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September 2017
Free

New Dinner Host Reception

September 27 @ 5:30 pm CDT
Global Minnesota, 1901 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Online registrations for the Dinner Hosting Training event are closed. New to dinner hosting? Join us for a special evening to learn more about hosting dinner for international visitors. Long time hosts will share best practices, tips and stories about entertaining international visitors. The evening will include light hors d'oeuvres,...

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October 2017
$10 - $20

Young Professionals: Mentoring in a Global Workforce

October 3 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Town Hall Brewery, 1430 Washington Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55454

  EVENT POSTPONED - Check back for a new date! Hear from a group of international career professionals working across education, business, and nonprofit sectors about best practices in mentoring employees in the global market. There will be a short panel discussion followed by a Q&A session, plenty of time for networking,...

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Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

October 4 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registrations for STP Global Conversations: Afghanistan and Pakistan are closed.  Walk-ins are welcome. Major internal conflict has plagued Afghanistan for four decades. The U.S., for its part, has conducted military operations in the country nearly continuously since 9/11. Today, war with the Taliban persists, and tensions between the U.S....

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$30.00

Chinese Trade Insights and Networking

October 10 @ 5:30 pm CDT
Brit’s Pub, 1110 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States

Join George Martin and Yiquang Li, from Faegre Baker Daniels, as they discuss China’s current strategy for expanding its global footprint and the country’s continuing efforts to encourage foreign investment.  Learn more about China’s ambitious Belt & Road Initiative (“BRI”), in which one trillion dollars is expected to be invested in BRI regions over ten years.  Also, look inside the booming Chinese e-commerce business that is...

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Free

Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan

October 11 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Major internal conflict has plagued Afghanistan for four decades. The U.S., for its part, has conducted military operations in the country nearly continuously since 9/11. Today, war with the Taliban persists, and tensions between the U.S. and Pakistan have gradually deteriorated. As his time in office drew to a close,...

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Free

Global Social Women in Entrepreneurship

October 18 @ 5:30 pm CDT
Walker Art Center – Skyline Room, 725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Registration for this event is closed. To have your name added to the waiting list for this event, please contact 612-625-1662. In October, Global Minnesota welcomes a group of 50 international women entrepreneurs who will visit Minnesota to: discuss the social, economic and political factors that influence and encourage women...

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Free

Business News from France

October 23 @ 8:00 am CDT
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402

Exciting things are happening in France, the world's fifth largest economy: On September 22, 2017, President Macron signed a new labor reform law, intended to increase the country's competitiveness. In spring 2017, the French government also launched the French Tech Visa program, a fast-track procedure for international technology talent to...

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Free

2017 CHINA Town Hall

October 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT
McNamara Alumni Center – University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Local Connections, National Reflections RSVP for this free event now! Don’t miss the 11th annual CHINA Town Hall, “Local Connections, National Reflections,” organized by the National Committee on United States-China Relations and locally hosted by Global Minnesota and the University of Minnesota China Center.       This national day...

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November 2017

10th Annual Great Decisions Conference: The Future of Europe

November 3 @ 8:00 am CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

The conference is sold out.  To have your name added to the waiting list, please contact 612-625-1662 or eMail. 10th Annual Great Decisions Conference: The Future of Europe The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership sent shockwaves across the globe and even caught some British voters by surprise. The EU...

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Culture through Cuisine – Nepal

November 6 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Gorkha Palace, 23 4th St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

Registration is closed. Gorkha Palace has received rave reviews from patrons for an eclectic range of authentic Nepali, Indian and Tibetan cuisine. The restaurant is known for its use of high quality fresh ingredients sourced from local organic and sustainable farming. Spices are ground fresh and ghee (clarified butter) is made in house....

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