Wisconsin Fab Labs students to design protocol gift for top state officials

MADISON, WI.  Nov. 8, 2018 – The next time a top state official presents a gift to a foreign dignitary or a global business leader, it very well could be an item designed by students in one of Wisconsin’s fab labs.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is launching a competition in which students in the state’s 43 fabrication laboratories (fab labs) can use their skills and fab lab tools to design and create protocol gifts that will be given by top state dignitaries in their official capacity.

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Ken Notes: As a former public official, I would encourage them to take a look at the Japanese tradition of bringing small but very meaningful gifts. I still have many of these and while of little or no actual value I can remember the occasion and people who presented it.



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