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January 18, 2018, Thursday - East Town Business Partnership Business Forum at the Guthrie

The East Town Business Partnership January 18 Business Forum will take place from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Guthrie. The title for the December forum is the "Helping Businesses Lead on Energy Efficiencies, Waste and Pollution Reductions." Networking and lunch will start at 11:30am, with the program starting at Noon. Tickets

East Town Business Partnership 2018 Business Forum Schedule:

January at the Guthrie Theater: Helping Businesses Lead on Energy Efficiencies, Waste and Pollution Reductions
The City of Minneapolis is seeking to lead the nation in renewal energy iniatitives and best practices for enrivonmental sustainability. The business community is playing a key role in both shaping policy and practice for the city. This forum will provide an overview of the 2040 Comprehensive plan for growth in the City of Minneapolis and feature subject experts discussing several new and innovative partnerships that are transforming how Minneapolis businesses can play a leading role in new energy efficiencies and waste reductions that are both good for business and the community.

Featured Speakers:
•Heather Worthington, Director, Long Range Planning, City of Minneapolis, CPED
•Patrick Hanlon, Director of Environmental Programs, City of Minneapolis
•Special Guest: Ian Tasso, Manager, Premium Sales, NFL On Location Experiences

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Future dates:

February: Destination Transformation 2030 Meet Minneapolis Tourism Master Plan
Executive Leadership from Meet Minneapolis presenting on the long range goal to be a region that hosts 50 million visitors annually through regional branding and marketing and efforts across an array of sectors.

March at HCMC: First Look at the New HCMC Clinic and Specialty Center
$222 million, 377,00 square foot, 40 clinics moved from 9 buildings into one new clinic that is skyway and tunnel connected to the HCMC campus! This shared forum with the mpls downtown council will feature HCMC Executive Leadership sharing unique details about the project.

April at the Normandy Inn: A Big, Bold North, Booming East Town Extraaaaavaganza (Annual Meeting)
This meeting will include annual district highlights and emerging priorities. And, our feature presenters, the very popular Theater for Public Policy will provide a humorous and improvised look at what it means to be East Town in the Bold North!

May: Water Works + Lock and Dam: All Things Riverfront Development
This forum will feature leadership from the Riverfront Partnership and the Minneapolis Park Foundation giving us a comprehensive look at projects transforming the riverfront for generations to come.

June at Kraus Anderson Headquarters: Celebrating the Opening of the Kraus Anderson Block
The redevelopment of an entire block of East Town is a celebration of urban innovation and best practices for mixed use development. This shared forum with the mpls downtown council will introduce us to all that is new on this block including new housing, the Elliot hotel and restaurant, the Finnovation Center, and the new Kraus Anderson headquarters.