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August 9 to 14, 2015

Governor Mark Dayton and a trade delegation will promote Minnesota exports and pave the way for new business development with the state's second-largest trading partner.

Learn more and apply to join the official delegation.

Application deadline is Friday, April 7, 2015.

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Join Minnesota at Bio 2015!

Join forces with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the University of Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic/DMC to tell the powerful Minnesota story at BIO.

Learn more about Bio 2015


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Your Journey to Foreign Markets
Can Begin With a Single STEP.

Whether you're new to exporting altogether or targeting a new market, STEP export assistance grants can help your company get export-ready and pave the way to success.

Learn more about STEP Export Assistance Grants.


Right Tool. Right Job.
Works Like a Charm.

MinnesotaWorks.net has everything you need to find the perfect job.

View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide. Upload your resume and apply for jobs online. Manage and track your efforts.

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Angel Tax Credit: The Movie

Entrepreneur meets investor in this epic tale of how great Minnesota businesses are financed. Five stars.

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Upcoming Events

6th Annual Northland Job Fair

Wednesday, Apr. 1
Meet with more than 90 employers from northern Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. 

Lake Mille Lacs Area Job Fair

Tuesday, Apr. 7
Talk with employers from various industries about their open job opportunities.

More Events

DEED Blogs

Minnesota's Clean Energy Economy

The clean energy sector businesses specializing in wind, solar, bio, energy efficiency and the smart grid is one of Minnesota's fastest-growing and most promising industries.

Help for Small Businesses

Small businesses are the core of the Minnesota economy, with more than 500,000 of them employing 1.2 million people.

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