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The Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council

Exclusive benefits to the largest statewide network of manufacturers

Your company’s membership in the Minnesota Chamber automatically makes you a part of the Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council, the state’s premier manufacturing group.

Direct benefits to manufacturers

Quarterly meetings with your peers and high-level decision makers. Executives from the Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council will come together for breakfast four times a year to meet with high-level decision makers at the capitol and in business. These breakfasts are a chance to share your experiences and influence the economy and are only open to members of the Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council. 

  • Winter 2023 – Exclusive breakfast with legislators before Chamber Day at the Capitol
  • Spring 2023 – Economic outlook on the manufacturing environment in Minnesota 
  • Summer 2023 – Roundtable for growth: Key opportunities for Minnesota manufacturers 
  • Fall 2023 – Private briefing with the 2023 Manufacturers’ Summit keynote speaker

A direct line to lawmakers making decisions critical to your business. You know what you need to keep and grow your company in Minnesota. Lower taxes? A less complex permitting process? Reliable energy at lower costs? Through the Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council, you have the opportunity to work with the Chamber’s six-person lobbying team and lawmakers directly. 

One-on-one business assistance and access to Minnesota suppliers. The Chamber will come to your business, listen to your challenges, help make critical business connections and help your business grow in any part of the state. They can provide access to the MN Supplier Match database on nearly 1,200 suppliers who provide accessibility, short lead-times, shared networks and trusted quality. 

Short and long-term workforce solutions. Everyone is looking for the right workers, to fill immediate positions and as our economy evolves into the future. The Chamber’s team helps manufacturers with resources in their community that can help with expeditious challenges, including how to grow a diverse workforce and tap different pools of talent. They also provide information and policies that will help usher in a talent pipeline for Minnesota’s future.  

Cost-effective, high-quality business insurance and employee benefits specifically tailored to manufacturers, to guard against business risk and keep and attract the best workforce. 


Brooke Lee: Chair, Minnesota Manufacturers’ Council
CEO, Anchor Paper


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