March 31: Enterprise Minnesota - Take Your Lean Efforts to a Higher Level

Time:
10:30am to 12:00pm
Where:

Holiday Inn Express
2365 43rd Street NW
Owatonna, MN 55060

Details:

You will learn powerful approaches to identify and elevate your lean initiatives to sustain positive results. Greg Langfield and M. J. Grubish, two of Enterprise Minnesota’s expert lean consultants, will share how to engage all employees in standardizing processes to help manufacturers produce higher quality/volume products in less time by maximizing employee productivity, and use of materials and machines.

Registration:

Manufacturers may register for free by contacting events@enterpriseminnesota.org or calling 612-455-4239

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April 2: MN Chamber of Commerce Sponsors - Speaking of Business

Time:
07:30am to 12:00pm
Where:

Metropolitan Ballroom
5418 Wayzata Blvd
Golden Valley MN 55416

Details:

Speaking of Business - Be Heard. Be Recognized. Influence Others. The further you go along in your career the more critical your ability to speak, present and influence others becomes. "Speaking of Business" is conference is for business professionals and executives who know they must have that edge in their business speaking and daily communications.

Registration - $75 when you use code promo FV

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April 7: Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday

Time:
11:30am to 01:00pm
Where:

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Details:

Allina Health President and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler
Leadership: What’s Love Got to Do With It

Registration is $32.
Registration with Parking $36.00
Maroon Lot
Registration with Parking $38.00
Washington Ave Ramp

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April 8: ACG MN - Private Equity Strategies

Time:
03:00pm to 05:00pm
Where:

50th Floor IDS Center
Windows on Minnesota
80th South 8th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

At this seminar you will hear financing tales and successes from both the company and the investor perspectives. We'll learn how to evaluate what financing options will best fit your business and how to prepare your business for potential financing.

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April 9: MSPBJ Seminar - Partnering with Private Equity

Time:
07:30am to 09:30am
Where:

Windows on Minnesota
50th Floor
710 S Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

The 2015 outlook for private equity deals remains strong. Join the discussion of leading Twin Cities private equity professionals to learn about the evolving relationship among private equity sponsors, investment bankers, mezzanine lenders and company leaders, as well as what the future holds for private equity investing in 2015.

Ticket Information:
$45.00 per ticket

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April 9: Club Entrepreneur - Step Outside the Boundaries of Traditional Thinking

Time:
11:15am to 01:00pm
Where:

Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

Creativity | Innovation. Step Outside the Boundaries of Traditional Thinking | The Catalyst to Creativity People who are able to step outside the boundaries of traditional thinking generate new ideas, solve nagging problems, make better decisions and drive bottom-line results.

Event Registration: $29.00

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April 13: ECOM Luncheon - Ambassador Carla A. Hills

Time:
12:00pm to 01:00pm
Where:

TBD

Details:

Carla A. Hills is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Hills & Company. Ambassador Hills served as U.S. Trade Representative (1989-93) in the Bush (41) Administration and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, in the Ford Administration.

Registraton: $80 (non-members)

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April 15: Twin Cities Business - 2015 Women Leaders Luncheon

Time:
11:00am
Where:

Golden Valley Golf and Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN, 55427

Details:

Join us as we bring together leading business women and men for an invigorating and collaborative discussion about the powerful benefits of women in corporate leadership roles, the challenges still facing many who want to ascent the ranks, and what's being done to eliminate such challenges.

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April 21: ACG MN Luncheon with Lou Nanne & Norwood Teague

Time:
11:30am to 01:30pm
Where:

The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

Details:

Join ACG at our April 21st luncheon featuring Lou Nanne, famed hockey player, coach, game supporter and also Senior Managing Director and National Sales Manager at RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc. and Norwood Teague, Director of Athletics at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Event Registration
Member $35.00
Non Member $75.00

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April 22: Lindquist & Vennum - Advanced Lending Seminar

Time:
11:30am to 05:30pm
Where:

TCF Bank Stadium
Indoor Club Room
University of Minnesota Campus
2009 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN

Details:

The region’s premier conference for senior loan officers, investment bankers and compliance staff as we focus on legal strategies and practical solutions for the credit questions of 2015.

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April 28: Gears & Gadgets

Time:
03:30pm to 06:30pm
Where:

DoubleTree by Hilton, St. Louis Park
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Details:

Is your manufacturing company struggling to attract and retain talent? During our recent survey, this was the topic of most concern to manufacturing executives. We've assembled a stellar panel of Human Resource Executives who've successfully addressed this challenge at their manufacturing companies. They'll share success stories and 'lessons learned' at our next Gears & Gadgets program.

Regular fee: $35.00

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May 5: Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday

Time:
11:30am to 01:00pm
Where:

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Details:

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Director and President Kaywin Feldman
A Museum for the Next Century

Registration is $35.
Registration with Parking $39.00
Maroon Lot
Registration with Parking $41.00
Washington Ave Ramp

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May 7: Club Entrepreneur - The Internet of Things

Time:
11:15am to 01:00pm
Where:

The Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

Speakers:

Scott Schwalbe, Nimbelink

Muhammad Abdurrahman

Caylan Larson, Semireg Industries

Kim Pearson, New Boundary Technologies

Members - $29.00 in advance, $39 at the door or within 24 Hours of event

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May 13: MN Chamber of Commerce - Vision Without Traction

Time:
08:00am to 12:00pm
Where:

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

Do you own and run entrepreneurial businesses? Do you want to learn real, immediately useful information to help run a successful company? Get introduced to the real-world concepts of EOS® (Entrepreneurial Operating System®) and learn that it’s not a set of do-nothing theories — just basic, proven tools.

Members | Early Bird - $199* | After April 17 - $249
Non-member | Early Bird - $249* | After April 17 - $299
*Use promo code TRACTION to receive the early bird rate.

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May 28: Twin Cities Business - Small Business Strategies Roundtable

Time:
03:00pm to 06:00pm
Where:

The Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market Street
Saint Paul, MN, 55102

Details:

Join us for a panel discussion featuring four leaders from a variety of successful small businesses. These leaders will share the ways their companies have become successful, while discussing best practices and mistakes to avoid while growing your business. They will also address strategies and next steps your company should make for growth, including information about acquisitions and divestitures, financing growth, innovation, succession planning and talent attraction and retention.

Event Registration Fees
$35.00 per ticket
$280.00 per table of 8

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