September 19 at the Ironclad | Celebrating the Opening of the “Ironclad”!
A joint business forum with the mpls downtown council (MDC) celebrating the “Ironclad” innovative hospitality focused mixed use project that leverages a historic site into a new hotel, housing, and event space in East Town.
This forum will feature historians, urban planners and neighborhood leadership exploring one of the most historic, vibrant, and constantly changing neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
This forum inaugurates a new series: Critical Concerns for the Workplace. There are now more than 200,000 people who work downtown, more than 50,000 residents, and millions of visitors. This forum will feature leadership from Move Minneapolis discussing emerging opportunities for companies to boost their multi-modal transportation savvy and commuter benefits for employees.
This shared forum with the Minneapolis Downtown Council on Critical Concerns for the Workplace Series will focus on best practices for improving workplaces to be more inclusive of our many identities with a close look at sexual identity, religious convictions, and physical ability adaptations.
January 16 at Wells Fargo | The History of News Makers in East Town: The Star Tribune Story
In 2015 the Star Tribune closed its doors on its nearly 100-year-old building in Downtown East and moved to the Capella Tower. This forum will explore the intersection of institutional change and real estate transformation for the common good.
The Federal Reserve is the Central Bank of the United States of America. Yet, many would be surprised to know how each regional reserve operates contextually. This shared forum with the MDC will feature leadership of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve discussing strategies and programs that may surprise you! Please note: The December business forum will take place on the third Tuesday of the month. This is a shared forum with the Minneapolis Downtown Council.
The mpls downtown council recently participated in an international study about the importance of downtowns in relationship to their city and region. This forum will feature experts discussing five key principles of compelling downtown sectors: economy, inclusion, vibrancy, identity and resilience.
The riverfront of East Town is referred to as the Mill District. Originally a place designated exclusively for industrial purposes—it now features mixed uses and is poised to become a leading regional destination. This forum will provide an intriguing historical review and update on the many projects that are being developed in 2020.
The Mill City Farmer’s Market is wildly popular. This forum will look into the history of both our beloved market as well as a larger exploration of where farmer’s markets began and what they are becoming across the city.
Are you fearful or do you scoff at the idea of autonomous vehicles? Do you wonder how you will commute in downtown 10 years from now and beyond? This joint forum with the Minneapolis Downtown Council will engage the Minneapolis Transportation Plan—a 10 year action plan shaping how we move downtown now and in the future.