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Plugged In: May 2018

Your top networking opportunities for the month of May.

Plugged In: May 2018
TCB’s 2017 Forum

May 3

TCB’s Commercial Real Estate Forum

Join industry leaders as they discuss how they are tackling rising land and construction costs in a rapidly changing market. Panelists are Spencer Finseth of Greiner Construction, Michael Hille of Kraus-Anderson, Mike Ohmes of Cushman & Wakefield, Matt Rauenhorst of The Opus Group and Bob Solfelt of Mortenson Development.

2:45 p.m., $60, Loews Minneapolis Hotel, 612-336-9288, tcbmag.com

May 5

Purple Gala

Now in its 26th year, this Alzheimer’s Association event features a reception and silent auction, gourmet dinner, live entertainment and more. Proceeds go toward raising awareness and funding for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

5:30 p.m., $275, The Depot, Minneapolis, 952-857-0545, alz.org/mnnd

May 22

Professional Career Fair

Whether you’re looking for a new career or simply a new job, this fair offers employment options in sectors ranging from financial services to government. Attendees can casually network as well as meet face-to-face with recruiters from employers who are actively hiring.

10 a.m., free, Minneapolis Marriott City Center, 877-573-6691, nationalcareerfairs.com

May 24

Business Connection Breakfast

Come with an appetite and business cards, leave with valuable professional connections at this speed networking-style breakfast. It involves both structured networking and open networking elements.

7:30 a.m., $20 to $40, Neighborhood House, St. Paul, 651-223-5000, saintpaulchamber.com —Amanda Ostuni

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