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Date Time Location Event Details Registration
October 18, 2017 9-11 a.m.

Ewald Conference Center (Rooms A & B)
1000 Westgate Drive

St. Paul, MN


Reminder: Use South entrance. Free parking and two blocks from the Westgate stop on the Green Line.
MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - full membership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. RSVP to Mayjoua Ly at 651-366-3323.
October 21, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "To Market To Market"  Understand the market and what strategy to take to ensure you reach your target audience!  Learn how to use social media and create materials for marketing!
RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 21, 2017 Noon - 2pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "The 3 People You Should Meet" Growing your network is important and the thing to do!  We will give the 3 types of people you should meet to maximize your time at networking events and build those solid  relationships! RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 23, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Legal Beagles" From insurance and bonding, contracts, and safety plans, this class will discuss and review the importance of these components in business and the latest updates in the industry.    RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 23, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Finding Money"  Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources. RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 24, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
  SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone!  Learn and understand the effects and how to overcome that “drag” and bounce back on track! RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 24, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Zombie I Am Not"  From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization! RSVP by 10/13/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 30, 2017 9-10am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
NETWORK in the AM:  GET IN THE KNOW!  Meet, establish, and build your relationship with key industry leaders, General Contractors, Sub-contractors, government agencies and more in this breakfast  networking event!  You will also have the opportunity to mix and mingle with our featured/schedule guest speakers! 
RSVP by 10/23/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 30, 2017:   10am - Noon Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
HIGHPOINT WORKSHOP:  GET IN THE VIBE!  Break down the barrier – how does the Union work?  Why use the union?  What does the pay structure look like vs prevailing wage vs minimum wage?  Are the Union “bench workers” the less qualified workers sent to work for DBEs?  All these important questions are going to be discussed in this Highpoint Workshop hosted by the Association of General Contractors with a panel of representatives from local Union Shops.   RSVP by 10/23/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 31, 2017 9-10am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
NETWORK in the AM:  GET IN THE KNOW!  Meet, establish, and build your relationship with key industry leaders, General Contractors, Sub-contractors, government agencies and more in this breakfast  networking event!  You will also have the opportunity to mix and mingle with our featured/schedule guest speakers! 
RSVP by 10/23/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
October 31, 2017 10am - 1pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
HIGHPOINT WORKSHOP: "Targeting MnDOT's Maintenance Contracts"   GET IN THE VIBE!  The word has been out on the streets...now hear it from the source!  Here’s your chance to learn everything about MnDOT’s  budding Maintenance Contract Program; presented by Mindy Heinkel, Maintenance Operations Program Administrator. RSVP by 10/23/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 4, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Legal Beagles" From insurance and bonding, contracts, and safety plans, this class will discuss and review the importance of these components in business and the latest updates in the industry.    RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 4, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Finding Money"  Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources. RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com

November 6, 2017

8 a.m. to Noon

Metropolitan State University
700 E. Seventh Street

St. Paul, MN 55106

Mentor-Protégé Networking Event

RSVP to Orlanda Klinkhammer at 651-366-3048 or Orlanda.klinkhammer@state.mn.us

November 7, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "To Market To Market"  Understand the market and what strategy to take to ensure you reach your target audience!  Learn how to use social media and create materials for marketing!
RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 7, 2017 Noon - 2pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "The 3 People You Should Meet" Growing your network is important and the thing to do!  We will give the 3 types of people you should meet to maximize your time at networking events and build those solid  relationships! RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 8, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
  SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone!  Learn and understand the effects and how to overcome that “drag” and bounce back on track! RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 8, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Zombie I Am Not"  From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization! RSVP by 10/28/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 9, 2017 1-4pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
HIGHPOINT WORKSHOP: "Targeting MnDOT's Maintenance Contracts"  GET IN THE VIBE!  The word has been out on the streets...now hear it from the source!  Here’s your chance to learn everything about MnDOT’s  budding Maintenance Contract Program; presented by Mindy Heinkel, Maintenance Operations Program Administrator. RSVP by 11/01/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 15, 2017 1-4pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
HIGHPOINT WORKSHOP: "Targeting MnDOT's Maintenance Contracts"  GET IN THE VIBE!  The word has been out on the streets...now hear it from the source!  Here’s your chance to learn everything about MnDOT’s  budding Maintenance Contract Program; presented by Mindy Heinkel, Maintenance Operations Program Administrator. RSVP by 11/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 18, 2017 9-11am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
START ME UP! DBE Workshop:  Learn what is required to become a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise!  Understand what is required to get a government contract or work as a subcontractor for a general contractor with a Federal or State contract.  RSVP by 11/10/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 21, 2017 9-10am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
NETWORK in the AM:  GET IN THE KNOW!  Meet, establish, and build your relationship with key industry leaders, General Contractors, Sub-contractors, government agencies and more in this breakfast  networking event!  You will also have the opportunity to mix and mingle with our featured/schedule guest speakers! 
RSVP by 11/14/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
November 21, 2017 10am - 1pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
HIGHPOINT WORKSHOP: "Targeting MnDOT's Maintenance Contracts"   GET IN THE VIBE!  The word has been out on the streets...now hear it from the source!  Here’s your chance to learn everything about MnDOT’s  budding Maintenance Contract Program; presented by Mindy Heinkel, Maintenance Operations Program Administrator. RSVP by 11/14/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 8, 2017 9-11am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
START ME UP! DBE Workshop:  Learn what is required to become a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise!  Understand what is required to get a government contract or work as a subcontractor for a general contractor with a Federal or State contract.  RSVP by 12/01/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 11, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "To Market To Market"  Understand the market and what strategy to take to ensure you reach your target audience!  Learn how to use social media and create materials for marketing!
RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 11, 2017 Noon - 2pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "The 3 People You Should Meet" Growing your network is important and the thing to do!  We will give the 3 types of people you should meet to maximize your time at networking events and build those solid  relationships! RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 12, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Legal Beagles" From insurance and bonding, contracts, and safety plans, this class will discuss and review the importance of these components in business and the latest updates in the industry.    RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 12, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre 1600 University Avenue West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Finding Money"  Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources. RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 13, 2017 TBD TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - full membership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. N/A
December 16, 2017 9am-11am Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
  SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone!  Learn and understand the effects and how to overcome that “drag” and bounce back on track! RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com
December 16, 2017 1-3pm Spruce Tree Centre       1600 University Ave. West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
SMALL BIZ Workshop:  "Zombie I Am Not"  From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization! RSVP by 12/08/2017 to R. Lynn Pingol - MaKee Company 651-756-1997 or mndbecenter.com