Made In Dekalb Expo February 6, 2020 At N.E. Alabama Agribusiness Center

Made in DeKalb initiatives recognize all the great products that are made in DeKalb County. This recognition of our existing industries helps them to establish new business to business relationships and to promote career and education opportunities to 9th and 12th grade students of DeKalb County. Then networking opportunities are also available for existing industries and entrepreneurs with the Alabama Department of Commerce, Small Business Administration, USDA and the Fort Payne Career Center.

Made in DeKalb Student opportunities are with educational representatives who are available to discuss career opportunities with students. Existing Industry’s representatives are available to discuss apprentice opportunities with students.

For more information and to obtain an interview, call Pam Clay at DeKalb County Economic Development Authority (256) 845-7957 or Jennifer McCurdy at the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce (256) 845-2741

The event is held at The Northeast Alabama Agribusiness Center, 1571 McCurdy Avenue North, Rainsville, Alabama 35968

You can obtain a registration form here:

Participants for the 8th Annual Expo are:

Ag in Action Trailer

BlueScope Buildings NA

DeKalb County Association of Realtors

DeKalb County Cattleman Association

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department

DeKalb MD

DeKalb Orthopedics

DeKalb Regional Medical Center

DeKalb Tourism

Edward Jones Fort Payne

First State Bank  (Fort Payne, Rainsville, Henagar and Grant)

Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce

Fort Payne Improvement Authority

G2 Supply


GoPlay Therapy


Ivey Bulldozing

Koch Foods

Ladd – Wayne M.

Little River Canyon National Reserve

Marshall DeKalb Electric Coop

Mentone Arts & Cultural Center

Personnel Staffing, Inc.

Pilgrim’s Pride Hatchery


Polymer Industries


Rainsville & Fort Payne Fire /Rescue

Rainsville & Fort Payne Police Department

Rainsville Technology Inc.

Renfro Corp

Sand Mountain Electric Co-op


Times Journal

WVSM Radio

U.S. Census

Valley Joist

Cornerston Christian Academy

DeKalb County Technology Center Fire Science

Fort Payne AV Communications

Fort Payne Commerce/IT

Fort Payne Culinary

Fort Payne HS Education Cluster

Fort Payne Jr. ROTC

Fort Payne Robotics

NACC Industrial Electronic/ Industrial Systems

NACC Machine Tool Technology

NACC Business Administration

NACC Welding Technology Virtual and actual Welder

NACC MAT/Phlebotomy/EKG

NACC – Apprenticeship/Work Experience

JSU – Canyon Center

AIDT/Alabama Robotics Technology Park

Alabama Department of Labor/LMI

Export Alabama Alliance

USDA Rural Development

USDA Farm Service

Small Business Administration