MFGCON Powered by Business NC & NCMEP. 2021 Manufacturing Conference. May 4-5, 2021. Durham, NC.

Moving in to its sixth year, North Carolina’s premier manufacturing conference will be held May 4-5, 2021. The conference will feature the most up-to-date and relevant topics from North Carolina’s most influential manufacturing thought leaders.

MFGCON Virtual Pre-Conference Webinar

Join us for a special pre-conference MFGCON webinar. Topics include a keynotes on Manufacturing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities from Kenneth P. Voytek, Chief Economist, MEP National Network and Policy Considerations for Manufacturing from Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership LLC. There will also be an international supply chain panel discussion as well as a conversation with one of North Carolina’s manufacturing CEOs, Stephen Shuford of Shurtape Technologies. View the Virtual MFGCON Pre-Conference Agenda

November 5, 2020

MFGCON Call For Speakers

The sixth Annual MFGCON 2021 Call for Speakers: March 16, 2020 – NOW OPEN.

We invite manufacturing industry professionals to submit speaking proposals for this year’s conference, which will be held May 4-5, 2021.

Hotel Information

MFGCON 2021 will be held at the Durham Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Durham, NC. MFGCON has partnered with the Durham Marriott City Center and Unscripted Durham to offer special group rates for MFGCON 2021.

Durham Marriott City Center
201 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701
919-956-9404The Durham Marriott City Center will offer room rates for $159.00 USD per night. Guests will need to request the mfgCON21 Group Rate.

Unscripted Durham
202 N. Corcoran Street, Durham, NC 27701

The Unscripted Durham Hotel will offer room rates per night and includes parking. Guests will need to request the mfgCON21 Group Rate.

On-line Registration for mfgCON 2021

On-line registration for mfgCON 2021 is COMING SOON. The state’s largest manufacturing conference, dedicated to providing maximum exposure to the newest ideas, best tools and resources in manufacturing.

Please check back for registration dates and conference details.


Interested in connecting with North Carolina’s manufacturers at the conference? Sponsorship opportunities are now open. For more details about our 2021 sponsorship opportunities and levels, click the chart on the right to enlarge the mfgCON21 Sponsorship Levels or download the mfgCON21 Sponsorship Levels Chart pdf. For sponsorship inquiries, contact Norwood T. Teague, Executive Event Director of mfgCON21 at

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