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Urban Land Institute: #MSPswagger

Come check out the recently renovated First + First Vandalia Tower and enjoy a locally brewed pint from Lake Monster Brewery while earning real estate credit and learning about a topic that will impact the entire region in the years to come. Presented by the Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group, we present this year’s annual program:

#MSPswagger – Building a Talent Powerhouse

You will learn more about:

  • Challenge: The MSP region must overcome a predicted workforce shortage of 100,000 in the next five years.
  • Branding: Concise, strategic branding will enable the region to compete for talent nationally.
  • Placemaking: Creating a work, live, play culture will encourage long-term talent retention.
  • Case Study: Learn why a Minnesota business moved its operations 45 miles to be in downtown Minneapolis.

You will hear from:

  • MODERATOR: Cecile Bedor, Executive Vice President, Greater MSP
  • Chris Behrens, President and CEO, YA
  • Andrew Dresdner, Architect and Urban Designer, Cuningham Group
  • Kris Growcott, Creative Director and Entrepreneur, Draggin Jeans
DATE: Thursday, March 3, 2016
TIME: 3:45 p.m. – Registration and networking
4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Program
5:15 p.m. – Reception at Lake Monster Brewing
Drink tickets hosted by Stahl Construction
LOCATION: First + First, Vandalia Tower
550 Vandalia Street
Saint Paul, MN 55114
See parking instructions here or take transit.
REGISTRATION: $55
$40 ULI members
$15 Students
$10 Student ULI members
+$10 for onsite registration
Registration includes one drink ticket for reception at Lake Monster Brewing and hosted appetizers
CREDITS: 1.0 hour of CRE and AICP applied for

*Click here to register*