Upcoming events

    • February 21, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • March 05, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Gigi's Cafe | 822 W 36th St
    Register


    Conversations & Coffee with SWBA
    Tuesday, March 5th 2019
    9:00 AM @ Gigi's Cafe | 822 W 36th St

    Start your day off right with a coffee and/or breakfast! We'll start off bright and early to get you on your way without cutting into your productive day. Gigi's is generously providing some taste-bud treats to get us started. 

    Why head out the door early to join us for Conversations & Coffee? We'll be curating a conversation that will spark ideas and drive shared information among fellow local small business owners to get you thinking strategically throughout the year.

    THANK YOU TO OUR HOST AND SPONSOR


    • March 13, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • March 19, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • March 21, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • April 02, 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Book Club | 5411 Penn Ave S
    Register

    SWBA Happy Hour

    Tuesday, April 2nd 2019
    4:30-6:30 PM
    @ Book Club | 5411 Penn Ave S

    NETWORKING: Southwest Business Association membership mixer. Come with plenty of business cards and an area or two where you could use an extra connection. This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with local politicians, area stakeholders, SWBA staff and board members, and fellow business owners. We’ll have structured and unstructured time, and apps to get you started!

    A CHANCE TO UNWIND: Grab a drink, share an appetizer! This event is simple, unstructured mingling time with fellow business owners. Catch up on the latest happenings throughout Southwest!

    FREE FOR MEMBERS, $5 NON-MEMBERS

    Thank you to our Host and Sponsor!




    • April 10, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • April 16, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • April 18, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • May 07, 2019
    • TBD
    Register

    Topic Coming Soon!

    Tuesday, May 7th 2019
    Time and Location To Be Announced

    Add To Your Calendar!

    Members Free, Non-Members $10

    • May 08, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • May 16, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • May 21, 2019
    • Location TBA
    Register


    Join us to celebrate Southwest's vibrant business community!

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Time and Location TBA

    We'll start out with a social hour, bringing together leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the Southwest Minneapolis area. We'll have tastings from some of the amazing eateries in Southwest while networking, learning about our recent successes and upcoming projects, and electing our next generation of leadership, and recognizing outstanding contributions to the Southwest business community with our brand-new awards program! This event is free to attend.

    Please RSVP

    Thank You to Our Host and Sponsors!

    Questions? jessica@experiencesouthwest.com | 612-823-3472

    • May 21, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • June 04, 2019
    • Location TBA
    Register


    Conversations & Coffee with SWBA
    Tuesday, June 4th 2019
    Time and Location TBA

    Start your day off right with a coffee and/or breakfast! We'll start off bright and early to get you on your way without cutting into your productive day. 

    Why head out the door early to join us for Conversations & Coffee? We'll be curating a conversation that will spark ideas and drive shared information among fellow local small business owners to get you thinking strategically throughout the year.

    • June 12, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • June 18, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • June 20, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • July 02, 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Register

    SWBA Happy Hour

    Tuesday, July 2nd 2019
    4:30-6:30 PM
    Location TBA

    NETWORKING: Southwest Business Association membership mixer. Come with plenty of business cards and an area or two where you could use an extra connection. This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with local politicians, area stakeholders, SWBA staff and board members, and fellow business owners. We’ll have structured and unstructured time, and apps to get you started!

    A CHANCE TO UNWIND: Grab a drink, share an appetizer! This event is simple, unstructured mingling time with fellow business owners. Catch up on the latest happenings throughout Southwest!

    FREE FOR MEMBERS, $5 NON-MEMBERS

    Thank you to our Host and Sponsor!



    • July 10, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • July 16, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • July 18, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • August 06, 2019
    • TBD
    Register

    Topic Coming Soon!

    Tuesday, August 6th 2019
    Time and Location To Be Announced

    Add To Your Calendar!

    Members Free, Non-Members $10

    • August 14, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • August 15, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • August 20, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • September 03, 2019
    • Location TBA
    Register


    Conversations & Coffee with SWBA
    Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
    Time and Location TBA

    Start your day off right with a coffee and/or breakfast! We'll start off bright and early to get you on your way without cutting into your productive day. 

    Why head out the door early to join us for Conversations & Coffee? We'll be curating a conversation that will spark ideas and drive shared information among fellow local small business owners to get you thinking strategically throughout the year.

    • September 11, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • September 17, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • September 19, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register


    • October 01, 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Register

    SWBA Happy Hour

    Tuesday, October 1st 2019
    4:30-6:30 PM
    Location TBA

    NETWORKING: Southwest Business Association membership mixer. Come with plenty of business cards and an area or two where you could use an extra connection. This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with local politicians, area stakeholders, SWBA staff and board members, and fellow business owners. We’ll have structured and unstructured time, and apps to get you started!

    A CHANCE TO UNWIND: Grab a drink, share an appetizer! This event is simple, unstructured mingling time with fellow business owners. Catch up on the latest happenings throughout Southwest!

    FREE FOR MEMBERS, $5 NON-MEMBERS

    Thank you to our Host and Sponsor!



    • October 09, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
    Register

    Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Regulatory Affairs Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    We do have a laundry list of items we are working on. If you have a specific matter you'd like us to consider, please include a comment on your RSVP and submit it by Noon on the Monday prior to our meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • October 15, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Membership Committee

    Welcome to the regular monthly meeting of the Membership Committee. Members are welcome to join us to hear about the issues we are working on, or discuss a specific issue for the committee to consider.

    The membership committee works on association events, awards programs, communications and member benefits. If you'd like to discuss a specific issue or idea, please let us know by Noon on the Monday prior to the meeting.

    You can always email or call our Coordinator with questions or suggestions as well:
    Jessica Reinhardt
    jessica@experiencesouthwest.com
    612-823-3472

    • October 17, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
    Register