Calendar of Events

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MN IFT's Activity Calendar starts in July and ends in June.

Section Dinner meetings are generally scheduled once per month and include an invited speaker. In addition, the Section also sponsors New Professional Events, Suppliers' Expo, and other ad-hoc events.

2015-2016 Events 2016-2017 Events 2017-2018 Events


2018-2019 Event Listings

September 18, 2018 - Dinner Meeting

Where: The Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55113
When: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Topic: 10Ahead: A Vision for the Future of Food Innovation from Silicon Valley
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October 2, 2018 - New Professionals

When: Tuesday, October 2nd from 4:30-7:30 PM.
Where: FINNEGANS TAPROOM – 817 S 5th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Cost: $5 (Includes appetizers and one drink)
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October 10, 2018 - Suppliers' Expo

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballrooms A & B
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November 2, 2018 - New Professionals

When: Friday, November 2nd from 1:00-4:00 PM
Where: Midtown YWCA

November 6, 2018 - New Professionals

When: Tuesday, November 6th, 6:00-8:00 PM
Where: Dampfwerk Distillery – 6311 Cambridge St, St Louis Park, MN 55416
Cost: $20 (Includes spirit tasting and appetizers)
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December 5, 2018 - Dinner Meeting

Where: Wabasha Street Caves, 215 Wabasha St S, St Paul, MN 55107
When: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Topic: Holiday Party with an Improv comedy event, food and activities.
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December 12, 2018 - New Professionals

When: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Second Harvest Heartland – 7101 Winnetka Avenue N., Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Space is limited, register now if you are interested! Registration is FREE!
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January 23, 2019 - Dinner Meeting

Where: The University of Minnesota, St. Paul Student Center - North Star Ballroom, 2017 Buford Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108
When: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Topic: All proteins are not created equal: Translating the importance of protein quality for real world application
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January 31, 2019 - New Professionals

When: Thursday, January 31st from 5:00-7:00 PM
Where: Bad Weather Brewing Company – 414 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Registration is FREE!
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February 6, 2019 - Silent Auction & Dinner Meeting

Where: The Metropolitan
When: 5:00-8:00pm
Title: “Panel Discussion: Minnesota Craft Beer: A story of “Craft” and Collaboration”
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March 5, 2019 - Dinner Meeting

Where: Rojo Mexican Grill, 1602 W End Blvd, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
When: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Topic: MN IFT Networking Social and New Professionals Financial Education Workshop
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April 11, 2019 - Dinner Meeting

Where: Scheid Hall, Surly Brewing Co., 520 Malcolm Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414
When: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Topic: Macy & Student Awards
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April 24, 2019 - New Professionals Coffee Tour & Cupping

When: Monday, April 24th from 5:00-7:00 PM
Where: True Stone Coffee Roasters, 755 Prior Ave N #113, St Paul, MN 55104
Registration is $10 per person.
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April 29, 2019 - New Professionals

When: Monday, April 29th from 3:00-7:30 PM
Where: Ronald McDonald House - 621 SE Oak Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Registration is FREE!
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May 24, 2019 - New Professionals - Escape Room Social Event & Pre-Happy Hour

When: Thursday, May 24th from 4:30-7:00 PM
Where: Escape MSP – Minneapolis, 701 Decatur Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55427
Registration is $10 per person.
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October 8, 2019 - Suppliers' Expo

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballrooms A & B
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