Events

When asked what leaders need to more effectively lead change, the number one answer they gave us is more opportunities to connect with one another.

The events below are opportunities to do just that. Build and strengthen your connections with leaders across various networks in our region. Be inspired to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in your community. Equip yourself with new skills, tools and knowledge to more effecitvely lead change.

bushCONNECT

bushCONNECT is our networking event that builds stronger and more meaningful connections among leaders in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

Visit bushCONNECT.org to learn more about the event and what we've done in the past. 


 RECURRING EVENTS

1 Million Cups | Aberdeen

Aberdeen, SD

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones – and growing every day.

1 Million Cups Aberdeen is held every Wednesday from 9am - 10am to empower entrepreneurs in the community.

https://www.1millioncups.com/aberdeen


1 Million Cups | Fargo

Fargo, ND

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation in 2012, the program is based on the notion that meaningful connections are made over one million cups of coffee. 1 Million Cups is led by more than 500 volunteer organizers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones – and growing every day.

1 Million Cups Fargo is held every Wednesday from 9:15am – 10:15am at the Stage at Island Park, except for the months of August and December.

http://www.emergingprairie.com/one-million-cups-fargo/


Creative Mornings | Fargo

Fargo, ND

The Fargo Chapter of Creative Mornings provides an open environment where anyone from the general public can gather and be inspired by makers, designers, artists, business leaders, non-profits, for-profits, solopreneurs and creative professionals. After all, everyone is creative and everyone is welcome!

Events are held on the last Friday of every month.

https://creativemornings.com/cities/far


Morning Fill Up

Rapid City, SD

Morning Fill Up is a series of public gatherings to inspire and engage members of The Garage, as well as residents around western South Dakota, to put their creative energies into action for the betterment of the entire community. Since the inception of Morning Fill Up, creators of the morning talk have sought to bring guests who can speak to timely, important issues that impact residents of the region — and people across the country.

http://www.numadgroup.com/morning-fill-up

Upcoming Events

TEDxBismarck

August 16, 2018

Bismarck, ND

The 4th annual TEDxBismarck event will feature a line-up of inspiring talks that challenge the audience to level up. Join the TEDx community for a day of connecting and sharing ideas at the North Dakota Heritage Center.

Learn more and register.

Taking the Lead

September 18, 2018

Saint Paul, MN

Taking the Lead is a series of free discussions exploring the complex and rewarding ecosystem of women entrepreneurs. Compelling topics moderated by some of the Twin Cities most recognized leaders and joined by diverse panels of professionals sharing their insights, perspectives and experiences.

September 18: Changing the Workforce: Through Community Leadership

October 16: Lifting up the Next Generation: Mentorship in the 21st Century

Learn more.