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Greater Mankato Growth is committed to providing opportunities for meaningful interaction between the business community, public policy makers and leading business executives. Our events bring together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political, policy, and leadership issues.


Forum Series
This forum series brings together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues over breakfast or lunch. Past Greater Mankato Forum series events include the Greater Mankato State of the Cities address, forums that allow Greater Mankato voters to get a better understanding of the candidates running for office, and state officials sharing their expertise on various subjects.


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2022 Post-Session Legislative Forum

Wednesday, June 8, 2022  |  7:30 - 9:00 am
Abdo, 100 Warren Street, Suite 500, Mankato, MN 56001
(Abdo's 5th floor training room)

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for an overview of the 2022 Minnesota legislative session. Our panel of local legislators will discuss key takeaways from the 2022 legislative session and their impact on member businesses and our community. There will be a chance for a Q&A so you can engage directly with our legislators around issues that are most important to you.


Legislative panel:

  • Senator Rich Draheim
  • Senator Nick Frentz
  • Representative Susan Akland
  • Representative Luke Frederick


Greater Mankato Growth Members: $20

Non-Members: $30



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