2021 Fall Conference Materials


Attendee List

Speaker Bios


Understanding the Page Amendment proposal – PowerPoint

Nevada Littlewolf, Campaign Manager and Executive Director, Page Amendment


Innovative best practices and solutions in the region
Elissa Hansen, President and CEO, Northspan – PowerPoint


2022 Legislative session and elections preview – PowerPoint

Advocacy Alliances and Activism – PowerPoint

Laura Bordelon, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

2021 Summer Refresh Speaker Materials

2021 Summer Refresh Agenda

Speaker Bios

Attendee List


5 Voices, GiANT Worldwide
Jeff Meacham, President, ForwardByChoice
The 5 Voices is designed to help every individual discover their leadership voice and be
empowered to use it effectively.


Pandemic – One year later: What’s the one thing you realized you could live without?
Session ideas


How to make sure Monday morning doesn’t suck!
Eric Harkins, President, GKG Search & Consulting

2021 Annual Meeting

2021 MCCE Annual Meeting Agenda

Speaker Bios


Minnesota Vikings Update
Lester Bagley


60 ideas in 60 Minutes


Chuck Runyon, Self Esteem Brands, LLC


2021 Chamber Federation Policy Update

Doug Loon, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce


2021 Policy and Political Pundits

Carl Kuhl, Velocity Public Affairs
Todd Rapp, Rapp Strategies


Programs Breakout
Facilitated by Shari Wilson, White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce

White Bear Advocacy Program

2020 Fall Conference

Speaker Bios – 2020 Fall Conference

MCCE Fall Conference Agenda 2020

MCCE Fall Conference Attendee List


New Year’s Eve in Minnesota

Kyle Sexton, Owner and Founder, ChamberThink Strategies



Crisis Communications and Strategy in a Pandemic – Jen Hellman, COO/Principal, Goff Public



Paralyzed to Pivoting: Finding Opportunity and Confidence in Virtual Event Planning – Leticia Harnung, Co-Owner, Good Plan Jan



MCCE Enbridge Update 2020 09 24

2020 Annual Meeting


2020 Attendees

Speaker Bios – 2020 Annual Meeting


Poll Everywhere Survey Results


Operations, finances and governance

Facilitated by Jennifer Harmening, IOM, president, Burnsville Chamber of Commerce

Finances – Tampa Chamber Approved Financial Policies and Procedures

Governance – Essential-Ingredients Handouts

Operations – Coaching the Board Handout


Erik Therwanger Think GREAT

Erik Therwanger, founder, Think GREAT


Standout PowerPoint

Standout Toolkit

Rob Dalton, CEO and brand therapist, Dalton Brand Catalyst

2019 Fall Conference

Building capacity to lead inclusion work –

Joan Sargent, J S Intercultural Coaching and Consulting

Kevin Skwira-Brown MSW, LGSW, Cultural Fluency Associates LLP


Communicating chamber value to maximize member engagement

Shari Pash, Strategic Solutions for Growth


Intentional membership and sponsorship sales growth

Shari Pash, Strategic Solutions for Growth


Value Proposition – SWOT Worksheets

Shari Pash, Strategic Solutions for Growth


All workforce challenges are local

Deb McMillan, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce


5 ways to reduce year-end stress and start 2020 focused on members

GrowthZone/ChamberMaster end-of-year resources

Cheri Petterson, GrowthZone/ChamberMaster

Mia Piwowar, GrowthZone/ChamberMaster


Creating winning sponsorships which support initiatives, not events and activities

Bruce Nustad, Minnesota Retailers Association