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.

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What to see

Employer exhibits accepting applications and resumes

Tech demonstrations showcasing company innovations

Equipment & video presentations

Interactive displays


Wednesday, October 18 from 9a – 3:30p

9a – 1:30p | Student Open House

1:30p – 3:30p | Open to the Public


Oakley Lindsay Center | 300 Civic Center Plaza, Quincy, IL 62301

Sponsored By


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


Business Participation

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.

Tri-State MakerFest Participation Form