Events

General Mills Holiday Procurement Meeting

Networking Reception to follow Program 3:00-3:30: Arrive at North Parking Lot, Employee Entrance 3:30-4:30: Program in Champion’s Center Auditorium 4:30-5:30: Networking Reception in Champion’s Center Atrium Please register by November 15th. Space is limited.

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch and Learn

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Newman’s Own Veteran Campus Tour

This half-day event provides entrepreneurial education and business development workshops to male and female active duty, reserve, guard, and retired veteran students and their spouses. This year’s campus tours will offer workshops in three growth areas: • Starting your Business from Scratch: Developing a plan for your business- In this workshop, attendees will understand the … Continued

Medtronic Annual Supplier Diversity Procurement Meeting

Join Medtronic sourcing representatives as we host members of the women, minority and GLBT-owned business community in cooperation with the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), Quorum, the National Veteran Business Develop Council (NVBDC). This is a local event for sourcing and functional representatives in the Twin Cities area. … Continued

Is Certification Right For You?” Lunch & Learn

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Corporate Partner Panel

The Corporate Partner Panel is a unique opportunity for women-owned businesses and WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to learn firsthand about securing business with such corporations as General Mills, SUPERVALU, Target Corporation, and Thrivent Financial. Learn about their supplier diversity programs and how they do business with women-owned firms and diverse businesses. Leading local resource … Continued

Leveraging Your Certification

If you are newly certified, let us do the leg work for your WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification action plan! Register to attend the “Leveraging Your Certification” session to save hours of research and preparation. The owner attendance is highly recommended due to the focus and session outcomes. If you have questions about your … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

2018 Certification Lunch N’ Learn Workshops

The Certification Lunch N’ Learn workshops are designed to educate businesses on various certification programs that are available. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Presenter Igbal Mohammed Metropolitan Council *Please bring a bag lunch. Food will not be provided. For additional information: Christina Nebel-Dickerson, PTAC Program Director christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us (651) 201-2629 mn.gov/admin/ptac