Conferences & Events

The Carlson School holds a number of public events throughout the year for alumni and professionals from throughout the business community. These events provide networking and professional development opportunities for business leaders, and feature presentations by leading Carlson School faculty, industry experts, and friends of the Carlson School from across the nation and globe.


  • 1st Tuesday: Convenes Twin Cities professionals to address hot topics in business, management, and leadership.
  • Brand Matters: Provides tools and insights to help companies build their brands.
  • Carlson Global Institute Events: Enriches Minnesota professionals' global business acumen. 


  • HR Tomorrow: The premier professional development event for human resources and labor relations professionals.
  • Women's Leadership Conference: Women's Leadership Conference: A forum for leadership and professional development created to inspire and activate women in the workplace.