Event Details
Tekne Awards

Tekne Awards

LocationMinneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South,
Minneapolis, MN 55403
When November 20 2019 - 5:00 pm

Individual Ticket - $195 (by 10/23), after 10/23 - $225

Standard Table of Ten - $1800 (by 10/23), after 10/23 - $2000

VIP Table of Ten - $2800

The Tekne Awards attract a "who’s who" of Minnesota leaders from business, academia and government. The science and technology community comes together on this very special evening to celebrate Minnesota innovation and recognize Tekne Award finalists and recipients - the best and brightest of Minnesota’s diverse tech-based economy.


4:30 PM Private reception (By invitation to finalists, sponsors and other guests)
5:00 PM Gala arrival and registration
5:45 PM Gala dinner
7:00 PM Tekne Awards Program

  • Finalist recognition and awarding of recipients in 14 categories
  • Public policy awardees
  • Small business innovation research/Small business technology transfer awardees
  • Lifetime achievement award
  • Presentation of 2019 student scholars
  • Giving moment for STEM and future student scholarships

8:30 PM Post-Award Celebration