April 28: St. Paul Chamber: LSP Masters St. Paul In The 1930s

Time:
12:00pm to 05:00pm
Where:

The Wabasha Street Caves
215 South Wabasha Street
Saint Paul, MN 55107

Details:

See the sites. Hear the stories. Party with the mob.

Learn more about St. Paul's gangster history from author, Paul Maccabee who will share his 1930s gangster presentation: “Ma Barker, John Dillinger and Me: Of Gangsters, G-Men and Gun Molls". Paul's book is titled, John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks' Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936.

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$20 per attendee

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April 28: Gears & Gadgets: Business Value - What Leads to a High Performance Manufacturing Business?

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

Marriott West
9960 Wayzata Blvd
St Louis Park, MN 55426

Details:

It is estimated that only 25% of U.S. businesses are “High Performance” and increase in value over time. In a panel discussion moderated by ValuationUSA President Kirk Kleckner and made up of manufacturing business owners and C-suite executives, we’ll explore the concepts of what a “high performance” business is and what strategic value drivers typically exist in a high performing companies. We will also discuss and open the floor for questions on how you can enhance or create these critical value enhancing characteristics in your manufacturing company.

This event hosted by Hockenberg Search is exclusive to manufacturing business owners and currently employed manufacturing leaders.

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To qualify for attendance at Gears & Gadgets, one must be a manufacturing business owner or currently employed manufacturing leader. This focused approach will enable Gears & Gadgets attendees to engage in conversations that directly pertain to industry issues within their respective manufacturing companies.
*Space is limited.

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April 29: Twin Cities Young Professionals Summit

Time:
07:30am to 01:00pm
Where:

Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
5801 Opus Parkway
Hopkins MN 55343

Details:

Be a part of history at the inaugural Twin Cities Young Professionals Summit on April 29, 2016 at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. This event will bring together between 200-300 young professionals ranging in age 20-40 from all over the state. Throughout the summit, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from speakers who will focus on topics of self-growth, team dynamics and more—all centered around the central theme of “insight for impact.”

Keynote speakers include Angie Bastian, Founder and namesake of Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP® and Stevie Ray, Executive Director of Stevie Ray’s Improv Company and Business Journal columnist.

Registration Information
$110 per attendee - ends March 28th
$125 per attendee - registration closes April 22nd

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May 3: Carlson School of Management 1st Tuesday

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

McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Details:

May's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series features Cargill Chairman and CEO David W. MacLennan and his talk on the "Future of Food."

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David W. MacLennan joined Cargill in 1991, and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2008. He previously served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Cargill. MacLennan held management positions within the financial, risk management, energy, and animal protein platforms.

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

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May 3: Enterprise MN: 2016 State of Manufacturing - Statewide Survey Release Event

Time:
04:00pm to 07:00pm
Where:

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S. - Room 101
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

The State of Manufacturing® is the most comprehensive survey of Minnesota's manufacturers. The survey reveals the perceptions and opinions of over 400 Minnesota manufacturing executives on the economy and other major issues impacting their businesses.

This is a premier occasion celebrating Minnesota’s manufacturing industry and is open to manufacturers and everyone connected to the manufacturing industry including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, granting agencies, and members of the media.

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Free Event

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May 5: Edina Chamber: Assistance League 20th Anniversary Gala Share:

Time:
05:30pm to 09:30pm
Where:

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

Details:

Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul® is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults through our community programs.

We invite you to our 20th Anniversary Gala as we celebrate two decades of community service in the Twin Cities. This spring fashion show, dinner and silent auction will showcase local boutique, designer and Thrift Shop fashions. We will also highlight Assistance League programs and the important work that we have been doing during our successful history.

Registration Information
$125 per ticket

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May 11: Hockey Day In Business - Featuring Glen Andresen

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

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

Details:

Attend Fidelity Bank's Hockey Day in Business Event! Glen Andresen, Executive Director of Minnesota Hockey, will be our guest speaker.
Come join us to hear Glen speak about his role with MN Hockey as well as the initiatives MN Hockey has to grow the game, and develop players.

Registration Information
$15.00 per ticket

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May 13: Minneapolis Chamber: Critical Issues Forum: 7 Factors - Working Together to Create a More Competitive MSP

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

Radisson Blu - Minneapolis
35 South Seventh St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

The success of our region is a result of how we compete with other regions around the globe. Please join the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce and GREATER MSP for breakfast and discussion on the critical economic, environmental and social issues we face as a city and region.

Registration Information
Members: $35.00
Non Members: $50.00

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May 17: WLiT: Decoding the DNA of Difficult Discussions

Time:
04:30pm to 07:30pm
Where:

Metropolitan Ballroom
5418 Wayzata Blvd
Golden Valley, MN 55416

Details:

Research indicates nearly all employees struggle at times to speak up in difficult situations. For women, it can be even more taxing – the more challenging the issue, the harder it can be to speak up. Why is it so hard to address difficult issues? The answer lies in understanding how our brains are wired. Grounded in neuroscience, this session explains what’s happening in the brain during a difficult conversation and provides concrete steps to make facilitating such discussions easier. The result? Straight-forward conversations that don’t make people defensive and do get results.

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$25.00 per attendee

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May 25: ACG: Twins Game with TMA MN

Time:
11:30am to 03:30pm
Where:

Target Field
1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, MM 55403

Details:

Join ACG Minnesota and TMA Minnesota for a noon ball game at Target Field. Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals.

Let's have some fun with TMA Minnesota on the Budweiser Deck at Target Field. Enjoy networking and a great game! Early bird registration for members lasts until May 13th - so be sure to get your ticket reserved by then! Price includes game ticket, lunch buffet and a good time. (Members get 2 drink tickets, Non-members will get 1 drink ticket included)

P.S. Ron Jost is in charge of the weather! See you at Target Field!

Registration Information
Member: $65 until May 13th, $80 regular price
non Member: $90 until May 13th, $100 regular price

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