September 29: Twin Cities Business: 2016 C-Suite Strategies Forum

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

Loews Minneapolis Hotel
601 1st Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

Join us for a panel discussion featuring c-suite leaders from our C-suite Strategies: View from the Top print section in the October issue of Twin Cities Business, featuring some of the most influential CEO's, CFO's, CIO's and others in the c-suite. These leaders will discuss what they consider to be their most pressing and challenging issues.

2016 Panelists
Lynn Casey | CEO of PadillaCRT
Kevin Gilligan | CEO of Capella Education Company
David Kvamme | Great Lakes Region President, Minnesota CEO of Wells Fargo
Penny Wheeler | President & CEO of Allina Health

Registration Information
$50 per ticket
$400 per table of eight

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September 30: MN Real Estate Journal: Strategies for Multifamily Financing & Compliance

Time:
07:15am to 12:00pm
Where:

Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Details:

Attend MN Real Estate Journal's Strategies for Multifamily Financing & Compliance event.

Topics Include:
• HUD Update and Finance Options
• Credit (Agency) Update and Finance Options
• Owner/Developer Case Studies
• Unique Characteristics of HUD Financing
• Unique Characteristics of Agency Finance

Registration Information
$89: Early Bird Rate (ends Sept 23)
$99: Discounted Rate (ends Sept 29)
$129: Regular Rate

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October 4: Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday

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

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Details:

October's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series features Carl M. Casale, CHS President and CEO.

Carl Casale is president and chief executive officer of CHS, a leading energy, grains, and foods company and the nation’s largest member-owned cooperative. Prior to joining CHS in 2011, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer for Monsanto Company. Casale currently serves as director on the boards of the Ventura Foods, LLC; Ecolab Inc., National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and the Minnesota Business Partnership.

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

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October 5: Hockey Day In Business - featuring Mike Snee

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

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

Details:

Join us for our upcoming Hockey Day In Business event! Mike Snee, Executive Director of College Hockey, Inc., will be our guest speaker.

Come hear Mike speak about his role with College Hockey, Inc. and the organization's efforts to promote Division I men's college hockey and grow the number of institutions offering the sport. Mike joined College Hockey Inc. from Minnesota Hockey, where he spent four years as the Executive Director leading a multi-platform strategic plan for long-term growth, as well as the organization's branding and communications efforts -- nearly tripling corporate sponsorship revenue in those four years. Snee is a member of the USA Hockey Board of Directors and serves on USA Hockey's Junior Council. He's also a member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Board of Directors.

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

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October 6: Pints 4 People Oktoberfest - Rotary Charity Beer Tasting Share:

Time:
05:30pm to 08:30pm
Where:

Edina Country Club
5100 Wooddale Avenue
Edina, MN

Details:

An evening of Local craft beer tasting, appetizers, silent auction, raffles, and Rotary camaraderie await! Please join us for our 4th Annual Pints 4 People Rotary Charity Beer Tasting event, presented jointly by the Edina Morningside Rotary Club and the South Metro Minneapolis Evenings Rotary Club in partnership with Edina Liquor.

Registration Information
$35 in advance (includes all beer samples and appetizers)
$40 at the door

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October 7: MN Real Estate Journal: 2016 Downtown Development Summit

Time:
07:15am to 12:00pm
Where:

Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Details:

Attend MN Real Estate Journal's 2016 Downtown Development Summit.

This year's discussion topics include:
• Market Update – Game Changing Projects
• Downtown Office Rebound
• Downtown Residential Developments – It Keeps Growing
• Downtown’s Expansion Today and in the Future

Registration Information
$89: Early Bird Rate (ends Sept 30)
$99: Discounted Rate (ends Oct 6)
$129: Regular Rate

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October 7: St. Thomas First Friday Series

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

James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall
Anderson Student Center
2115 Summit Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

Details:

Join the St. Thomas community to hear Gov. Arne Carlson and Tom Hauser, KSTP's Chief Political Reporter, discuss the Presidential Election.

New this year!
We are proud to announce that the First Friday Speaker Series is heading to campus this fall, with the luncheons being held in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, on the third floor of the Anderson Student Center.

Registration Information
$30 per person
$210 for table of 8
*includes a seated lunch with dessert

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October 10: 2016 Statewide Manufacturing Peer Council

Time:
09:00am to 04:00pm
Where:

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

Details:

This annual day-long gathering is for the members of Enterprise Minnesota's Manufacturing Peer Councils and their invited guests. The day will provide excellent opportunities to learn new information that will benefit your business, network with other manufacturing executives, and identify potential new suppliers and customers. Council members are encouraged to bring a guest – perhaps a team member in your company, a customer, or a vendor.

Registration Information
If you are interested in attending please contact karen.jeal@enterpriseminnesota.org or call 612-455-4207.
**Exclusive to Manufacturers**

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October 11: Manufacturers Alliance: Seminar - Standard Work for Sales

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

Dunwoody Technical Institute
818 Dunwoody Blvd
Minneapolis, MN

Details:

If you can’t put a metric on relationship building, how do you know your Sales team is spending their time and budget effectively? Even your top performers know the Sales cycle can go off track, and some customers will never close the deal. Join us to hear what a Standard Sales Process can do to keep good customers satisfied, the Sales Cycle streamlined, and Operations off your back. Know when to move on, and when to focus valuable face time.

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

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October 11: Earned Sick Leave Policy: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

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

Hellmuth & Johnson
8050 W. 78th Street
Edina, MN

Details:

Minneapolis and St. Paul will become the first cities in Minnesota to mandate paid sick leave for most workers. This ordnance will require most businesses in the city to offer employees paid time off for illnesses.

Join one of Hellmuth & Johnson's attorneys, as we learn more about the controversial legislation and how it will effect Edina businesses.

Registration Information
Free Admission
*Brown bag lunch provided by Hellmuth & Johnson*

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October 12: TMA MN: Election 2016 - Making Sense of the Nonsense

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

Gray Plant Mooty
80 S 8th St 500 IDS Center
Minneapolis, MN

Details:

Meet our distinguished panel members:
• Tom Kelly - Dorsey & Whitney LLP
• Doug Loon - MN Chamber of Congress
• Patrick Rehkamp - The Business Journals

Registration Information
*Member Only Event*
Early-Bird Member: $25
Early-Bird Next Gen/Young Professional: $25
Regular Member: $35
Next Gen/Young Professional: $35

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October 13: MN Venture Conference

Time:
07:15am to 05:45pm
Where:

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

The Minnesota Venture Conference attracts hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs and executives to the Minneapolis Convention Center with the goal of connecting Minnesota’s entrepreneurs with capital.

Each year, participants gather for a day of knowledge-sharing, networking, and of course, pitches from some of Minnesota’s most promising privately-held companies.

Registration Information
Member: $395.00 / $295.00*
Non Member: $595.00 / $495.00*
*Discounted Price If Registered By Monday, September 22, 2016

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October 26: Edina Chamber: CEO Roundtable

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

Edina Country Club
5100 Wooddale Avenue
Edina, MN

Details:

We’re looking at the role of purpose in the workplace and in your career. It's the end of work as we know it. Career paths look nothing like they did in the days before phones got smart. We work more hours at more jobs for more years than ever. So it's vital that we know how to find work that allows us to remain true to our deepest sense of who we are and that connects us to something larger than ourselves — in short, our calling.

We all have one, and best-selling authors Richard J. Leider can help you uncover it. Leider is a Life Coach and Bestselling Author of The Work Reimagined, Life Reimagined, Power of Purpose, and Repacking Your Bags.

Panelists
• Steve McDonald | Managing Partner at Abdo, Eick and Meyers, LLP
• Ryan Stinson | Stinson Services
• Brad von Bank | Co-Founder at Rêve Consulting + Academy

Registration Information
$35 for Members
$40 for Non Members

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October 27: ISO 9001:2015 - Risk Management Essentials

Time:
09:00am to 10:30am
Where:

St. Cloud State University - Welcome Center
355 5th Av S., Room 120
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Details:

David Ahlquist, Enterprise Minnesota ISO management systems expert, will provide a hands-on look at how this new standard can become a powerful business management system for your organization.

Come to this workshop and learn how ISO 9001:2015 will help your company evaluate its processes and the risks associated with them and how you can integrate ISO into your existing management and lean systems

Registration Information
This event is exclusive to manufacturers and is free of charge. Registration is required. To register please contact events@enterpriseminnesota.org or calling 612-455-4239

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