2020 Business Benchmarks
The Chamber releases a Benchmarks report each year to make sense of all of the rankings that are reported all of the time. This is true: In the last year, Minnesota has been ranked the second-best place to live, and also the worst place to live (for our weather). We’re middle of the pack for dog-friendliness.
Making sense of our economic competitiveness is tougher. The report walks through detailed criteria for six categories to flesh out successes and challenges to growing your business. Because this is the fifth year of the report, there is a special section on trends.
FIVE YEARS OF BENCHMARKS: TRENDS AND TAKEAWAYS
Over the last five years, the Business Benchmarks report has helped sort through where Minnesota ranks compared with other states. In this edition, we’ve reviewed the five-year data overall to provide an analysis of positive, troubling and mixed trends in several categories.
REAL BUSINESS PEOPLE, REAL STORIES
Minnesota Chamber members and business leaders around the state are not only the driving force behind our economy, but the real people who see Minnesota's successes and challenges every day. Hear what they have to say on six key topics facing Minnesota businesses.