2019 Tri-State MakerFest
What to see
Employer exhibits accepting applications and resumes
Tech demonstrations showcasing company innovations
Equipment & video presentations
Wednesday, October 2
Oakley Lindsay Center | 300 Civic Center Plaza | Quincy, IL
Wednesday, October 2 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
9:00 AM | Student Open House
1:30 PM | Open to the Public
Join us for the next Tri-State MakerFest
Celebrating Manufacturing, Logistics & Skilled Trades + S.T.E.A.M. Competition
- Student Open House: Students from regional high schools visit with businesses and learn about future opportunities
- S.T.E.A.M Competition | Sponsored by Ameren Illinois
- Part 1 – S.T.E.A.M. bridge building competition where guests vote on aesthetics.
- Part 2 – S.T.E.A.M. bridge will be tested
Participating school classes & their engineer coach TBA
See employer exhibits accepting applications & resumes, tech demonstrations showcasing company innovations, equipment & video presentations and interactive displays.
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Participating Businesses & Organizations
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing & Health Science
Dot Foods, Inc.
John Wood Community College
Knapheide Manufacturing Company
Manchester Tank and Equipment
Peoria Area Electrical JATC
Quincy Area Vocational and Technical Center
Workforce Innovation Board of Western Illinois
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 | Contact: Angela Caldwell – CaldwellA@gredf.org | 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.
See what happened previous years!