Dream Big, Learn Big, Go Big Workshop

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LocationMinnesota State University, Mankato: Centennial Student Union located at 620 S Rd in Mankato

The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites YOU to share your ideas and vision for the future of innovation and business creation in the greater Mankato area and surrounding region. Business leaders, educators, students and all community members are encouraged to attend.


The “Dream Big, Learn Big, Go Big Workshop” will provide an opportunity for community improvement projects to be considered for up to $20,000 in funding through a grant from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.

The workshop will address:

  • What does our regional area already have that supports new ideas and businesses?
  • What do we need to enrich our entrepreneurial ecosystem?
  • What projects can you suggest that are needed for our area?


A complimentary dinner will be served, and free parking is available in the visitor pay lot across from Centennial Student Union. Attendees are asked to register online in advance of the event.

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, according to its website, is a regional development and philanthropic organization that fosters economic and community vitality in 20 counties of southern Minnesota through a culture of collaboration and partnership.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is part of the University’s College of Business and serves the entire University (students, faculty and staff) as well as alumni and private and public businesses and organizations. The Center’s mission is to facilitate the launch of the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators and dynamic organizations through education, research and outreach.

This is a FREE event!

Appropriate for:

All Ages

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