2018 Tri-State MakerFest
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
– Be the first to hear about the launch of the NEW Talent Attraction & Retention Project
– Part 1 of S.T.E.A.M. bridge building competition where guests vote on aesthetics. Sponsored by Ameren Illinois.
Participating school classes & their engineer coach include:
- Unity High School – Stephanie Altgilbers & Engineer – Deepak Balaji from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
- Quincy Christian School – Lloyd Keeney & Engineer – Charles Paquet from Knapheide
- Paris (Mo) High School – Suzanne Otto & Engineer – Roger Leenerts from Leenerts Group
- Pittsfield High School – Paul Lennon & Engineer – Brian Norman from Klingner & Associates, P.C.
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 | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
**All businesses are invited to attend the HomeBank Business to Business social networking & hosted bar.
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Participating Businesses & Organizations
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) / ADM Cares
Blessing Health System
Dot Foods / Dot Foods Careers
First Bankers Trust Company, NA
First Mid Bank & Trust Quincy Main
Hollister Whitney Elevator Corp
John Wood Community College
Lakeside Casting Solutions
Manchester Tank & Equipment Company
Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center
Quincy Medical Group
Sparks Maintenance / H & B Quality Tooling
Titan International, Inc. / Goodyear Farm Tires
Workforce Innovation Board / Quincy Workforce Center
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,
SIGN UP | Business Participation Form
S.T.E.A.M. Competition Sponsor
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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