February 11, 2015 - STEM - Minneapolis Public Schools

February 11, 2015
You’re invited to be an exhibitor at the 4th Annual
Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) STEM & Career Exploration Expo!
Click this link for a promo video from the 2014 Expo.
Click here to REGISTER TODAY!
When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 – 8:00 to 4:00pm
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center – Exhibit Hall B (over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space!)
What: The 2015 STEM & Career Exploration Expo is going to be a great day of career exploration
for ALL Minneapolis Public Schools 6th grade students. Students will explore a variety of career options
that require a strong academic foundation in science, math, technology, engineering, design thinking,
and problem-solving skills. Hands-on, interactive exhibits sponsored by MPS community partners will be
designed to increase student interest in career opportunities related to Minnesota’s career fields that
keep our economy strong: Business, Management & Administration, Agriculture, Food & Natural
Resources, Arts, Communications, & Information Systems, Engineering, Manufacturing & Technology,
Health Sciences, and Human Services.
Become and Exhibitor…two options available
Tools of the Trade exhibits … your organization’s unique exhibit will highlight the awesome equipment you
design, use, or manufacture every day to perform the various tasks associated with their career. The day will be
filled with displays, conversation, and demonstrations designed to engage students in dynamic conversations
about the many career options available to them.
2. Career Pathways & Community exhibits … the Twin Cities is the “high tech” capital of the Midwest and with
that comes amazing local after-school and community STEM activities. The Career Pathway & Community
exhibits will highlight the many co-curricular opportunities available to Minneapolis Public School students,
including post-secondary college and career readiness options.
Choose to become a sponsor…
Your generous donation to the STEM Expo… will help ensure that thousands of middle school students will
have an amazing opportunity to explore their career interests and related extra-curricular activities in our schools
and the community to make critical connections between their academic studies and career aspirations. Please
consider this unique opportunity to invest in the future success of MPS students. See sponsorship flyer for additional
information. Click here to donate.
Please contact your personal STEM Expo support person below.
Exhibitors with company names beginning A-H, please contact:
Sara Etzel, [email protected], 651-334-4529
Exhibitors with company names beginning I-P, please contact:
Paul Klym, [email protected], 612-290-9114
Exhibitors with company names beginning Q-Z, please contact:
Leticia Guadarrama, [email protected], 612-668-5316
Past Exhibitors & sponsors have included:
3M Travelling Wizards, ACE Mentoring, AchieveMpls*, Advance IT Minnesota, Adventium Labs/Andamio Games*, BDPA, Bell Museum – Exploradome, Bitwixt Software Systems, Boston Scientific*,
Cargill*,CenturyLink*, CFANS - U of MN (U of MN TC), Children's Hospital, City of Minneapolis Fire Dept, Conservation Corps, Dakota County Technical College*, Dunwoody College, FIRST Robotics, Girls in
Tech, Haldeman-Holme, HealthForce MN, Hennepin EMS, High Tech Kids, Inver Hills Community College, Junior Achievement, KidWind Project, MCTC, Microsoft, Minnesota Dept of Transportation,
Minnesota Future City Competition, Minnesota High Tech Association*, Minnesota Math Counts (Society of Prof Engineers), Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association*, MN Space grant consortium,
MN State High School Math League, MN Zoo, Mobile Apps, MPLS JATC Electrical and Floorcoverers, MPS Food Truck, NOMAD Apps, Normandale Community College, OmniTool, Patrick Henry High School
– Herobotics, PCL Construction*, Printing Industry of Minnesota, Productivity, Inc*, PQI, Rêve Academy, Science House, Science Museum of Minnesota, Soudan Underground Physics Lab, St. Cloud State
University, Society of Women Engineers – MN, The Bakken Museum, The Works, Thomson-Reuters*, Twin Cities Public Television - PBS Kids, U of MN College of Science & Engineering, U of MN Dept of
Aerospace Studies, U of MN STEM Ed Center, Winona University, Xcel Energy
(*indicate past sponsors)