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Chamber events bring business together

No matter your interest or industry, we have an event for you. The Minnesota Chamber hosts more than 50 events every year. More than 4,000 total attendees come to the events, which range in size from 10 to 2,000 guests. Our goal is to offer programming on topics that are interesting and relate to your business – to help increase your knowledge and grow your network. 

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SIGNATURE EVENTS

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Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting is a forum examining Minnesota’s economy and the political landscape that influences how business can keep and grow jobs throughout the state.

This signature event of the Minnesota Chamber draws nearly 400 business leaders representing businesses from every industry and corner of the state. You’ll hear expert speakers, real-world business solutions and grow your in-person networks.
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Statewide Policy Tour
The Statewide Policy Tour is a semiannual opportunity to hear how the legislative decisions affect business in Minnesota, and to make your voice heard in the process. This signature event of the Minnesota Chamber includes more than 30 stops throughout the state and features Chamber policy experts, local leaders and businesses from every industry and region.
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Session Priorities
Session Priorities is the Minnesota Chamber’s biggest and highest-profile event of the year. It is the unofficial kickoff of the legislative session, bringing together the governor, bipartisan legislative leaders and a sellout crowd of nearly 2,000 elected officials and business leaders from throughout Minnesota.

You’ll have the opportunity to hear a preview of the session from those who set the agenda, learn the Chamber’s legislative priorities, and network with influencers in the policy arena.
Chamber Day at the Capitol
Business Day at the Capitol
Chamber Day at the Capitol brings more than 300 business leaders from every corner of the state to the Capitol. Attendees hear from high-profile speakers – both in the political arena and with real-world business experience – about how public policies can help or hinder growth for the economy. Join your peers from across the state, speak one-on-one with legislators, and make a difference in the future of Minnesota’s business climate.

EVENTS TAILORED TO YOUR INTEREST

Manufacturers’ Summit
Manufacturers’ Summit
Our Manufacturers’ Summit is an annual event that celebrates successes and underscores challenges in Minnesota’s thriving manufacturing sector. You will hear the latest trends in manufacturing and delve deep into integral issues to growing jobs and prosperity in Minnesota. Hot topics in recent years have addressed apprenticeships and the Internet of Things. This summit is a great opportunity to connect manufacturers with vendors and continue to expand your professional network.
Women in Business Series
Women in Business Series
Women in Business is a quarterly series designed to engage women business leaders in public policy. It’s an excellent opportunity for women - and men - to network with their peers while learning the importance of issues critical to growing their companies and the state’s economy. Programs are entertaining, enlightening and educational all at the same time.
Tales on Tap Series
Tales on Tap Series
Tales on Tap is a series of after-hour get-togethers to learn the impressive stories behind a collection of some of Minnesota’s most innovative companies. You’ll gain special insight on fellow Minnesota Chamber member company operations from the owners and top-level managers. Plus, it’s an opportunity for you to unwind from the workday and connect with other business professionals.
Washington, D.C. Fly-in
Washington D.C. Fly-in
This annual fly-in is a premier event for business leaders to raise the visibility of Minnesota in our nation’s capital while exploring key issues like trade and immigration integral to growing Minnesota’s economy. You can advocate and promote your own business priorities with federal elected officials. This three-day event includes a reception and dinner specifically for the Minnesota congressional delegation, meetings with key officials and agencies, and exclusive tours.
Golf Tournament
Golf Tournament
Our annual golf tournament is the perfect opportunity to network with peers and conduct business outside the office. The tournament has earned a reputation for its on-time play and is always hosted at one of the state’s premier venues.
Workforce Solutions Forum
Workforce Solutions Forum
The Workforce Solutions Forum is an annual opportunity to bring business leaders together to explore and share ideas on how best to meet the state’s worsening shortage of skilled workers. You can hear firsthand from companies of all sizes and types about the innovative ways of attracting and retaining employees. Other topics include how to broaden their search to include traditionally underused talent pools such as individuals with physical and mental disabilities or those with criminal convictions. Learn the latest initiatives of the Minnesota Chamber Foundation’s Center for Workforce Solutions.

Other events of interest

Check out events hosted by Minnesota Chamber of Commerce member companies!