2022 Manufacturing Symposium

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)


MANUFACTURERS: Plan to attend the valley's first-ever Flathead Valley Manufacturer's Symposium brought to you by the Manufacturing Alliance 2.0! Tuesday, October 18th, symposium begins at 8:00am and includes the chamber manufacturing-focused luncheon as well.  Register today to reserve your seat in an event custom-built for you, our valley manufacturers. The symposium's jam-packed agenda includes important information about manufacturing resources, legislative update, a manufacturing financial forecast, session on adaptive leadership, whitewater roundtables, and available tour of the FVCC Occupational Trades programs. This symposium will also provide a great opportunity to meet other manufacturers as you strengthen relationships that keep the Flathead Valley's manufacturing industry growing and strong. -This event (symposium) is for manufacturers only: the chamber manufacturing luncheon itself is open to all industries and can be registered for, separately, at: 2022 October Business Matters! Luncheon: Manufacturing Month - Kalispell Chamber  , thank you. -

Presenters include:

  • Mark Baker/Dan Stusek  with ABS Legal from Helena
  • Pete Akey, Glacier Bank
  • Seth Lutter, Montana Facility Finance Authority (CPACE financing- via zoom)
  • John Caldwell, Job Service Kalispell 
  • Jenni West and Rich Turner, MMEC
  • Luke Lavin, FVCC
  • Ken Hannah, Applied Materials

Registration check-in opens at 7:30am; light breakfast will be served by Vista Linda. Program will begin at 8am; symposium portion of the program concludes at 11:30am; your ticket includes a chamber manufacturing luncheon ticket; lucheon program begins at 11:30 and concludes at 1pm. Luncheon program is a manufacturing panel including Defiance Machine, RightOnTrek, F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co, and Glacier Hops Ranch. 

Reserve your ticket today!  Manufacturers only, please, as this is an industry specific event. Pre-registration is required.Thank you! 

Thank you to our title sponsor, Nomad GCS.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

F.H. Stoltze Land &  Lumber Co.

Bronze Sponsors

ClassOne Technology 

PROOF Research


$55 - Discover Kalispell Chamber manufacturing members

$65 - Non-member manufacturer

Flathead Valley Community College - Arts and Technology Building

Event Contact
Jenn Cronk
(406) 758-2801
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Tuesday, October 18, 2022 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)

7:30am registration check in opens

8:00am Symposium begins

11:30am  Manufacturing luncheon begins

1:00pm program concluded

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