Monday, June 4, 2018
POLICY NEWS
Dayton signs Minnesota public works spending bill despite 'concerns'
On Wednesday last week, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a public works package that will spend $1.5 billion on projects from road construction to college campus repairs. The package was the single largest agreement between Dayton, a Democrat, and the GOP-controlled Legislature during a tumultuous session. Read more from MPR here.
MEMBER NEWS
Be a part of lighting up MSP Airport!
Be a part of lighting up MSP Airport! Attend one of 3 public meetings to share your thoughts with artist Jen Lewin to help inspire her signature artwork for MSP. More information and flyer can be found here.
Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $45,000 in Scholarships to Twin Cities Area High School Seniors
Comcast Twin Cities has awarded $45,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 41 graduating high school seniors as part of the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers ® Scholarship Program. Read more here.
Events
SMART for Business: Cybersecurity
Wednesday, June 6 | 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Insperity at the Normandale Lake Office Park

Cyber crime is a serious threat to small and medium sized businesses. It’s been estimated that about half of small businesses will experience or have experienced a cyber-attack. And, studies show that more than half of small businesses that experience a data breach are out of business six-months later. Come hear from local experts how to prevent your business from becoming a statistic, how to create a culture of responsibility for your employees and what to do if you do become a victim.

Panelists
Melissa Krasnow | Partner | VLP Law Group LLP
JD Harris | CEO | Ascent Solutions
Michael Johnson | Technical Leadership Institute | University of Minnesota


Thank you to our series sponsors UPS and Northeast Bank .
Good Morning Minneapolis: The Streets of Minneapolis
Friday, June 22 | 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Be The Match

We live here. We work here. And we drive, park, rideshare and bike here. Minneapolis is on the road to becoming a city with premier transportation options, impacting the city’s workforce and growth. Our experts will discuss the latest in shared mobility, changes in the bike culture and the need for accessibility and placemaking at the next Good Morning Minneapolis.

Speakers
  • Andrew Owen | Director, Accessibility Observatory Center for Transportation Studies, U of M
  • Max Musicant | Founder & Principal, The Musicant Group
  • Paul Schroeder | CEO, HOURCAR
  • Ethan Fawley | Executive Director, Our Streets MPLS and Bill Dossett | Executive Director, Nice Ride

Thank you to our series sponsor Wells Fargo .
B.E.E.R. Consistent Branding in a Consistently Changing Marketplace
Thursday, June 14 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Pinstripes

How are you using technology? Never before has the speed of change been more prevalent. When it comes to branding your business, products and services -or even yourself- it’s vital to keep a finger on the pulse of technology to consistently get your messages into the right channels in the right way. We’ll explore the challenges and opportunities that technology offers to keep your brand distinct, relevant and consistent in an ever-changing marketplace.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
MEMBER ADVANTAGE
Sprint Works Program 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.