CMTC Events & Speaking Engagements

Manufacturing Events & Webinars Around California

Throughout the year, CMTC supports topical events and conferences geared towards manufacturers. In our continuing effort to support California manufacturers during the COVID-19 Pandemic, CMTC has moved exclusively to hosting virtual events led by CMTC, and our partners and other strategic alliances.

Online registration is available for certain events. 

CMTC Events 


 Workforce/HR Guidance during COVID-19 Webinar
Wednesday, May 27th

10:30 am to 11:30 am

A free, community service webinar for California Manufacturers covering:

  • Small to Mid-Sized Business Survey Results
  • Employee Rights – Paid Sick Leave & Extended Family & Medical Leave
  • Employer Guidelines – FAQs on California Labor Laws
  • CDC Guidelines for Employers & Employees
  • Q&A

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Speaking Engagements

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) CMTC has
suspended the provisioning of speakers for in-person events.


Click here for a complete list of CMTC speakers, topics and who to contact.

Great Manufacturing Month 2019!

MFGDay-e-signatureCalifornia is the most populous state and home to over 38,100 manufacturers. Limiting Manufacturing Day to just one day was not enough, so CMTC launched a month-long celebration of manufacturing in California starting on Friday, October 4, 2019 and continuing as MFGMonth-CA.
We encourage you to get involved in 2020! Whether it's for the first time or as a long-time participant, you help make MFGDAY a success! Whether you are interested in participating as a school, or hosting an open house event on-site, or participating as an exhibitor in a larger manufacturing community event, reach out to to find out more.

View All 2019 Manufacturing Day/Month Events at

Looking back, MFG DAY 2018 was a resounding success in California! 251 host sites were registered on with over 330 manufacturers and support organizations participating in events throughout the month of October.
Our Recap below  highlights the organizations that participated in events for 2018.

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California Food Expo Success!

September 9 - 10, 2019, Fresno Convention Center

CMTC – Helping California-based food and beverage manufacturers Grow Profitably and Improve Productivity.



California Small Businesses Connect with Baja California Manufacturers During Industrial Tour

The San Diego CITD, in collaboration with the Baja California Secretary of Economic Development (SEDECO) and Ensenada Economic Development Corporation, led a tour of several manufacturing facilities for small businesses in the Southern California region. More than 20 participants—which included business owners & representatives, as well as trade specialists and economic development professionals—boarded a bus provided by SEDECO and participated in the Baja Supplier Day Industrial Tour in Ensenada, Baja California. Companies participating in the event were recruited with the help of San Diego CITD partner, CMTC—a non-profit provider of manufacturing consulting services to California small and medium-sized manufacturers.

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