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  • 2023 Leaders Lab participant profiles

    Aug 10, 2023
    Leaders Lab is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to engage Minnesota’s developing business leaders (approximately late 20s to 40). It will enhance your personal and professional growth, connect you with business leaders statewide, and provide understanding into what drives Minnesota’s economy and how policy affects the success of business in our state. To learn more about Leaders Lab, click here. 
  • A guide to Minnesota workforce service providers

    Jun 30, 2023
    Demographic and migration trends have created a chronically tight labor market in Minnesota. While this presents a challenge for businesses, it also provides a unique opportunity for employers to expand their hiring strategies and tap into new talent pools that they have not traditionally accessed. These hidden talent pools can bring significant value to businesses, but they may be difficult for employers to locate, train, and retain. To bridge this gap, Minnesota’s community-based workforce service providers offer programs that equip unemployed or underemployed workers with the necessary skills and support to develop life changing careers while adding value to the state's economy.  
  • 2023 Legislative Voting Record

    Jun 12, 2023
    The Minnesota Chamber tracks hundreds of bills during each legislative session, to ensure that policymakers understand how their proposals impact Minnesota’s economy and the state’s ability to make Minnesota a more affordable place to live, work, grow and expand a business. The Chamber scores votes on bills or amendments that illustrate this impact. The following votes were cast in the 2023 legislative session.
  • Member profile: Shaw-Lundquist

    May 31, 2023
    Shaw-Lundquist looks forward to its 50ᵗʰ anniversary in 2024, and celebratory plans are already taking shape. It was in 1974 when Fred Shaw co-founded the construction firm in downtown Minneapolis, a humble beginning to a remarkable story of the growth and development of one of the largest and most successful Minority Business Enterprises in the country.