Get to know your industry!

The annual events of the Minnesota Builders Exchange offer member companies the perfect opportunity to further establish a network within the industry.

Our exclusive social and networking events represent a huge added benefit to membership, with exciting and varied events to participate in and show your support for MBEX.

Take a closer look at some of our event sponsorship opportunities here.

Interested in our events? Check out our 2017 events calendar here.


Closed for Labor Day


The Minnesota Builders Exchange will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day.

Annual Event

Document Reading Course


The Fall session of the Document Reading Course will take place on Monday + Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, beginning Monday, September 25, and ending on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. 

CLICK HERE to register.  
NOW certified for continuing education credits!


Annual Event

Fall Social


The 2017 Fall Social is set for Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Envision (previously The Prom Center).

The Fall Social Committee will meet in August...check in September for a registration form.


Closed for Thanksgiving


The Minnesota Builders Exchange will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Document Reading Course

The Fall session of the Document Reading course is set to take place from September 25, 2017 – October 17, 2017.  Register here:

Attend all sessions and receive 16 Continuing Education credits.

This 4 week, 8 session course entitled “Introduction to Understanding and Using Construction Documents” is offered by the Minnesota Builders Exchange twice a year (Spring and Fall). Classes meet at MBEX on Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Sporting Clays Fundraiser

The 2017 Sporting Clays Fundraiser took place on Thursday, August 10. 

Click here for a complete recap, including a listing of sponsors.

This annual event includes a sporting clays shoot, lunch, dinner and awards.  Members attend this event to mingle with others in the industry AND show support for our scholarship program via sponsorships and donations! 

The Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship is a special fund set up by the Exchange to award scholarships to individuals for educational purposes in a field directly related to the construction industry. 

Click here for the 2017 Sporting Clays recap, including a list of sponsors.  View the 2016 Fundraiser Recap2015 Fundraiser Recap​2014 Fundraiser Recap or the 2013 Fundraiser Recap.

Spring + Fall Socials

The 2017 Fall Social will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2017.  Registration will be available in September at

Each year, the Minnesota Builders Exchange hosts two annual socials, these widely-popular networking events provide opportunities for members to mingle with other industry representatives during an exciting line-up of activities and diversions.  Past socials have included craft beer stations, buffets, live entertainment and door/raffle prizes.

MBEX hosts the Spring Social at the Golden Valley Country Club in Golden Valley, with the Fall Social located on the St. Paul side of town at Envision (previously The Prom Center).

Check out past Social recaps, including a list of sponsors:
Spring Social: 2017 event recap2016 event recap
2015 event recap and 2014 event recap.
Fall Social: 2016 event recap2015 event recap and 2014 event recap.

Annual Meeting

The Minnesota Builders Exchange hosted the 2017 Annual Meeting Luncheon on Wednesday, January 11, 2016, at the Golden Valley Country Club. 

Check out the recap here.

The MBEX Annual Meeting is an open board meeting in which members are given the opportunity to:

  • recognize firms that have been have members with MBEX for 30 years
  • announce + congratulate new board members
  • actively observe board meeting procedures
  • socialize/network with other industry representatives

Member Appreciation BBQ

The 2017 Member Appreciation BBQ took place on June 7, 2017.  

Check out the 2017 BBQ recap HERE.

The Member Appreciation BBQ is our way to thank our member firms for their ongoing support of the Minnesota Builders Exchange.  

Click here for the 2016 BBQ Recap, including a list of attendees and sponsors!  View the 2015 BBQ Recap and the 2014 BBQ Recap

Golf Tournament

The 2017 Golf Tournament took place on Wednesday, June 21.  

Check out the recap HERE.

A day of golfing, dinner included.  Winners in several categories are awarded shortly after the dinner. 

Click here for the 2016 Golf Recap, including a list of sponsors.  View the 2015 Golf Recap2014 Golf Recap and the 2013 Golf Recap.


Closed for Labor Day

The Minnesota Builders Exchange will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017...


Document Reading Course

The Fall session of the Document Reading Course will take place on...


Fall Social

The 2017 Fall Social is set for Thursday, October 12, 2017 at...