2020 Survey Release Main Event

State of Manufacturing

Registration now open

Join us for Enterprise Minnesota’s State of Manufacturing 2020 survey release event.

Celebrate Minnesota’s manufacturing industry with hundreds of your fellow manufacturers. Discover the survey insights and learn about the major issues impacting the industry. Great networking opportunity for manufacturers and affiliates, including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, granting agencies and members of the media.

This event will feature:

  • A briefing of the 2020 State of Manufacturing® survey results
  • A manufacturing panel discussion featuring business and community leaders
  • Networking opportunities and refreshments

This event is open to all supporters of manufacturing and is free of charge. To register, please use the link above.

If you have questions about this about event, please email us at events@enterpriseminnesota.org


3:00 – 3:30 pm
Registration and networking

3:30 – 3:35 pm
Welcome – Bob Kill, President & CEO, Enterprise Minnesota

3:35 – 4:35 pm
2019 Survey Results Presentation – Rob Autry, Founder, Meeting Street Insights

4:35 – 6:00 pm
Manufacturing Panel – moderated by Tom Whelan

  • Dave Dickirson, Vice President & General Manager, Plastech Corporation (Rush City)
  • Peter Haines, CEO, GPM, Inc. (Duluth)
  • Brenda Jennissen, President & CEO, Felling Trailers (Sauk Centre)
  • Bob Kill, President & CEO, Enterprise Minnesota (Minneapolis)
  • Jeremy Miller, President of the Senate, Minnesota Legislature (Winona)

6:00 – 7:00 pm
Networking reception (hors d’oeuvres, beverages)


Bob Kill, Enterprise Minnesota
Bob Kill

President & CEO

Enterprise Minnesota

Rob Autry, Meeting Street Insights
Rob Autry

Founder, Meeting Street Insights

State of Manufacturing Presenter

Date & Time

Thursday, November 5

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Earle Brown Heritage Center - Carriage Hall

6155, Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, 55430, United States.

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Sponsored by

Bremer Bank
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Fafinski Mark & Johnson
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Granite Equity Partners
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Grey Search + Strategy
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King Solutions
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MN Department of Employment and Economic Development DEED
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Olsen Thielen CPA
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PROduction Workforce Pros
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Register for the November 5th State of Manufacturing event