What employees don’t understand about their health plans and what to do about it.
Duluth-based Essentia Health, a regional health care system and Minnesota’s 15th largest employer, serves thousands of people in the smaller communities of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Idaho. (The system logged
Minnesota event planners are hard at work creating events that are brimming with hands-on attendee participation. These four events took planners into uncharted territory as they navigated other cultures and
Venue: BayView Event Center Attendees: 160 Upsher-Smith Laboratories sales associates Entertainment: Suomi Hills Kennel, Pike Dreams, Troupe America Rental company: United Rental, Aarcee Party & Tent Rental Event planner: Michael Jensen, sales manager for BayView
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center Attendees: 6,000 trade union members and their families Entertainment: Ron Schara, Mark Kruger Catering: Kelber Catering Decor: Brede Graphics: Big Ink, Seven Corners Printing, Cooperative Printing Event planner: Stacy Bee, president of Esbee
Venue: Hilton Minneapolis Attendees: 600 consultants Rental company: Budget Car and Truck Rental Lighting: Avex Event planner: Pete Nelson, designer for Event Lab The Independent Educational Consultants Association, a Fairfax, Virginia–based organization for school
Venues: Golden Valley Country Club, Minneapolis Convention Center, Legends and Wilds Golf Clubs, Phalen Regional Park Attendees: 600 golfers, 100 runners, and 2,500 dinner guests Entertainment: Jordyn Shellhart, Chris Isaak Audio-visual and
Two print journalists make the jump to radio—and get up close and personal with unnerving subject matter.