NoCO announces sponsors for NOCOM 2018 on April 12

Monday March 12, 2018 0 comments Tags: Loveland, NOCOM 2018, Christine Juker, Tony Wampler, Northern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership, Heidi Hostetter

LOVELAND --  Northern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership (NoCO) announced FirstBank and Flood & Perterson are two returning major sponsors for its NOCOM 2018 manufacturing trade show set for April 12.

The two organizations join a team of major sponsors that include the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Xcel Energy, EKS&H, and Aerotek, NoCO said.nocom-2018-logo

FirstBank has maintained a commitment to convenience, friendly customer service, and loyalty to its employees while contributing to its home state of Colorado since 1963.

"We believe in helping industries that are improving innovation, job creation and economic growth,” said Ryan Sahd, FirstBank executive VP.

“There's no doubt that manufacturers are making waves and have become a vital part to our strong local economy. Industrial and economic development represents one of our pillars of community giving.

“But partnering with NOCOM to help Northern Colorado manufacturers isn't about aligning with our giving philosophy. We know supporting local manufacturers is the right thing to do, and that's why we're a sponsor."

Flood & Peterson is a Colorado insurance broker that specializes in several industries in the state, including manufacturing.

The event showcases Northern Colorado’s expanding manufacturing sector, connecting suppliers, manufacturers, capital, and services.

Registration is now open at this link. , with $15 admission for pre-registered attendees (students are free), $20 at the door, with post-event B2B networking event included, and $30 for the kickoff breakfast featuring keynote speaker Jim Davidson.

“The NoCO Mfg Partnership’s slogan is ‘Making Things and Make Things Happen,’” and our manufacturers need access to capital to make this possible and we are proud to align ourselves with FirstBank,” said Christine Juker of the Northern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership.

“By reducing manufacturer’s liabilities and putting risk strategies in place, Flood & Peterson helps them understand and environment and government regulations to make their business profitable.”

NOCOM 2018 will be held April 12 at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland.

A PDF flyer for the event is available at this link. Exhibitor booth space is still available, $390 for a 10x10 booth and $540 for a 10x20 booth.

Visit this link to learn more, and use access code “4NOCOM2018.”

“The NOCOM Trade Show is an excellent opportunity for Colorado Manufacturers to showcase their products and tell potential suppliers, clients and partners about their unique businesses,” said Tony Wampler, NOCOM 2018 co-chair.

This year’s NOCOM Trade Show features more than 100 exhibitors, a speaker hall featuring several manufacturing industry leaders, manufacturing forums, and a B2B reception. Topics discussed will include: Get the best bang for the buck with healthcare; Navigate programs and grants targeted to grow Colorado manufacturing businesses; Learn insiders' secrets on the latest and greatest technology advances should be part of your strategy for this year . . . and beyond; and Navigate challenges that manufacturers face.

“NOCOM continues to be the largest trade show in the state because we design it around manufacturing and supply chain demands, needs and forecasts,” said Heidi Hostetter, NoCO board member and NOCOM 2018 chair.

“We continue to strive to ensure that each gets better, stronger and more valuable to our manufacturing community.”

For more information or to register, visit For more information on sponsorships and to become a corporate sponsor, contact Hostetter at 303-517-6541 or [email protected]