Top 10 Reasons to Attend ParkFest 2023


Don’t miss out on the most EPIC event of the year – ParkFest 2023! Your trip to Park’s headquarters in St. Cloud, Minnesota, will be jampacked with education, networking, tours, and so much more! 

With the full event lineup officially out, we’re breaking it down even further. Here are the top 10 reasons why you should attend ParkFest 2023: 

10. A State Like No Other. How does crisp 60-degree weather, stunning autumn colors, great fishing in over 10,000 lakes, and over 267,000 acres of state parks sound? That’s Minnesota!  Extend your stay to enjoy the great state during one of our most beautiful seasons.

9. FREE Registration. We can’t forget to mention that it’s free to attend ParkFest 2023! 

8. Never a Dull Moment. ParkFest boasts a jam-packed agenda. Your time and travel to Minnesota will be well worth it as you learn about digital technology, tour fabrication shops or quarries, and learn about the new solutions hitting the countertop fabrication market. Did we mention all of the great opportunities to network with other fabricators from across the country?

7. Real Stories. Hear from fabricators as they share their personal journeys of “the dos”, “the don’ts”, and the “wish I would have” stories.  This is the opportunity for you to learn from others! 

6. “Rub Elbows” with the Best. Network with industry-leading fabricators and vendors from around the country to gain different perspectives and fresh ideas from those who have “been there, done that.” 

5. Level Up Your Existing Skills. Stay ahead of industry trends and competition by learning more about the industry. The differentiated value you bring to customers is your experience and knowledge—make the investment. 

4. Sponsor Pavilion. Over twenty leading partner vendors will be showcasing their new technology and services at the ParkFest Sponsor Pavilion. See every aspect of fabrication at this one event. 

3. Good Food, Drink, and Celebration. Join Park Industries in festive activities as they celebrate their 70th Anniversary, including a special BBQ cookout at the Park headquarters!

2. Real-World Tours.  Expand your understanding of the industry with a variety of exciting tours. First, tour local fabrication shops. Visit small, medium, and large shops that run digital automation including TITAN CNC routers, SABERjet XP CNC sawjets, VOYAGER XP CNC saws, FASTBACK II flat-edge polishers, Pathfinder imaging stations, and HydroClear Pro water systems.

ParkFest also offers attendees a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tour the Coldspring Granite quarry, one of North America’s largest natural stone quarries. Learn the process of stone quarrying by Coldspring Granite, world quarrying experts.

Gallery of tour locations

Then, you will have the opportunity to tour Park Industries’ 200,000+ square foot manufacturing facility where you will be blown away by the highly automated manufacturing equipment utilized to build high-precision equipment.  

1. Be the First to See. That’s right! Park Industries will be unveiling new solutions to the market at ParkFest. Be the first to see revolutionary solutions that will transform the countertop fabrication market. 

Don’t miss out on this epic celebration of education, machinery, and camaraderie at ParkFest 2023!