soon. Please stay tuned.



Contact Patty Rechberger:
(518) 768-7030 Ext.512 or 


Contact Beth Rivera:
(518) 768-7030 Ext.502 or