February Events

A look at this month's meetings and events

February 1, 2017, 4:00 – 6:30 PM
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
At this exclusive quarterly event business owners and their teams are able to discuss industry challenges and solutions to impact their business’s growth in a positive way.
February 2, 2017, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saint Paul College
Join the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Saint Paul alumni for wine-tasting basics. Instructor Nikki Erpelding will help participants learn wine lingo, history and more.
February 9, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Golden Valley Training Center
Learning how to communicate and manage conflict are important and challenging components of any  leadership position. Join the Manufacturers Alliance to learn techniques and practice collaboration of these issues through one-on-one and small-group exercises.
February 16, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Golden Valley Training Center
This Manufacturers Alliance seminar is perfect for companies facing ramp-up issues, with long-tenured employees retiring soon, and wanting to improve daily workflow. “Training Within Industry (TWI) is a successful, long-proven method of documenting, training, and improving standard work in all areas.”
February 23, 2017, 7:30 – 9:00 AM
Wilde Roast, 65 Main St SE, Minneapolis
Tech.MN’s Bootstrappers Breakfast focuses on helping entrepreneurs and investors build technology-based businesses. The discussion will be moderated by Kevin Spreng, whose law firm focuses on helping entrepreneurs build technology-based businesses.
February 23, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Park OffiCenters, St Louis Park
At this Women In Networking workshop, small-business owners will gain the skills to move from watching on the sidelines to intentional networking. Networking expert Teresa Thomas will facilitate the workshop.
Conference & Expo
February 28 – March 1, 2017
The Depot, Minneapolis
Come join Robotics Alley at The Depot for the 6th annual Robotics Alley Conference & Expo. This year’s conference will feature drone flight demonstrations, a showcase of students in robotics, a career fair and The March of Robots.
March 2, 2017  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Park OffiCenters, 5775 Wayzata Boulevard, #700, St. Louis Park
This workshop enables small-business owners to engage in meaningful relationships that result in more opportunities. Gain clarity, support and confidence. 
March 8, 2017  5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Aria, Minneapolis
In this 6th Annual event unlike any other in the Twin Cities, celebrate entrepreneurship and success. Get connected with people and resources to further your entrepreneurial vision. 
March 9, 2017, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Centennial Student Union, Mankato
With more than 300 business representatives in attendance, this annual Greater Mankato Growth event will reflect on successes and celebrate members and volunteers.
March 17 – 18, 2017
Radisson Blu Mall of America
At the fifth annual Midwest PHP conference, attendees will connect with other professionals, share best practices and ideas, and learn new techniques for building software applications. 
March 20, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
In a changing trade environment, it is crucial to learn what you need before you export or import. Join the Minnesota Chamber and speaker Ben Bidwell for this online webinar. Non-members welcome.
March 23, 2017
Hewing Hotel, Minneapolis
Celebrate the third anniversary of Carlson Women connect with fellow alumni, students, and prospective students.