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Up to $40K in Matching Grants for NYC Manufacturers

National Grid and ITAC invite NYC manufacturers to learn about important programs that can help them save significant money.

Learn about funding opportunities for projects* that demonstrate commitment to: 

  • Implementing “lean manufacturing” or other similar principles;
  • Exploring increased utilization of existing equipment; and/or
  • Incorporating sustainability and energy efficiency.

For over thirty years, both National Grid and ITAC’s economic and community development programs have helped to create jobs and revitalize communities throughout New York. Please join us for breakfast, to learn how you can benefit from this and additional business incentive programs.

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8:00-8:30AM: Registration/ Resource Fair/ Light Breakfast

8:30-8:35AM: Introduction/Welcome – Lyle Sclair, Downstate Economic Development Representative

8:35-8:40AM: Safety Message РLee Westerlind, Pipeline Safety & Public Awareness Manager

8:40-8:55AM: Economic Development Programs & Overview of Manufacturing Productivity Program

8:55-9:15AM: Resources and Solutions for Manufacturers – Kinda Younes, Executive Director, ITAC

9:15-9:30AM: MPP Questions and Answers

9:30-10:00AM: National Grid Services Overview

Energy Efficiency – Laura McNeill, Energy Efficiency Channel Sale Representative

New Gas Technologies/Gas Expansion – Ron Angst, Customer Solutions Representative

Understanding your National Grid Service РJames Brandow, Customer Connections Representative

10:00-10:05AM: Closing Remarks

10:05-11:05AM: Resource Fair/ Post Event Networking



Business Outreach Center Network

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Empire State Development


NYC Small Business Services

Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation



Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Time: 8AM – 10AM

All registrants will be entered into a raffle to win a pair of Brooklyn Nets tickets (winner must be present at the event).

Post-event networking/resource fair after 10AM.

Location: One MetroTech Center (Entrance on Jay Street), 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

*Funding is open to NYC Manufacturers in the National Grid NYC Service Territory (Brooklyn, parts of Queens and Staten Island)


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