ABI and Elevate Advanced Manufacturing to kick off MFG Day
August 10, 2018 | It runs in the family
According to mfgday.com, Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. MFG Day is recognized annually in Iowa and is held on the first Friday of October. This year it’s Oct. 5. ABI and Elevate Advanced Manufacturing will kick off MFG Day with the Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner and the Advanced Manufacturing Conference.
The Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner celebrates the manufacturing industry and recognizes legends in manufacturing for their hard work and dedication to Iowa, the industry and their company. Elevate Advanced Manufacturing scholarship winners will also be recognized at this event. The Advanced Manufacturing Conference will be filled with outstanding keynote speakers and breakout sessions to learn new ways to grow in manufacturing.
“The Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner and the Advanced Manufacturing Conference is a great event to network with business leaders, recognize Iowa leaders for their success in the industry and their company, and learn ways to grow Iowa business and industry from outstanding speakers,” said Michele Farrell, Elevate Advanced Manufacturing project manager.
The Legends in Manufacturing Awards Dinner is Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m. The Advanced Manufacturing Conference is Oct. 3 at 8 a.m. Both events will be at the Prairie Meadows Hotel & Convention Center in Altoona. Register online at www.iowaabi.org/events.
Iowans can participate in 2018 MFG Day by hosting and participating in tours, presentations and hands-on activities. If you’re interested in hosting an Iowa MFG Day event, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can learn more about past and present events at www.mfgday.com.