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Save 15-35% on business supplies and services with your MPMA membership!

  • - Uniforms
  • - Office supplies
  • - Merchant card fees
  • - Corrugated packaging supplies
  • - More!

There is no fee, and you order directly from contracted suppliers in the quantities you need!

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Save on Business Services Through CBIZ!

  • - CBIZ provides expertise in financial & tax services, employee benefits consulting, payroll and more
    - Receive a 20% discount off payroll standard fees
    - Preferred pricing, up to a 10% discount, on financial, tax & consulting services
    - MPMA receives a referral fee

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Upcoming Events:


Proposal for MPMA Program

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Friday, September 19, 2014

3rd Annual Shoot for Scholarships

This event raises money for the Education Foundation – to give out manufacturing scholarships and donate to technical education programs in MN!

Groups of 4-5 shoot sporting clays at 18 unique stations. The group to hit the most target is the winning team. Beginners are welcome!

MN Horse & Hunt Club

11:00 a.m. - Registration / Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Shotgun Start
6:00 p.m. - Raffle / Awards

> Click here for registration and sponsorship opportunities.

> Click here to register online.

THURSday, September 25, 2014

Member Program

Accounting Roundtable

“Speed-dating” with local accounting firms! You will choose 4 of the 5 topics below for 15-minute presentations.
· BDO – Sales Tax Audits & Issues
· CBIZ – Business Valuation
· Froehling Anderson – Cost Accounting
· KDV - Reduce Risk, Increase Confidence and Improve Your Bottom Line
· Black Line Group – R&D Tax Credit

11:00 a.m.: Registration/Lunch
11:30 a.m.: Introduction
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.: - Four 15-minute sessions
1:00 p.m.: Program Concludes

> Click here for registration.

> Click here to register online.

Thursday – Saturday, October 23-25, 2014

Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

Celebrate Manufacturer’s Week by opening your doors to the public for the 2014 Statewide Tour of Manufacturing, sponsored by Dream It. Do It.!

Open your doors for a tour on October 23, 24 or 25, 2014 and show people what is so awesome about manufacturing!

> Click here for more information

> Click here to check out the Tour of Manufacturing website

THURSday, October 23, 2014

MPMA Annual Meeting

Be Relevant: Creating a Mindset for Change and Innovation

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr N
Brooklyn Park, MN

5:30 p.m.: Registration/Reception
6:30 p.m.: Dinner/Annual Meeting
8:00 p.m.: Keynote Speaker

Within the next decade, eight of ten people working now will be irrelevant. The global workforce is changing drastically, and few industries will be exempt. You can’t avoid it, and it’s fatal to ignore it. But fear is no way to address change. You have to find the positive outcome.

> Click here to register online.

Save the date!

FRIday, November 21, 2014

Member Program

Discuss Legislative Issues With Representative Erik Paulsen

More details coming soon

Save the date!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Member Program

Employment Practices Liability

More details coming soon

Industry Happenings

DEED Made In Minnesota Directory

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