FAQs

1Who​​ ​​is​​ ​​behind​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council?​​ ​​What is​​ ​​your​​ ​​mission?
The​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council​​ ​​is​​ ​​operated​​ ​​by​​ ​​AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology ​​in​​ ​​collaboration​​ ​​with​​ ​​​​Traction Technology​​ ​​Partners​​​​ ​​(TTP).​​ ​​​​AMT​​ ​​represents​​ ​​and​​ ​​promotes​​ ​​U.S.-based manufacturing​​ ​​technology​​ ​​and​​ ​​its​​ ​​members—those​​ ​​who​​ ​​design, build,​​ ​​sell,​​ ​​and​​ ​​service​​ ​​the​​ ​​continuously​​ ​​evolving​​ ​​technology​​ ​​that​​ ​​lies at​​ ​​the​​ ​​heart​​ ​​of​​ ​​manufacturing.​​ ​​TTP​​ ​​focuses​​ ​​on​​ ​​bringing​​ ​​together enterprise​​ ​​leaders​​ ​​with​​ ​​emerging​​ ​​technologies.
2Why​​ ​​should​​ ​​I​​ ​​join​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council?
The​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council​​ ​​connects​​ ​​you​​ ​​to​​ ​​the​​ ​​right​​ ​​people​​ ​​in the​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​and​​ ​​tech​​ ​​industries​​ ​​to​​ ​​foster​​ ​​business,​​ ​​grow​​ ​​your network,​​ ​​and​​ ​​get​​ ​​new​​ ​​ideas.​​ ​​It​​ ​​provides​​ ​​an​​ ​​immensely​​ ​​valuable package​​ ​​of​​ ​​benefits​​ ​​to​​ ​​members,​​ ​​including​​ ​​Virtual​​ ​​Conferences, Council​​ ​​Meetings,​​ ​​a​​ ​​private​​ ​​Member​​ ​​platform​​ ​​for​​ ​​peer-to-peer networking​​ ​​and​​ ​​information​​ ​​sharing,​​ ​​a​​ ​​database​​ ​​of​​ ​​enterprise-ready startups,​​ ​​and​​ ​​a​​ ​​video​​ ​​archive​​ ​​of​​ ​​past​​ ​​sessions.
3Who​​ ​​can​​ ​​become​​ ​​a​​ ​​member​​ ​​of​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing Tech​​ ​​Council?
If​​ ​​you​​ ​​are​​ ​​a​​ ​​technology​​ ​​decision-maker​​ ​​within​​ ​​your​​ ​​organization, Council​​ ​​membership​​ ​​may​​ ​​be​​ ​​for​​ ​​you.​​ ​​The​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council is​​ ​​designed​​ ​​for​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​leaders​​ ​​and​​ ​​connectors​​ ​​who​​ ​​want​​ ​​to keep​​ ​​on​​ ​​top​​ ​​of​​ ​​emerging​​ ​​technologies​​ ​​in​​ ​​manufacturing,​​ ​​network​​ ​​with other​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​technology​​ ​​leaders,​​ ​​and​​ ​​help​​ ​​set​​ ​​the​​ ​​agenda​​ ​​for the​​ ​​industry.​​ ​​If​​ ​​you​​ ​​are​​ ​​passionate​​ ​​about​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​technology, we​​ ​​welcome​​ ​​you​​ ​​to​​ ​​apply.
4How​​ ​​does​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council​​ ​​differ​​ ​​from other​​ ​​technology​​ ​​industry​​ ​​groups?
We​​ ​​are​​ ​​not​​ ​​a​​ ​​standards​​ ​​body​​ ​​or​​ ​​a​​ ​​technical​​ ​​organization.​​ ​​The​​ ​​Council is​​ ​​at​​ ​​the​​ ​​center​​ ​​of​​ ​​an​​ ​​ecosystem​​ ​​that​​ ​​works​​ ​​on​​ ​​many​​ ​​levels​​ ​​across​​ ​​the manufacturing​​ ​​technology​​ ​​industry,​​ ​​allowing​​ ​​you​​ ​​to​​ ​​connect​​ ​​with​​ ​​the right​​ ​​people​​ ​​and​​ ​​meet​​ ​​with​​ ​​the​​ ​​companies​​ ​​that​​ ​​can​​ ​​help​​ ​​you accomplish​​ ​​your​​ ​​business​​ ​​goals.​​ ​​We​​ ​​have​​ ​​deep​​ ​​experience​​ ​​on​​ ​​the business​​ ​​side​​ ​​of​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​tech​​ ​​and​​ ​​we​​ ​​work​​ ​​with​​ ​​large​​ ​​players as​​ ​​well​​ ​​as​​ ​​startups​​ ​​that​​ ​​give​​ ​​us​​ ​​a​​ ​​window​​ ​​on​​ ​​the​​ ​​very​​ ​​latest innovations.
5How​​ ​​much​​ ​​does​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council membership​​ ​​cost?
Council membership is $3,800 annually and includes one primary membership and two team memberships.
6What​​ ​​does​​ ​​the​​ ​​membership​​ ​​fee​​ ​​include?
The Council membership package includes one primary membership plus two team memberships.
Primary membership includes: Eight​​ ​​virtual​​ ​​conferences​​ ​​moderated​​ ​​by​​ ​​John​​ ​​Gallant,​​ ​​with presentations​​ ​​from​​ ​​VCs,​​ ​​experts,​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​tech​​ ​​practitioners, and​​ ​​founders​​ ​​of​​ ​​tech​​ ​​startups​​ ​​that​​ ​​are​​ ​​gaining​​ ​​traction​​ ​​in​​ ​​the marketplace. A​​ ​​members-only​​ ​​platform​​ ​​that​​ ​​helps​​ ​​you​​ ​​research​​ ​​emerging technologies,​​ ​​connect​​ ​​with​​ ​​members,​​ ​​view​​ ​​video​​ ​​archives​​ ​​of​​ ​​past sessions,​​ ​​and​​ ​​get​​ ​​knowledgeable​​ ​​answers​​ ​​to​​ ​​your​​ ​​questions​​ ​​as​​ ​​they arise. Profiles​​ ​​of​​ ​​each​​ ​​presenting​​ ​​company​​ ​​with​​ ​​contact​​ ​​information​​ ​​and access​​ ​​to​​ ​​online​​ ​​video​​ ​​recordings​​ ​​of​​ ​​each​​ ​​presentation. Two​​ ​​invitation-only​​ ​​meetings​​ ​​that​​ ​​connect​​ ​​members​​ ​​with​​ ​​each​​ ​​other and​​ ​​with​​ ​​key​​ ​​players​​ ​​in​​ ​​manufacturing​​ ​​technology, including the IMTS Experience – a curated tour of the largest manufacturing technology show in North American. Team membership: access to all benefits except the invitation only meeting and the IMTS Experience.
7How​​ ​​do​​ ​​I​​ ​​become​​ ​​a​​ ​​member?
Simply​​ click here to apply​​ ​​for​​ ​​membership,​​ ​​and​​ ​​we​​ ​​will​​ ​​notify​​ ​​you​​ ​​of the​​ ​​status​​ ​​of​​ ​​your​​ ​​application​​ ​​within​​ ​​24​​ ​​business​​ ​​hours.
8How​​ ​​can​​ ​​I​​ ​​get​​ ​​more​​ ​​information​​ ​​about​​ ​​the Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council?
Please​​ ​​contact​​ ​​Nina​​ ​​Pfister​​ ​​of​​ ​​Traction​​ ​​Technology​​ ​​Partners​​ ​​at nina@tractiontechpartners.com
9How​​ ​​is​​ ​​the​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council​​ ​​managed?
The​​ ​​Manufacturing​​ ​​Tech​​ ​​Council​​ ​​is​​ ​​hosted​​ ​​and​​ ​​managed​​ ​​by​​ ​​the AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology ​​in​​ ​​cooperation​​ ​​with Traction​​ ​​Technology​​ ​​Partners.
10What​​ ​​is​​ ​​your​​ ​​refund​​ ​​policy?
If​​ ​​you​​ ​​wish​​ ​​to​​ ​​cancel​​ ​​your​​ ​​annual​​ ​​subscription​​ ​​and​​ ​​request​​ ​​a​​ ​​full refund,​​ ​​you​​ ​​must​​ ​​​​email​​ ​​us​​​​ ​​to​​ ​​cancel​​ ​​your​​ ​​subscription​​ ​​within​​ ​​thirty (30)​​ ​​days​​ ​​of​​ ​​your​​ ​​initial​​ ​​purchase.