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September 2019
2-for-1 Membership Drive Event
Tuesday, September 10 • Flyer
Panther Distillery/Ichor Systems
Osakis, MN
3:15-7:00 pm
2019 Manufacturers' Summit
Wednesday, October 2
Delta Hotels NW • Minneapolis
9:30 am
Co-hosted by Alexandria Sertoma
TSMA Stein & Wine Fest
Thursday, October 10 • Flyer
Broadway Ballroom Event Center
Alexandria, MN • 5:00-8:00 pm

Sponsors needed. Includes:
  • Two free tickets
  • Individual banner/signage for each sponsor
  • Logo included during pre and post event promotions.
2019 Minnesota Mfg Conference
October 16 - 17, 2019
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
25% off to TSMA members before 10/10. Promo code here .
TSMA is a partner!
November TSMA Meeting
December TSMA Meeting
December 3, 2019
New location
New format
Details announced soon

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Remaining 2019 TSMA Meeting Dates: Sept 10, Oct 10, Nov 5, Dec 3.
TSMA golf social raises nearly $10,000
Nearly 100 people attended the 26 th annual golf social at the Geneva Golf Club in Alexandria on July 24, 2019. The day-long event included a ... Read more.
Web leaderboard position - 1 left
Get exposed to almost 17,000 site visitors with a leaderboard ad that appears on all pages of all three websites. Info.
TSMA emerging leaders think tank outcomes
In June the Emerging Leaders Think Tank addressed TSMA’s 2019 number one priority: Enhance member participatio n... Read more
Board updates
Welcome New Member
Elise Bernier-Gravel
793 Boul. Jean-Paul-Vincent, Ste 100
Longueuil, QC
J4G 1R3 • Canada
ERP solutions for customs manufacturers
New MN DEED grant opportunity to train incumbent workers on new automation technology
The new Automation Training Incentive Pilot Program (ATIP) will offer grants of up to $25,000 focused on the MN manufacturing or skilled production industry with 100 or fewer employees. More.
New gold program contact
MMA is working with consultant Linda Mathiasen to determine member awareness of MMA Gold Programs and analyze satisfaction levels. We'd appreciate it if members would spare her a few minutes when contacted.
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Tour of Manufacturing
TSMA is co-sponsoring Tours of Manufacturing :
  • Fergus Falls Oct 3
  • Douglas/Pope Week of Oct. 7
Transportation grants available for K12. Interested in hosting? Info here.
Free 2019 printed directories
FREE additional copies available from the office .
BOD nomination time
Nominations are being accepted through Tuesday, October 15 for director positions on the TSMA Board of Directors. TSMA is... More .
Member benefit
Put your product or service in front of fellow AMFA, CMMA, and TSMA members nearly 245,000 times throughout the year. This program includes website banners that appear on all 3 websites. Contact.
Web marketing minute: Link to watch TSMA meeting now available
If you missed the TSMA meeting on 4/2/19 at Brunswick in New York Mills, you can watch the video via Just log into the member portal or MIC here and click resources. Contact Becky, Communications Specialist, with questions.
Dream It Do It getting traction with social media

In August, we published ten high-impact videos featuring our Manufacturing Career Dream Team . These videos promote the team and share the pro-manufacturing career message. August Facebook insights report that page views are up 86%; post reach is up 514%; and post engagements are up 225%.

We ask all members to join us as we engage youth and their influencers with the pro-manufacturing message. Please

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