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Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2016

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Michael Langley, CEO of GREATER MSP will be the keynote speaker at ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for Collegiate Scientists) Minnesota annual meeting on June 16. 

Great jobs, talent, infrastructure and quality of life work together to build a globally competitive region, attract businesses and workers, and build a vibrant economy. Michael Langley will address how the GREATER MSP region is working to develop a regional economic development strategy to ensure availability of a strong workforce and leverage the regions’ assets. In line with the goals of GREATER MSP, the ARCS® Foundation for the past 50 years has provided financial support to the highest-quality STEM scholars to help build competitiveness in the U.S.

Also at this event, tour ARCS Avenue of Innovation to meet our Minnesota Scholars and see their cutting-edge research. Learn about ARCS Foundation which supports innovation in the U.S. by providing scholar awards to high-potential graduate students in science and technology. Your participation in this event will help build the base for our next extraordinary scholar!

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: The Women’s Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-3294

Light suppoer will be served and Cash bar will be available

Cost: $30 members, $40 non-members, $300 Table of 8

To register, please visit our online Event Registration page

Questions contact: Lola Fredrickson

About Michael Langley

Michael Langley is the founding CEO of GREATER MSP, the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership. GREATER MSP leads global promotion, regional strategy, and project management for economic growth and job creation in the Minneapolis Saint Paul region, which has 3.5 million residents and a Gross Metropolitan Product of over $230 Billion. He brings years of experience to the role as a widely recognized economic development strategist who has also led successful regional economic development organizations in Florida and Pennsylvania.

Since the formation of GREATER MSP in 2011, the Minneapolis Saint Paul region has achieved strong job growth and record low unemployment, and has been recognized widely for its diverse and resilient economy. The Atlantic recently published an article citing “The Minneapolis Miracle” and CNBC’s 2015 “Top States for Business” ranks Minnesota #1. The GREATER MSP led “Minnesota Medical Manufacturing Partnership” was also awarded the “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” (IMCP) designation from the US Department of Commerce in July 2015.