Networking Functions

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 11, 2022 | 5:00pm-7:00pm | Eveleth City Auditorium
Celebrate the beginning of the 2022 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.

Title sponsors: Magotteaux and Ziegler CAT
Supporting sponsors: Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC., Wescom Inc., Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) and SWCA Environmental Consultants.


Student Breakfast

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | 7:00am-8:30am | Kunnari’s Greenhouse
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 are required to attend the Student Breakfast to receive their complimentary registration. This event is for Students Only.

Student tables sponsored by AMCAST and Cleveland-Cliffs

Opening Plenary

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | 8:30am-11:30am | Iron Trail Motors Event Center
Join attendees for the official start of the technical program and welcome attendees to the 2022 SME MN Conference.

Sponsored by Minnesota Power

Exhibit Hall Vendor Reception

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | 5:00pm-7:00pm | Iron Trail Motors Event Center
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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