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Tour of Manufacturing


Tour of Manufacturing



Thursday, October 4, 2018
9 am - 3 pm


Saturday, October 6, 2018
9 am - 1 pm


The South Central Tour of Manufacturing Partnership invites all manufacturing businesses from across South Central Minnesota to participate in the 2018 Tour of Manufacturing. This event will be held on Thursday, October 4 from 9 am—3 pm and Saturday, October 6 (Job Seeker Saturday) from 9 am to 1 pm. The events will be open to everyone. The event is similar to a “Parade of Homes” that is FREE to students, job seekers and the general public. Community members will be able to stop by throughout the day for a self-guided tour or a guided tour of any of the participating manufacturers.

To promote the Tour of Manufacturing and participating businesses, a special full color, a glossy magazine will be inserted into three newspapers and provided to students from area schools and universities, with a total distribution of more than 31,000 across the nine counties of South Central Minnesota. The cost to participate in the Tour of Manufacturing is $500, which includes a full-page, full-color profile of your business in the magazine. To participate, please send in this Agreement (Step 1 below) send in as soon as possible.

2018 Advertising Agreement 

2018 Exchange Agreement

Event Details


Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 9 am - 3 pm and Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9 am - 1 pm


Across the South Central Minnesota Region - see a list of participating businesses below.

For the Businesses




 Click here to view the 2017 Tour of Manufacturing Magazine


2018 Sponsors:

Eide Bailly


Brought to you by:


City of Fairmont

City of Le Sueur

Faribault County CEDA

Eide Bailly

Greater Mankato Growth 

Mankato Free Press

MN Department of Employment and Economic Development


New Ulm Chamber of Commerce

South Central College

South Central Workforce Council

Waseca Chamber of Commerce



Click here to learn more about sponsoring this event



The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership