CNY Central??s own Megan Coleman will be co-hosting the 100th anniversary celebration of the Manufacturers?? Association of Central New York on May 9.
More than 500 people are expected to attend the event, including representatives from area manufacturers.
Timothy Budd of Giovanni Food Company was selected as the 2013 MACNY Innovator of the Year. Tim is the Plant Manager at Giovanni Foods, which is based in Syracuse.
The event will also feature a special 100th anniversary toast and Dennis Connors as the Keynote Speaker. Mr. Connors will highlight manufacturing in Central New York and some of the past achievements of MACNY??s first 100 years. MACNY??s President and CEO, Randy Wolken, will review 2013 and outline elements of the future of MACNY and manufacturing in New York State. Recipient of the Innovation Award, started in 2012 will be awarded as well as Milestone awards for member companies. The 13th class of the Manufacturers Wall of Fame awards will wrap up the evening.