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The State of Manufacturing 2018 - Statewide Survey Release Event

The State of Manufacturing 2018 - Statewide Survey Release Event

What to expect
The State of Manufacturing® is the most comprehensive survey of Minnesota's manufacturers. The survey reveals the perceptions and opinions of over 400 Minnesota manufacturing executives on the economy and other major issues impacting their businesses. 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the survey. 

This is a premier occasion celebrating Minnesota’s manufacturing industry and is open to manufacturers and everyone connected to the manufacturing industry including educators, elected officials, economic development professionals, granting agencies, and members of the media.

This event will feature:

  • A briefing of the 2018 results
  • A manufacturing panel discussion featuring business and community leaders moderated by Bob Kill, president & CEO, Enterprise Minnesota
  • Workforce solutions discussion: The Honorable Tim Pawlenty and Minnesota State Representative Tim Mahoney
  • Networking opportunities and refreshments  

Complimentary beer provided by Summit Brewing Company
Summit Brewing Company


when and whereWhen & Where
Thursday, May 17, 2018
4:00PM - 8:00PM
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Panel Member
Gregg Elliott
Seacole
President and CEO
Plymouth
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Panel Member
Kevin Hogan
Diversified Plastics, Inc.
CEO
Brooklyn Park
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Panel Member
Mike Jensen
Gauthier Industries
President and CEO
Rochester
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Panel Member
Kevin McKinnon
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Deputy Commissioner Economic Development
St. Paul
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Panel Member
Chad Sheets
Dakota County Technical College
Dean of Customized Training & Continuing Education
Rosemount
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Moderator
Bob Kill
Enterprise Minnesota
President and CEO
Minneapolis
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Platinum Sponsors
Bremer Bank
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Granite Equity Partners
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Gray Plant Mooty
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King Solutions, Inc.
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Marsh & McLennan Agency
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
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