NoCO Manufacturing Partnership announces 2018 NOCOM Trade Show schedule for April 12 event

Tuesday March 27, 2018 0 comments Tags: Loveland, NoCo Manufacturing Partnership, NOCOM Trade Show, Heidi Hostetter

LOVELAND -- Northern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership (NoCO) has released the schedule for the NOCOM 2018 manufacturing trade show April 12 at The Ranch Event Center in Loveland.nocom-2018-logo

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

NOCOM 2018 Schedule

7:00 to 9:00 a.m.             Breakfast and Keynote, Creating Culture to Promote Innovation, Jim Davidson

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    Trade Show Floor Open with 100+ exhibitors

9:30 to 10:45 a.m.           Small Business Tools: Preparing your Business for Innovation

11 to 11:30 a.m.              Success! Innovation Achieved! AMP Robotics/Smuckers

11:30 a.m.                        Coworking: Officing Without Overhead

                                         Angel Kwaitkowski, Founder/Author DIY Coworking

12:00 p.m.                        Coworking: Officing Without Overhead

12:30 p.m.                        Coworking: Officing Without Overhead

1:00 to 1:30 p.m.             Branton Cole, PwC Network

1:30 to 2:00 p.m.             Innovation in Employer-Based Health Care Reporting, Kristin Paulson, JD, MPH, Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC)

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.             Panel: Busting Myths, Exaggerations, and Biases About Millennials, facilitated by Christina Haxton of Center for Sustainable Strategies

3:00 to 3:30 p.m.             Creating a Culture for Innovation, Paul Harter, Aqua Hot

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.             B2B Networking Event

“NOCOM continues to be the largest trade show of its kind in the state because we design it around manufacturing and supply chain demands, needs and forecasts. We continue to strive to ensure that each year gets better, stronger and more valuable to our manufacturing community,” said Heidi Hostetter, VP of Faustson Tool and NoCo Mfg Partnership and NOCOM 2018 Chair.

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Major sponsors of the 4th annual NOCOM Trade Show include Aerotek, Colorado Department of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), EKS&H, Flood & Peterson, Xcel Energy, and FirstBank. Additional sponsors include Speaker Hall sponsor Northern Colorado Economic Alliance; Venue sponsor City of Loveland; and Coffee sponsor Noffsinger Manufacturing.

Registration is now open at this link. Admission is $15 for pre-registered attendees (students are free if pre-registered) and $20 at the door, with a post-event B2B networking event (sponsored by H2 Manufacturing Solutions and Manufacturer's Edge) included, and $30 for the kickoff breakfast featuring keynote speaker Jim Davidson, sponsored by BMA America.

Find the NOCOM Trade Show App on Yapp in the Apple store or Google Play and enter the Yapp event ID:NOCOM2018.

The morning keynote address, titled Creating Culture to Promote Innovation, will be delivered by legendary mountaineer and adventurer Jim Davidson. Hailing from Fort Collins, Davidson has summited some of the world’s highest peaks, surviving harrowing trials and extremely dangerous situations. He distills these experiences into lessons about resilience and innovation in the face of high stakes.

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