Meet Minneapolis has released a new study that revealed more than 33 million people visited the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in 2017, breaking the 2016 record by 2.5%. Read More
Mujeres de HACE Kick-off June 7, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PMMinneapolis Read More

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It’s a spring night in Minneapolis and Lakes & Legends Brewery has a line halfway down the block. Minnesotans are gathered for All Are Welcome Beer, a collaboration between All Are Welcome Here and the brewery to celebrate the release of a saison brewed exclusively for the event to benefit the America Civil Liberties Union. Read More

We asked a handful of 2016 (Real) Power 50 honorees and Manufacturing Award winners to share their recent wins, near-term plans, and expectations for the future. Here’s what they had to say, lightly edited for clarity and brevity.
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IMPACT 2017 
May 3, 2017, 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM
St. Paul RiverCentre
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MN Cup is the largest, statewide, startup competition in the country and hosts an entire division dedicated to support entrepreneurs who have the next big idea related to energy, clean technology and water. This division has received significant attention over the last few years with the 2014 grand prize winner, 75F, advancing from this category. Read More
Logan Ketterling is a business owner, a craftsman and most of all, a storyteller. And he’s accomplished all of this at age twenty. Read More
The founders of Tanzenwald Brewing Company have their roots in marine biology, dance, and theater—not what you’d typically expect of a brewing company. But in co-founder Jenaveve Pittman’s words, Tanzenwald’s business story “kind of starts with a love story.” Read More
With its trendy home accessories and partnerships with fashion’s irresistible names, Target uses design as a competitive tool. It’s a dynamic differentiator in the Bullseye’s battle for discounter domination. The Minneapolis-based retailer employs hundreds of designers and product developers to grab customer attention. Read More