Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Greater Mankato Growth Announces Candidate Forums

vote-2016This election season, Greater Mankato Growth, along with several partner organizations, will host a series of candidate forums aimed at providing an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters in areas impacting the community, business and the overall vitality of the region. The public is invited to attend any and all of these free events. There is no registration needed for the candidate forums.

The scheduled forums include: Read More

Upcoming Public Affairs Forums

These events bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues. Read More

Public Affairs Summer Forums Announced

We’re excited to announce our lineup of summer events for Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Forum Series. The Forum Series is a set of 8-10 events per year that bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues.

The series is open to the public. Our summer lineup is below. You can register and learn more at our Forum Series webpage: greatermankato.com/public-affairs-forum-series Read More

Real Estate Movers and Shakers

MNCAR event

In January, Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) hosted a real estate meeting for area partners such as developers, commercial realtors and financial institutions. GMG brought in the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors Executive Director, Matt Anfang. We were fortunate to have Jon Holm and Chris Allen from Xceligent join us as well.  Read More

Join us for a Luncheon with the Minnesota Secretary of State

steve-simon-official-portrait1Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2016 Issues Forum Series on February 18 with Minnesota’s Secretary of State, Steve Simon.

These forums bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about one of the most important state constitutional offices that you may have never heard of. Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Greater Mankato at the Capitol

GM at the Capitol 2013 logoGreater Mankato at the Capitol, our region’s largest citizen advocacy event at the State Capitol is taking place on March 30. This is one of the year’s most impactful events, and you don’t want to miss it!

 

You can register here to attend. Sponsorship opportunities are also still available, you can learn more here (go to “Greater Mankato at the Capitol”).

Since Top 10 lists are the latest rage here on the Greater Mankato Growth blog, I present to you the Top 10 Reasons to Attend Greater Mankato at the Capitol: Read More

2016 Greater Mankato Business After Hours & Before Hours Schedule Just Released!

Business Before Hours Logo 2015-01After Hours 2015 NEW logo-01We are excited to announce the 2016 schedule for our most popular and sought-after networking events, Greater Mankato Business After Hours and Business Before Hours. This year’s lineup is sure to impress and offers so much variety, we are looking forward to seeing all of you! Read More

Exporting Resources…trust me, you’re an exporter

Do you work somewhere? Does that place make something? By chance, do those things make their way to Canada? You’re an exporter.

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Luncheon with Narayana Kocherlakota, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Luncheon with Kocherlakota

Narayana Kocherlakota, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

There are still seats available for the October 8th luncheon event with Narayana Kocherlakota, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, hosted by Greater Mankato Growth. With all of the buzz surrounding the Federal Reserve and whether it will raise interest rates, you won’t want to miss this truly unique event to interact with one of the nation’s most influential economic policy makers. Read More