Manufacturing Advantage Registration

2014 Conference Date:

October 1 & 2, 2014

Online Registration Open


Registration Fee

  • Early Bird Registration Fee through September 3: $169 per person
  • Registration Fee Sept. 4-Sept. 18: $219 per person
  • Standard Registration Fee after September 18: $269 per person
  • Student Registration Fee: $50 per person

A additional 10% discount will apply for 3 or more registrants from the same company or organization.

Cancellation Policy

Program changes and cancellation: The University reserves the right to make changes in programs and speakers or to cancel programs if enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond its control prevail. Every effort will be made to contact each enrollee if a program is not held for any reason. The University's liability is limited to the refund of the program fee.

Attendee cancellations: A full refund less a $30.00 processing fee will be granted upon written notification on or before September 15, 2013. No refunds will be made after September 15, 2013. Substitutions may be made prior to the start of the program.

Disability and Dietary Information

If you feel you need disability accommodations or have dietary restrictions that have not already been indicated, please contact Professional Education Programs and Services no later than September 27, 2013.

Photo Permission

Please contact us at only if you do not agree with the following Participant Release:

I grant permission to UW-Stout and its agents to use my image (whether still, motion picture or video), recordings of my voice, and my name in association with the purpose(s) of this event.  I further agree to permit editing of the production medium (digital file, video, film or audio recording) to the extent necessary for normal production purposes, provided that the intent of my performance is not altered. I understand that I will NOT be compensated for this participation.


In an effort to conserve our environment and remain sustainable so that we can continue to offer this valuable conference at a low cost to you, we will not be duplicating handouts; instead handouts will be available on our website with the workshop description. 


University of Wisconsin-Stout
Professional Education Programs & Services

Pre-conference Tour Shuttle & Networking Reception Information

Shuttles will be provided to and from Dunn County Fish and Game Hall in Wakanda Park (see links at bottom of page) to the tours at Phillips Plastics and Shape Products in the Industrial Park. The Shuttles will leave from the Dunn County Fish and Game Hall at 3:00 p.m. The address of the Dunn County Fish and Game Hall is 1600 Pine Avenue East, Menomonie, WI.

Directions & Parking

An electronic parking permit along with instructions and parking information will be emailed to registrants two to three weeks prior to the event. 

Please mention the Manufacturing Advantage Conference when making your reservation.  Make your reservation by September 1, 2014.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
320 Oak Street
(715) 235-5664
Conference Rate: $83 Standard + tax

1915 N. Broadway St.
(715) 235-4800
Conference Rate: 71.99 Standard + tax

Super 8 Menomonie
1622 N. Broadway St.
(715) 235-8889
Conference Rate: $63.99 Single / $68.79 Double + tax

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1815 N. Broadway St.
(715) 235-9651
Conference Rate: $63.99 Standard + tax

Motel 6 Menomonie
2100 Stout Street
(715) 235-6901
Conference Rate: $45.00 Standard + tax

Quality Inn & Suites
1721 Plaza Drive
(715) 233-1500
Conference Rate: $60.00 Standard + tax

Oaklawn Inn
403 Technology Park Dr. E
(715) 235-6155
Conference Rate: Negotiable

Country Comfort B & B
N5126 410th St.
Rustic Road 89
(715) 233-0113
See website or call for rates

UW-Stout Campus Map (click on "Download Map")

Travel Information 

City of Menomonie Interactive Map

Directions to Wakanda Park

Online Registration

Contact Information

Professional Education Programs and Services
221 10th Avenue E
Menomonie, WI 54751

Phone: 715.232.2793
Fax: 715.232.3385


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