TeamWomenMN Networking Lunch
Amy Langer, co-founder of Salo, LLC, a professional services company, is featured to speak about executive leadership. Langer will address how she juggled raising her children while growing a business.
11:30 a.m., $25-$40, Golden Valley Country Club, 952-525-2236, teamwomenmn.org
Film Fest Preview Gala
The Twin Cities Film Fest will unveil the top films and guests of October’s festival at this year’s annual gala. Actress Lea Thompson was presented with the lifetime achievement award as part of last year’s celebration. There will be a reception, dinner and program.
6 p.m., $40-$150, Metropolitan Ballroom, Golden Valley, 612-615-8233, twincitiesfilmfest.org/Gala
Women in Networking Breakfast
The breakfast event celebrates the 110th anniversary of the Woman’s Club and the 15th anniversary of Women in Networking. Owners of Urban Growler, the first woman-owned microbrewery in Minnesota, will speak about the challenges they faced and steps they took to success.
7:30 a.m., $34-$59, Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, 612-708-6001, mnwin.org
Twin Cities Business CEO Forum
Join TCB for a panel discussion spotlighting three well-known CEOs who will discuss their careers, challenges in their industries and the U.S. and Minnesota economies. Panelists are Richard Anderson, president and co-CEO of Amtrak and former CEO of Delta and Northwest airlines; Mary Brainerd, former CEO of HealthPartners, and Richard Davis, former CEO of U.S. Bancorp. Networking and a cocktail reception will follow the discussion.
4 p.m., $60, Metropolitan Ballroom, Golden Valley, 612-336-9288, tcbmag.com/CEO17
Human Resource Essentials
This St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce event features attorneys Kathy Harrell-Latham and Veena Iyer and HR professionals Sara Martin and Sara Lebens. They will address financial, legal and talent recruitment issues.
7:30 a.m., $20-$30, Radisson Hotel, Roseville, 651-223-5000, saintpaulchamber.com