February 23: MHTA: Tech.2017

Time:
07:15am to 11:15am
Where:

The Metropolitan Ballroom
5418 Wayzata Boulevard
Golden Valley, Minnesota 55416

Details:

Tech.2017 offers a rapid fire look at Minnesota’s current strengths and future opportunities in technology. This breakfast event attracts 200 technology executives and professionals along with entrepreneurs and investors for a morning of networking and cutting-edge insights.

Each panel will examine Minnesota’s strengths and challenges based on the index’s 5 areas of measurement: R&D Inputs, Risk Capital & Entrepreneurial Infrastructure, Human Capital Investment, Technology & Science Workforce, and Tech Concentration and Dynamism.

Registration Information
Members: $65
Non Members: $135

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February 23: TMA MN: Boxing Up the Big Box Retailer

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

Briggs and Morgan
80 S 8th St 500
IDS Center
Minneapolis, MN

Details:

The below panel of experts will discuss the market challenges facing retailers and their suppliers.
• Richard Anderson, Briggs and Morgan PA
• Adam Ballinger, Lindquist & Vennum PLLP
• Jim Cullen, Lighthouse Management Group Inc
• Ryan Murphy, Fredrikson & Byron PA

The panel will describe the restructuring alternatives of retailers, and explain why bankruptcy sales are often the result. They will also discuss the interests and rights of suppliers as they work to manage their relationship with a retail customer and tools available to manage.

*Members Only Education/Luncheon*

Registration Information
Early Bird Members: $25
Regular Price: $35

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February 23: The 2017 Community Impact Awards

Time:
06:00pm to 09:00pm
Where:

Aria
105 North First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Details:

The 2017 Community Impact Awards honor businesses, social enterprise organizations, nonprofits, initiatives and individuals making a significant impact on communities in Minnesota. This is the first time we are including nonprofit organizations in the awards, in recognition of their profound influence on the quality of life in our state.

Registration Information
$150 per Person

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February 28: 2017 BOLD Awards

Time:
06:00pm to 08:30pm
Where:

Metropolitan Ballroom
5418 Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Details:

What is BOLD? It’s an attitude. A style. A flash of creative insight. A gutsy approach. A break-through strategy.

Original. Inventive. Daring and BOLD, this program celebrates BOLDness and honors the very best in corporate growth strategies. Leaders and their teams will be recognized for imagination, innovation and extraordinary efforts to grow Minnesota.

Registration Information
*Early Bird Pricing*
ACG Members: $99
Non Members: $150

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March 2: Allied Executives: The Bottom Line Impact of Trust

Time:
01:30pm to 05:30pm
Where:

Ramada Plaza Hotel
1330 Industrial Blvd. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Details:

In this interactive, working session, David Horsager, who has made it his life's work to uncover and teach organizations the secrets of building trust, will work you and your team through each of the 8 pillars that trust is built upon - and how you can implement them - to create a competitive advantage for you and your organization - the TRUST EDGE.

KEY NOTE SPEAKERS:
David Horsager - Trust Edge Leadership Institute

SPEAKER:
Doug Loon - Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Registration Information
FREE: Allied Executives Members
$65: Non-members

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March 2: WBDC-MN Future Forum and 11th Annual Celebration of Success

Time:
03:00pm to 07:00pm
Where:

McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
200 Oak Street Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Details:

WBDC-MN proudly honors the achievements of local women business owners and recognizes the support of our many corporate and community partners in an evening of fun and celebration. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Prior to the 11th Annual Celebration of Success, the WBDC-Minnesota will host a panel discussion, Future Forum: Forecasting Corporate Supplier Diversity/Contracting Trends and the Evolving Marketplace. The panel is inclusive of buyers and suppliers giving a full perspective on this ever changing topic. Get ahead of the curve by registering for this free discussion!

Registration Information
No cost to attend. Registration is required.

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March 3: St. Thomas First Friday Series

Time:
11:30am to 01:15pm
Where:

James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall
3rd floor of the Anderson Student Center
2115 Summit Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

Details:

This March features First Friday speaker Maureen Bausch, Super Bowl CEO. She'll be discussing the topic of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis.

Registration Information
$30 per person
*includes a seated lunch with dessert

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March 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:

March's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series will feature Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Kevin Smith.

Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Kevin Smith has more than 30 years of institutional, artistic, and community leadership experience. He has served as president and CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra since 2014. The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra is recognized for distinguished performances around the world, award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts, educational programs and commitment to building the repertoire of the future.

Registration Information
Registration: $35.00
Registration + Parking (Maroon Lot): $39.00
Registration + Parking (Washington Ave Ramp): $41.00

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March 9: Manufacturers Alliance: Seminar: Tools For Finding the Real Root Cause

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

Hennepin Technical College
Eden Prairie Campus
13100 College View Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55347

Details:

Finding a solution to a problem isn’t the hard part. The problem usually returns when you haven’t isolated the true cause. Fixing an issue quickly is easier than understanding why it happened. Identifying the true cause may involve a team or several tools - from simple but effective “5 whys” to more extensive 8D or 8-Step methods. Our peer presenters will share their experience with what worked well, what didn't, and why. Join us to hear some lessons learned that may work for your company!

Registration Information
Members: Free (can invite up to 5 attendees)
Non Members: $55

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March 9: Hockey Day In Business

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

Poor Richard's Commonhouse
8301 Normandale Blvd
Bloomington, MN 55437

Details:

Hockey Day in Business: Minnesota State Hockey Tournament

Join us at Poor Richards to watch the Boys' State High School Class AA Tournament Quarterfinals on the big screen. This will be a great opportunity to network with fellow hockey fans.

Registration Information
$15.00 per ticket (includes lunch)
* Cash only at the door *

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March 16: TCB: 2017 Middle Market Forum

Time:
02:45pm to 06:00pm
Where:

Metropolitan Ballroom
5418 Wayzata Blvd
Golden Valley, MN 55416

Details:

How will the new Trump Administration affect middle market businesses, and how will they adjust? Join Twin Cities Business as we discuss with four CEOs how they’re planning to change their strategies on key issues ranging from healthcare to sales and marketing.

Panel:
Gerald Mattys, CEO, Tactile Medical Solutions
Alan McLenaghan, CEO, SageGlass
Chuck Runyon, CEO & Co-founder, Anytime Fitness
Jennifer Smith, President & CEO, Innovative Office Solutions

Registration Information
$60 per ticket

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March 16: MSPBJ: 40 Under 40 Awards Reception

Time:
05:30pm to 07:30pm
Where:

Minneapolis Event Centers
212 2nd Street SE
Minneapolis, MN

Details:

Join us for our 23nd Annual 40 Under 40 Awards. This sell-out event includes hosted cocktails, hors d'ouevres, and some of the best networking the Twin Cities has to offer.

Registration Information
Single tickets will go on sale on February 23

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March 22: ECOM Luncheon: March

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

Minneapolis Convention Center
Room 200 A-J
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

March's luncheon will feature guest speaker Dr. John H. Noseworthy, President & CEO,Mayo Clinic.

Dr. John H. Noseworthy is president and chief executive officer of Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit organization operating in five states that is dedicated to medical care, research and education. Every year, more than a million people from all 50 states and nearly 150 countries come to Mayo Clinic for care.

Registration Information
Members: Free
Guest of Member: $60
Non Members: $80
Community Leaders & Young Professionals: $50
Students: $25
* Registration closes on March 15 *

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