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Brainerd Lakes Chamber

For more than 100 years, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce has strengthened the businesses that strengthen our communities. We are Lakes Proud.

2023 Celebrating Manufacturing


Join us this September as we observe Minnesota Manufacturing Month at our annual event, “Celebrating Manufacturing!” We are excited to once again partner with the Lakes Area Manufacturers Alliance to host this event for our Members. This is a special opportunity to network with your peers, hear from notable speakers, and expand your knowledge of the manufacturing industry. Included with this event is a complimentary breakfast. RSVP to reserve your seat today!

Event Program

  • 7:30 AM: Doors Open & Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM: Welcome
    Matt Kilian, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
  • 8:15 AM: Special Guest Address
    Doug Loon, President & CEO, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
  • 9:00 AM: Keynote Presentation: “Stopping the Revolving Door” and “Developing Your Workforce – the Next 10 Years”
    Mike Henke, MHI Consulting 
  • 11:00 AM: Closing

Keynote Presentation: Mike Henke

Stopping the Revolving Door: What employees look for continues to change, and the new Keys to Retention are shared, as well as strategies for how to implement them. Why pay did not make the list, why you think that it should, and how pay really affects retention. Why the relationship to the immediate supervisor is very important, and how you get employees excited about your organization and keep employees from all generations! 

Developing your Workforce – the Next 10 Years: The Workforce Crisis that we face will be more challenging in the future, our eyes need to be open for what is ahead! Your people ARE your greatest asset. Hear how to attract talent, create world class onboarding and development of your team, and learn how to retain your rock stars in today’s challenging world. This session will show a new path to developing a winning workplace culture that others want to be a part of, and how to develop bench strength and future leaders!

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