Empire (Rochester, NY)

Rochester, NY 

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Annual Rochester Amerks AHL Hockey Game Social

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 5:30pm
Location: Blue Cross Arena (Rochester, NY)

Join us for local mid-week professional hockey action in a matchup between two playoff caliber teams where the Rochester Americans host the Toronto Marlies!  In gratitute to our local SMTA members and supporters, the game admission for our kickoff 2020 event is free to you.  Just click on the RSVP link below to let us know you're coming and we'll reserve your ticket!  We'll start the evening per the usual pre-game routine at the Dinorsaur BBQ restaurant, just a short walk from the Blue Cross Arena across the Genesee River.  The puck drops at 7:05pm.

Check back on this web page for event updates.  Specific details will be emailed to each confirmed RSVP registrant.

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Schake

Empire Chapter Expo 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Location: RIT Inn & Conference Center, Henrietta NY - Rochester Area -

Announcing a NEW venue for our 2020 Expo Event:

RIT INN & Conference Center
5257 West Henrietta Road
Henrietta, NY 14467

Tuesday April 21, 2020

Vendor exhibit tables on sale now.  Save $100 with the early bird discount if you register before Monday March 9, 2020!!  For details, download the exhibitor application form by clicking the following PDF document download link:  https://www.smta.org/file_uploads/internal/Exhibitor_Application_Empire.pdf

Event agenda to be announced soon!

Questions? Contact:
Jeff Schake

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
March 25, 2020
Annual Rochester Amerks AHL Hockey Game Social Blue Cross Arena (Rochester, NY) Jeff Schake 
April 21, 2020
Empire Chapter Expo 2020 RIT Inn & Conference Center, Henrietta NY - Rochester Area - Jeff Schake 

April 21, 2020
Empire Expo & Tech Forum *NEW LOCATION* RIT Inn and Conference Center Kristy Masloski 

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Jeff Schake  (ASM Assembly Systems)

Vice President : Bob Drozdowski  (Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.)

Secretary : Drew Ake  (L3HARRIS)

Treasurer : Andrew C. Davis  (SennTec Sales Corp.)

VP of Membership : Tom Rovere  (Lockheed Martin)

Technical Advisor (Appointed) : Joseph R Wesley Jr  (Promark Electronics Inc)

VP of Young Professionals (Appointed) : Meagan Sloan  (Indium Corporation)

Board Liaison : Martin Anselm (Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT))

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Global Participating Members of our Chapter



Corporate Members of our Chapter

Advance Circuit Technology, Inc.

Comtech PST

Datum Alloys

Indium Corporation

Lockheed Martin

MPL Inc.


Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)


Trenton Technology Inc.

Universal Instruments Corporation

Professional Members of our Chapter


SMTA Global Members

Amazon Celestica, Inc. Collins Aerospace Creation Technologies Inc. Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Keysight Technologies KYZEN Corporation L3HARRIS Lenovo System Technology Company Limited, Shenzhen, PRC MacDermid Alpha Electronic Solutions Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Bell Labs Plexus Corp. Samtec Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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SMTA Headquarters
6600 City West Parkway, Suite 300
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone +1 952.920.7682
Fax +1 952.926.1819