mfg-maker-logosTo inspire and empower the next generation of innovators, ImagineIF Libraries, FVCC, Kalispell Public Schools, Montana West Economic Development, and Montana Manufacturing Extension Center are joining forces to offer a Manufacturing and Technology Expo alongside the annual Kalispell Mini Maker Faire. The event will be at the Flathead County Fairgrounds February 24th-25th, 2017.

Manufacturing Technology Expo

The Manufacturing and Technology Expo is a chance for manufacturers to connect with the emerging workforce and get them excited about modern day manufacturing. We need manufacturers! Area schools are bringing middle and high school students to the Manufacturing and Technology Expo from 9am-4:30pm on Friday, February 24th. Manufacturers will demonstrate what they do and offer hands on activities to engage students. We particularly encourage exhibits and activities that highlight the innovation, problem solving, and collaboration skills needed in manufacturing today. Find Out More>


Call For Students

We want students to participate in the Manufacturing and Technology Expo from 9am-4:30pm on Friday February 24th. Connect students with manufacturers to practice skills that are in demand in manufacturing: innovation, problem solving, and collaboration. This is an amazing opportunity to get students excited about how their skills can be applied in the real world. Find Out More>


Mini Maker Faire

On Saturday, February 25th the Kalispell Mini Maker Faire will showcase the amazing work of all kinds of makers, people who embrace the do-it-yourself spirit and want to share their creations with an appreciative audience. Bring exhibits that are interactive and highlight the process of making things. Find Out More>