Thank you to all our Partners!
Without the support of our Partners, TEDxStCloud would still be just a dream. We’d like to thank all of the organizations below for their generous contributions.
Inventure Properties was created out of our clients’ needs. Our intent is to create portfolios we have long-term holds in, giving partners the ability to enter into real estate holdings typically not available to them. Currently, Inventure Properties has a unique and diverse portfolio, encompassing Central MN and the Twin Cities Metro area.
At Capital One, we dare to dream, disrupt and deliver a better way. Our goal is simple – bring ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to an industry ripe for change. Founder-led, Capital One is on a mission to help people live their best lives and build one of America’s leading information-based technology companies.
Our mission is to spearhead the economic development efforts of the greater St. Cloud region. We do that by identifying and cultivating opportunities that engage community leaders, foster business growth, expand the area’s talent base and enrich the communities within Benton, Stearns and Sherburne counties in central Minnesota. Through collaboration among and between the rich and diverse resources of our region, the greater St. Cloud area is a growing and vibrant community where talented people choose to live, work and engage.
Livewire, a full-service live event production company, offers audio, video, lighting, staging and scenery for corporate events, meetings, concerts, non-profit galas and fundraisers, and theatrical events of any size in Minnesota, North Dakota and around the country. Find out more about Livewire at LivewireNow.com.
DAYTA Marketing is a social and digital marketing company redefining client-agency partnerships. Our services provide custom and comprehensive solutions through Brand Awareness, Audience Engagement, Brand Reputation and Workforce Engagement. We specialize in Digital Strategy, Social Media Management, Reputation Management, Social Advertising, Web Design, and Graphic Design.
At Ledge Wealth, we exist for one reason, to Help Others..
Ledge Wealth helps build, protect and distribute wealth for some of the most successful families in Central Minnesota.
What we do, and the conversations we have with you, involves so much more than money alone. We talk about your life, dreams, and passions. More of a calling, we strive to uncover what you truly value, and then we map out a financial plan to realize those goals. More simply, we care for you, and we invest the time to get to know you on a genuine, personal level.
CREATE ANYTHING WITH FOAM LARGE ART, GIANT PROPS, AND MOLD CORES – OUR BREAD AND BUTTER.
It usually starts with a digital model. We’ll CAD model it, or 3D scan it. Artists commonly carve small-scale models to get project approvals.
We then modify, scale to whatever size we need, and send a 3D PDF. You can rotate it, zoom in, and fine tune every inch before it gets cut.
Manufacturing is done by whichever methods are most efficient. We make giant objects in pieces, often slicing them in half to add armatures for support.
Granite Equity Partners is a mission-driven private investment and holding company. We combine long-term business growth with a dedication to community well-being. For 15 years, our ownership approach has delivered significant benefits for stakeholders and far-reaching impact in Minnesota – and across the globe.
Microbiologics is the world’s leading provider of ready-to-use QC microorganisms and innovative molecular controls. Our microbial controls are used for assay development, instrument validation and routine quality control testing in clinical, pharmaceutical, food, water and educational industries. Offering the largest and most diverse line of QC microorganisms, Microbiologics produces over 1000 different strains in a variety of user-friendly formats including qualitative, quantitative, Certified Reference Material, and Parasite Suspensions. Microbiologics has an expansive international distribution network and ships to over 130 countries around the world. Our company is proud to be known for exceptional Customer Service and knowledgeable Technical Support.
As an innovative multi-platform media company, we have been working closely with our advertising customers for over 150 years to help them navigate the advertising world and make smart, well-informed strategic decisions that meet their business goals. Our audience-based products and marketing services; such as ReachLocal our digital fulfillment division, help local businesses build relationships and engage with consumers to stay ahead of the curve in responding to the changing media and marketing landscape. Our approach is simple: connect you with your best prospects and customers and build results for your business.
CLA is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services to help enhance our clients’ enterprise value and assist them in growing and managing their related personal assets — all the way from startup to succession and beyond. Our professionals are immersed in the industries they serve and have deep knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With more than 5,400 people, more than 110 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of services to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic.
Our vision is to deliver exceptional value to our customers by applying our valve and problem-solving expertise to improve their operational performance. DeZURIK, APCO, HILTON and Willamette – four of the most trusted brands in the valve industry – have set the standard for design innovation, quality and service. Our high-quality products have made us a global leader in manufacturing valves for water treatment, sewage treatment, water distribution, pump stations, pulp and paper, chemical and petrochemical, mining, power, hydropower dams, and other process industries.
GeoComm was founded in 1995 to provide county governments with turnkey emergency 9-1-1 development services. Over the subsequent 23 years, the company has grown to serve local, regional, statewide, and military agencies in forty-nine states, helping to keep more than 100 million people safe. Today, GeoComm has a national reputation as a leading provider of public safety GIS systems that route emergency calls to the appropriate call center, map the caller’s location on call taker or dispatcher maps, and guide emergency responders to the scene of the accident on mobile displays within police, fire and ambulance vehicles. Our NG9-1-1 GIS solutions provide GIS data quality control, transformation, and aggregation services as well NG9-1-1 system emergency call routing.
Our high-performing team maximizes investor results. We do this by cultivating access to investment intelligence and opportunities through our strategic relationships, and directly helping startups grow and find exits.
Great North Labs follows a scalable, data-driven process for identifying opportunities and managing our investment portfolio.
Founded in 1930, the Mahowald Insurance Agency has over eight decades of experience managing risk and developing insurance programs. We are a growing agency grouped into three centers of excellence: Commercial Insurance for business risk management, Group Benefits for personnel risk management, and Personal Insurance for individual and family risk management. Together we form a complete, full-service agency. Our clients stretch from the Carolinas to California and most points in-between. At the Mahowald Insurance Agency we have the means to manage your risk.
Established at the start of the 20th century, Moss & Barnett has helped shape the practice of law in Minnesota and grown national practices in accountant law, corporate law, communications, creditors remedies, regulated industries, construction, and technology.
MYRES CONSULTING, LLC is a management consulting firm dedicated to the success of our clients. Our specialty is partnering with companies and organizations of all sizes who have a desire to grow and improve.
Palmer has provided printing and distribution services for over 50 years to local and national clients.
A winning combination of dedicated people, leading technology and a focus on personal, professional service has earned us relationships lasting over 35 years. With a continuous focus on our customers and their needs, our teams explore new technologies and processes to meet specific demands. We use that experience to implement progressive business strategies and efficiencies.
Our Mission is to be a relationship-driven finance company by providing honest, superior service with a commitment to operational excellence. In doing so, PCI strives to create sustainable opportunities for businesses, consumers and employees.
Red Zest Design specializes in creating dynamic high stakes presentations for TEDx speakers, CEOs, and executive directors—people who have one shot to WOW their audience and make a lasting impression.
Founder and creative engine Samantha Nienow has a unique background in graphic design, branding, and public speaking. Her passion to combine great design + engaging content takes audiences on a visual journey and helps her clients stand out from the rest.
The College of Liberal Arts and its embedded School of the Arts (SotA) offers an array of courses of study in the arts, humanities and the social sciences. As the principal provider to St. Cloud State’s Liberal Education Program, the College and School touch the lives of nearly every student seeking an undergraduate degree. Through a variety of learning opportunities — be it in a classroom or in the community — we provide students with the ability to make a difference in the world today and into the future.
The College of Science and Engineering (COSE) is now the largest college at St. Cloud State University. It offers more than forty undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the St. Cloud and Twin Cities areas. The rigor and relevance of COSE’s programs, as well as our holistic approach to developing student preparedness for successful careers, distinguishes our student experience and unleashes our students’ potential. In COSE, we enrich the socioeconomic prospective of our region and fulfill our commitment to stewardship of place through everything from graduating students with the skills needed for the 21st century to forging innovative community and industrial partnerships.
Laser Focused on Quality, Customers & Community
Expert metal craftsmanship and technology blend seamlessly every day at Sunset Manufacturing, which specializes in custom fabrication of stainless and mild steel, aluminum and other metals for a wide variety of customer applications and industries including transportation, construction, and food processing. From laser cutting and forming, to welding, machining and finishing, Sunset provides turnkey production to customers’ exact specifications. Capable of even the most intricate cuts of one-half the thickness of a human hair (+/-.005), Sunset’s experienced engineers and laser cutting capabilities routinely transform aluminum up to ½”, and stainless and mild steel up to ¾” thickness.
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF), in affiliation with CommunityGiving, is a public charity that attracts and administers charitable funds for the benefit of the local community. CMCF provides innovative ways for area residents, businesses and organizations to give back to their community and leave a legacy. Since 1985, CMCF has grown to over $89.6 million in assets and awarded over $93.1 million in grants to local non-profits.
The mission of the City of St. Cloud is to provide high quality public services for our residents in a cost effective, responsive, innovative and professional manner given the changing needs and resources available.
The following Core Values have also been established for the City of St. Cloud:
- Excellence and quality in the delivery of services
- Fiscal responsibility
- Ethics and integrity
- Respecting residents as owners
- Open and honest communications
- Visionary leadership and planning
Gray Plant Mooty (GPM) is a full-service law firm that has been providing exemplary legal services to clients for 150+ years. Our attorneys serve an impressive roster of regional, national, and international clients with more than 180 lawyers and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota. We pride ourselves in pairing legal expertise with exceptional client service thorough an understanding and appreciation to our clients’ needs. In addition, we strive to make a positive difference in our communities through involvement in a variety of charitable organizations and pro bono activities. Learn more, visit www.gpmlaw.com
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