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Joint ETBP – MDC Business Forum on December 19, at Day Block Brewing Company

December 19, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The next East Town Business Partnership Business Forum is a joint forum with the Minneapolis Downtown Council on December 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Day Block Brewing.  The title for the November forum is Innovative Business Models + Start Ups.”  Networking and lunch will start at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at Noon.

Please RSVP via Eventbrite by no later than Friday, December 15, at Noon.  If you are a Platinum member or have purchased lunch coupons, please contact Christie for the coupon code.

Event Description:

Downtown is becoming a new hub for startup companies! This joint forum between the East Town Business Partnership & mpls downtown council features successful entrepreneurs & supporting organizations discussing the theory and practice behind success and strategies.

Guest Speakers:

  • Zoe Thiel, Small Business Office, City of Minneapolis
  • Lisa Xiong, Neighborhood Development Center
  • Mary Rick, CEO, FINNovation Lab & Impact Hub MSP
  • Jeff Hahn, Owner, Internet Exposure, Dayblock Brewing and Event Center
  • John Stavig, MN Cup and Director, Gary S. Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship at U of MN Carlson School of Management
  • Zach Robins, MNvest, Associate, Winthrop & Weinstine
  • Scott Cole, MNvest, CEO / Founder, Collectivity


Noon-12:15 pm – Welcome and Announcements (Dan Collison, Steve Cramer + Special announcement from Zoe Theil, Small Business Office, City of MPLS)

12:15-12:20 pm – Special Spotlight: Neighborhood Development Center

12:20-12:55 pm – Panel Presentation

12:55 pm – Closing Announcements

Thank you to our


December 19, 2017
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Day Block Brewing
1105 S. Washington Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States
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