Networked: March 2019
Keynote speaker Shiza Shahid

Networked: March 2019

Your top networking options this month.

March 2

Wishes & More Winter Ball

Wishes & More serves children with terminal or life-threatening conditions by providing memorable experiences and other supports. The organization is hosting its winter ball, with the theme “The Storybook Ball.” 5:30 p.m., $175 to $225, Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, 763-502-1500,

March 7

WomenVenture Networking Event

The “Empower Social Hour,” hosted by WomenVenture, offers networking, food, and shopping. Women-owned businesses will be featured in a marketplace setting. The organization helps women start and develop businesses. 5:30 p.m., $25 to $30, Midpointe Event Center, St. Paul, 612-224-9561,

March 8

Tech Cities 2019

Connect with professionals, policymakers, educators, and emerging talent who are involved in Minnesota’s technology sector. The keynote speaker will be Shiza Shahid, a global entrepreneur and co-founder of NOW Ventures that supports early-stage companies. 12:30 p.m., $10 to $60, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, 612-625-1466,

March 28

Communications Conference

“Aligning Communication with Business Success” is the theme of the fourth annual Convergence Summit, which is a professional development and networking event for experienced business communication practitioners. 8 a.m., $299 to $419, McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, 612-625-1338,

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