Business events calendar: November 2016

Written by: Fargo Inc Staff

Stay up to date with what business events are happening this month.

Flying High: A Look at Fargo’s Air Service
Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 – 9 a.m.
You see them flying overhead and bringing visitors and residents to and from Fargo all day long, but do you know all of what is happening at Hector International Airport? Shawn Dobberstein, executive director of Hector, will provide you with a full update on construction projects, terminal changes and what to expect in the coming year for local air service. Michael Lum, consultant with Sixel Consulting, will also share an overall view of the Fargo air-service market. Through data about passenger trends, fares, load factors, and popular domestic and international flights, you’ll gain an understanding into what it takes to gain air service in our region. Registration includes breakfast and is $30 in advance and $35 at the door for Chamber members and $40 in advance and $45 at the door for non-members.
Courtyard by Marriott Fargo-Moorhead
1080 28th Ave. S, Moorhead

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Fargo Planning Commission
Tuesday, November 1, 4 – 8 p.m.
You can watch the meeting live on TV Fargo (channel 12). Meetings are rebroadcast each Sunday at 8 a.m., Tuesday at 4 p.m. and Wednesday at 8 a.m.
Fargo City Hall
200 3rd St. N., Fargo

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Moorhead Business Association (MBA) City Council Candidate Forums
October 19, October 26, and November 2, 7 – 8:00 a.m. 
In October and early November, the Moorhead Business Association (MBA) will host candidate forums for the Moorhead City Council election. Each forum will be at the MBA’s regular Wednesday meeting time (7:00 – 8:00 a.m.) and place (Highway 10 Moorhead Fryn’ Pan). October 19 is the forum for Wards 2 and 4 with candidates Heidi Durand, Steve Gehrtz and John Rowell. October 26 is the forum for Ward 3 with candidates Matthew Kammerer and Joel Paulsen. November 2 is the forum for Ward 1 with candidates Sara Watson Curry, Cory Emerson, Daryl Moede, Raymond Schultz and Jim Steen. Attendance is free and open to all.
Fryn’ Pan Family Restaurant
2920 US-10, Moorhead

Traffic Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, November 2, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
You can watch this meeting live on TV Fargo (channel 99). Meetings are rebroadcast the first Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m., the second Tuesday at 8 p.m. and the third Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
Fargo City Hall
200 3rd St. N., Fargo

Cyber Security: You Can Outsmart a Con Artist
Wednesday, November 9, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Scams and fraud are all around us, even in places we least expect it. Because cyber security affects all areas of our lives—personal, business and financial—learn from experts in each of these three areas at this training. Lisa Jemtrud, director of the Institute for Marketplace Ethics for the Better Business Bureau; Rick Davis, CEO of Insight Technologies; and Jesse Van Nevel, First International Bank & Trust, will share important information regarding scams and fraud in a society where data security threats are front and center in a panel discussion moderated by Heather Johnson, business outreach coordinator at the Better Business Bureau. Registration includes lunch and is $27 in advance and $32 at the door for Chamber members and $40 in advance and $45 at the door for non-members.
Holiday Inn Fargo
3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Founders Only Retreat

Founder’s Only Retreat
November 9, 3:00 p.m. – November 11, 1 p.m.
Emerging Prairie will be hosting the Founder’s Only Retreat to encourage you to invest in yourselves, create a support network and have some time away. The team at Emerging Prairie is committed to creating a meaningful experience with great food, tasty coffee and meaningful interactions. Cost: $20 – $550
Coteau des Prairies Lodge
9953 141st Ave. SE
Havana, ND

Robert ONeill

Voices of Vision: Robert O’Neill
Wednesday, November 16, noon – 1:30 p.m.
Decorated combat veteran Robert O’Neill will bring his expertise and insights to the metro when he headlines the 2016 Voices of Vision. O’Neill’s presentation, “Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions,” focuses on what he learned during his more than 400 combat missions across four theaters of war.

O’Neill has served America as a Navy SEAL, team leader and senior chief petty officer at Naval Special Development Group in some of the most challenging, storied and clandestine military roles of our time. A highly trained SEAL, he led the military’s most elite and was involved in our nation’s most important campaigns. Registration includes lunch and is $60 in advance and $65 at the door for Chamber members and $75 in advance and $80 at the door for non-members. Corporate table sponsorships are $750.

***Individual tickets are sold out and a limited number of corporate tables are available. To be put on a waiting list or to reserve a table, please contact Tracy at [email protected] or call 218-359-0515.***
Ramada Plaza & Suites and Conference Center
1635 42nd St. S, Fargo

Liquor Control Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 16, 1 – 2 p.m.
Meetings are broadcast live on TV Fargo (channel 99). They are rebroadcast on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. and the first Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
Fargo City Hall
200 3rd St. N., Fargo

Edie Ramstad

From the Bottom to the Top: One Woman’s Story of Entrepreneurial Success
Tuesday, November 22, 3:30 – 5 p.m. (Social: 5 – 6 p.m.)
Edie Ramstad, owner of Weave Got Maille, will share how the philosophy of helping other women has helped take her from the bottom to the top. From feeling like she would never be able to do anything to owning two million-dollar companies and helping numerous other women reach their goals and better their lives, her story is one that is inspiring and encouraging.
Avalon Events Center
2525 9th Ave. S, Fargo

Business After Hours
December 1

Ramada Plaza & Suites and Conference Center
1635 42nd St. S, Fargo

State of the Cities
Thursday, January 12, 8 – 9:30 a.m.

Holiday Inn Fargo
3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

1 Million Thanks 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location TBD

– Bitcoin Meetup
– Cass-Clay Subcontractor Sales & Marketing Meetup
– Girl Develop It
– Fargo 3D Printing Meetup
– Fargo Cashflow Game Night
– Fargo Entrepreneurship Meetup
– Fargo Virtual Reality Meetup
– Fargo-Moorhead Content Strategy
– The Fargo-Moorhead Real Estate Investing Meetup
– Master Networks
– Fargo Business Referral Group
– Mobile Meetup Fargo
– Moorhead Entrepreneurship Meetup
– Red River Valley Big Data
– Midwest Big Data Hub Meetup

*All meetups above (except Bitcoin Meetup) can be found at If interested in the Bitcoin Meetup, please contact [email protected]

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