Southern Minnesota Economic Summit
Thank you to all who attended the inaugural Southern Minnesota Economic Summit!
VIEW KEYNOTE POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS:
- Toby Madden, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Are We Headed Into a Recession?
- Laura Kalambokidis, State of Minnesota Economist: Minnesota's Economic Outlook
- Liz Nead, Nead Inspiration: Playing Big in 2014
Southern Minnesota’s Local Summit for business and economic stakeholders. Held April 29 - 30 at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. Come and connect with business leaders, economic experts, valuable regional resources and industry specialists. Keynote addresses will include expert economists as well as a panel of business leaders with a wide range of experiences from diverse industry sectors. Breakout sessions will appeal to the seasoned business owner as well as the emerging entrepreneur. Attendees may choose several different Breakout Sessions along different Tracks, or follow one Track throughout the summit that is most appealing to them. Pre-registration for Tracks and Breakout Sessions is not needed. This is a must attend event for everyone interested in connecting to resources or expanding their professional network. To make this event possible, we have invited Chambers across southern Minnesota to participate and the chance to offer their members a discounted rate!
Over 70 speakers including national experts, local business owners, economists, and resource providers
Keynote presenters from the U.S. Department of Commerce, University of Minnesota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Executives from southern Minnesota businesses, and Nead Inspiration
Southern Minnesota Business Showcase - Regional networking opportunity which includes business booth expo, designer lounge spaces, and food & drink
Entrepreneurial Bridge - provides entrepreneurs (from the novice to the seasoned) with practical resources for building financial support, education, and partnerships.
BizPitch - a forum for entrepreneurs and those in early stage business, to present their ideas and concepts to a panel of business leaders to get instant and constructive feedback.
3 meals - lunch day 1, breakfast day 2, lunch day 2
Partnering Chamber of Commerce