Lone Star

Lone Star

PMA Lone Star District MFG Day

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Friday, October 6, 2023
Plano Event Center - Plano, TX

In 2021, the average national income for a manufacturing employee was $95,990!*

Over the next decade, 4 million manufacturing jobs will need to be filled in the United States. Since 2012, Manufacturing Day has helped students discover financially rewarding job opportunities. This year, we are giving the future workforce the information they need to kickstart their career!

Join Plano Economic Development and the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC) as they bring together students and manufacturers to network and learn about the new innovations that are available in today's factory. Registration is free for attendees!

Why Attend:

  • Meet Industry Experts:
    See the latest products, view demonstrations and speak with industry-leading experts to learn how manufacturing is moving forward.
  • Employment Matchmaking Session:
    Manufacturers and job seekers exchange information about open job opportunities and begin the application process.
  • Best Practices:
    Emerging technologies can be used across a wide variety of industries including food and beverage, oil and gas, aerospace, packaging, building materials, electronics and assembly, and many more.

Who Should Attend:

  • Manufacturing executives, and high school and college students looking to learn more about manufacturing.


       8:30 a.m. - Breakfast and Registration Opens
       9:00 a.m. - Manufacturing Day Opens
       9:15 a.m. - Opening Remarks
       9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Employment Matchmaking Session
       11:30 a.m. - Lunch Buffet Opens
       12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Keynote Speaker
       1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Workforce of the Future - Panel Discussion
       3:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks
       4:00 p.m. - Manufacturing Day Ends


Please click HERE to register.


Plano Event Center
2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074

Additional Information:

Please visit the Manufacturing Day 2023 website for additional information including exhibit hall layout and speaker biographies. 

QUESTIONS? Please reach out to Cheryl.Rybka@tmac.org if you have any questions about the event or sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities.


*Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics, includes pay and benefits