MHTA – Minnesota companies exported $5.5 billion in agricultural, mining and manufactured products in the fourth quarter of 2014, which brought the year to a record $21.4 billion in exports, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
Member discount: Enterprise Rising Startup Conference
MHTA – MHTA members can access a discount available to a new conference focused on enterprise software startups. Enterprise Rising will take place Friday, March 6th at the Westin Edina Galleria.
MN budget surplus jumps to $1.9B
MHTA – An improving economy, lower energy oil prices and higher than expected tax revenues have combined to boost Minnesota’s budget surplus by nearly 1 billion dollars. Governor Mark Dayton and lawmakers received the news as they reach an important point in the 2015 legislative session.
Minnesota Entrepreneurial Kick-Off
MHTA is a proud host partner of the Minnesota Entrepreneurial Kick Off scheduled for Wednesday February 25. The event will be held at Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling and as in previous years, will be a gathering in support of individuals, inventors and start-ups in an effort to nurture and celebrate the entrepreneurial ecosystem here in Minnesota.
Celebrate Engineers Week
Engineers Week, February 22-28, is at time to not only celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, but also an opportunity to bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents.