TUESDAY, JUNE 2
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FORUM: "Making the Most of Your Money." 8-10:30 a.m. $60-$75. Opus Hall, University of St. Thomas, 1000 LaSalle Av. S., Mpls. 612-584-1534.
LEADERSHIP SESSION: "From Dead Poets to Beethoven to Geek Squad – How One Intrapreneur Did It." Presented by Sean Skelly, former senior vice president of services strategy for Best Buy. 7:30-9 a.m. $20. The Prouty Project, 6385 Old Shady Oak Road, Suite 260, Eden Prairie. 952-942-2922.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3
CHAMBER INFORMATION: An overview of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce for new members or those interested in membership. 9-10 a.m. Free. St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, 401 N. Robert St., Suite 150, St. Paul. 651-223-5000.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE DISCUSSION: Larry Mahoney, owner of Asia Direct Resource, will speak. www.ucbcgroup.org. 7:15-9 a.m. Free-$35. International Market Square, 275 Market St., Mpls.
THURSDAY, JUNE 4
WOMEN IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROGRAM: Sharon Krohn from Sharon Krohn Consulting will speak, followed by a panel discussion. www.mncrew.org. 8-11:30 p.m. $45-$65. Opus Hall, University of St. Thomas, 1000 LaSalle Av. S., Mpls. 952-928-4669.
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: Breakfast followed by three rounds of structured networking. Register at www.saintpaulchamber.com. 7:30-9 a.m. $15-$30. St. Mary's University – Oakdale Center, 7200 Hudson Blvd. N., Oakdale. 651-223-5000.
MONDAY, JUNE 8
ENTREPRENEURSHIP INFORMATION SESSION: Learn about WomenVenture's classes, consulting and networking groups for entrepreneurs. 6-7 p.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin Av., Suite 200, Mpls. 612-224-9540.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9
NETWORKING BREAKFAST: "Growing Your Business Without the Pains." Presented by Women in Networking. www.mnwin.org. 9-10:30 a.m. $34-$54. Downtowner Woodfire Grill, 253 W. 7th St., St. Paul.
RETAIL STRATEGIES CONFERENCE: Speakers including Maureen Bausch, chief executive of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, Bridget Brennan, chief executive of Female Factor, and Lee Peterson from WD Partners. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $250. Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Av. S., Mpls. 612-673-4163.
FRIDAY, JUNE 12
CHAMBER SMALL BUSINESS LUNCHEON: "Solving the Business Owner's Retirement Challenge." 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $10-$20. Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, 81 S. Ninth St., Suite 200, Mpls. 612-370-9160.