October 1: Minnesota Manufacturing Events 2014

Time:
12:00am
Where:

All throughout the state of Minnesota

Timeline of Events

Details:

Here is a link to a list of events going on surrounding Minnesota Manufacturing Month!

October 1: Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference

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

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Meeting Room 200
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

The 28th Annual Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference is Minnesota’s premier event for entrepreneurs and investors. With 400 attending each year, this event is one of the strongest in the country in terms of overall entrepreneur and investor attendance and capital raised by participants. Since 1987 the Annual Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference has been bringing together investors and entrepreneurs to engage, innovate, learn and network in order to nurture Minnesota’s innovation economy.

Registration Types

Non Member
$595.00
Discounted Price If Registered By Wednesday, September 17, 2014
$495.00
Minnesota Venture & Finance Conference Registration - Member Rate

Member Rate
$395.00
Discounted Price If Registered By Wednesday, September 17, 2014
$295.00

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October 1: Minnesota Manufacturers' Summit 2014

Time:
10:30am to 02:00pm
Where:

DoubleTree - Bloomington Minneapolis South
7800 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55439

Details:

Join us as we kick off a month long celebration of Minnesota manufacturers with events across the state. Explore the opportunities and challenges facing this important sector of our state’s economy. Manufacturing represents 13 percent of all private-sector jobs in this state. Contributing $37 billion to Minnesota's economy, manufacturing has the second largest payroll of any business sector in the state.

COST
$60 | Members & Non-Members

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October 2: Manufacturing Forum

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

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

Details:

Manufacturing and distribution companies aren’t successful by chance. They are successful by choice.

You are invited to join executives from award-winning companies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, as they talk about what make their companies successful.

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October 3: ECOM Luncheon Doug Baker, Chairman & CEO of Ecolab

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

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

Registraton: $80 (non-members)

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October 7: Thompson Hall - MN CEO & Business Owners

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

Thompson Hall Santi Cerny & Dooley
20th Floor of AT&T Tower
901 Marquette Ave S
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

Details:

The 2014 Minnesota CEO & Business Owner Conference features some of Minnesota’s best business speakers, offering best in class thinking for company leaders.

Registration: $110.00

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October 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:

Freeman H. Shen, Chairman of Volvo Car Group China and Board Member and Group Vice President, Geely Holding Group

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

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October 8: MN Chamber of Commerce - 2014 Business Conference

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

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

Be a part of the entrepreneurial spirit of Minnesota and master ideas that will help you rewire your organization for future creativity and growth.

COST
Member | $175 - $195 (after September 1)
Non-Member | $295

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October 9: Bridging The Organization Divide - Leadership Acumen Workshop

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

Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
1600 Utica Ave. South, Suite 500
St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55416

Details:

Dale Carnegie Training & Clear Channel Radio have partnered to develop a new 90 minute workshop. Join a select group of fifty high-potential leaders from the Twin-Cities to build trust and strengthen relationship capital across the organization.

Event Registration: $75.00

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October 16: NAWBO - The Secret to Your Team’s Time

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

Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company LLP
2501 Wayzata Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Details:

You work hard so to get your team up and running. And your team’s time is one of your most valuable assets to serve customers and make money. Then their time – like yours – disappears. Where did your time go?

Registration - $10 members
$40 non-member

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October 17: SME - What’s NEW and What to do NOW on LinkedIn

Time:
07:00am to 09:00am
Where:

Doubletree Park Place Hotel
1500 Park Place Blvd
Minneapolis, MN, 55416

Details:

LinkedIn has really changed and Anne Pryor will share What’s NEW and What to Do NOW to Look Good and Generate Leads. It takes strategy, research, insight, clarity and focus. It takes someone like online brand and visibility strategist Anne Pryor, co-founder of Meaningful Connections and one of the leading authorities on social connections and LinkedIn.

Registration: $25 Member // $45 Non-Member
Includes networking, program and breakfast

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October 21: ACG MN Luncheon with Timberwolves' President, Chris Wright

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

The Target Center
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Details:

Mr. Wright will be speaking about "The Perfect Storm:" Timberwolves, Lynx, Mayo Clinic Square and the Target Center Renovation.

Event Registration
Member $35.00
Non Member $75.00

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October 22: Gears & Gadgets -

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

Radisson Hotel Roseville
2540 N. Cleveland Avenue
Roseville, MN 55113

Details:

Did you know that Minnesota Manufacturing Week is October 20-26? Please join us at the next Gears & Gadgets as we celebrate the industry that represents 15% of Minnesota's gross domestic product! We are honored to present a panel of award winners from the Minnesota Business Magazine 2014 Manufacturing Awards! Many of them are members of the Minnesota Manufacturing Executives group - congratulations!

Regular fee: $25.00

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November 6: Club Entrepreneur - Business First, Online Second.

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

The Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Details:

Darin Lynch Founder & Chief Liberation Officer of Irish Titan is going to share combination of best practices, checklists, amusing anecdotes and first-person case studies, this dialogue will use real-life examples to illustrate how websites and online marketing can truly support a company’s business objectives.

Members - $25.00 in advance, $35 at the door or within 24 Hours of event

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November 6: Allied Executives - Simplifying the Complexity of Sales

Time:
01:00pm to 06:00pm
Where:

Saint Paul Athletic Club
340 Cedar Street, Grand Ballroom
St. Paul, MN 55101

Details:

Whether your organization is small or large, has a simple or complex sales approach, a short or long sales cycle, a high price point or low, as a business leader the success of your sales organization will always come down to a few basic fundamentals and the execution of them.
Understanding what these fundamentals are, ensuring they are aligned, and knowing what you must do to manage them will free you and your team up for growth and success.

In this session, Kurt Theriault of Business Efficacy will help you unwind the complexity of sales

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November 7: Women Venture Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Time:
10:30am to 02:30pm
Where:

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 South Second Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Details:

The WomenVenture Fall Event luncheon is a celebration of women and entrepreneurs. It brings together a wide range of professionals, community leaders and individuals, each sharing a common desire to invest in the economic success of women.

This year, WomenVenture welcomes as its keynote speaker, Tina Wells, CEO and founder of Buzz Marketing—an award-winning agency dedicated to bridging the gap between teens and the businesses trying to reach them.

Tickets: $130 (individual ticket); $1,300 (table of 10)*
*Earlybird ticket/table prices good through September 30, 2014

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November 12: Enterprise Minnesota - Effective Manufacturing Leaders

Time:
08:00am to 11:00am
Where:

To Be Determined

Details:

Employee Development Strategies

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