Monday, March 12, 2018
Upcoming Chamber Events
Public Policy Forum: 2018 Session Headlines
Thursday, March 15 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Loews Minneapolis Hotel

With a short session, ever shifting leadership and debates about the budget, taxes and bonding projects the Minnesota legislature is making headlines. We've invited a panel of top journalists from the State Capitol Press Corps to discuss the issues, the decisions being made, why they matter and what the remainder of the session might bring. Register today for what promises to be a lively conversation.

Panelists:
J. Patrick Coolican | Star Tribune
Kyle Potter | AP
Briana Bierschbach | MinnPost

Moderator: Brian McClung | MZA + Co

Thank you to our series sponsors: CenterPoint Energy, DLR Group and Wells Fargo
DRIVE Roundtable: Public Safety in the City
Friday, March 16 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. | The Local

With 413,000 people, Minneapolis is Minnesota’s largest city and Chief of Police, Medaria Arradondo, is tasked with keeping the city safe. Chief Arradondo will talk about his plans and goals for public safety, strategic partnerships, and answer your questions at the next DRIVE Roundtable.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor Xcel Energy and our series sponsors: CenterPoint Energy, US Bank, the Local, Be The Match, and Wells Fargo
2018 State of the City: We Are Bloomington
Thursday, March 22 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Radisson Blu Mall of America

 We are Bloomington and we have many stories to tell. Join us for the 2018 State of the City address as Mayor Gene Winstead and City Manager Jamie Verbrugge present the past year’s accomplishments as well as a look at what’s to come.


Critical Issues Forum: Workforce & Affordable Housing
Friday, March 23 | 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. | Radisson Blu Minneapolis

Affordability and the availability of housing has a direct impact on the success of the MSP region. Our current and future workforce will be impacted by the construction of new housing units and their location, as well as the preservation of current housing stock. Our panelists will discuss the current state of the market, the need for policies and policy change at all levels of government with an eye toward solutions. Take this opportunity to engage in an earnest conversation about this critical regional issue and register today.

Thank you to our presenting sponsors Xcel Energy, Thrivent Financial and Mortenson and our event sponsors Sunrise Banks and Voya Financial.
Minnesota United FC
Saturday, March 17 | 1 p.m. | TCF Bank Stadium

Want to attend the Minnesota United FC home opener? Want a great deal? You're in luck! Minnesota United FC has provided Chamber members an exclusive offer on home opener tickets, as well as group tickets. Grab your scarves and get in on the action.