Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Eastside Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St NE, Minneapolis MN 55413
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    Minneapolis Department of Health Learning Session:

    Health inspection reports going online

    Soon you will be able to see health inspection reports online for Minneapolis licensed food businesses. Routine and follow-up reports will be available for the current year and three prior years. Our goal is for reports to be online by the end of the year. 

    Minneapolis Environmental Health invites you to a community meeting to:

    • Learn more about online health inspection reports
    • See a sample report 
    • Ask questions
    • Give your input

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 
    9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 
    Eastside Neighborhood Services 
    1700 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

    You can send your comments to the Health Department by email at health@minneapolismn.gov. Include "online inspection reports" in your subject line. Or, call the Health Department at 612-673-2300.

    Visit www.minneapolismn.gov/FLP for more information. 


    • October 01, 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Metropolis Design, 612 W 54th St
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    SWBA Happy Hour

    Tuesday, October 1st 2019
    4:30-6:30 PM
    Metropolis Design | 612 W 54th St

    NEW COWORKING SPACE! Head over to 54th & Lyndale to check out the newest coworking space in the area. Metropolis Design Group is opening a new shared office space in their lower level for either part-time or shared use. Owner Laura Bischoff will be on hand and happy to discuss tips for maximizing the space you have available.

    A CHANCE TO UNWIND: Grab a drink, share an appetizer! Connect with others who know what its like to juggle all that is required as a business owner. Catch up on the latest happenings throughout Southwest!

    IT'S ALL ABOUT WHO YOU KNOW: Facing a challenge in your business? Shy, and don't like to introduce yourself? Come with plenty of business cards and an area or two where you could use an extra connection. Let our coordinator Jessica help connect you to new contacts that can make a difference for you and your business.

    FREE FOR MEMBERS, $5 NON-MEMBERS

    Thank you to our Host and Sponsor!

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    Refreshments Provided By:

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    • October 09, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Broders Pasta Bar (50th & Penn)
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    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 17, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Washburn Library on Lyndale Ave S
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    • November 05, 2019
    • TBD
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    Topic Coming Soon!

    Tuesday, November 5th 2019
    Time and Location To Be Announced

    Add To Your Calendar!

    Members Free, Non-Members $10

    • November 13, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 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

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


    • December 03, 2019
    • Location TBA
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    Conversations & Coffee with SWBA
    Tuesday, December 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.

    • December 11, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 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

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


Past events

September 19, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
September 11, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
September 10, 2019 Business Academy: Employee Benefits That Won't Break the Bank
September 03, 2019 Conversations & Coffee
August 14, 2019 Grand Avenue Road Construction - Share Your Needs
July 23, 2019 Work Session with Council Member Palmisano on the Minneapolis Wage Theft Ordinance Proposal
July 18, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
July 16, 2019 Membership Committee
July 10, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
July 02, 2019 Happy Hour
June 20, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
June 18, 2019 Membership Committee
June 12, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
June 04, 2019 Conversations & Coffee
May 21, 2019 2019 Annual Meeting
May 16, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
May 08, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
May 07, 2019 Business Academy: Inspections Intelligence
April 18, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
April 16, 2019 Membership Committee
April 10, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
April 02, 2019 Happy Hour
March 21, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
March 19, 2019 Membership Committee
March 13, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
March 05, 2019 Conversations & Coffee
February 21, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
February 19, 2019 Membership Committee
February 13, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
February 05, 2019 SUCCESSION PLANNING: Build and Plan Today So You Can Exit on Your Terms Tomorrow
January 23, 2019 Regulatory Affairs Committee
January 17, 2019 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
January 15, 2019 Membership Committee
December 20, 2018 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
December 11, 2018 Business Day at City Hall
December 04, 2018 GET TAX WISE 2018: Everything the small business owner and entrepreneur needs to know about filing the right way for 2018
November 15, 2018 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
November 14, 2018 Get To Know Us Open House
November 13, 2018 Get To Know Us Open House
October 18, 2018 Small Business Team Visits Southwest
October 09, 2018 Promote Your Business Like a Pro: Digital Marketing Advice From the Pros
September 18, 2018 Happy Hour
August 22, 2018 Regulatory Affairs Committee
July 25, 2018 Regulatory Affairs Committee
June 27, 2018 Regulatory Affairs Committee
June 12, 2018 Think Tank Tuesday
May 23, 2018 Regulatory Affairs Committee
May 22, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
March 20, 2018 Think Tank Tuesday
January 16, 2018 How to Find Great Employees in a Tight Labor Market
January 16, 2018 How to Find Great Employees in a Tight Labor Market
October 23, 2017 Mayoral Mondays: Meet Raymond Dehn
October 19, 2017 Think Tank Thursday
October 16, 2017 Mayoral Mondays: Meet Jacob Frey
October 09, 2017 Mayoral Mondays: Meet Nekima Levy-Pounds
September 25, 2017 Mayoral Mondays: Meet Betsy Hodges
September 18, 2017 Mayoral Mondays: Meet Aswar Rahman
August 15, 2017 SWBA: Maximize Exposure
July 25, 2017 Think Tank Tuesday (SWBA Happy Hour)
June 04, 2017 Lyndale Open Streets
May 15, 2017 SWBA Annual Meeting
March 28, 2017 Sick & Safe Time Ordinance: How Do I Prepare?
January 31, 2017 Think Tank Tuesday (SWBA Happy Hour)
January 04, 2017 Advocacy Visioning Session - Retail
July 26, 2016 Southwest Happy Hour!
May 23, 2016 Celebrate a Successful Year: SWBA Annual Meeting
April 29, 2016 It's Time To Take Action! - Minneapois Sick Time
April 11, 2016 54th Street Construction Planning
March 23, 2016 Nicollet Avenue Bike Lane Discussion
January 21, 2016 Southwest Happy Hour!
October 16, 2015 Business Rally on Working Families Agenda
October 01, 2015 BE HEARD: Business Input Needed on Working Families Agenda
September 21, 2015 SWBA Coffee Convergence
August 17, 2015 August Referral Partner Networking
July 20, 2015 Build Your Referral Partner Network
June 22, 2015 NEHBA Networking Night
June 18, 2015 54th Street Lane Changes
June 17, 2015 2nd Hand Goods Licensing Meeting
May 19, 2015 Celebrate a Successful Year

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