• 2017 SE MN Economic Summit

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    Name: 2017 SE MN Economic Summit
    Date: September 7, 2017
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Our region is leading Minnesota's economic growth and initiatives like Journey to Growth (J2G) and Destination Medical Center (DMC) are bringing leaders together to find ways to continue to move our economy forward.

    This public event has a regional audience and will provide an agenda packed full of economic and executive speakers focusing on critical industries and economic sectors.

    This year, the Economic Summit will be featuring manufacturers from across the region and discussing how the manufacturing industry is helping to shape our economy.

    2017 featured panelists will be:
    Keynote: Shawntera Hardy, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED)

    Moderator: Bob Kill, Enterprise Minnesota

    Economic Panel
    Perry Aasness, Executive Director, Minnesota Agri-Growth Council
    Martin Oines, Vice President & Trust Investment Officer, Merchants Bank
    Mike Dougherty, Public Affairs Coordinator, MnDOT District 6

    Manufacturing Panel
    Amy Paris, Founder and CEO, The Pet Health People, LLC, Winona, MN
    Dave Muelken, General Manager, SCS Elevator Products, Red Wing, MN
    Ben Wiltsie, CEO, GEOTEK, Stewartville, MN
    Alan Koerber, Plant Manager, Bellisio Foods, Austin, MN
    Craig Vatsaas, Director of Operations, Daikin Applied, Owatonna, MN

    Feature video and interview with McNeilus Companies, Dodge Center, MN
    Interviewer: Betsy Singer, Anchor, ABC 6 News
    Brad Nelson, President
    Katie Engleman, Vice President, Human Resources
    Event Sponsors:

    Pinnacle Sponsor

    • Merchants Bank

    Gold Sponsors

    Media Sponsor

    Silver Sponsors

    Rochester International Event Center
    7333 Airport View Dr. SW
    Rochester, MN  55902
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, September 7th
    Networking and Registration: 7:00 am
    Breakfast: 7:30 am
    Program: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    For questions please contact Mike Schnell at 507.424.5666 or by email at mschnell@rochestermnchamber.com.
    $30 for Chamber and Community Members

    Six (6) Person Table Sponsorship Available for $300 *

    * Table sponsorship is available for $300 for six seats and includes your logo displayed in the event program, a reserved table for six with preferential seating and business logo signage.
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