Sixth Annual Bridging the Atlantic Seminar Scheduled

Posted: Sep 24 2018
Private and public sector leaders from North Dakota and Norway will once again convene during the Norsk Høstfest to build on unique business opportunities.  The Minot Area Development Corporation (MADC) and Minot State University (MSU) will host a panel of enterprisers with proven results following Tuesday’s Joint Service Club Luncheon at the Grand Hotel in Minot.  This year’s theme is “Economic Development Entrepreneurship: Local, State, National, and International”. 
Among the distinguished speakers are North Dakota Department of Commerce Commissioner Jay Schuler; Director of MSU’s Severson Entrepreneurship Academy, and former City of Minot Mayor, Chuck Barney; Managing Member of Aksal Group Jessica Ackerman; and City of Minot Disaster Resilience Grant Program Manager John Zakian, CEcD; Founder/CEO. The panel will be moderated Dr. Jacek Mrozik, Associate Vice President of MSU.
The assembly is an inimitable occasion for leaders to strengthen global partnerships and discuss entrepreneurial opportunities and challenges within the local ecosystem and beyond.  This annual networking event is intended to build on established business connections and bolster cross-Atlantic interaction and investment.  The public is invited to attend on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Grand Ball Room at the Grand Hotel of Minot.