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Manufacturing Week

Manufacturing Week in Central Minnesota - September 30 - October 5, 2024

Central Minnesota will be celebrating Manufacturing Week September 30-October 5, 2024.

CMMA has created activities and events with our partners, manufacturers, schools, and communities by exhibiting and marketing the opportunities in the high-tech world of modern manufacturing.

Our virtual magazine will once again serve as the center piece of the event.

View the 2023 virtual magazine.

The 2024 virtual magazine will includes events, tours, information, and activities.

How can I participate in Manufacturing Week?

  • Manufacturers can offer in-person or virtual tours; reach out to local schools and offer presentations about manufacturing career pathways; sponsor school's VEX Robotics programs; or set up scholarships with local colleges.

Sponsorship Info

TOM Host Tool Kit

CMMA Host Toolkit

Tour Guide

Virtual Tour Guide

  • Schools can reach out to local manufacturers to request personalized tours for their teachers and students; ask local businesses for swag or materials to do manufacturing projects in their classrooms; and help students understand the successful career pathways available in manufacturing.

TOM Teachers Guide

K-12 Grant Funding

  • Chambers and community leaders can recognize local manufacturers by highlighting their local companies and debunking manufacturing myths in their newspapers and on social media sites; have a luncheon for local manufacturer recognizing their contributions to the community; offer proclamation certificates to their local manufacturers.

Community Tour Guide

Manufacturing Week 2024 and Central Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing

CMMA goals for Manufacturing Week are to educate potential employees about careers in manufacturing, tour local manufacturing facilities, assist manufacturers, and increase the value of CMMA.

We are again providing a virtual magazine highlighting in-person and virtual tours scheduled September 30-October 5, 2024, and throughout the year. This magazine is shared with local schools and communities to encourages parents, students, teachers, nonprofits, and job seekers to understand the career pathways available to them in manufacturing.

When planning or marketing your own manufacturing events or activities on social media, please use "#MNManufacturingWeek" to make it easier for those interested to find your information.

Tour of Manufacturing video

Hosting guides

Learn how to host, register, attend, or sponsor a tour at: Minnesota Manufactured.  For more information and details on Manufacturing Month, visit CMMA's Tour Host Toolkit or  DEED's CareerForce.

Magazine page templates

In-person tour

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TOM Virtual Magazine Ad Sizes



Regional Events

2024 events will be listed as they are scheduled.


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