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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 17, 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

East Central MN Job Fair

Tuesday, Apr. 21
Meet with representatives from dozens of industries from East Central Minnesota.

Discussion on MN's Economic Development Programs

Apr 21-May 8, Multiple Locations
Hear from officials in our offices of Business and Community Development, Trade and Broadband Development.

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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