Inspiring the next generation of innovators

A two-day family-friendly festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. In this time of rapid change, people must know how to innovate, think creatively and problem solve. To inspire and empower the next generation of innovators, Kalispell Public Schools, FVCC, ImagineIF Libraries, and Montana West Economic Development are joining forces to offer a Manufacturing and Technology Expo alongside the annual Kalispell Mini Maker Faire. This event has the potential to increase opportunities for personal success, a thriving local economy and an excellent quality of life or all citizens of the Flathead Valley.


Friday, February 24: Manufacturing Expo

Meet over 30 local manufacturers offering hands-on experiences designed to spark curiosity.

Saturday, February 25: Kalispell Mini Maker Faire

Dive into the world of Making and see how tinkering can help develop 21st century skills.

At Flathead Co. Fairgrounds Expo Building


I want to exhibit at the Manufacturing & Technology Expo!

We’re recruiting over 30 manufacturers to design hands-on experiences to spark interest in the remarkable manufacturing opportunities in our region. Complete the form below to reserve an exhibit booth. There is no cost to exhibit at the Maker Faire and Manufacturing Expo.