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 17, 2023 | 5:00 pm-7:00 pm | TBD
Celebrate the beginning of the 2023 SME MN Conference with this evening social. This reception is the perfect opportunity to make new connections with other conference attendees and conference exhibitors.

This is a ticketed event with an additional price of $25.00. Tickets can be purchased as a part of registration.

Student Breakfast

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 7:00 am-8:30 am | Kunnari’s Greenhouse 1305 8th Street South, Virginia, MN 55792
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.

Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 4:30 pm-7:00 pm | Iron Trail Motors Event Cente (Toyota Arena & Chevy Arena)
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.

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