Stronger Together

The Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association (H2WMA) brings together people and resources to learn from each other, in order to improve synergy and promote business success in northern Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.

Join Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association Today!

Becoming a member of H2WMA is easy and it’s free! Just contact us or one of our Board of Directors to get started.

Values and Objectives

Talk and share experiences with leading manufacturers.
Learn about solutions to today’s most pressing workforce and business issues.
Get to know other business leaders from the region. Collaborate and engage in proactive solutions to common business challenges.
Collectively influence and leverage programs and policies of local, regional and state government. Influence the improvement of education, training and economic policy and programming.
Most programs include a tour of a manufacturing facility.

Latest H2WMA News

H2WMA Supports Cass-Lake Bena High School

The Highway 2West Manufacturers’ Association is proud to support the Cass Lake-Bena High School in securing Bemidji as a regional robotics competition event host site.

Marketing Has Evolved Over The Years – Has Your Approach Evolved With It?

Most businesses spend a lot of their resources on outbound communication like email blasts, magazine ads, postcards, websites and even social media. They use these platforms to tell their story, which is an important part of building a brand. But it can be tempting to focus entirely on looking out – after all, that’s where new customers are, right? Yes and no. While your outbound messages reach many possible leads, some of the best new business prospects are searching out your website and social media platforms on their own.