2018 MakerFest | Save The Date
Thursday, November 1 | 4:00 p – 6:00 p
– B2B Social Networking & hosted bar** – Sponsored by HomeBank
– Part 1 of STEAM 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 STEAM 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.
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.
SIGN UP | Business Participation Form
See what happened last year!
Join us for the inaugural 2017 Tri-State MakerFest, sponsored by HomeBank. A celebration of our manufacturing and logistics businesses, helping to build our regional workforce.
MakerFest takes the place of Manufacturing Day and enables us to showcase more of our local businesses to area students and job seekers, giving guests an in-depth look at the manufacturing and logistics world, while also promoting available opportunities.
What to see
Employer exhibits accepting applications and resumes
Tech demonstrations showcasing company innovations
Equipment & video presentations
Wednesday, October 18 from 9a – 3:30p
9a – 1:30p | Student Open House
1:30p – 3:30p | Open to the Public
4:00p – 6:00p | B2B Networking | Manufacturing & Logistics Update
Oakley Lindsay Center | 300 Civic Center Plaza, Quincy, IL 62301
|Archer Daniels Midland|
|DOT Foods, INC|
|Doyle Equipment Manufacturing|
|John Wood Community College|
|Lakeside Casting Solutions|
|Lehigh Fluid Power, Inc.|
|Phibro Animal Health|
|Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center|
|Titan International, Inc.|
|Workforce Innovation Board of Western, IL|
Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College, Workforce Innovation Board of Western IL, West Central Region Education for Employment System #240 / QAVTC.
We want to showcase our manufacturing and logistics businesses, as well as educate our community about employment opportunities. Please click the link to find out more about participating.
All businesses are invited to attend the Home Bank Business to Business happy hour.
MANUFACTURING & LOGISTICS – PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES – We want to show you off!
How can you participate?
– 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,
Base pricing includes: booth space, pipe & drape, 1 table (with linen & skirt), 2 chairs, 1-110 Watt electric outlet and available Wi-Fi. *Box lunch provided for all representatives of participating businesses.
$70 – 10×10
$80 – 10×20
$90 – 10×30
$125 – 20×20 | 2 tables (with linen & skirt), 2-110 Watt electric outlet and available Wi-Fi.
$30 – Table/Cover/Skirt each
$15 – Electrical Outlet each
$1 – Chair each