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Luncheon event in Greater Mankato with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon


Mankato, MINN (February 8, 2016) – Greater Mankato Growth is proud to announce its next Public Affairs Forum Series event, a luncheon with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon on February 18.

This is a unique opportunity to learn more about one of the most important state constitutional offices that you may have never heard of. Since Secretary Simon is responsible for administering our state’s elections and providing numerous business services, you’ll want to take this opportunity to attend and interact with one of our state’s top officials.

In addition to providing an introduction to his role as Secretary of State, key topics that Secretary Simon will discuss include:

·         Elections – Election day is now only about 300 days away and will feature the first open presidential race in eight years. Hear Secretary Simon’s thoughts on the upcoming election season, how Minnesota is preparing for the onslaught of voters and initiatives the Secretary is leading to improve our state’s voting laws.

·         Business Services – From new business registrations to documentation for existing businesses, the Secretary of State provides numerous business services. Hear from Secretary Simon about new steps he is pursuing to streamline these services and learn about new quarterly regional economic reports that his office recently launched that will allow businesses to track economic conditions and key trends.

·         State Boards & Commissions – The Secretary of State serves as the central application portal for citizens to serve on state boards and commissions. Learn about how you can get more involved in your industry by applying to serve on key state policy making entities.  


This event will take place at Abdo, Eick & Meyers in their 5th floor Training Room at the new Profinium Tower in City Center Mankato. Lunch is served at 11:30 am and the program begins at 12:00 pm.Tickets are $25 for Greater Mankato Growth members and $35 for non-members. For more information and to register, visit greatermankato.com/public-affairs-forum-series.

Greater Mankato Growth's Public Affairs Forum Series bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues.


About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through business growth, retention and attraction, talent growth retention and attraction, regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. includes two affiliates: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, which focuses on development in the City Center. 

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership