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Sign Up for Dream It. Do It. Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

Friday, August 25, 2017  
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Now is the time to make plans to be part of the 2017 Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing and be a part of changing the perception about advanced manufacturing.

Check out this video.

When: Tours can take place anytime in October, however, most tours occur October 1 - 7 during Minnesota Manufacturing Week or during National Manufacturing Day, October 6.

Register: Go to to register your tour dates and times so participants can find your tour. You’ll also receive a toolkit to help promote your tour after registering.

Contact your area schools: Invite your area schools to tour your facility.  Send them this link for the education tour transportation application form

Need transportation from a school to your tour?

  • MPMA is sponsoring transportation scholarships for schools in the metro and surrounding areas this year.
  • For more information about transportation scholarships go to: Click on Student Tours and look for “Resources are Available to Help Your Students” the bottom of the page.
  • For more detailed information, please contact Jaimee Meyer at

Hosting school tours provides a way for you to:

  • Connect with and provide students, parents, influencers, educators, counselors, education administrators, school board members, and community leaders a look at today’s advanced manufacturing.
  • Inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
  • Tell your company’s story.
  • Share exciting career opportunities at your company.
  • Demonstrate the need for skilled workers in the exciting career field of advanced manufacturing.
  • Highlight and demonstrate how Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) relate to modern manufacturing and how these skills are used every day.


 Contact: Sandy Kashmark, Midwest Manufacturers’ Association, 1-800-654-5773 or