Monday, February 12, 2018
Upcoming Chamber Events
2018 BCC Annual Gala: Broadway, Your Way
Saturday, February 24 | 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. | The Westin Edina Galleria

Join us for an evening of music, excitement, entertainment and surprises as we celebrate the bright lights of Broadway. All eyes are on you as you take the stage. Dress as a first-night audience member, or get into the act by dressing as your favorite character from a show. Grab a cocktail with Grizabella the Glamour Cat or peruse the silent auction offerings with that guy from Grease. Get your picture taken with the cast of Phantom and then bust some “Wicked” moves on the dance floor with Sweeney Todd. Whether you’re a Jet or a Shark opening night is sure to sell out fast, so call the box office today.

Meet the Chamber: The Salvation Army
Tuesday, February 13 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | The Salvation Army

Calling all new Chamber members, prospective members, and those interested in learning about the benefits and services the Chamber provides. Meet the Chamber gathers in Northeast Minneapolis at the Salvation Army with an overview of our work supporting local businesses and the regional economy. Create new connections with community members and Chamber staff—register today!

Thank you to our sponsor Buca di Beppo.
DRIVE Roundtable: Distilleries, Diners & DRIVE - New Eats in 2018
Friday, February 16 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | the Local

Keeping up with the MSP food scene is no easy task. Bring your questions and get the inside scoop on where to eat, drink and celebrate this year. Let DRIVE and Rick Nelson guide you through what’s new in 2018 and remember to bring a nonperishable food donation for the Finnegan's Reverse Food Truck – live and onsite during this next Roundtable.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor Xcel Energy and our series sponsors Wells Fargo, CenterPoint Energy, Cara Irish Pubs and US Bank.
Coffee with Christine: A Northeast Chamber Monthly Community Meeting
Tuesday, February 20 | 8 - 9 a.m. | East Side Neighborhood Services

Northeast Chamber president Christine Levens and the Northeast Chamber board of directors invite you to a new program focused on all things Northeast Minneapolis. This casual monthly conversation will feature a variety of guests including: elected officials, civic leaders and representatives from a variety of community organizations. We’ll talk about issues, new developments, and visions for a better Northeast for both our businesses and community. Our guest this month is Ward 1 City Council Member Kevin Reich.

Thank you to our host East Side Neighborhood Services.
Good Morning Minneapolis: Workplace Wellness
Friday, February 23 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Shindig

Companies of all sizes are choosing to invest in employee wellness programs. Some are making environmental changes, others are developing internal policies or creating healthy living campaigns. What works the best? At the next Good Morning Minneapolis, we’ll discuss the tactics and strategies available to employers that could potentially improve employee productivity, lower health care costs and improve talent retention.