MAGNET Ambassadors


Engage and inspire the next generation of manufacturers!

didilogoThe Dream It. Do It. Ambassador network engages manufacturers and students in meaningful activities to develop the future talent needed in modern advanced manufacturing.. MAGNET is an affiliate member of the 38 state Dream It. Do It. (DIDI) Network sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers and its Manufacturing Institute. The DIDI network is a leader in Manufacturing Day events in October. The Ohio DIDI network supports Ohio’s Manufacturing Month activities.

Manufacturers are the best messengers to create a positive perception of manufacturing as the most advanced, high-tech industry in America. To create the next generation workforce for manufacturing, your help and involvement is needed right now to create positive perceptions of the industry and introduce the challenging careers to students, parents and educators. Ambassadors help the industry develop a future talent pipeline ensuring young people know about the great career opportunities in our region’s companies.


  • A low-cost, high-impact community engagement strategy to reach critical audiences
  • Increased company awareness related to identifying potential talent sources
  • A national collective of manufacturers committed to closing the skills gap with an approach endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers.
  • A cadre of Ambassadors representing early career professionals, women, veterans and employees in specific, unique occupations
  • An opportunity for manufacturers to be a voice for the company and industry.

How do I get involved?

  • Serve as guest speaker for parents, students, and teachers
  • Host a tour of your facility
  • Offer mentoring and job shadowing
  • Provide high school and college-level internships
  • Participate in a local career fair

How do I find out more?

Fill out the form below to get in touch with us and find out how you can become an ambassador!