2023 PenMakers International Chicagoland MPG
April 21 and 22, 2023 - Symposium - Hoffman Estates Illinois

Key Dates

Shirt Orders End
March 31, 2023

Personalized Mug Orders End
March 31, 2023

Meal Orders End
March 31, 2023

Online Registration Ends
April 20, 2023

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The Largest and Longest Running Pen Makers Symposium

And This Year We Are Adding Other Small Turnings

Check Back On This Page For More Demos, Demonstrators, Door Prizes and Details

Two Full Days Only $59

April 21 and 22, 2023
This one is going to be bigger and better than ever - let's get back together. You won't want to miss this one.

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The Midwest Pen Turners Gathering (PenMakers International Annual Symposium NFP) is coming back in person and it is a cannot miss.

Register Early For Better Odds To Winning

If you came to an event in the past you know we give away a lathe and many more big and small prizes. Tickets for the big prizes are based on the earlier you sign up. Every month early, gets you an extra ticket. You know you are coming - sign up NOW!

Changes From The Past Chicago MPG

New Hotel - Marriott Northwest (Hoffman Estates)
Bigger Hotel - Bigger Rooms - More Vendor and Demo Space
Meals - We can only provide an optional dinner on Friday - Pizza
Lunch on Friday and Saturday - there will be food carts on-site

More details will be coming out in the next few weeks. We have already worked out details with a dozen demonstrators. Vendor emails went out and we have numerous commitments already.

Watch for details as we have them. “See you again” in April.

This is going to be fun. The MPG Planning Committee

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Topics (Subject To Change)
Three-part Martini Glass
Color Your World
Remodeling Your Kitchen
Umbrella Ornament
Sales And Marketing
Off-Center Turning
The Next Steps In Kitless
Polymer Clay Pen Blanks
Segmenting For The Pen Turner
3d Printing
High Pressure Wood Stabilization
Beginning Pen Making
Creating Celtic knot blanks, what works and what doesn't
Making a Laser Pointer
Color Casting
Mold Making For Casting
Embellished Chatterwork
WIT Community Building
All Abount Casting

Featured Vendor
Rich Coers