Connect with professionals, policymakers, educators and emerging talent who are involved in Minnesota’s technology sector. The program’s featured speakers include people from Full Stack Saint Paul, Target, Google, LinkedIn, Optum and C. H. Robinson.
12:30 p.m., $60 to $80, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, 612-625-1466, carlsonschool.umn.edu
Mingle with nearly 400 local business professionals while enjoying food, music and live and silent auctions at the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce’s 33rd annual gala. This year’s theme is “A Stroll Through Tuscany.”
6:30 p.m., $95, Golden Valley Country Club, 612-293-9420, twinwest.com/events
Journalist Kim Insley will host a TeamWomenMN panel discussion called “An Insider’s View on Launching a Political Campaign.” Panelists are Jan Callison, Hennepin County commissioner; Jennifer Carnahan, Minnesota Republican Party chair; and Shannon Watson, founder of Definitely Someday.
11:30 a.m., $25 to $45, Golden Valley Country Club, 952-525-2236, teamwomenmn.org
Join Twin Cities Business for the 2018 forum, where mid-size company leaders will share growth strategies, talent recruitment approaches and how they foster innovation within their businesses. Panelists include Bio-Techne CEO Chuck Kummeth and Entrust Datacard CEO Todd Wilkinson.
3 p.m., $60, Loews Minneapolis Hotel, 612-336-9288, tcbmag.com/mmf18