Info on Association Events

Association Events & Updates

September 28: CMMA General Meeting
September 30/October 7: Central MN Tour of Manufacturing
October 1-7: Dream It. Do It. Tour of Manufacturing
October 5: TSMA Stein & Wine Fest
October 6: Minnesota Manufacturers’ Summit
October 18: AMFA Anniversary Celebration

We’re hiring! MMA is seeking applicants for a newly developed permanent half-time position: Program Coordinator. Contact the office to request a job description or to send leads our way.




September 28: CMMA General Meeting

St. Cloud

7:15 AM Breakfast Meeting – Kelly Inn

Speaker: Brad Cartier on “Applying Theory of Constraint”
Tour: Geringhoff

Click here for flyer with more information
Click here  for register online


Sept 30 and Oct 7: Central MN Tour of Manufacturing

Central Minnesota

Eight manufacturers will open their doors to the public at Central Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing.

October 1-7: Dream It. Do It. Tour of Manufacturing

Minnesota Statewide Tour

Held in conjunction with Minnesota Manufacturing Week and national MfgDay (October 6), Manufacturers are encouraged to host an “open house” tour during the Dream It. Do It. Statewide Tour of Manufacturing. Tours are particularly encouraged from October 1-7, 2017…or anytime during the month of October. Learn more at .

October 5: TSMA Stein & Wine Fest

Alexandria, Broadway Ballroom

5 – 8 p.m.

TSMA Fundraiser in partnership with Alexandria Sertoma. $20 ticket includes food and sampling from nearly a dozen vendors of beer and wine. Great networking, great fun – don’t miss it! Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Click here to register

October 6: Minnesota Manufacturers’ Summit


9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hot topics include youth apprenticeship and the “Internet of Things” (IoT) – which is revolutionizing manufacturing by increasing productivity and efficiency.  Keynote speaker Jim Snee, President of Hormel Foods, will discuss their track record of success and outlook for the future.

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October 18: AMFA Anniversary Celebration

Duluth – Valentini’s

AMFA has served the region for 20 years! This ‘invitation only’ anniversary celebration will be announced to AMFA members via email.