Monday, May 14, 2018
MEMBER NEWS
Now known as "Minneapolis College" downtown campus demonstrates transformation
Minneapolis Community and Technical College revealed a new brand identity May 3 signifying the transformations being experienced by the institution as well as its students. Read more here.
Public Affairs Forum: Session Wrap-up
Friday, June 1 | 7:30-9:00 a.m. | Hyatt Regency Bloomington

The end of the 2018 Legislative session is upon us. Join the Chamber and hear from legislators on both sides of the aisle to discuss the successes of the last session, things left undone, and what they learned this year. Attendees will gain insight as to the operations of the legislature while also hearing directly from the decision makers about their priorities and what comes next. Reserve your spot today.

Thank you to our series sponsors Centerpoint Energy and Wells Fargo and our event sponsor ClearWay Minnesota.
Get Acquainted Breakfast: Art-A-Whirl Kickoff at Jac Flats
Wednesday, May 16 | 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Artspace Jackson Flats

We are kicking off the 23rd season of Art-A-Whirl at Jac Flats. Artspace Jackson Flats is an affordable housing project for artists and their families in Northeast Minneapolis. At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to introduce yourself and network with other members through one-minute commercials in Jac’s onsite art gallery. Grow your network and celebrate the start of the three-day open studio event at our next Get Acquainted Breakfast.

Thank you to our series sponsor Xcel Energy , event sponsor Northeast Bank, and our host Artspace Jackson Flats.
Poll of Local Businesses Underway in Bloomington
The City of Bloomington is seeking the views of business owners and managers on City services and the economy via The National Business Survey™. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of the relationship between the City government and local businesses in order to gauge perceptions about the local economy and business climate. Learn more and take the survey here.
DRIVE Roundtable: Riverfront Development
Friday, May 18 | 7:30-9:00 a.m. | The Local

The history and economy of Minneapolis has been defined by the “Mighty Mississippi” River. The future is too. RiverFirst is a thirty-year park vision entering the second decade of implementation. Once completed, the Minneapolis park system will reconnect all neighborhoods to the river.  At May’s DRIVE Roundtable we will hear from Tom Evers, Executive Director of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, about the vision for riverfront parkland, how improved public amenities can transform communities and key activities held on the river.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor Xcel Energy and our series sponsors Be The Match , U.S.Bank , Centerpoint Energy , Wells Fargo and The Local .
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
POLICY NEWS
Join the Chamber's public policy committees
The Minneapolis Regional Chamber is the region's chief leading advocate bringing people and organizations together around issues that matter including workforce development, education, transit and housing. Want to work on one of these issues? All of them? Join our public policy committees. Contact us at publicpolicy@mplschamber.com .
MEMBER ADVANTAGE
Sprint Works for members of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber!
The Sprint Works Program offers a discounts of 15% on select rate plans to members of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber. If the customer is active on Unlimited Freedom, they will receive a $5 discount instead of the % discount associated with the company.

Any subscriber on the account qualifies for the Sprint Works Program discount. The name on the proof document must match a name listed as a subscriber. The subscriber does not need to be the Account Holder.