Plugged In: July-August 2013

Plugged In: July-August 2013

The best opportunities for networking this month.

July 16-19
National Association for Health Care Recruitment IMAGE Conference
Hundreds of health care recruiters with backgrounds in private practice, clinics, hospitals, and health care systems will share ideas and offer advice. More than 200 systems are represented, with recruiters from top U.S. hospitals such as Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins. Your best networking opportunity will be the welcome reception.

Single-day registration starts at $345, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 913-895-4627,

July 17-20
League of Historic American Theatres National Conference
This four-day conference centers on opportunities and challenges facing historic theaters. It boasts more than 250 theater professionals representing more than 150 historic theaters. Conference highlights include an awards ceremony and reception at the Fitzgerald Theater, recognizing achievements in the industry. The keynote speaker is Rip Rapson, president of the Kresge Foundation, a $3.1 billion private national philanthropic foundation, and a former deputy mayor of Minneapolis. The preconference theater ramble includes a tour of historic theaters in the metro area, Red Wing, and Menomonie, Wisconsin. Conference hosted by Hennepin Theatre Trust and Shuler and Shook.

The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, 612-375-1700. Register online at; for more information, call 443-640-1058.

July 23
Minnesota High Tech Association Golf Outing
Join CEOs, CIOs, and other top-tier business professionals for a day on the course to network amid stunning scenery and wildlife habitat. Top execs from 3M, Ameriprise Financial, Perficient, and Thomson Reuters are among those who attend.

11:30 a.m., fees vary, the Wilds Golf Club, Prior Lake, 952-230-4553,

July 25
Minnesota Business Hall of Fame
Rub elbows with CEOs and company founders who have changed the face of the local business community at this annual awards ceremony hosted by Twin Cities Business. This year’s inductees are Burwell Industries Owner Rod Burwell, Pentair CEO Randall Hogan, Weber Shandwick Minneapolis Chairman Dave Mona, Home Services of America CEO Ron Peltier, and Parasole Restaurant Holdings Owner and Chairman Phil Roberts. Mingle with more than 300 other business professionals for a night of celebration and inspiration.

5:30 p.m., $120, Hilton Minneapolis, 612-336-9288,

July 29–August 4
3M Golf Championship
Tent-hop with Fortune 500 executives from around the nation as 80 golfers vie for $1.75 million and raise money for charitable causes. “We use it for talking business and strategy, and for bonding on a personal level as well as a professional level,” says Jennifer Sherry-Petersen, CEO of Tallyho! Consulting. Part of the PGA Champions Tour, the week is packed with events, including the Allianz Pro-Am where teams of amateurs and pros go head-to-head for top honors. Tents are scattered around the course, each with different price tags.

Free-$1,000, TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, 763-783-9000,

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