Greater Mankato Economic Summit

SAVE THE DATE: April 28, 2015

The Greater Mankato regional Summit for business and economic stakeholders. Held April 28th at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. Come and connect with fellow business representatives from throughout the region.  Resources will include economic experts, industry specialists, and business leaders.  Large group and breakout sessions will provide insight on hot topics for businesses in the Greater Mankato area. 

As we plan the agenda for this event, we would like to hear from you about what topics are of most interest to you.  Below is our “short list” of ideas based upon feedback on last year’s event.  Let us know if you think the topic would be good for a large group presentation or a breakout session. 



·         Workforce

o    Retention of employees

o    Technology and telecommuting

o    Manufacturing labor force

·         International Commerce

o    The value of exporting

o    Export expansion – new places, higher quantities

·         Agri-business

o    Our region as an agricultural business epicenter

o    Value-added agriculture

·         State of the Economy

o    Industry trends and projections

o    State and Regional economic indicators


If you have feedback on these topics or a proposed additional topic, please email