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May Events

May 3, 2017, 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
St. Paul RiverCentre
The U.S. Green Building Council holds its annual Green Building Conference. Network with other green building and sustainability professionals to connect and learn how to be a local leader in green building. The program features two keynote speakers, a vendor expo and more.
May 3, 2017, 6:00 — 7:00 PM
Carlson School of Management Room 2-207
This information session features an overview of the MS in Supply Chain Management Program, presented by program staff. Afterwards, there will be an open question- and-answer session to learn more about the MS program.
May 9, 2017, 7:00 AM — 5:30 PM
Minneapolis Depot Renaissance Hotel
Save the date for the Minnesota High Tech Association’s spring conference featuring industry leaders and top technology trends.
May 9, 2017, 7:00 — 9:00 AM
Hilton Minneapolis
Geared toward high-level finance executives, this event is a part of a series of quarterly breakfasts that provides a chance to network with peers and address a current topic in finance. The May breakfast theme is “Pulse & Look Forward: A post-election view of the national economy after President Trump’s first 90 days in office.” This event is hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.
May 10, 2017, 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Midpointe Event Center, St. Paul
Join the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce for a morning of speakers and panelists focusing on Minnesota’s workforce shortage and ways to expand the search for new employees. This event also features the Minnesota Job Honor Awards, presented to those who have overcome significant employment barriers.
May 13, 2017, 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Eagan Community Center
Join business mindset development coach Jerry Roisentul for a day of presentations and seminars about expanding businesses and improving leadership. Training sessions focus on adjusting your mindset in order to best lead your business, mastering rejection-proof prospecting, and creating successful one-on-one presentations.
May 17, 2017, 8:30 — 11:00 AM
MAP For Nonprofits
Sign up for Board Boot Camp to learn how to participate more knowledgably and effectively in board meetings. Attendees will learn about the responsibilities of a board member and how to navigate relationships of authority within board meetings, with discussion of specific board scenarios. For further reading, participants will receive the Board Boot Camp Participant Guide and Fiduciary Duties of Directors of Charitable Organizations.
May 18, 2017, 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center
Spend a day attending workshops, networking with other small business professionals, and visiting exhibits targeted to small business owners. Hear keynote speaker Bill Walsh with his presentation “The 7 Keys to Build a 7-Figure Business,” as well as other presentations and seminars. Guests will learn about new products and strategies for growing a small business.
May 19, 2017, 8:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Westin Edina Galleria
The theme of this year’s Employer Leadership Summit is “The Time is NOW: Putting Affordable Back into Health Care.” Join local and national thought leaders to discuss solving cost and quality issues in health care. This convention also features the Innovator’s Showcase, where health care entrepreneurs compete for votes by pitching business ventures that help companies reach health care goals.