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What is Manufacturing Day?

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing Day occurs on the first Friday in October — this year Manufacturing Day is Oct 6, 2017.

While Manufacturing Day is officially Oct. 6, companies and community organizations should plan their events on the date in October that works best for them. No matter the date, events should be registered on the site and can be marked as public or invitation-only events.

Registered event hosts have access to free event planning and execution resources and toolkits to make planning a Manufacturing Day event easy!

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Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing during which manufacturers invite their communities — including students, educators, businesspeople, media, and politicians — to their facilities in a collective effort to educate visitors about manufacturing career opportunities and improve public perceptions of manufacturing.

Started in 2012, MFG DAY has seen participation grow dramatically over the years. Here are the official numbers when it comes to the number of events, the number of attendees, and the how MFG DAY is affecting the public perception of manufacturing.

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How to Start Planning Your Manufacturing Day Event

How to Start Planning MFG DAY Event
Here are 5 tips to help guide you through the process of planning your MFG DAY event and registering it with
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Why You Should Register Your Manufacturing Day Event

Registering an MFG DAY Event

Registering your event gets you access to additional host resources, gains visibility for your organization, and helps MFG DAY fulfill its mission.

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MFG DAY’s Effects on the Public Perception of Manufacturing

MFG DAY Public Perception
Last year, an estimated 225,000 students had their attitudes toward manufacturing improved thanks to MFG DAY events.
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