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Enlighten your class and introduce them to career options and potential employers. Give your students the advantage of seeing, first-hand, what manufacturing looks like.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Ford Idaho Center • I-84 at exit 38
16200 N Idaho Center Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687
enter through gate 5 (just under the FORD logo sign)

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Enlighten your class:
You may be surprised to learn that Idaho’s manufacturing industry is strong and growing fast! By 2025, nearly 2 million manufacturing jobs in the US will need to be filled—many of them right here in our backyard.

Give them a head start:
Statistically, students exposed to manufacturing are twice as likely to pursue a career in the field. Give your students the advantage of networking with the manufacturing community and learning what opportunities are available.

Show them the way:

In addition to the manufacturers’ exhibits, Career Technical and 2-/4-year higher education institutions will be on hand to show you the path to manufacturing careers!

 

  • Come, be inspired by 3D PRINTERS, ROBOTS, DRONES, AND HANDS-ON DISPLAYS
  • Taste the delicious product samples from area FOOD MANUFACTURERS— from french fries to brownie bites!
  • See the newest ROBOTS and ROBOTIC SYSTEMS used in manufacturing today
  • VISIT SCORES OF IDAHO MANUFACTURERS and learn about the cool products they make and the jobs they offer!

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Some additional details about taking your group to the expo:

  • There is plenty of bus parking!
  • Allow 1.5-2 hours at the expo for your students to have ample time to get through the exhibits, simulators and the STEM Bus. This is a self-paced event.
  • There no concessions available! Please encourage your students to plan accordingly. There are many food options near the Idaho Center, if needed.
  • We will email registered groups a worksheet for students to complete at the expo. We’ve found this increases student engagement. Look for it 1-5 days prior to the event.

Thanks to our 2018 Event Sponsors