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!

August

St. Paul Saints with AGC

08.10.2022

Join the Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) and the Association of General Contractors (AGC) AGC Leadership Blueprint Alumni for an afternoon of Minnesota Twins AAA baseball when the St. Paul Saints take on the Columbus Clippers (AAA team for Cleveland Guardians). 

DATE: Wednesday, August 10
LOCATION: CHS Field (360 N Broadway St., St. Paul, Minnesota 55101)
TIME: 1:07pm - 4:00pm
COST: $50

       Registration includes game ticket and food. All are welcome!

       Sign up for the event HERE.

Sporting Clays Scholarship Fundraiser

08.18.2022

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)
SCHEDULE: 
   - 11:00am - Lunch + Registration
   - 12:15pm - Safety Talk
   - 12:30pm - Shooting Begins
   - 4:00pm - Social + Dinner
   - 6:00pm - Program, Awards + Prizes

PRICING: Register before August 8, 2022 and receive Early Bird pricing of $150/shooter! Packages include a cook-out lunch, the sporting clays shoot, post-shooting social, steak dinner, and an awards program.

Space is limited to 160 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.

Golf Tournament North

08.24.2022

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)
SCHEDULE:
   - 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 don@mbex.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!

Duluth Sundew Harbor Cruise

See the Duluth-Superior Harbor, Lift Bridge, Canal, and the City as you may have never seen them before – from the deck of the retired Coast Guard Cutter Sundew.

An evening of fun, food, drink and comradery aboard the Sundew, a retired Coast Guard Cutter.

DATE:  Wednesday, July 20
TIME: Boarding begins at 5:30pm  |  Sundew departs promptly at 6:00pm  |  Return to port at 9:00pm
LOCATION:  Sundew departs from Pier B Resort on Railroad Street, Duluth, Minn.
TICKET PRICE: $40/person. Dinner, cruise, and beverages all included.

Registration is first come, first served. Space is limited to the first 150 people who register. Members, spouses, co-workers, and families welcome!

As much as we love our families, however, this is not a suitable event for children under 12. Please – no flip flops or heels! Bring your bag chair and polar fleece jacket. Registration is first come, first serve. 

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This event is also co-sponsored by The Builders Group (TBG), Workers' Compensation. We thank them for their generosity!

 

Check out the 2021 event recap.

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St. Paul Saints Game with AGC

Join the Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) and the AGC Leadership Blueprint Alumni for an afternoon of Minnesota Twins AAA baseball when the St. Paul Saints take on the Columbus Clippers (AAA team for Cleveland Guardians). 

DATE: Wednesday, August 10
LOCATION: CHS Field (360 N Broadway St., St. Paul, Minnesota 55101)
TIME: 1:07pm - 4:00pm
COST: $50

       Registration includes game ticket and food. All are welcome!

       Sign up for the event HERE.

 

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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)
SCHEDULE:
   - 11:00am - Lunch + Registration
   - 12:15pm - Safety Talk
   - 12:30pm - Shooting Begins
   - 4:00pm - Social + Dinner
   - 6:00pm - Program, Awards + Prizes

PRICING: Register before August 8, 2022 and receive Early Bird pricing of $150/shooter! Packages include a cook-out lunch, the sporting clays shoot, post-shooting social, steak dinner, and an awards program.

Space is limited to 160 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.

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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

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Register Online!

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)
SCHEDULE:
   - 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 don@mbex.org or (218) 722-2836.

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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

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Register Online!

Sporting Clays North

Members are invited to join MBEX for an afternoon of claying shooting, food, awards, and prizes.

DATE: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
WHERE: Old Vermillion Trail (3960 Old Vermillion Trail, Duluth, Minn., 55803)

Numerous networking and sponsorship opportunities provide attendees with yet another exclusive member benefit!

View past event recaps: 2021 event recap2020 event recap

Fall Social

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
LOCATION: TBD 

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
LOCATION: TBD
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.

Calendar
Aug
10

St. Paul Saints with AGC

Join the Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) and the Association of General...

Aug
18

Sporting Clays Scholarship Fundraiser

Aim, pull, and shoot clays to help raise funds for the MBEX Scholarship Fund...

Aug
24

Golf Tournament North

All members are invited to what we FORE-see as a great Duluth event!...