2022 Summer Refresh

May 26, 2022 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Online registration is now closed. Please contact Allie Hancock at ahancock@mnchamber.com to sign up. 


Join your colleagues in St. Cloud for a one-day refresher on Thursday, May 26.  This full day seminar is designed for both staff members and executives of local chambers of commerce in Minnesota.


Click here to view full agenda.

Speaker Bios


$95 – Increases to $115 after May 13



Rooms are available for $129 for the night of May 25 at the Hilton Garden Inn St. Cloud. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, April 26 in order to receive this rate. To make a room reservation, either click here to do so online, or call the hotel at 320-640-7990 and mention the group code: CCE.


Three scholarships will be awarded for this year’s Summer Refresh. The first two will cover the registration fees for two individuals to attend the conference. The second will cover the registration fee for the conference as well as the cost for a hotel room for one night. Application deadline is April 22.  Click here to apply.



Grow Minnesota! Partner Luncheon: Helping businesses grow and expand in a transitioning economy
Wednesday, May 25
12:00-2:00 p.m.
The Park Event Center

Whether businesses remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, or are now just reopening their doors once again, employers throughout Minnesota have had to adjust their practices.  What’s more, supply chain disruptions, policy issues, and workforce shortages have created additional challenges across Minnesota.

Grow Minnesota has a legacy of retaining and growing Minnesota businesses.  Through key partnerships with more than 90 local chambers and economic development organizations, our collective effort helps the economy remain strong and provide a quality of life for our communities.  Partners represent every corner of the state and also work to better understand the needs and opportunities of regional economies.

12:00 p.m.: Registration and networking lunch
12:30 p.m.: Welcome
12:35 p.m.: Featured speaker and Q&A
1:15 p.m.: 30 ideas in 30 minutes
1:45 p.m.: Wrap up
1:50 p.m.: Adjourn

Open to Grow MN! partners
Cost: Free
Select Summer Refresh PLUS Grown MN Luncheon at checkout

Chamber Federation Partners Meeting
Wednesday, May 25
2:30-5:00 p.m.
The Park Event Center

Open to Chamber Federation Partners
Cost: Free
There is no cost for this event, but please RSVP with your Summer Refresh registration.








Cancellation Policy
All cancellations received by the office at least FIVE DAYS prior to the event are eligible for a refund of the registration fee. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received fewer than five days prior to the event. No-shows will be billed for any unpaid registration fees. Substitutions are welcome.

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