2015 Annual Dinner Highlights

Highlights of the 2015 Annual Dinner include the Minnesota’s Future Award, which is given to a high-poverty, high-achieving educational program, and the Minnesota Legacy Award, which honors a Minnesota company that exemplifies our business community’s “give back” ethos.


Health Care Scorecard

Minnesota’s Health Care Performance Scorecard objectively measures the state’s health using a set of 84 distinct data points, and compares it to all other states. The report provides a comprehensive, but accessible fact base, on the system’s performance to inform consumers, employers, decision-makers and opinion leaders.


What Business Means to Minnesota

For as long as Minnesota has been a state, our largest employers and their workers have recognized that building strong communities goes hand-in-hand with building strong companies. Find out more here.


Press Room

Advocacy on behalf of Minnesota’s largest employers: press releases, commentaries by executive director Charlie Weaver and the latest economic and political news affecting Minnesota businesses.



 Blueprint for Reform

Our 2015 Blueprint for Reform contains principles and actionable proposals that we believe will maintain a high quality of life for all Minnesotans by ensuring that the state’s economy remains strong, globally competitive and its prospects for growth bright.



Minnesota Business Partnership hosts conference for executive assistants to top business leaders

The Minnesota Business Partnership hosts a conference for executive assistants to top executives tomorrow in Minneapolis. Approximately 120 attendees from 68 companies are expected to participate in the full-day conference. Attendees include executive assistants supporting chairmen, presidents, CEOs, CFOs, general counsels, and other top leadership. The annual conference provides networking Continue Reading...

Minnesota business leaders honor Northside Achievement Zone for closing student achievement gaps

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) will present its 2015 Minnesota’s Future Award tonight to the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) for its success in helping to close student achievement gaps in North Minneapolis. NAZ is a community-wide partnership involving more than 30 organizations and 10 schools in north Minneapolis Continue Reading...

Minnesota’s business leaders know Donald Trump’s immigration plan is bad policy

In a September 2 commentary in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Business Partnership Executive Director Charlie Weaver makes the case against presidential candidate Donald Trump’s controversial immigration plan. Excerpt: “Studies have shown that temporary foreign workers, both skilled and less-skilled, actually boost employment for American workers. An analysis by the American Continue Reading...