2018 MakerFest | Save The Date

What to see

  • Employer exhibits accepting applications and resumes
  • Tech demonstrations showcasing company innovations
  • Equipment & video presentations
  • Interactive displays

November 1 – 3 | Oakley Lindsay Center | 300 Civic Center Plaza | Quincy, IL

Thursday, November 1 | 4:00 p – 6:00 p

– B2B Social Networking & hosted bar** – Sponsored by HomeBank
– Part 1 of S.T.E.A.M. competition for high school students

Friday, November 2, 2018  | 9:00a-1:30p

– Student Open House: Students from regional high schools visit with businesses and learn about future opportunities

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 9:00a-12:00p

MakerFest open to the public
– Part 2 of S.T.E.A.M. competition
– S.T.E.A.M. activities for K – 8th grade students
– Job Fair for job seeking adults

**All businesses are invited to attend the HomeBank Business to Business social networking & hosted bar.

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Business Participation

We are seeking businesses to participate in the Tri-State MakerFest.

Showcase your business and different opportunities to students and area job seekers. Businesses are encouraged to provide a demonstration, or interactive display to promote and educate the public on your industry and expertise.

– Set up a tech demonstration to showcase your company’s innovations,
– Set up a display of equipment, robotics or video presentation,
– Present something interactive,
– Staff and employer exhibit for students & job seekers. Here you can promote available opportunities, discuss skills needed, take applications and/or accept resumes,

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Media Sponsors



Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College, Workforce Innovation Board of Western IL, West Central Region Education for Employment System #240 / QAVTC.

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2017 Tri-State MakerFest