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The Accelerator Co-Hosts ‘Women Empowering Women’ Roundtable

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 … Continue reading “The Accelerator Co-Hosts ‘Women Empowering Women’ Roundtable”

The Accelerator Hosts Hemp Round Table for Growers, Industry Leaders

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 … Continue reading “The Accelerator Hosts Hemp Round Table for Growers, Industry Leaders”

Inaugural Emerging Leaders Youth Conference Photos

Emerging Leaders Youth Conference

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 … Continue reading “Inaugural Emerging Leaders Youth Conference Photos”

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”

Help Wanted in the Fashion Industry

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 … Continue reading “Help Wanted in the Fashion Industry”

Hudson Valley Women’s Leadership Conference: Leading the Change

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 … Continue reading “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”