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Build My Future SE WI

Is Coming to Town

Oct 11-12


Racine County Fairgrounds

19805 Durand Ave.

Union Grove, WI

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About Our Event

An Interactive Day In the Trades

Wednesday: Middle School Students

Thursday: High Schools Students

Build My Future SE WI is a collaborative effort between Lakeland Builders Association and Racine Kenosha Builders Association. The event is possible because of the generous support of sponsors and the enthusiasm of our exhibitors. Public schools, private schools and home school students are encouraged to attend. All students register through their school.

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An Interactive Day in the Trades

Student learning electrical work at event table.


Over two hours of activities are provided by our industry partners. We welcome all schools in the area to join the Southeast Wisconsin event. 

Student cutting lumber with large saw.


Connect with students with a hands on learning opportunity that allows them to experience various construction careers.

Student working with plumbing tools.


A variety of sponsorships are available and allow for large and small companies to gain recognition and support the event.



Sponsor & Exhibitor

Sponsor Deadline to be on t-shirts: September 15, 2023

Additional sponsors & exhibitors welcome after deadline.

Industry Partners make this event happen. Sponsors and exhibitors are invited to register by making their selections below. All sponsorships include exhibit space.


Space filled based on when payment is received.

See Sponsor & Exhibitor PDF; See the full Terms and Conditions.


Student Registration Deadline: September 15, 2023​

350 additional High School students welcome to register with schools after deadline. Middle School space is full.

Students register through their school. Choose from three blocks of time. All students receive:

  • T-shirt

  • Safety glasses

  • Drawstring backpack and other swag

  • Light snack and bottled water

See Student PDF; See Student Registration



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  • Aerial Work Platforms, Sussex, WI

  • Carpetland USA, Milwaukee, Inc.

  • Home Lumber, Whitewater, WI

  • Midwest Distributors Products

  • North Central States Council of Carpenters, Kenosha, WI

  • Realistic Builders, Racine, WI

  • Uline, Kenosha, WI

  • Western Forms, Kansas City, MO


  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Apprenticeship

  • Amerhart

  • Bliffert Lumber

  • Brooks Tractor

  • Closet Improvements, Inc.

  • Crafted Countertops

  • Dunn Lumber

  • Kerkman Bros. Construction Co., Inc.

  • Kurk, Inc.

  • Milwaukee Tool

  • Schmitz Ready Mix

  • Tracy Group

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  • Aerial Work Platforms

  • ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship

  • Bliffert Lumber

  • Bower Design and Construction

  • Breezy Hill Nursery

  • Brooks Tractor

  • Celeste Builders

  • Chicago Title Insurance Company

  • Fabick Cat

  • Gateway Technical College

  • Granse Trio Sales

  • Johnson Financial Group

  • Karlsen Plumbing, Inc.

  • Kurk, Inc.

  • Lakes Brick & Block

  • LIUNA Wisconsin Laborers

  • North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters

  • North Shore Bank

  • Ozinga

  • Milwaukee Tool

  • Perma-Structo, Inc.

  • Postorino Construction Finishes

  • Southeastern Sheet Metal JAC

  • Southeastern Workforce Development Board

  • Stebnitz Builders, Inc.

  • WE Energies- Electric

  • WE Energies- Gas

  • Western Forms

  • Wisconsin Fuel

  • Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership | Big Step


Thank you, Educators!
Middle Schools

Over 1,000 students representing the following middle schools have registered for the 2023 event: 

  • Academies of Racine Jerstad Agerholm School

  • Academies of Racine Mitchell 

  • Brookwood Middle School 

  • Elkhorn Area Middle School

  • 9 Homeschools

  • KTEC East & West

  • The Academies of Racine Gifford

  • Trevor Wilmot Grade School

Middle School registration is full.

High Schools

Nearly 800 students representing the following high schools have registered for the 2023 event: 

  • Academies of Racine Horlick

  • Badger High School

  • Bradford High School

  • Burlington High School

  • Case High School

  • Delavan-Darien High School

  • Elkhorn Area HIgh School

  • Franklin High School

  • Harborside/Reuther

  • Hillcrest School

  • 11 Homeschools

  • Indian Trail High School & Academy

  • KTEC High School

  • Park High School

  • Shoreland Lutheran High School

  • St. Joseph Catholic Academy

  • Tremper High School 

  • Union Grove Union High School

  • Waterford Union High School

  • Westosha Central High School 

  • Wilmot Union High School


Student registration will be accepted until the event is full.

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