October is Manufacturing month in Maryland This is a great kick-off!


Come join us for Gears on the Gridiron at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium on Saturday, October 1, 2016 for a celebration of National Manufacturing Day as the Maryland Terrapins take on the Purdue Boilermakers. The Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MD MEP) and Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) are excited to host this year’s celebration of MFG Day at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. The purpose of Gears on the Gridiron is to show appreciation to the manufacturing companies, their employees and their families who work tirelessly making things right here in Maryland!

The Game-Plan

  • October 1, 2016
  • Maryland Terrapins vs Purdue Boilermakers

Pre-Game – 12:30 PM

  • MD MFG Day Pre-game tailgate
  • Interactive product displays and recognition of manufacturers
  • MFG Day comments by special guest speaker

Game Time – 3:30 PM

  • Recognition by UMD of National MFG Day and manufacturers in attendance
  • Maryland Terrapins vs Purdue Boilermakers


All tickets include access to game, limited edition Maryland MFG Day t-shirt, pre-game tailgate access including food and drink.
  • Manufacturers: $35
  • Non-manufacturer: $45


Make It In MD Red Zone

In addition to the MD MFG Day Pre-game Tailgate, the MD MEP’s Make It In Maryland (MIIM) program along with other Maryland manufacturers will have interactive product displays set up in the Make It In MD Red Zone. If you are a Maryland manufacturer and not yet part of the MIIM program, we would love to have you join and showcase your product(s) in our showcase!

Sponsorship Opportunities 

For sponsorship opportunities, please visit our sponsor package page

  • to view sponsor packages.
  • If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Samantha Calvo at


If you have any questions regarding the MD MFG Day – Gears on the Gridiron event, please contact Samantha Calvo at