Making Kansas Bus Tour

The 2021 Making Kansas Bus Tour is hitting the road September 13-16 to highlight our state’s vibrant manufacturing industry — and the great career opportunities it offers!

Local officials, educators, parents, students, and media are invited to ride the bus when the tour arrives in their communities. We expect our statewide journey to include stops in Atchison, Dodge City, Emporia, Great Bend, Hutchinson, Leavenworth, Manhattan, Olathe, and Pittsburg.

On October 1, National Manufacturing Day, the bus tour will continue with visits to manufacturers in the Wichita area.

The Making Kansas Bus Tour is hosted by the Kansas Manufacturing Council, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions, and Kansas Chamber.

Making Kansas Bus Tour

The 2021 Making Kansas Bus Tour is hitting the road September 13-16 to highlight our state’s vibrant manufacturing industry — and the great career opportunities it offers!

Local officials, educators, parents, students, and media are invited to ride the bus when the tour arrives in their communities. We expect our statewide journey to include stops in Atchison, Dodge City, Emporia, Great Bend, Hutchinson, Leavenworth, Manhattan, Olathe, and Pittsburg.

On October 1, National Manufacturing Day, the bus tour will continue with visits to manufacturers in the Wichita area.

The Making Kansas Bus Tour is hosted by the Kansas Manufacturing Council, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions, and Kansas Chamber.

Our Itinerary

(Check back for updates!)

Mon., Sept. 13: Pittsburg and Olathe

Tues., Sept. 14: Leavenworth, Atchison, and Manhattan

Wed., Sept. 15: Great Bend and Dodge City

Thurs., Sept. 16: Hutchinson and Emporia

Fri., Oct. 1: Wichita area Manufacturing Day Tour

About Us

The Kansas Manufacturing Council (KMC) is the leading advocacy organization for Kansas manufacturers and companies serving manufacturers, representing small and large manufacturers across the state. The mission of KMC is to provide knowledge, resources, and support to create a stronger and more prosperous manufacturing sector.

Kansas Manufacturing Solutions (KMS) is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers solutions to small- and medium-sized manufacturers with value-driven results. As the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center for Kansas, KMS is helping Kansas manufacturers compete in the rapidly changing global marketplace, supporting growth for manufacturers, their communities, and our state.

The Kansas Chamber is the leading statewide, member-driven organization that serves as the most credible legislative voice for the Kansas business community at the statehouse. The chamber’s mission is to continually improve the economic climate for the benefit of every business and citizen and to safeguard our system of free, competitive enterprise.

Sponsorships

The Making Kansas Bus Tour provides valuable marketing opportunities for companies all across Kansas. There are various levels of investment, so you can pick the package that works best for you.

This tour also will raise awareness about the 2021 Coolest Thing Made in Kansas contest and Kansas Manufacturing Summit. Please join us!

Sponsorships

The Making Kansas Bus Tour provides valuable marketing opportunities for companies all across Kansas. There are various levels of investment, so you can pick the package that works best for you.

This tour also will raise awareness about the 2021 Coolest Thing Made in Kansas contest and Kansas Manufacturing Summit. Please join us!