September Networked
Carlson School Centennial Celebration

September Networked

Top networking opportunities for September.

September 13 and 14

Carlson School Centennial Celebration

Alumni and friends of the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management are gathering to celebrate the school’s 100 years of impact and innovation. Two major events are expected to attract a range of people—from recent graduates to Fortune 500 business leaders. An on-field party is set for Friday night, followed by a Gopher tailgating party on Saturday.
6 p.m., Sept. 13, $25 or $35, U.S. Bank Stadium; noon, Sept. 14, $15, Mariucci Arena East Lawn; Minneapolis, 612-626-9752,

September 17

Diversity Career Fair for Professionals

The Professional Diversity Network will host a career fair to help connect job candidates with hiring managers. Some of the companies taking part in the fair are Post Consumer Brands, Xcel Energy, Prime Therapeutics, and BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota.
11 a.m., free, U.S. Bank Stadium West Plaza Lobby, Minneapolis, 800-390-5561 ext. 107,

September 19

Women’s New Reality After 50

Nancy Maxfield-Wilson of My Max Performance, LLC, will moderate the “Rising Strong After 50: Creating Your New Reality” panel discussion. Panelists will be Ruth Tongen, of think2perform; Kathryn Hoy, of UBS; and Barb Fordyce, of Oasis Senior Advisors.
6 p.m., $35 to $55, Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, 952-525-2236,

September 24

Minnesota Marketing Summit

Representatives from more than 250 Minnesota brands—including Deluxe, Best Buy, and Land O’Lakes—are coming together to attend the Minnesota Marketing Summit. The event offers an opportunity to network and hear from marketing experts on topics that include the Minnesota brand, optimizing customer experience, and effective social media strategies.
8 a.m., $250 to $750, Hilton, Minneapolis, 917-426-1626,

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