Women Empowering Women Rountable on March 7, 2019. NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (March 8, 2019) — The Accelerator, a business incubator focused on bringing manufacturing back to the mid-Hudson Valley, yesterday co-hosted a women’s roundtable titled, “Women Empowering Women.” The event, also sponsored by M&T Bank, took place at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Newburgh-Stewart Airport Hotel. Attendees met mentors from a variety of backgrounds, including Melanie Richards (Increase Your Visibility), Mindy Kole (SUNY Ulster), Sandra Salguero (Superior Mortgage; Latinos in Business), Lauree Ostrofsky (Simply Leap; HV Women in Business) and Jan Wallen (Professional Consultant). “The Hudson Valley is home to some incredible women entrepreneurs and thought leaders, and we are thrilled to gather Read More
A huge thank you to everyone who came out to the Women Empowering Women Roundtable! The event featured an interactive panel and networking session, focusing on topics such as finding the right mentor, how to market yourself, how to create a win-win relationship and how to improve at networking. Attendees met mentors from a variety of backgrounds, including Melanie Richards (Increase Your Visibility), Mindy Kole (SUNY Ulster), Sandra Salguero (Superior Mortgage; Latinos in Business), Lauree Ostrofsky (Simply Leap; HV Women in Business) and Jan Wallen (Professional Consultant). Check out some photos of the event. [slide-anything id='1060']
The Accelerator Managing Director Vincent Cozzolino addresses crowd of hemp farmers and processors at the organization’s round table event on February 27, 2019. NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (March 1, 2019) – The Accelerator, a certified New York State incubator focused on bringing manufacturing back to the mid-Hudson Valley, recently hosted a gathering of more than 100 hemp growers and industry leaders to discuss the latest information on industrial hemp research, regulations and growers’ experiences. “Growing Industrial Hemp – An Update on Growers’ and Processors’ Experiences” was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at La Casa Vicina in New Windsor. Powered by the Orange County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), The Accelerator is a regional economic Read More
A huge thank you to everyone who made our Hemp Round Table a success! Hemp growers and industry leaders shared their knowledge on the latest industrial hemp research, regulations and growers’ experiences. Spectrum News and Mid-Hudson News covered our Hemp Round Table discussion on the budding hemp industry. Check out the articles below. Spectrum News Mid-Hudson News Here are some photos from the event: [slide-anything id='1050']
A huge thank you to everyone who made our Inaugural Emerging Leaders Youth Conference a success. Students from 7 different schools across Orange County were able to learn about professional communication in the modern age, different resources available to them for professional gain and were also able to participate in a mock interview session! Check out these photos from the event: [slide-anything id='972']
We would like to thank everyone who attended the Second Annual Hudson Valley Women’s Leadership Conference. We hope you’ve gained valuable insight from regional industry professionals and will continue to motivate and mentor others to rise to their fullest potential. Enjoy these photos and highlight reel of the event. Watch the Highlight Reel HERE [slide-anything id='942']
Ziel, an active-wear manufacturer, is looking for hard-working, fast-learning and dedicated individuals who are interested in a full-time sewing job in Newburgh, N.Y. A free training course will be provided. No experience required. The next training course will run from October 15th to November 16th. All trainees will get an opportunity to try out for a Full-Time Sewing Position at the end of the course. Applications can be picked up at: The Accelerator • 4 Crotty Lane • New Windsor, NY 12553 If you’re interested in this opportunity or would like to learn more, contact Melanie at email@example.com or 845-234-4449.
FREE TO ATTEND You won’t want to miss The Accelerator’s second annual Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading the Change, where you’ll experience an interactive Keynote presentation on Overcoming Unconscious Bias, and panels covering such topics as Workplace Reinvention, and The Path to Effective, Authentic Leadership. Attendees will gain valuable insight from regional industry professionals and learn how to accept and understand change, use past experiences to propel forward, motivate and mentor to help others to rise to their fullest potential, and nurture an environment that creates success and cooperation. The Culinary Institute of America, a first class educational facility for culinary professionals, will cater the Networking Expo featuring 30+ regional professional resources from 8:30 a.m. -9:30 Read More