FAQS About the CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator

Questions we are often asked:

We provide quick answers to frequently asked questions about the Manufacturing Accelerator below. Please reach out to our team should you need more information!

How do I qualify to participate in the CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator?

CEOs or owners of manufacturing companies in Washington State can join. Additionally, service providers as well as education and government organizations are welcome to join and participate.

What are the benefits of participating?

Joining the CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator will provide you with access to practical tools, collaboration opportunities with government support partners, and online resources for revenue, funding, and support services. Additionally, you will have the chance to network with other manufacturing CEOs and owners to share experiences and strategies for sustainable growth.

What are the registration process and deadlines to join the program?

For detailed information about the registration process and potential deadlines to join the program, we encourage you to visit us at The website provides comprehensive details about registration, program benefits, and all relevant information to help you get started with becoming a part of this dynamic manufacturing community.

How does the Accelerator foster innovation among manufacturing leaders and support the development of new products or technologies?

CAMPS actively supports the development of new ideas and technologies for the benefit of its partners and the manufacturing community. As The Center for Advanced Manufacturing, we are committed to fostering innovation among manufacturing leaders. Our team dedicates significant efforts to continuously seeking out the latest innovations and cutting-edge processes within the manufacturing industry. By curating and conveying these advancements to our members, the Accelerator will provide a platform for manufacturing leaders to stay at the forefront of technology and trends. Through access to these innovative resources and knowledge, our members are empowered to develop new products and technologies, driving growth and competitiveness within their respective sectors.

Are specific measures used to assess partners’ participation with the Accelerator?

CAMPS evaluates partners' commitment based on their active involvement in the program, sponsorship participation, engagement in attracting and inviting manufacturing companies, and promotion of the Accelerator through communication channels and industry networks. Consistent and dedicated efforts demonstrate genuine commitment.

Will partners’ Accelerator promotion activities be assessed?

CAMPS will hold regular partner meetings to discuss progress, share best practices, and evaluate the effectiveness of different promotional strategies. Partners will have the opportunity to present their efforts and discuss outcomes.

What are the details, fees, and requirements for sponsoring an Accelerator meeting?

Please contact CAMPS directly for a sponsorship prospectus that includes comprehensive information.

What is the duration, locations, and typical Accelerator agenda?

Meetings take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at each location. During this time, local support partners and manufacturing CEOs/owners meet and network from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Afterward, each group (Partners & CEO’s) has its own separate lunch meeting from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dates and locations can be found at .

Which types and size of manufacturing companies will benefit most from the Accelerator?

CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator is open to any manufacturer in any sector, be it brewery, winery, cannabis, aerospace, plastics, or any other industry. Participation is encouraged from a diverse range of manufacturing sectors and companies of varying sizes to join the accelerator program.

How are dedicated tables for materials designated to partners during in-person Accelerator events?

At every meeting, each partner will be allocated a dedicated table to showcase their marketing materials. The placement of the tables will be determined by CAMPS.

How and when can partners present support programs, services, and initiatives at the in-person Accelerator events?

Partners can present their support programs, services, and initiatives and display their marketing materials at their dedicated tables. Specific times for presentations and showcasing support through sponsorship opportunities will be allocated to sponsors and or presenters for each event. CAMPS will do all it can to ensure that each sponsor gets a dedicated platform to highlight their offerings to the manufacturing community.

How often is the list of official support partners updated on the CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator website and promotional materials?

The list of official support partners on the CAMPS Manufacturing Accelerator website and promotional materials is consistently kept up to date to ensure accuracy and reflect the current roster of partners.

What online resources and visibility are available for Accelerator partners?

To learn more about the online resources and sponsor visibility, reach out to Kirk, Stacie, or Jodi at CAMPS.

What additional opportunities are available for partners to collaborate or contribute?

In addition to the outlined sponsorship options, partners who are CAMPS members can access a wide range of other opportunities and member benefits. These include the CAMPS Health Trust, BenefitHub, BuildItWA Job Board, and more.

Being a CAMPS member opens doors to various collaboration avenues and valuable resources for partners to further enhance their involvement and contributions.

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