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Pre-conference Workshops – Wednesday, February 22nd 

For more in-depth learning we will be offering several pre-conference workshops on Wednesday February 22nd (details announced soon).

Lakefront Brewery Tour
Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 

The WMEP has arranged for a private tour of Lakefront Brewery especially for attendees of Manufacturing Matters! 2016. This industrious and inventive microbrewery located on the Milwaukee River has become a Milwaukee landmark. Its rich history includes partnerships with local taverns, preservation of local historical pieces, unique tours, family style dining options and most importantly, great beer.

Please join us to view firsthand the manufacturing processes and innovations implemented at Lakefront Brewery. The Lakefront Brewery Tour is ranked the 4th best brewery tour in America by Trip Advisor. Don’t miss it!

Free transportation to/from Lakefront Brewery provided from the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee.  A $9.00 per person fee will be collected at Lakefront Brewery.

Conference Location:

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee Atrium
333 West Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 53203
Tel: (414) 276-1234

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If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for our 2017 conference, please email Tammy Schwarzbauer or call (920) 915-2582.