Networking

Camp COCO campers on a Voyageur Trek

Imagine your fondest memories of youthful experiences at camp, updated with adult pleasures — and by that we mean booze at the bonfire, dining hall conversations with inspiring (and cool) speakers and a chance for late night stargazing without the buzzkill of a counselor nagging about bedtime. Read More
Minnesota women play an ever more prominent role in business, but making critical connections across sectors can sometimes be difficult. 
In June, the Twin Cities is officially launching a local chapter of Ellevate to expand those intersections.
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In corporate America, the annual company holiday party  —  whether an office potluck, a dressy night in a hotel ballroom or a outing with the team  —  can feel more like an obligation than a treat.
But maybe it’s something you miss when you don’t have it.
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Lead catalyst Nick Powley schedules CoCreateX events at various spots in the Twin Cities, and in August he chose the University of Minnesota’s Medical Devices Center. Minnesota Business stopped by and picked the brains of several attendees. Read More

Amanda Downs, left, and Kim Skanson, right

Women Leading in Technology (WLiT) is a program of the Minnesota High Tech Association. WLiT’s activities include quarterly networking events, such as its May 12 gathering at the Metropolitan Ballroom, which featured a panel discussion on the art of networking. Read More

Jennifer Ford Reedy. Photo by Marissa Martinson

In our previous issue, we interviewed Jennifer Ford Reedy, president of the Bush Foundation and emcee of our 2015 Community Impact Awards. We asked her about the annual Bush Connect event. Read More
Looking to connect with other professionals in a casual setting? Network After Work specializes in making that possible. A national organization Read More
What goes together better than beers, backers, and business? Nothing, according to Beta.MN, an organization that connects entrepreneurs with potential investors, employees, and advisers in casual settings. Read More

Happening venue: The Fineline Music Cafe in Minneapolis 

Looking to take the work out of networking? On Aug. Read More