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April 20 – 21 Winston-Salem, NC

Please join us at the North Carolina Manufacturing Conference, MFGCON, at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 20-21, 2023. Industry experts and manufacturing peers collaborate to present over 15 informative sessions for manufacturers. Attendees will receive ideas and resources for market expansion, workforce solutions, leadership excellence, culture transformation, innovation, technology and advanced manufacturing, strategic business growth and process and quality optimization. Receive resources, practical peer advice and industry knowledge to implement for immediate results. Register today!

Attendees will hear how:

  • to expand your market through federal contracting and where to find opportunities and resources
  • five North Carolina manufacturers diversified their capabilities through technology and innovation to meet the challenges of supply chain disruptions, workforce issues and automation to thrive in today’s economy
  • to reduce downtime by 50% through a predictive maintenance program
  • innovative ideas to manage change in manufacturing can improve employee engagement
  • to expand your business through international trade and export
  • And more!


Hotel Information

Winston-Salem Marriott
425 North Cherry Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
Directly across the street from
The Benton Convention Center
Reserve your room

Winston-Salem Welcomes You!


Regular Registration
Manufacturers: $399
Non-Manufacturers: $499

Evenings in Winston-Salem​

Winston-Salem offers ample opportunity for entertainment. Visit Winston-Salem provides a Craft Draft Crawl map of 10 breweries within 1.5 mile radius. The breweries offer different activities each night such as live music, trivia, music bingo, or yoga.

ROAR is a fun new entertainment venue offering live music, food hall, boutique bowling and golf simulators. Local bakeries and artisan restaurants galore – all in easy walking distance from the convention center – ensure your visit to Winston-Salem will be an unforgettable culinary experience.

As the gateway to the Yadkin Valley wine region – North Carolina’s oldest and largest AVA – there are more than 45 wineries within an hour’s drive. Winston-Salem is the home of Old Salem Museums & Gardens, a historic site telling the stories of people, including Moravian, Black, and Indigenous peoples, in the American South. The Winston Cup Museum is just a few blocks from downtown. Plus, the critically acclaimed River Run Film Festival at the North School of the Arts will be in full swing during the MFGCON conference.

Check the community calendar for even more fun things to do and see in Winston-Salem.



Sponsor MFGCON

For information about our 2023 mfgCON sponsorship opportunities. For more details, please contact or call 919.370.0627.

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