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Date Time Location Event Details Registration
July 9, 2018 9 a.m. – noon

Rochester MnDOT District Office
2900 48th St. NW
Rochester MN, 55901-5848
507-286-7500

Learn and provide public comment about the process of calculating the Minnesota Department of Transportation Proposed 3 Year Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal. N/A
July 9, 2018 10 a.m. – noon

Small Business Resource Center
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 07/02/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com
July 9, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center, know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more!

RSVP by 07/02/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

July 11, 2018 8 a.m. – noon

Hiway Federal Credit Union
111 Empire Dr.
St. Paul, MN 55103
651-291-1515

Learn and provide public comment about the process of calculating the Minnesota Department of Transportation Proposed 3 Year Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal.

N/A

July 13, 2018 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Duluth MnDOT District Office
1123 Mesaba Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

218-725-2700
Learn and provide public comment about the process of calculating the Minnesota Department of Transportation Proposed 3 Year Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal.

N/A

July 18, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc.

RSVP by 07/11/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

July 26, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - Leadership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Aug. 8, 2018 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - full membership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Aug. 13, 2018 10 a.m. – noon

Small Business Resource Center
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 08/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com
Aug. 13, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more! 

RSVP by 08/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Aug. 15, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc.

RSVP by 08/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 10, 2018

10 a.m. – 1

p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
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 09/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 10, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more!

RSVP by 09/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 12, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc.

RSVP by 09/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 17, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 1:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:  "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.    "Zombie I Am Not” From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization!  "Finding Money” Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources.  Light breakfast & lunch will be served.

RSVP by 09/11/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 18, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 2:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:   "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!  "3 People You Should Meet" Tie Networking components from the start and the importance of Customer Service and Follow Up.  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone running and operating a business! Learn ways to manage time and operate efficiently.  Light breakfast will be served.

RSVP by 09/11/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Sept. 19, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - Leadership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Oct. 8, 2018 10 a.m. – noon

Small Business Resource Center
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 10/1/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Oct. 8, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center, know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more! 

RSVP by 10/1/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Oct. 15, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 1:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:  "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.    "Zombie I Am Not” From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization!  "Finding Money” Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources.  Light breakfast & lunch will be served.

RSVP by 10/08/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Oct. 16, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 2:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:   "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!  "3 People You Should Meet" Tie Networking components from the start and the importance of Customer Service and Follow Up.  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone running and operating a business! Learn ways to manage time and operate efficiently.  Light breakfast will be served.

RSVP by 10/08/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Oct. 17, 2018 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - full membership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Oct. 23, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc.

RSVP by 09/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Nov. 5, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
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 10/29/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com
Nov. 5, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center, know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more!

RSVP by 10/29/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Nov. 13, 20189 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 1:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:  "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.    "Zombie I Am Not” From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization!  "Finding Money” Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources.  Light breakfast & lunch will be served.

RSVP by 11/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Nov. 14, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 2:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:   "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!  "3 People You Should Meet" Tie Networking components from the start and the importance of Customer Service and Follow Up.  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone running and operating a business! Learn ways to manage time and operate efficiently.  Light breakfast will be served

RSVP by 11/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Nov. 14, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - Leadership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Nov. 19, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc. 

RSVP by 11/06/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Dec. 3, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
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 11/26/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Dec. 3, 2018 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop:  You've Done It!  Now what?  Learn how to maximize the DBE Resource Center, know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, and more! 

RSVP by 11/26/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Dec. 10, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 1:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:  "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.    "Zombie I Am Not” From payroll, labor laws, team training, and leadership, this course covers topics related to the human factor of your organization!  "Finding Money” Learn what you need about overhead, budgets, financials, and traditional/alternative funding sources.  Light breakfast & lunch will be served.

RSVP by 12/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Dec. 11, 2018 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Small Biz Workshop 2:  Series of Business workshops covering key topics:   "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!  "3 People You Should Meet" Tie Networking components from the start and the importance of Customer Service and Follow Up.  "No Delay!  Do Today!" Time Management and procrastination is a challenge for everyone running and operating a business! Learn ways to manage time and operate efficiently.  Light breakfast will be served

RSVP by 12/03/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com

Dec. 12, 2018 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. TBD MnDOT DBE and Workforce Collaborative - full membership meeting. More information about the Collaborative. Contact collaborative@effective.org for more details
Dec. 12, 2018 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Small Business Resource Center
Spruce Tree Centre

1600 University Ave West
1st Floor Conference Room
Saint Paul, MN 55104
LET'S GO DBE! Workshop (For Professional & Technical DBEs):  You've Done It!  Now what? Dedicated specifically for PT Consultants, this version of the workshop will discuss components of being a consultant, prequalification's, contracts, while learning how to maximize the DBE Resource Center,  know what sites to use to find bids, how to use the MnDOT Website and learn other programs that offer assistance to DBEs, etc.

RSVP by 12/3/2018 to R. Lynn Pingol - 651-756-1997 or mkc@dbecenter.com