NWTC represents more than 300 highly selective advanced manufacturing and energy candidates available to fill technical positions within Western New York’s advanced manufacturing and energy sectors.

When you become an Industry Sponsor with NWTC, you are participating in the professional development of students as well as promoting your brand identity, furthering your higher education outreach, and deepening your connection with future talent and the broader Western New York community.

In appreciation for your sponsorship and support of our students, your company or organization will benefit from increased exposure to candidates through social media and marketing and connection to student, faculty, and other advanced manufacturing and energy leaders within Western New York.


There are three levels of NWTC's Industry Sponsorship Program based on Full Time Equivalents employed locally. All levels include the following sponsorship benefits:

Annual Sponsorship

  • One (1) scheduled lunch and learn to speak with and recruit current students
  • Two (2) opportunities to table at the Northland campus to engage current students
  • Post open job descriptions on job boards located on Northland campus
  • Logo listed on Northland website
  • Access to member only communications and events hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance*
  • Technical assistance when applying for and securing workforce development funding*
  • Access to workforce development program manager, with expertise to develop incumbent worker and registered apprenticeship training*

Annual Sponsorship Investment

Company Size

(per number of employees)

  • 0 - 99
  • 100 - 499
  • 500 & Up

Annual Sponsorship Cost**

  • $2,500
  • $5,000
  • $10,000

*Additional fees may apply.
**As the Northland Workforce Training Center is a 501c3, all sponsorship costs are tax-deductible.


Industry Sponsors