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The Accelerator Hosts Second Annual Hudson Valley Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading the Change

The Accelerator recently hosted its second annual Hudson Valley Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading the Change. More than 800 attendees gathered at the Culinary Institute of America Marriot Pavilion in Hyde Park, N.Y. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, for the half-day event. The event included a keynote presentation by IBM Pathways Executive Jennifer Howland, two panel … Continue reading “The Accelerator Hosts Second Annual Hudson Valley Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading the Change”

Japanese, Military Markets Spurring Growth for Melo

The Hudson Valley region is home to small businesses and craftspeople in just about all imaginable fields. One of its up-and-coming companies is Melo, a business that designs unique, stylish bags. The company has found a lot of success in the Japanese fashion markets and in making high-end custom bags for the military. “We do … Continue reading “Japanese, Military Markets Spurring Growth for Melo”

Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference Producers Panel

Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference

In case you missed our Hudson Valley Film Conference, you can watch the Producers Panel here. The event’s Producers Panel was moderated by actress Mary Stuart Masterson, who is also a director, producer and founder of Kingston-based Stockade Works. The panel included Barbara DeFina, Lucy Barzun Donnelly and Nicole Quinn, all producers in the industry … Continue reading “Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference Producers Panel”

WEDC Announces Upcoming Entrepreneurship Programs

WEDC

Free programs provide aspiring entrepreneurs with resources, skills to run a business. The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), an organization dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs to build successful businesses through high-quality programs, advisory services and access to capital, announced its upcoming Path to Entrepreneurship programs and its 60+ Hour Entrepreneurial Training Program. The Path to Entrepreneurship … Continue reading “WEDC Announces Upcoming Entrepreneurship Programs”

Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference Spearheads Important Discussion for Local Sector

NEW WINDSOR, Dec. 8, 2016 – More than 75 business people gathered for the Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference, hosted by The Accelerator, at SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall on Dec. 2. The event’s keynote speaker, Robert Amler, MD, MBA – co-founder of BioInc@NYMC; vice president of government affairs, dean of the School of Health Sciences … Continue reading “Mid-Hudson Valley Manufacturing Technology Conference Spearheads Important Discussion for Local Sector”