12:00NOON Registration Opens
12:45PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Justin Erickson, Community Venture Network
1:05PM Duluth Case Study
1:30PM Session One
Critical Community Leadership: Thought leaders will reflect on how their particular roles are impacting Opportunity Zone activities within their respective spheres of influence and how they work together.
2:30PM Ice Cream Break
3:00PM Session Two
Technical Assistance Hands-on Round Tables
4:30PM Session Three
MN Opportunity Zone Challenge Pitches
5:15PM National Reflections
Rachel Reilly, Economic Innovation Group
5:35PM MN Opportunity Zone Challenge Winners Awarded
5:40PM Reception with Snacks & Cash Bar
7:00PM Summit Concludes
The Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative is a partnership that seeks to inspire investment in designated Opportunity Zones. It brings together developers, investors, businesses, and community development entities to host a statewide project and site directory, hold educational events, and share best practices on a regular basis.
Thank you to our founding partners!
The Minnesota Opportunity Collaborative is powered by The Northspan Group, Inc. & Community Exchange, and funded in part by the Opportunity Zone Fund, the Morgan Fund, and the Community Opportunity Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.