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Growing the Greater MSP regional economy — for good.

In 2011, The Itasca Group and other key stakeholders decided to make a significant contribution to growing the local economy by creating a regional approach to economic development, leading to the creation of GREATER MSP.

Regional VISION

The Greater MSP Region leads the world in inclusive economic growth by welcoming all, empowering talent & igniting innovation.


Partnership MISSION

The GREATER MSP Partnership will accelerate regional competitiveness and inclusive economic growth through job creation, capital investment & execution of strategic initiatives.


Partnership VALUES

Accountability  |  Alignment  |  Inclusion  Innovation  |  Transparency



Our Strategy

Working with a broad array of Partners and Investors, the GREATER MSP staff, Board and Partner Advisory Council have developed the region’s first Regional Economic Development Strategy, based on three key pillars:

1Telling "Our Region's Story."
2Retaining and attracting key talent with the launch of Make It. MSP.
3Building our "Sectors of Strength" for global leadership.

Leading the way to the future

The Greater Minneapolis Saint Paul region is positioned to lead the world in solving its most important challenges, now and in the future. Safe and abundant food, clean water and health solutions will drive the global economy in the coming years. As a leader in these technologies and industries, the region has the R&D, financial and business service infrastructure to support them. Our highly educated and culturally connected workforce will create and contribute to businesses’ success. Our quality of life and commitment to community will sustain that success. Businesses prosper here — because people prosper here.