Feature Events

As much as we like to think we can do it all sitting on our couches, we can’t. That’s why we host and support events that go beyond the firm handshakes and how-do-you-do’s and into the heart of what people want: tipping conversation into action.  
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    Can Can Wonderland | 755 Prior Ave N #004 | St. Paul, MN 55104
    Join us on October 25 at #LikeABoss | Scale to hear from leaders who have seen the good, bad, and ugly of trying to scale their missions, small businesses, or company departments. View Full Event Recap
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    McNamara Alumni Center | 200 SE Oak St Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Pollen and AARP Minnesota are proud to present the 2018 list of "50 Over 50" honorees. Join us as we recognize and celebrate fifty of the most inspiring and accomplished leaders in Minnesota who are over the age of fifty. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. Join Pollen’s Work Redux community for a discussion about how women, men, and non-binary folks exhibit and benefit from charisma differently. View Full Event Recap
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    Industrious Minneapolis - Downtown | 60 South 6th St #2800, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    Join us for a casual open house at Industrious Minneapolis - Downtown on Wednesday, September 12. View Full Event Recap
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    Industrious Minneapolis - North Loop | 323 Washington Avenue North, 2nd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    Join us for a casual open house at Industrious Minneapolis - North Loop on Monday, June 26. View Full Event Recap
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    Solar Arts by Chowgirls | 711 NE 15th Avenue | Minneapolis, MN 55413
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    Pollen HQ | 701 North 3rd Street, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    Join us for a casual open house at Pollen HQ on Tuesday, May 15. View Full Event Recap
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    Minnesota History Center | 345 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. Join Pollen’s Work Redux community for a discussion that will center the narratives of women and non-binary leaders who know they are worthy. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis Institute of Art, Villa Rosa Room — 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    In every professional journey there’s a time when you hit the "What’s Next?" crossroad. Pollen and AARP have teamed up to bring Pollenites an in-depth, focused panel and workshop that will address this very question. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) | 2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Pollen and AARP Minnesota are proud to present the 2017 list of "50 Over 50" honorees. Join us as we recognize and celebrate fifty of the most inspiring and accomplished leaders in Minnesota. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. For the second Word Redux of 2017, we will hear from women leaders who have experienced the hidden and visible effects when careers and caregiving collide. View Full Event Recap
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    Solar Arts by Chowgirls | 711 NE 15th Avenue | Minneapolis, MN 55413
    Join us on June 7 to hear from leaders and bosses who have emerged from collaborative work environments relatively unscathed. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis American Indian Center | 1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Pollen and Twin Cities Daily Planet bring together industry leaders and equity experts for a discussion about how whiteness informs organizational culture and what we can do day-to-day to build more equitable work cultures. View Full Event Recap
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    Minneapolis American Indian Center | 1530 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Pollen and Twin Cities Daily Planet bring together industry leaders and equity experts for a discussion about how whiteness informs organizational culture and what we can do day-to-day to build more equitable work cultures. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. For the first Word Redux of 2017, we will explore the ramifications of gender that tremble through every corner of our lives, our work, and our dreams. View Full Event Recap
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    James J. Hill Center | 80 W 4th St, St. Paul, MN 55102
    Join Pollen and MPR News on October 25 to push an honest, difficult conversation about how Minnesota nonprofit organizations can break down cultural silos shaped by race and social class, and build more authentic, institutional relationships that value equity, true collaboration, and new forms of community. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Pollen and AARP Minnesota are proud to present the inaugural list of 50 Over 50 honorees. Join us as we recognize and celebrate fifty of the most inspiring and accomplished leaders in Minnesota. View Full Event Recap
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    Machine Shop | 300 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Work Redux brings together hundreds of women spanning diverse backgrounds to reimagine the future of the workplace. The next event in this series will explore the intersections of confidence that add up to our individualized presentation as leaders. View Full Event Recap
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    PAIKKA | 550 Vandalia Street, #165 Saint Paul, MN 55114
    We invite you to join together with other nonprofit and philanthropic leaders to dig into the foundational fears, challenges, and alternatives facing the nonprofit business model. How do we evolve beyond the grace of philanthropy towards a rally cry of sustainable giving—pivoting our sector to become more adaptive in creating market-based strategies to earn new mission-supporting revenue? View Full Event Recap
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    NorthGate Brewing | 783 Harding St NE Mpls, MN 55413
    A social event for Pollen's founding supporters and friends. This is a free event; RSVPs are appreciated. View Full Event Recap