2021 Manufacturing Tradeshow

Thursday, December 2, 2021, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm MT

The Idaho Manufacturing Alliance is proud to present the only manufacturing-focused industry tradeshow in Idaho! We look forward to coming together as an industry to do some business, engage in learning, and gain some new contacts and tools as we head into 2022!


IMA is thrilled to have Mack & Ria Story of Blue-Collar Leadership and Top Story Leadership as keynote and breakout speakers at this event!

Mack & Ria Story, Top Story Leadership

Mack Story has logged over 11,000 hours leading teams through organizational change. He is the author of the extremely popular Blue-Collar Leadership® Series. Ria Story is an author, TEDx speaker, and expert in leadership and life skills for women. Ria has nearly 20 years of experience in leadership and management.

Mack and Ria co-founded Top Story Leadership in 2008, are certified leadership speakers and trainers, and have published 31 books on leadership development and personal growth.

Highlights for them have been:

  • Helping train 20,000 Guatemalan Leaders with John Maxwell
  • Speaking at Yale University and the U.S. Capitol
  • Offering leadership development support for the U.S. Military, Chick-fil-A, Auburn University, Chevron, and many other organizations.

Schedule of Events

Time (MST)Description
10:00 amKick-off: Brunch with Welcome Message and
Keynote by Mack & Ria Story
11:45 amTradeshow begins
1:00 pmBreakout Sessions
2:00 pmBreakout Sessions
3:00 pmBreakout Sessions
4:00 pmNetworking Reception
6:00 pmEvent Concludes

Breakout Sessions

Topics noted with an * are awaiting confirmation and are subject to change.

  • Blue-Collar Leadership: Leading from the Front Lines – Mack Story
  • Leadership Gems for Women: 30 Characteristics of Very Successful Women – Ria Story
  • Change Happens: Leading Yourself and Others Through Change -Mack & Ria Story
  • Manufacturing 4.0: The Trends and Technologies You Should Know – Rich Rogers, CEO, Xmelgo – Last century manufacturers competed based on their ability to deploy & execute Lean Manufacturing best practices. This century manufacturers will compete based on their ability to effectively deploy digital technologies. Get a taste of the digital technologies that will be powering the next Industrial Revolution and learn about existing turn-key apps that you can get started with today.
  • Out of the Box Healthcare Options – John Young, Sr. Vice President Growth, Nice Healthcare and Todd Foushee, Vice President Business Development, PMR Group – This duo will discuss alternatives to traditional health insurance as options for taking care of your team and aiding in your attraction and retention efforts.
  • Getting Traction in Your Business – Brent Oetken, EOS Implementer – Are you feeling stuck? Has your business hit the ceiling? Learn tools from a simple, proven business operating system that can help your entrepreneurial organization clarify, simplify, and achieve its vision.
  • Cybersecurity: Everyone’s a Target* – A panel of manufacturers and IMA partners discuss vulnerabilities and tools to protect your assets from an attack.


All attendees receive a free copy of Mack Story’s book ‘Blue-Collar Leadership & Culture: The 5 Components for Building High-Performance Teams’, Welcome brunch & keynote, breakout session attendance, & food/drink at the networking reception.


Space is limited. The exhibitor fee includes attendance for two company representatives (see details at left), one 8×10 booth with pipe and drape, two chairs. Power and dedicated wi-fi are available for an additional charge.


Show your support for Idaho manufacturing by sponsoring the only industry-specific show in the state. Get access to manufacturers and industry partners throughout the 8-hour long event.

IMA Member -$125.00

Non-member -$175.00

Member booths start at $695.00

Non-members start at $995.00

Packages range from $1,500 to $10,000.

Contact IMA for details!

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