Networking Events

Meet new acquaintances and reconnect with old friends by attending an SME Minnesota Conference Function. Find sponsored coffee breaks, networking luncheons and social receptions that help you make meaningful, lasting connections.

Attendees must register for the conference to attend SME Minnesota Conference social functions.
Additional tickets for each event may be purchased.

SME Minnesota Conference Welcome Reception

Monday, April 15, 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Clyde Iron Works Event Center, 2920 W. Michigan St. Duluth, MN
Celebrate the beginning of the 2024 SME MN Conference with this evening social featuring entertainment from the Rock Hounds. Come meet the NewRange Copper Nickel team and hear their company update. This reception is the perfect opportunity to make new connections with other conference attendees and conference exhibitors.

This is a ticketed event please RSVP as part of registration.

Sponsored by
New Range Logo


Reception wine sponsored by
New Range Logo


Reception beer sponsored by
New Range Logo


Co-Sponsored by
Foth Logo geosyntec    New Range Logo     Spencer Fane      Sehinc


Student Breakfast

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | 7:00 am - 8:30 am | Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Fuel your body and your mind with this student-focused breakfast, hosted to provide a forum for you to expand your professional network by mingling with like-minded students and young professionals just like you.

Registered students only.

Sponsored by
New Range Logo


Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Duluth Entertainment Convention Center | Pioneer Hall
After a full day of technical sessions and meetings, enjoy a reception in the exhibit hall where you can mingle with other attendees and discuss topics from the technical sessions or the highlights of the opening plenary. Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception tickets available onsite only for $40.00.


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