North America’s Largest Fabrication Lab

North Forge’s Fabrication Lab is where ideas are transformed into something tangible. Access to advanced equipment helps Manitoba entrepreneurs lower the cost of prototyping – and the time it takes to get it done.

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Events & Training Schedule

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  • Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge
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Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours 11:30 am
Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours @ North Forge
Feb 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
North Forge Meetups Thursday, February 1 at 11:30 AM North Forge is here to help you formalize your idea for the Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge. Meetings are free of charge, and will assist in removi… https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/246838935/
Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 1 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247207002/
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FAB FEBRUARY: Inlays, veneers, resins, and other wood enhancements 12:00 pm
FAB FEBRUARY: Inlays, veneers, resins, and other wood enhancements
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, February 3 at 12:00 PM Make your wood projects pop with the technology at North Forge! We will be making 3 take-home coasters using the laser cutters (veneer inlays and resi… Price: 100.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246757175/
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MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding 11:00 am
MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, February 4 at 11:00 AM Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder. Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, howeve… Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247288521/
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 6 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbjb/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 6 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247168949/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 6 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlyxdbjb/
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Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours 11:30 am
Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours @ North Forge
Feb 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
North Forge Meetups Thursday, February 8 at 11:30 AM North Forge is here to help you formalize your idea for the Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge. Meetings are free of charge, and will assist in removi… https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/246838989/
3D Printer Training: Basics 6:00 pm
3D Printer Training: Basics
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 8 at 6:00 PM We will be learning the 3D printing basics, focusing on the Prusa i3 MK2 and its slicing software: Slic3r Prusa Edition. Similarities and differences … Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246591235/
Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 8 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdblb/
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Introduction to spoon carving 12:00 pm
Introduction to spoon carving
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, February 10 at 12:00 PM • What we’ll doAmy from Bow & Arrow will teach you how to carve your own wooden spoon using a spoon gouge and a carving knife. Students will be provid… Price: 70.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246457524/
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Epilog Laser Training 1:30 pm
Epilog Laser Training
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, February 11 at 1:30 PM Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST…. Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247062300/
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbrb/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmyxdbrb/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlyxdbrb/
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CNC ROUTER TRAINING 6:00 pm
CNC ROUTER TRAINING
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Wednesday, February 14 at 6:00 PM Hey FabLab folks, I will be hosting shopbot CNC router training. During this training we will covering a number of things including but not limited to… Price: 100.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247201781/
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Fab February Lunch & Learn: IoT 11:30 am
Fab February Lunch & Learn: IoT @ North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St)
Feb 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Fab February Lunch & Learn: IoT @ North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St)
We’re celebrating Fab February with a Lunch & Learn! Join us on February 15th to explore the world of IoT and how it’s changing the world. As the next frontier in technology, many companies are already trying to capitalize on it. Over half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate IoT elements by 2020. ioAirflow is a local example of one of the many diverse ways that IoT can benefit the economy. “Building automation is about to become one of the biggest Internet of Things (IoT) operational success stories. “At ioAirFlow, we know that businesses are looking to capitalize on this emerging market.” That’s why they have designed an IoT-supported intelligent HVAC system that will create an easy to install multi-zone temperature solutions. ioAirflow’s solution is more secure, more cost efficient, and can successfully be installed in commercial-industrial buildings. ioArflow’s co-founders will be giving an informative presentation on how they are innovating in their industry, as well as the importance and impact IoT will have on our future!   Mandeep Saini, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of ioAirFlow is a computer engineer with software and hardware experience, as well as diverse platform technology knowledge. He is currently an MBA student with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. He has over 4 years experience working for a federally-regulated medical robotics company, and 4 years working in the IoT sector. He has helped revolutionize pharmaceutical operations by driving higher efficiency through innovative approaches to difficult problems.   Matt Schaubroeck, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ioAirFlow and holds an MBA from the Asper School of Business with a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. He has prepared and presented detailed business strategies for clients worldwide. He also has over 5 years’ experience as a communications and public relations professional, with background in[...]
Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 15 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbtb/
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FUTURE MAKERS: Mini Vortex Air Cannon Kit [S.T.E.M. Lab for Kids, Ages: 8-11] 1:00 pm
FUTURE MAKERS: Mini Vortex Air Cannon Kit [S.T.E.M. Lab for Kids, Ages: 8-11]
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 PM Join us in FAB FEBRUARY and introduce your child to the North Forge Fabrication Lab as we kick off the Future Makers series of meetups. • What we’ll d… Price: 62.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246913896/
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MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding 11:00 am
MASTERING THE BASICS: GMAW MIG-welding
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, February 18 at 11:00 AM Learn the basic safety, and operating procedures for the Gas-Metal Arc-Welding MIG-welder. Requirements: Safety equipment is provided on-site, howeve… Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/zqflrmyxdbxb/
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbbc/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmyxdbbc/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlyxdbbc/
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Ramp Up Weekend Pitch/Idea Scrub 6:00 pm
Ramp Up Weekend Pitch/Idea Scrub
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
North Forge Meetups Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 PM • What we’ll doAgenda 1) Introduction: A quick primer for new attendees about what North Forge is and all of the different services available to membe… https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/246524805/
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Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours 11:30 am
Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge Office Hours @ North Forge
Feb 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
North Forge Meetups Thursday, February 22 at 11:30 AM North Forge is here to help you formalize your idea for the Manitoba Open Innovation Challenge. Meetings are free of charge, and will assist in removi… https://www.meetup.com/NorthForgeMeetups/events/246839059/
3D Printer Training: Form 2 6:00 pm
3D Printer Training: Form 2
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 22 at 6:00 PM We will be learning the basics of using the FormLabs: Form 2 resin based SLA printers including, basic printer maintenance and hardware operation, and… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/tcrjgpyxdbdc/
Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 22 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbdc/
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Advanced laser: Big Red 1:00 pm
Advanced laser: Big Red
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If … Price: 21.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/fmbktnyxdbgc/
Epilog Rotary Accessory 3:30 pm
Epilog Rotary Accessory
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Saturday, February 24 at 3:30 PM PREREQUISITE: EPILOG LASER TRAINING Users should be comfortable with the basic operating principles of laser machines before taking this training. If … Price: 21.00 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/dpbktnyxdbgc/
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Epilog Laser Training 1:30 pm
Epilog Laser Training
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Sunday, February 25 at 1:30 PM Introduction to Corel Draw / Epilog Laser Systems training will take place every 2nd Sunday. Members of North Forge Fabrication Lab pay $50 plus GST…. Price: 52.50 CAD https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/zqpnmnyxdbhc/
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Entrepreneurship mentoring 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurship mentoring
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 27 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/vcphqnyxdbkc/
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation 6:00 pm
New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 27 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/ngdmjmyxdbkc/
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours). 6:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, February 27 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/qkkbdlyxdbkc/
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  • Mar

    03

    Open Data Winnipeg Hackathon 2018

    How would you use open data to improve the lives of Winnipeggers?

    Whether you’re a hacker, developer, a statistician or someone new to open data, join us for a fun-filled day of imagination, collaboration and coding. We’ll be using the City of Winnipeg’s open data to present meaningful and fresh ideas that improve the lives of Winnippeggers!

     

    Open Data Winnipeg 2018 is a free North Forge event presented in partnership with the City of Winnipeg and Red River College.

    When: March 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: Red River College – Ace Project Space, 321 McDermot Ave (5th Floor)

    How would you use open data to improve the lives of Winnipeggers? Whether you’re a hacker, developer, a statistician or someone new to open data, join us for a fun-filled day of imagination, collaboration and coding. We’ll be using the City of Winnipeg’s open data to present meaningful and fresh ideas that improve the lives of Winnippeggers!   Open Data Winnipeg 2018 is a free North Forge event presented in partnership with the City of Winnipeg and Red River College.

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    30

    New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM

    Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati…

    New North Forge Fabrication Lab Member Orientation

    Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

    Location details are available to members only.

    6 Makers Attending

    Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabrication Lab members who have already submitted a membership application for the North Forge Fabrication Lab.This orientation session will help new members become better acquainted with shop and equipment …

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: January 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Mandatory free training session for all new North Forge Fabrication Lab members. This orientation and safety session is specifically for new Fabricati… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247093987/

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    30

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM

    Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public …

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Open House (public tours).

    Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    2 Makers Attending

    Tour Check In FormLocated in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg.North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public fabrication lab! Take a tour and discover how entrepreneurial members are starting businesses. See 3D printing, laser cutting, computer-controlled routing, plasma cutting, vacuum forming, and many other …

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: January 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Tour Check In Form Located in Innovation Alley, Exchange District in Winnipeg. North Forge Fabrication Lab (AssentWorks) is Manitoba’s only public … https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247139035/

  • Jan

    30

    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM

    Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co…

    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    1 Makers Attending

    Hi everyone,are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help?Come down for one on one mentorship and hands on assistance.Im available from 6-10 Tuesday’s and ThursdaysMore information coming, just wanted to get this up.thanks-matt

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: January 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247139692/

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    30

    FabLab CLEAN UP AND ORGANIZE 2.1

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 PM

    Had to postpone the last one due to low turn out. Let’s try again! We are planning another group clean & organize effort. *Non-members welcome! For yo…

    FabLab CLEAN UP AND ORGANIZE 2.1

    Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    7 Makers Attending

    Had to postpone the last one due to low turn out. Let’s try again! We are planning another group clean & organize effort. *Non-members welcome! For your time you will receive volunteer credits, $10 per hour of volunteering, that can be put towards training or future membership fees. Get to know the shop and meet some current members! We will be add…

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    When: January 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Tuesday, January 30 at 7:00 PM Had to postpone the last one due to low turn out. Let’s try again! We are planning another group clean & organize effort. *Non-members welcome! For yo… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/246933528/

  • Feb

    01

    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    Thursday, February 1 at 6:00 PM

    Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co…

    Entrepreneurship mentoring

    Thursday, Feb 1, 2018, 6:00 PM

    North Forge Fabrication Lab
    125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor Winnipeg, MB

    1 Makers Attending

    Hi everyone,are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help?Come down for one on one mentorship and hands on assistance.Im available from 6-10 Tuesday’s and ThursdaysMore information coming, just wanted to get this up.thanks-matt

    Check out this Meetup →

    When: February 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Where: North Forge Fabrication Lab (125 Adelaide St. 3rd Floor, Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

    North Forge Fabrication Lab Thursday, February 1 at 6:00 PM Hi everyone, are you working in the FabLab and looking to start a business? Don’t know what the next steps are? Maybe you just need some help? Co… https://www.meetup.com/northforgefabricationlab/events/247207002/