Regional Opportunity Zones Workshop (Granite Falls)

Granite Falls American Legion 60 Sixth Ave, Granite Falls, MN

Discover the vast potential the 2017 "Investing in Opportunities Act" could have in your community at this workshop hosted by the Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative.   9:30 a.m. Registration begins, 10 a.m. - Noon Program followed by a complimentary Networking Luncheon   TOPICS What opportunity zones are, investor requirements and investment options Developing and marketing real estate […]

TigerPath 2.0: Career Readiness Workshop (Hutchinson)

Hutchinson High School 1200 Roberts Rd SW, Hutchinson, MN

Join education and business professionals for an interactive workshop designed to help build collaborative and innovative approaches for discovering talent, developing skills and building careers.  Explore career readiness models such as TigerPath and other Minnesota success stories.  Learn about current workforce realities and labor markets.  Take part in interactive breakout sessions for shared learning on […]

ConnectUP! MN (St. Paul)

Metropolitan State University 700 E 7th St, Saint Paul, MN

ConnectUP! MN is an annual summit that focuses on building community between entrepreneurs of color and women with investors to engage in active problem solving to build thriving, diverse and sustainable enterprises for people and communities of underserved populations. The two-day, culturally grounded summit aims to design an economic ecosystem that prioritizes equitable access to […]

POSTPONED: Talent and Leadership Development Workshop (Hutchinson)

Crow River Winery 14848 Highway 7 East, Hutchinson, MN

NOTE: This event has been postponed. A new date has not yet been decided. Today’s manufacturers face strong demand and a competitive labor market. Having a well-defined talent and leadership […]


MNwest Entrepreneur Summit (Virtual)


The MNwest Entrepreneur Summit - where SW, West Central and NW Minnesota residents join to foster and support new business success! The Entrepreneur Summit brings together business leaders and community stakeholders, colleges and high schools, idea generators and problem solvers, to lean-in, with students and startups, in shaping and strengthening our regional entrepreneur ecosystem. At […]

2022 Workforce Solutions Summit (Willmar)

Willmar Conference Center 240 23rd St SE, Willmar, MN

Is your business experiencing a workforce shortage? If so, mark your calendar to attend the Workforce Solutions Summit to learn about the workforce outlook for the next 10 years, hear where the current workforce has gone and spend time in facilitated small groups to share and hear from others what they are doing to recruit […]


State of Manufacturing (Marshall)

Landmark Mercantile Building 100 West College Drive, Marshall, MN

Join us for Enterprise Minnesota’s State of Manufacturing Marshall survey release event. Celebrate Minnesota’s manufacturing industry with your fellow manufacturers and industry stakeholders. Discover the survey insights and learn about the major issues impacting the industry. Great networking opportunity for manufacturers and affiliates, including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, granting agencies and members of […]

New Uses Forum 2022 (Virtual, Brooklyn Center)

Earle Brown Heritage Center 6155 Earle Brown Dr, Brooklyn Center, MN

Exploring the Intersection of Sustainability, Innovation and Investment in Food and Agriculture March 23-24, 2022 Join us in person or virtually to discuss topics related to new uses innovation, including development, investment and support. The New Uses Forum Forum will also include panel discussions on finance and investment capital, digital strategies, sustainable proteins, the next […]

$50 – $175

2022 Partners in Ag Innovation Conference (Willmar, Virtual)

MinnWest Technology Campus 1700 Technology Drive , Willmar, MN

Glean best practices from producers’ personal stories, hear from a panel working on making Minnesota a leader in rural broadband, and get an update on carbon and renewables. The event will kick off with Dr. Matt Roberts sharing how the economy is doing and how to make sense of it all today with the continuous […]

2022 IGNITE Your Future Career Fair

Ridgewater Collge 2 Century Ave SE, Hutchinson, MN

This hands-on, interactive, fun career exploration event connects education and industry for high school sophomores in central Minnesota, contributing to the regional economic and workforce needs. IGNITE Your Future is an extraordinary opportunity to explore a huge variety of careers and is sure to have  something for everyone, regardless of educational and career goals. Students […]