Top 12 January Business Events In Fargo-Moorhead

Written by: Fargo Inc Staff

Contracting Registration TuneUp (online event) | JANUARY 9

Tuesday, 9 – 10 a.m.

Your business information on government databases and registrations should be reviewed and updated annually. This webinar will give you a starting point on checks and updates you can make to be sure your information is current and visible to government agencies and prime contractors. This is a free event hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration – North Dakota District Office.

1 Million Cups Fargo | EVERY WEDNESDAY

Every Wednesday, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.



Join the vibrant entrepreneurial community of Fargo-MoorheadWest Fargo and Emerging Prairie by participating in an event filled with guest speakers, tons of coffee, ideas and excellent networking opportunities. Event is free.
The Stage at Island Park
333 4th St. S, Fargo

Tell Your Story to Attract, Engage and Retain the Right Talent | JANUARY 10

Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Heather Ostrowksi, Client Relations Manager at Preference Employment Solutions

The competition for talent is fierce out there. You should know how to answer, “Tell me why I would want to work for your company.” The employee value proposition, by definition, is the balance of the rewards and benefits that are received by employees in return for their performance at the workplace. This training qualifies for two CPE credits for the ND CPA Society.

What You Will Learn

  • Why the EVP is crucial in attracting today’s top talent
  • How to create your own
  • What to do with it after it’s created

About the Presenter
Heather Ostrowski is a client relations manager with Preference Employment Solutions. In this role, she fosters client relationships and uncovers additional ways their team can be a resource in staffing solutions.

Registration (includes lunch) Chamber Members

  • $30 in advance
  • $35 at the door Non-Members
  • $40 in advance
  • $45 at the door
DoubleTree by Hilton
West Fargo 825 East Beaton Drive, West Fargo

State of the Cities Tuesday, 8 – 9:30 a.m. | JANUARY 11

Join the FMWF Chamber of Commerce at this annual event that brings our community together to ask questions of the mayors of Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo and Dilworth and talk about the cities’ growth, goals and priorities. Live polling lets the audience engage while sharing their opinions. Last year, attendees learned that workforce and flood protection were the issues most important to members. What will it be this year?

Questions for the Mayors? Please contact Tracy Powell at [email protected]

Registration (includes breakfast)

Chamber Members

  • $35 in advance
  • $40 at the door Non-Members
  • $45 in advance
  • $50 at the door Corporate Table Sponsorship
  • $650 table of eight
Holiday Inn Fargo
3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

Operation Thank You | JANUARY


What is OTY?
The FMWF Chamber of Commerce’s Operation Thank You has one mission: to say thank you to its members. This special event also allows them to share with their membership new information and materials. They’d love for you to join in on the fun. If you’re a Chamber member, please consider volunteering. There is no cost to attend any of these events!

Packet Stuffing: Wednesday, January 17, 10 a.m. – noon

Operation Thank You kicks off with a stuffing party to assemble the more than 2,100 membership packets with new and important information. The best part is that if you help with stuffing the packets, you can select the organizations you would like to personally deliver to that day.

Hjemkomst Center
202 1st Ave. N, Moorhead

Packet Pick-Up: Wednesday, January 17, 1 – 4 p.m.

Help the Chamber kick-off packet delivery to its member businesses. Volunteers, stop by during this time to pick up your packets and get your route before hitting the road. Hjemkomst Center 202 1st Ave. N, Moorhead

Operation Thank You Celebration: Thursday, January 18, 4 – 6 p.m.

Operation Thank You wouldn’t be complete without a party to celebrate your successful day of connections and camaraderie. Join the Chamber for some delectable treats as you share your experiences from the day and possibly win a prize. Must be present to win.

D-S Beverages
201 17th St. N, Moorhead

Off the Clock | JANUARY 18

Tuesday, 5:15 – 7:30 p.m.

Take a step back in time at January’s Off the Clock. You’ll be checking out Moorhead’s Italian and American restaurant and lounge, Speak Easy. But don’t worry about gangsters or bootleggers here. It’s all fun in a casual atmosphere with character and class — and of course, great drinks and menu items. Per usual, apps and networking are on the Chamber, drinks are on your own.
Speak Easy Restaurant & Lounge
1001 30th Ave. S, Moorhead

Business of Farming (web conference) | JANUARY 24


Conferences can be a great way to implement new ideas into your farm, but they can get expensive. Harvest Profit is opening their checkbook to bring you a lineup of first-class farm business speakers for you to learn from without having to travel. Join their team on as they invite speakers from across the country to share their best farm management practices.

What Is a Web Conference?
The conference will be hosted on Harvest Profit’s web-based portal, and each presentation will feature a live Q&A. If you aren’t able to attend all of the presentations, no worries. They will be recorded and available to all paid attendees.

Executive Expo | JANUARY 24

Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


Join the area’s best business leaders. Meet hundreds of seasoned private business owners, driven startup entrepreneurs and passionate nonprofit executives as they kick off 2018 and celebrate local business success. RSVP required.


  • $100 full-day pass
  • $50 social only (5 – 8 p.m.)
Avalon Events Center
2525 9th Ave. S, Fargo

Why Winners Win | JANUARY 23

Tuesday, 2:30 – 4 p.m. (Social: 4-5 p.m.)

What are the four most common attributes of people who make a lifelong habit of winning? At this exciting anniversary session of Women Connect, learn the common traits, attitudes and mindset of the world’s most consistently high-performing leaders in their pursuit of world-class results.

Attendees will experience the thrill of peak performance and exceptional leadership through Robyn Benincasa’s incredible stories and breathtaking video footage of extreme teams in action and will leave energized and empowered to create consistent results in every aspect of their lives.

Registration (includes lunch)

Chamber Members

  • $45 in advance
  • $55 at the door


  • $60 in advance
  • $70 at the door

Corporate Table Sponsorship

  • $650 table of eight
Delta by Marriott
1635 42nd St. S, Fargo

1 Million Thanks | JANUARY 25

Thursday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Join Emerging Prairie as they celebrate a tremendous year of growth for Fargo at 1 Million Thanks. Their team has seen so much success and impact within our startup community, and they want to invite you to a night of gratitude as they celebrate a fantastic year. There will be delicious food, their signature champagne toast, music, and some awards (more details to come). They hope you’ll save the date and join them.
Fargo Air Museum
1609 19th Ave. N, Fargo

Leadership Summit by Hatch Coaching | JANUARY 24-26

Wednesday, January 24 – Friday, January 26

Join Hatch Realty CEO Erik Hatch and Hatch Coaching Success Coach Robby T. in their very own backyard: Fargo. The pair has built a top 40 real estate team in the country in just five years and they want to share their secrets to success at their Leadership Summit (event is open to all industries).

This Summit will help bring awareness to the entire team (bring your team members with you to the Summit) with regard to how the growth of an individual and organization is reliant upon leadership development.

  • You’ll participate and gain insight on how to build culture and engagement within your place of work.
  • You will engage in activities that you can bring back and implement with your team.
  • There will be intentional time for you to learn from other’s at the Summit and engage in small-group conversation.
  • You’ll hear from Erik on how you can be a leader who runs an organization with a large heart of generosity and gratitude while still balancing a well-run business.
  • You’ll learn the key principles of how to lead a team to be successful, both in production and culture.
Hatch Coaching Office 216 Broadway N, Fargo

Good for Nothing | JANUARY 26-27

Friday, January 26, 5:30 p.m. – Saturday, January 27, 7 p.m.

Good for Nothing is about bringing together professionals in marketing, advertising, design, web development, social media, project management, and other creativeminded fields to combine forces and provide a huge benefit to a few lucky nonprofit organizations —all in a single 24-hour event! The Good for Nothing team has selected five such amazing organizations that can really use some help.
Prairie Den
122 1/2 North Broadway, Fargo

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