Make It. MSP. brings our region together to better attract and retain talent. Hundreds of partners, including many of the region’s largest employers, work in teams to welcome newcomers, connect professionals of color, grow the tech workforce, and attract recent graduates.
Forge North is accelerating startup growth and innovation across the region. This coalition of entrepreneurs, investors, corporate innovators and other allies work together to make our region the best place in the world to start ventures, solve problems and scale impact.
The GREATER MSP Partnership is a key resource for businesses looking to expand or relocate in the Greater MSP region. We help companies find community data, create strategic partnerships, navigate programs and incentives, and coordinate across a variety of agencies, authorities, counties, and municipalities.
The Regional Indicators Dashboard is a set of shared metrics that tracks the region’s change on critical economic, environmental, and social outcomes. Measuring change in the areas that matter most for continued long-term success will help improve our region’s economic competitiveness.
The Regional Air Services Partnership (RASP) is strengthening national and global connections to our region through our renowned international airport. This initiative, with leadership from corporate partners and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), supports our region’s competitiveness through enhanced air service.
ConnextMSP is developing an inclusive talent network. This groundbreaking initiative builds lifelong connections between thousands of young people of color who have completed local college and career readiness programs and employers looking to hire.
At the MBOLD coalition, we believe that the future of food and agriculture must be one that nourishes a growing global population while protecting and preserving the Earth’s natural resource base for the generations to come. Minnesota’s globally leading cluster of businesses, researchers, and food and agriculture producers has a vital role to play in making that future a reality.
Our vision for the Greater MSP region is to lead the world in inclusive economic growth by welcoming all, empowering talent and igniting innovation. As our region’s residents work together to build this world-class economy and quality of life, and solve some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century in food, water and health, we are proud to share their stories.
“Mobility across industries – and the cross-pollination of skills – is pronounced in the Greater MSP Region. Economic opportunities bring people here, and quality of life keeps them here”
Chairman, President and CEO at Xcel Energy
“As I watch the diversity in our region grow, I’m excited about the opportunity to get everyone involved in employment. That’s inclusion. And inclusion is a smart business decision – and the right thing to do.”