Plugged In: April 2018
Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Plugged In: April 2018

Your top networking opportunities for the month of April.

April 7

Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Rock your best wall-builder-meets-Wall-Streeter look at the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s annual event. Proceeds go toward building affordable homes for families in need. The gala includes cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions and live music.

6 p.m., $85 to $175, The Minneapolis Depot, 612-305-7108,

April 10

TCB’s Women in Leadership Forum

Join women and men from across the Twin Cities who support efforts to increase gender diversity in business leadership. Panelists who’ll discuss this important issue are: Kweilin Ellingrud of McKinsey & Co.; Andrew Humphrey of Faegre Baker Daniels; Cindy Kent of 3M; and Beth Wozniak of Pentair.

11 a.m., $75, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, 612-336-9288

April 13

Twins Welcome Home Luncheon

Kick off the new baseball season in style at this annual event comprised of appearances from Minnesota Twins players, an interview with team manager Paul Molitor, a silent auction and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Twins Community Fund.

11:30 a.m., $80, Target Field, 612-370-9100,

April 20

Evolution of Our Workforce

The University of Minnesota presents this annual conference, which provides information and discussions on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the field of human resources and labor relations. Attracting more than 300 attendees from within the school and nation, it features speakers, presentations and networking opportunities.

8 a.m., $30 to $250, Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, 612-626-9748,

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