The State of Manufacturing® 2017 - Northwest Minnesota

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
201 3rd St. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

The State of Manufacturing 2017 - Bemidji, Minnesota

What to expect
The State of Manufacturing® is the most comprehensive survey of Minnesota's manufacturers. The survey reveals the perceptions and opinions of over 400 Minnesota manufacturing executives on the economy and other major issues impacting their businesses.

This is a premier occasion celebrating manufacturing industry and is open to manufacturers and everyone connected to the manufacturing industry including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, granting agencies, and members of the media.

Enterprise Minnesota Partner: Northwest Minnesota Foundation

 Northwest Minnesota Foundation

This event will feature:

  • A briefing of the 2017 results
  • A manufacturing panel discussion featuring regional business and community leaders
  • Networking opportunities and refreshments 

Panel Members
Anderson Fabrics
Steve Cochems
Anderson Fabrics - President - Blackduck
Cass Forest Products
Dave Goetz
Cass Forest Products - CEO - Cass Lake
Bemidji Area School District
James Hess
Bemidji Area School District - Superintendent - Bemidji
North Central Door Company
Steve Palmer
North Central Door Company - President and CEO - Bemidji

Platinum Sponsors

Bremer Bank
Granite Equity Partners
Gray Plant Mooty
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Gold Sponsors

Blandin Foundation
Central Package and Display

Silver Sponsors