The Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to continue their management education. The 1st Tuesday Speaker Series features top executives addressing hot topics in business and leadership.
Held on the first Tuesday of every month at the McNamara Alumni Center, the program attracts alumni and business leaders fromthroughout the corporate community, and has become an attractive spot for professionals in the metropolitan area to network.
The Business of Beer
Tap fresh insights from leading craft brewers
Founder, Surly Brewing
President, Fulton Beer
Founder, Town Hall Brewery
Founder, Summit Brewing Company
June First Tuesday
Featuring Buffalo Wild Wings President & CEO Sally Smith
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Minneapolis-based Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Sally J. Smith leads one of the nation's fastest-growing national restaurant chains, which includes more than 1,000 restaurants in 49 states and Canada and Mexico with system-wide revenue of over $ 2.8 billion.
In 2003, Smith led the company in its initial public offering, raising more than $50 million which has helped fund the company's exceptional growth. The company has achieved compounded annual revenue growth of 27% over the past ten years and compounded annual net income growth of more than 34% over the past ten years.
August First Tuesday
Featuring Red Wing Shoe President Dave Murphy
September First Tuesday
Featuring H.B. Fuller President & CEO Jim Owens
October First Tuesday
Featuring Freeman Shen of Zhejiang Geely Group
We value the partnerships with companies in the Twin Cities-area and want to continue to bring the business community together on a monthly basis. To continue our partnership with the business community, we invite you to purchase corporate tables for upcoming 1st Tuesday events!
Benefits of a 1st Tuesday Corporate Table:
To register your company for one or more 1st Tuesday events please email Katie Beaudet, Event & Program Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st Tuesday is hosted at the McNamara Alumni Center.
Cost: $32 (includes lunch and program)Schedule
|11:30 a.m.||Registration and Networking|
|1:00 p.m.||Program concludes|