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Virtual Manufacturing Conference

October 22, 2020 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Fee: Complimentary

Out of concern for the health and safety of our conference attendees, speakers and staff, we are hosting our Annual Manufacturing Conference in a virtual format.

Dannible & McKee’s Manufacturing Conference is specifically designed to provide valuable insight and best practices to help manufacturers succeed. The conference will include breakout sessions after the tax and financial impacts presentations to allow for smaller group Q&A’s with the experts.


Featured Presentations

The Outlook of New York State Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond
Business declines. Supply chain disruptions. Innovation and exploration. While every industry is feeling the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, manufacturing has seen a significant impact. In this presentation, Randy Wolken, President & CEO of the Manufacturers Association of Central New York, will review the current state of manufacturing in New York. We will also explore the future of manufacturing, its emerging trends and the resiliency of the industry.
– Randy Wolken, President & CEO, Manufacturers Association of Central New York

Tax Breaks and Benefits in the CARES Act for Manufacturers
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a powerful tool for manufacturers—with a number of provisions designed to assist manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis. Although, beyond PPP loans, is your company taking full advantage of the tax breaks and benefits?  In this session, we will examine key tax provisions of the CARES Act, in addition to other valuable tax incentives, that manufacturers should consider as part of their tax planning strategy.
– Brian J. Potter, CPA, CDA, Tax Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP
Alex J. Nitka, CPA, Tax Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP

Key Financial Impacts of the Pandemic on U.S. Manufacturers
In this session we will discuss some of the key ways that the Pandemic has impacted U.S. Manufacturers, including obtaining and accounting for PPP loan forgiveness, operating and personnel matters, supply chain issues, producing and selling products and the possible effects on business valuation and ownership succession.
– Victor W. Vaccaro, Jr., CPA/ABV, CFF, CDA, Audit Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP
Benjamin A. Sumner, CPA, Audit Partner, Dannible & McKee, LLP


CPE Credit

Dannible & McKee, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

This is an intermediate level, live presentation and the learning objectives will be shown in the conference agenda. The prerequisite is basic business knowledge and no advanced preparation is required.

Recommended credit is 3 credits: Specialized Knowledge, Taxes, Accounting


2020 Virtual Manufacturing Conference Registration Form

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