The difference between the DIY enthusiast tinkering in their garage and major manufacturer’s assembly line might be vast, but the trajectory is the same. Join us for an evening of storytelling about the tales of those who make things and how they got there. Enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, and fireside presentations in the city’s only state forest! Food from Jamaican Kitchen & Grill will also be available for purchase.
Schedule of Event:
6pm – Hot Chocolate, S’mores, & Networking
6:30pm – Stories
8pm – Program ends
- Jason Hillesheim of Magnetag and Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
- Cortney Heimerl of Maker Market and Hovercraft
- Don Hill of Dakonte Product Group
- Brian Poster of 360 Degrees LLC
- Julie McNamara of TJM Innovations
This event is part of The Engine
Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation presents the Engine Conference October 3 – 6, 2017. This unique experience connects residents, employees and employers of the neighborhood to one another, the community’s greatest assets and the vast offering of the maker-to-manufacturer movement.
The goal of Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation is to celebrate what is “Made in Havenwoods”, share best practices and innovative approaches to attracting the next generation of talented people to your company and to explore the ingenuity that has made Havenwoods an economic engine for all of Milwaukee.
With global corporations in Havenwoods such as HellermannTyton, Brady Corporation, Direct Supply, Hentzen Coatings leading the way in technology, engineering, and manufacturing processes we are uniquely positioned to lead Milwaukee into the next decade of economic growth and job creation.
To learn more about the comprehensive community revitalization efforts of Havenwoods Economic Development Corporation please visit www.havenwoods.org.