Marketing and Promotional Materials

We produce booklets, brochures, videos and other marketing materials used to promote Minnesota as a great place to live, work and do business. Select from the links below to view, download or print.

Positively Minnesota
Positively Minnesota is our premier state of Minnesota marketing piece. It describes why Minnesota is the best place to start, expand or relocate your business.

Why Minnesota
Essential data on workforce, education, business logistics, business costs, and state and local incentives for companies considering startup, expansion or relocation in Minnesota.

Why Twin Cities
Provides a high-level snapshot of the business advantages for companies interested in expanding or relocating to the Twin Cities.

Why The Greater MSP Region? Minneapolis-St. Paul
Provides a detailed look at workforce, education, logistics, transportation, business costs, utilities, state and local business assistance, and quality of life in the 13 counties that make up the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan region.

Economic Overview and Industry Strengths of Minneapolis-St. Paul
Provides overviews of the general economy, the real estate market, and the metro area's major industries: bioscience and medical technology; finance and insurance; advanced manufacturing; renewable energy; food manufacturing; and information technology.

Data Center Incentives Fact Sheet
An overview of the tax incentives available for companies that invest $50 million to build data or network operation centers of at least 30,000 square feet.

Minnesota at a Glance
History, geography, education, population, economy, business and industry. Lots of fast facts at your fingertips.

Shovel-Ready Certified Sites
This series of fact sheets highlights DEED's work to help communities become more growth friendly by certifying that the most time-consuming aspects of developing commercial and industrial sites are already complete. Download Shovel-Ready fact sheets for the following communities:

Minnesotium!
The world's most compelling video reveals the secret to Minnesota's astounding success. Watch now.

Explore Minnesota Living
Highlights the great things that contribute to our legendary standard of living and make Minnesota one of the most livable states in the nation.