ENGAGING MANUFACTURING’S NEXT GENERATION
STEP 1 – Register your Event with MFG Day
STEP 2 – Share your Event with NTMA
INVEST TODAY IN THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING
Over the next decade nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed and 2 million will go unfilled due to the current skills gap. The inability to meet labor demands continues to negatively impact your individual company and the nation’s economic growth unless action is taken by every NTMA member company.
NATIONAL ROBOTICS LEAGUE
NTMA’s flagship youth engagement program provides a key link between students, educators and NTMA members. Through exciting, gladiator-style robot creation and battle competitions, the NRL creates a skilled, tech-savvy labor force that can meet today’s needs of modern manufacturing, along with the needs of tomorrow, while sparking students interest in exploring manufacturing careers. We need your help in developing future manufacturing talent. Visit the NRL Industry Tool-Kit to get more information.
For the fourth consecutive year, NTMA is proud sponsor of Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). MFG Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturers from across the United States engage the talent pipeline by simply opening their doors and inviting the community in to tour and find out more about the exciting, rewarding manufacturing career pathway that they can offer. We encourage you to join with the other manufacturers in recruiting and connecting with the future workforce, educating the public on manufacturing opportunities and showcasing your company’s growth and business success in a global economy.
MFG DAY RESOURCES
Thinking about hosting an MFG Day event? These resources can guide your planning process as you celebrate modern manufacturing in your organization! Don’t forget…even though the official MFG Day is October 6th, 2017, any day of the year can be proclaimed Manufacturing Day!
|Hosting an MFG Day Virtual Tour Experience
Looking to engage the next generation of manufacturers, but you're not able to host a plant tour? Consider a virtual experience instead!
|Member to Member MFG Day Video
Hear from a fellow NTMA-member company why MFG Day is important
|NTMA "We are Manufactuing" Video|
|NTMA "Faces of Manufacturing" Video
A strategic goal of the NTMA is to highlight the talent and future leadership of our industry. CliftonLarsonAllen sponsored and produced a video for your use in promoting manufacturing career awareness, motivation and inspiration; and furthering the Emerging Leaders initiative and the NTMA.
|Seven Steps to Plant Tour Success
One Voice offers seven, easy steps to help you plan a plant tour for the community. Remember, the most effective way to educate people about manufacturing and the job opportunity that is available in the industry, is to give them a chance to see it firsthand.
|The MFG Day Guide to Planning Your Event
The MFG Day website offers hosts a variety of helpful resources for planning an event. In addition to registering your event on their website, you can "Explore the Options" of previous years events or use the Event Host Tool-Kit to help plan an exciting and memorable day.
|MFG Day Host an Open House Flyer
What better way to share more about your company and the opportunities the industry has to to offer than by opening your doors and hosting an Open House. Read more about the benefits of hosting an Open House thisMFG Day.
|MFG Day Guide to Promoting your Event
In addition to offering support with planning your event, the MFG Day website also provides you with a valuable Tool-Kit to help you promote your event. Use the MFG Day branded logos, along with your company logo on your marketing matierals. It also offers provides you with information, logos, and templates for social media posts and advertising.
|MFG Day Event Organizer Webinars
Are you a first time organizer? Check out their series of webinars created for first-time events!
|MFG Day Event Follow-Up
Hosting the event is just the beginning! MFG Day offers you resources and advice on how to collect information from your guests and share it via social media and the MFG Day Community. This is a great way to keep the good news going!
|MFG Day 2016 Infographic
Promote your event and MFG Day this year with the MFG Day 2016 At A Glance Infographic.