Members: Get to Know Your Industry

Our member-exclusive events offer member companies and their employees the perfect opportunity to further establish their network within the construction industry.

These social and networking events represent a huge added benefit to membership, with exciting and varied events to participate in and show your support for MBEX.

All of our events are sponsored in part by The Builders Group (TBG) Thank you, TBG!

February

Winter Social - North

02.25.2022

Join MBEX up north in Duluth for fun winter socializing with fellow industry professionals.

DATE: Friday, February 25, 2022
LOCATION: TBD

Hosted each February, the Winter Social North allows for members to partake in a fun-filled group outing. Past events have included hockey outings and group curling. More information coming soon!

March

Documents Reading Course [Spring 2022]

03.07.2022

All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints.

DATES: March 7-29, 2022
TIME: 5:00pm on Mondays & Tuesdays
LOCATION: Minnesota Builders Exchange (1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., 55405)

This reading course is designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and enough practice at reading blueprints to get started. Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis.

Enrollment details coming soon!

Annual Meeting & Luncheon

All members are welcome to attend MBEX's annual meeting!

DATE: January 19, 2022 
LOCATION: TPC Twin Cities (11444 Tournament Players Parkway, Blaine, Minn., 55449)
SCHEDULE: 11:00am - Social  |  12:00pm - Lunch  |  1:00pm - Program

The MBEX Annual Meeting is an open board meeting in which members are given the opportunity to enjoy lunch at Minnesota's only private PGA-Tour owned property, congratulate new Board members, actively observe board meeting procedures, and socialize/network with other industry representatives.

At this year's Annual Meeting, we welcome special guest speaker Mike Welch, the tournament director of the 3M Open, also held at TPC Twin Cities each year.

Check out past Annual Meeting recaps: 2021 Annual Meeting recap2020 Annual Meeting recap | 2019 Annual Meeting recap

Winter Social - North

Join MBEX up north in Duluth for fun winter socializing with fellow industry professionals.

DATE: Friday, February 25, 2022
LOCATION: TBD

Hosted each February, the Winter Social North allows for members to partake in a fun-filled group outing. Past events have included hockey outings and group curling.

Document Reading Course - Spring

All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints.

DATES: March 7-29, 2022
TIME: 5:00pm on Mondays & Tuesdays
LOCATION: Minnesota Builders Exchange (1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., 55405)

This reading course is designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and enough practice at reading blueprints to get started. Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis.

MSP Spring Social

One of MBEX's annual socials, this networking event provides opportunities for members to mingle and socialize with other industry professionals.

DATE: Thursday, April 7, 2022
LOCATION: Earle Brown Heritage Center (6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, Minn., 55430)
SCHEDULE: 4:00pm - Event begins

Check out past Spring Social recaps, including a list of sponsors:
2021 - cancelled due to COVID, 2020 - cancelled due to COVID2019 event recap2018 event recap2017 event recap

Member Appreciation BBQ

Join the MBEX staff and Board of Directors for an afternoon so we may show our appreciation for your on-going support of our organization.

DATE: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
LOCATION: Minnesota Builder's Exchange Parking Lot (1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., 55405)
TIME: Begins at 11:00am

MSP Golf Tournament

All members are invited to come yell "Fore!" on the golf greens at our Twin Cities' hosted golf tournament.

DATE: Thursday, June 23, 2022
LOCATION: Oak Glen Golf Club (1599 McKusick Road N, Stillwater, Minn., 55082)
SCHEDULE:  1:30pm - Shotgun Start

Golf packages typically include lunch, golf, golf cart for use, and dinner.

View past Twin Cities golf event recaps: 2021 event recap  |  2020 - cancelled due to COVID  |  2019 event recap  |   2018 event recap  |   2017 event recap

St. Cloud Golf Tournament

All St. Cloud-area members are invited to come to the first golf tournament event with MBEX.

DATE: Monday, July 11, 2022
LOCATION: St. Cloud Country Club (301 Montrose Road, St. Cloud, Minn., 56301)
SCHEDULE: 1:00pm - Shotgun Start

Golf packages typically include lunch, golf, golf cart for use, and dinner.

MSP Sporting Clays Scholarship Fundraiser

Help raise funds for the MBEX Scholarship Fund at this great outdoor event.

DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2022
LOCATION: Game Unlimited Hunting Club (871 County Road E, Hudson, Wis., 54016)
SCHEDULE: 12:30pm - Event begins

This annual event includes a cook-out lunch, sporting clays shoot, dinner and awards. 

View past Sporting Clays Fundraiser event recaps: 2021 event recap  |  2020 event recap  |  2019 event recap  |  2018 event recap  |  2017 event recap 

The Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship is a special fund set up by the Exchange to award scholarships to individuals for educational purposes in a field directly-related to the construction industry

Golf Tournament North

All members are invited to what we FORE-see as a great Duluth event!

DATE: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
LOCATION: Ridgeview Country Club (700 Redwing Street, Duluth, Minn., 55803)

This annual event includes a full round of golf, lunch, dinner and awards. Socialize and network while participating in one of our most popular events in northern Minnesota. Golf packages include lunch, golf, cart, and dinner.

Check out the 2021 event recap

Sporting Clays North

Members are invited to join MBEX for an afternoon of claying shooting, food, awards, and prizes.

DATE: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
WHERE: Old Vermillion Trail (3960 Old Vermillion Trail, Duluth, Minn., 55803)

Numerous networking and sponsorship opportunities provide attendees with yet another exclusive member benefit!

View past event recaps: 2021 event recap2020 event recap

Fall Social

This widely-popular networking event provides an opportunity for members to socialize and mingle with other industry representatives in a casual, yet professional, atmosphere.

DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2022
LOCATION: TBD 

Take a look at past Fall Socials, including a list of sponsors: 2021 event recap  |  2020 - cancelled due to COVID |  2019 event recap  |  2018 event recap  |  2017 event recap

Document Reading Course - Fall

All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints.

DATES: September 19 - October 11, 2022
TIME: 5:00pm on Mondays & Tuesdays
LOCATION: Minnesota Builders Exchange (1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., 55405)

This reading course is designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and enough practice at reading blueprints to get started. Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis.

Holiday Party North

The Holiday Party North, hosted annually, provides members with an opportunity to celebrate the end of a business year and the holiday season. 

DATE: Thursday, December 1, 2022
LOCATION: TBD
VIEW PAST EVENTS: 2021 recap  |  2020 (event cancelled due to COVID) 2019 recap

This festive and lively celebration features cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, networking, door prizes and awards for the ugliest Christmas sweaters.

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Feb
25

Winter Social - North

Join MBEX up north in Duluth for fun winter socializing with fellow industry...

Mar
7

Documents Reading Course [Spring 2022]

All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the...