Think-Tank Part 1

Regional Think-Tank Workshop Part 1

Friday, April 14, 2023; 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center, 901 Raintree Road, Mankato, MN 56001

Thank you to the over 140 stakeholders who attended Part 1 of the Greater Mankato 2040 (GM2040) Regional Think-Tank Workshops! You brought an incredible energy to the room, and the discussions reflected your excitement to build a plan for the future of the Greater Mankato Region.

Attendees deliberated on the global context of the Midwest, considered how current trends will influence the region, and fused this data with their regional expertise to determine the top 20 key drivers guiding Greater Mankato’s future.

“I think we’ve got a lot to figure out yet, but it really is a great start.”

Hear regional stakeholders discuss Key Drivers for the future of the Greater Mankato region after attending Part 1 of the Regional Think-Tank Workshops.


Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) is leading this initiative. They are partnering with the consultancy firm of Future iQ to develop a new vision for the Greater Mankato region.

Jessica BeyerPresident and CEO
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
Phone: 507-385-6640
David Beurle CEO and Founder
Future iQ
Phone: 612-757-9190