HR Tomorrow is a nationally-known conference that attracts close to
300 attendees each year, including HR professionals from the Twin
Cities, greater Minnesota and across the country, as well as students
from the Carlson School's Human Resources and Industrial
Relations (HRIR) program, and faculty and staff of that program.
2012 Luncheon Sponsor:
GE is Imagination at Work - a diversified technology, media and financial services company focused on solving some of the world's toughest problems. With products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, and industrial products, we serve customers in more than 100 countries and employ more than 320,000 people worldwide.
2012 Reception Sponsor:
is a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable, and efficient environments in commercial, residential, and industrial markets. Our people and our family of brands, including Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Schlage, Thermo King, and Trane - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $14 billion global business committed to sustainable business practices within our company and for our customers. Driven by a 100-year old tradition of technological innovation, we enable companies and customers to create progress. Ingersoll Rand
2012 Corporate Sponsors:
is a diversified technology company with a worldwide presence in the following markets: consumer and office; display and graphics; electro and communications; health care; industrial and transportation; and safety, security and protection services. What makes us so diverse is our ability to apply our technologies, often in combination, to an endless array of customer needs. 3M
is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs approximately 91,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries. Abbott
is a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services. Every day our employees - 180,000 strong - are committed to helping deliver the technology solutions that enable easy access to people, knowledge, ideas and fun. We are keenly aware of our role and impact on the world, and we are committed to developing and implementing business strategies that bring sustainable technology solutions to our consumers and communities. Best Buy Co., Inc.
with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota’s first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today as a health company: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. Blue Cross is a not-for-profit, taxable organization. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago. Go to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, bluecrossmn.com to learn more about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.
is one of the world’s largest global third party logistics companies with operations in North America, Europe, Asia, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. South America , Australia and the Middle East . C.H. Robinson provides transportation and logistics services, outsource solutions, fresh produce sourcing and distribution, and information services through a network of more than 230 offices and approximately 8,350 employees around the world. The strength of our company lives in our people, who take pride in making C.H. Robinson one of the most successful companies in the transportation industry.
C.H. Robinson is proud to sponsor the HR Tomorrow Conference. We value the relationship we have developed with the
University of Minnesota and believe strongly in supporting the communities in which we do business. Our approach to human resources management relies primarily on the relationship between the manager and employee, with the support of human resources professionals. C.H. Robinson’s model supports organizational development, consulting services and the delivery of basic assistance through self-service where possible. We believe this model, combined with our business growth, promotes career development and opportunity for our employees.
C.H. Robinson ranks #1 on Fortune magazine's 2011 list of World's Most Admired Companies in the Trucking, Transportation and Logistics industry and is listed on the Fortune 500. In addition, C.H. Robinson has consistently been named on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Great Places to Work list, being ranked as the #1 place to work in the Twin Cities multiple times.
makes the world cleaner, safer and healthier by providing cleaning and sanitation solutions for food safety, infection prevention and public health. Ecolab
We serve restaurants, supermarkets, food and beverage manufacturers, hospitals, hotels and many other businesses that enhance quality of life for people around the world.
By partnering with our customers everywhere they need us, we help keep their operations clean and safe, ensure their businesses perform well and enable them to make the world better.
, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible. Medtronic
Our medical technologies help make it possible for millions of people to resume everyday activities, return to work, and live better, longer. We're able to do this with the help of some very special people around the world: 45,000 dedicated employees who share a passionate purpose to improve lives, thousands of medical professionals who share their insights and ideas, and hundreds of advocacy associations that help us share information so people with debilitating diseases know relief is possible.
Each year, more than 7 million people benefit from Medtronic's technology, used to treat conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, neurological disorders, and vascular illnesses. Every 4 seconds, somewhere in the world, a person’s life is saved or improved by a Medtronic product or therapy.
Medtronic's global presence spans over 120 different countries. We are consistently recognized as a top employer and believe that talented, motivated employees are crucial to our ability to develop innovative technology, maintain leading market positions, offer responsive customer service, and report strong financial performance year after year.
is a nationwide, diversified community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, including 211 in Minnesota, and the Internet. At Wells Fargo, our vision is to satisfy all of our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo has been recognized by
Fortune as one of America’s “Most Admired” companies, by Business Week as America’s #2 Most Generous Corporate Foundation and by DiversityInc. Magazine as one of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. Wells Fargo Minnesota was recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal for eight consecutive years, has previously been recognized as a Minnesota Work-Life Champion and was selected as an Honorable Mention recipient of the 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for the Twin Cities area.
Wells Fargo has a long history and strong commitment to community involvement and support. Our giving and volunteering decisions are made at the local level, by the people who live and work in the communities Wells Fargo serves. In 2010, Wells Fargo contributed more than $10 million to Minnesota nonprofits and local schools, and team members volunteered thousands of hours to support their communities.
2012 Breakfast Sponsor:
is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit Eaton Corporation www.eaton.com.
Corporate Sponsorships are available for the 2012 HR Tomorrow Conference.
Sponsorships are $2,500 and the benefits include:
Valuable exposure to the Carlson School’s top-notch HRIR students
Placement of your company name and logo on conference materials and website
Registration for three company employees to attend the conference