Members: Get to Know Your Industry
Our member-exclusive events offer member companies and their employees the perfect opportunity to further establish their network within the construction industry.
These 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.
- Check out the newly updated 2022 Events Calendar. Dates & times subject to change for listed events.
All of our events are sponsored in part by The Builders Group (TBG). Thank you, TBG!
Sporting Clays Scholarship Fundraiser
Aim, pull, and shoot clays to help raise funds for the MBEX Scholarship Fund at this great outdoor event.
DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2022
LOCATION: Game Unlimited Hunting Club (871 County Road E, Hudson, Wis., 54016)
- 11:00am - Lunch + Registration
- 12:15pm - Safety Talk
- 12:30pm - Shooting Begins
- 4:00pm - Social + Dinner
- 6:00pm - Program, Awards + Prizes
PRICING: $170/shooter. Packages include a cook-out lunch, the sporting clays shoot, post-shooting social, steak dinner, and an awards program.
Space is limited to 150 shooters maximum. Each team can have up to 6 shooters (with 4 shooters being the minumum). If you are signing up as a solo shooter or as a pair, MBEX will handle the team arrangements.
Ammo will be available for purchase at Game Unlimited the day of the event.
SPONSORSHIPS: A variety of sponsorships are available (Lunch Sponsor, Dinner Sponsor, Beer Tent Sponsor, Station Sponsor, etc.). Review them while registering your team.
ABOUT THE MBEX SCHOLARSHIP
The Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship is a special fund set up by the Exchange, in partnership with The Builders Group (TBG) Education Foundation, to award scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a field directly-related to the construction industry. We thank them for their generosity and support.
View past Sporting Clays Fundraiser event recaps: 2021 event recap | 2020 event recap | 2019 event recap
Golf Tournament North
All members are invited to what we FORE-see as a great Duluth event!
Socialize and network while participating in one of our most popular events in northern Minnesota.
DATE: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
LOCATION: Ridgeview Country Club (700 Redwing Street, Duluth, Minn., 55803)
- 11:00am - 12:15pm: Registration + Lunch
- 12:30pm: Shotgun Start
- 5:30pm: Dinner
- 6:30pm: Awards + Prizes
PRICE: Ridgeview Country Club Members - $100/golfer | Non-Ridgeview Country Club Members - $175/each. Full golf packages include lunch, 18-holes of golf, golf carts, post-golfing social, dinner and a short award program.
Four golfers maximum can be registered for each team. Solo and paired golfers are also welcome to attend (MBEX will handle assigning teams).
SPONSORSHIPS: Hole Sponsorships with and without Proxy Prize giveaways are available. If interested in another kind of sponsorship, please contact Don O' Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (218) 722-2836.
This event is co-sponsed by The Builders Group (TBG), Worker's Compensation. We thank them for their support of our programming!
Remember the fun we had out on the greens last year with our 2021 event recap
Sporting Clays North
Members are invited to join MBEX for an afternoon of claying shooting, food, awards, and prizes in Duluth, Minn.
DATE: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
WHERE: Old Vermillion Trail (3960 Old Vermillion Trail, Duluth, Minn., 55803)
- 3:00pm Shotgun Start
- 5:30pm Social Hour
- 6:00pm Dinner + Awards
COST: $100/shooter. The full package includes 50 clay targets, the flurry shoot, dinner, a post-shoot happy hour and door prizes.
Space is limited to 200 shooters. Each team may have up to 5 shooters. Individuals signing up will be paired by MBEX staff. Registration is first come, first serve. A team will not be considered fully registered until full payment is received. No exceptions!
Golf Cart rentals are available, but numbers are limited.
A variety of sponsorships are available (Station Sponsor, Beverage Sponsor & Dinner Sponsor). Review them while registering your team.
View past event recaps: 2021 event recap | 2020 event recap
This widely-popular networking event provides an opportunity for members to socialize and mingle with other industry representatives in a casual, yet professional, atmosphere.
DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2022
Take a look at past Fall Socials, including a list of sponsors: 2021 event recap | 2020 - cancelled due to COVID | 2019 event recap | 2018 event recap | 2017 event recap
Document Reading Course - Fall
All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints.
DATES: September 19 - October 11, 2022
TIME: 5:00pm on Mondays & Tuesdays
LOCATION: Minnesota Builders Exchange (1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., 55405)
This reading course is designed to provide students with the foundation knowledge and enough practice at reading blueprints to get started. Mastery of blueprint reading will come with practice and with using blueprints on the job on a regular basis.
Holiday Party North
The Holiday Party North, hosted annually, provides members with an opportunity to celebrate the end of a business year and the holiday season.
DATE: Thursday, December 1, 2022
VIEW PAST EVENTS: 2021 recap | 2020 (event cancelled due to COVID) | 2019 recap
This festive and lively celebration features cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, networking, door prizes and awards for the ugliest Christmas sweaters.