Signature Events and Series

Signature Events and Series

We bring together the largest cross-section of business leaders and statewide policy-makers to our events. These venues present excellent opportunities for networking and business development opportunities.

SIGNATURE EVENTS
Annual Meeting November 15, 2018 Radison Blu, Mall of America, Bloomington
The Annual Meeting is a forum examining Minnesota's economy and the political landscape that influences how business can keep and grow jobs throughout the state. This annual signature event of the Minnesota Chamber draws nearly 400 business leaders, representing businesses from every industry and corner of the state. Attendees hear expert speakers, real-world business solutions and grow their in-person networks. A high-level national or Minnesota-based expert in business or politics keynotes the lunch following the morning program.
     
Business Day at the Capitol February 27, 2019 InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
Business Day at the Capitol is your chance to represent business issues to Minnesota's lawmakers. This signature event of the Minnesota Chamber brings more than 300 business leaders from every corner of the state to the Capitol in St. Paul. Attendees hear from high-profile speakers – both in the political arena and with real-world business experience – about how public policies can help or hinder growth for Minnesota's economy. Join your peers from across the state and speak one-on-one with legislators, and make a difference in the future of Minnesota's business climate.
     
Session Priorities January 9, 2019 Saint Paul RiverCentre
Session Priorities is the Minnesota Chamber's biggest and highest-profile event of the year. It is the unofficial kickoff of the legislative session, bringing together the governor, bipartisan legislative leaders and a sellout crowd of nearly 2,000 elected officials and business leaders from throughout Minnesota. Attendees have the opportunity to hear a preview of the session from those who set the agenda, hear the Chamber's legislative priorities, and network with influencers in the policy arena.
     
Statewide Policy Tour 2x/year - 8-12 stops Statewide
The Statewide Policy Tour is a semiannual opportunity to hear how the legislative decisions affects business in Minnesota, and to make your voice heard in the process. This signature event of the Minnesota Chamber includes more than 30 stops throughout the state and features Chamber policy experts, local leaders and businesses from every industry and region.

 

SERIES EVENTS
Chamber 101 October 15, 2018– Webinar
January 9, 2019 – In-person
Spring 2019 - In-person
Webinar
Saint Paul RiverCentre
Minnesota Chamber Offices
Chamber 101 engages new and existing members by educating them on Minnesota Chamber products and services. They learn new ways to get the most out of their memberships to help them grow their networks and strengthen their economic standing in Minnesota. It's the perfect opportunity for business leaders to meet faceto- face with Chamber staff while networking with their peers.
 
Golf Tournament June 2019 Twin Cities
The Chamber's annual golf tournament is the perfect opportunity to network with peers and conduct business outside the office. The tournament has earned a reputation for its on-time play and is always hosted at one of the state's premier venues.
 
Manufacturers' Summit October 5, 2018 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park
The Minnesota Chamber's Manufacturers' Summit is an annual event that celebrates successes and underscores challenges in Minnesota's thriving manufacturing sector. Business leaders hear the latest trends in manufacturing and delve deep into integral issues to growing jobs and prosperity in Minnesota. Hot topics in recent years have addressed apprenticeships and the Internet of Things. This summit is a great opportunity to connect manufacturers with vendors.
 
MN Supplier Match Roundtable Quarterly To be determined
MN Supplier Match Roundtable highlights the state's robust supply chain and opportunities to increase businessto-business activity throughout the state. Businesses learn about a searchable database of Minnesota suppliers representing all industries and types of companies. And companies can identify suppliers closer to home. MN Supplier Match is an initiative of the Grow Minnesota! Partnership, the Minnesota Chamber's distinctive private-sector business retention and expansion program.
 
Tales on Tap Quarterly Vaious locations
Tales on Tap is a series of after-hour get-togethers to learn the impressive stories behind a collection of some of Minnesota's most innovative companies. Attendees gain special insight on fellow Minnesota Chamber member company operations from the owners and top-level managers. Plus, it's an opportunity to unwind from the workday and connect with other business professionals.
 
Washington D.C. Fly-in June 2019 Washington, D.C.
This annual fly-in is a premier event for business leaders to raise the visibility of Minnesota in our nation's capital while exploring key issues integral to growing Minnesota's economy. They have the opportunity to advocate and promote their own business priorities with federal elected officials. This three-day event includes a reception and dinner specifically for the Minnesota delegation, meetings with key officials and agencies, and appointments with members of Minnesota's congressional delegation.
 
Webinar Series Generally, the 3rd Monday of the month Online
Minnesota Chamber webinars keep you up to date on a range of topics without having to leave your desk. Tune in each month from September to May and gain insight on everything from HR policies and sales tools to business management and Capitol updates. These webinars are free to all Minnesota Chamber members.
 
Women in Business Quarterly To be determined
Women in Business is a quarterly series designed to engage women business leaders in public policy. It's an excellent opportunity for women to network with their peers while learning the importance of issues critical to growing their companies and the state's economy. Programs are entertaining, enlightening and educational all at the same time.
 
Workforce Solutions Summit April 2019 To be determined
The Workforce Solutions Forum is an annual opportunity to bring business leaders together to explore and share ideas on how best to meet the state's worsening shortage of skilled workers. Attendees hear firsthand from companies of all sizes and types about the innovative ways of attracting and retaining employees. They learn how to broaden their search to include traditionally underused talent pools such as individuals with physical and mental disabilities or those with criminal convictions and highlight success stories with the Job Honor Awards. Learn the latest initiatives of the Minnesota Chamber Foundation's Center for Workforce Solutions.

INTERESTED IN SPONSORING A SIGNATURE OR SERIES EVENT?
Contact Elizabeth Sherry at esherry@mnchamber.com or 651.292.4689.