Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM CST

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Nicollet Island Pavilion 

40 Power St., Minneapolis, MN 55401


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Minnesota Busness Ethics Award 

Minnesota Business Ethics Award Luncheon
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Minnesota Business Ethics Award recognizes Minnesota businesses that have exemplified and promoted ethical conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment and the community.  The program and the awards are intended to encourage and celebrate high ethical standards among Minnesota business organizations.  The MBEA is presented annually in three categories: large companies with over 500 employees, medium size companies of 100-500 employees and small companies of under 100 employees.  The luncheon awards program recognizes all Finalists and Award Recipients. MBEA has honored 52 businesses in it's seventeen-year history.

The MBEA was founded in 1999 by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures and the Society of Financial Service Professionals - Twin Cities Chapter.  Financial Executives International - Twin Cities Chapter joined as a rotating sponsor in 2016.


11:15 - 12:00 PM Attendee arrival, check-in and networking

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon and Program


Nicollet Island Pavilion - 40 Power St., Minneapolis, MN 55401

Free Parking Options:

1) 140 free parking spaces are available at the Nicollet Island Pavilion lot. Look for the signs placed on the pay boxes stating reserved for the MBEA luncheon. No individual parking tags are needed. When the lot is full a “Lot Full” sign will be placed in the entrance of the lot.
2) 50 free parking spaces are available at the surface lot #56 at 200 University Avenue SE, MPLS, MN 55414. A free shuttle will take you from the parking lot to Nicollet Island Pavilion (return trip also available after the luncheon). A parking attendant will show you where to park and provide a validated ticket to place on your car's dashboard.

Neel Kashkari, President, and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and John G. Taft, former CEO, RBC Wealth Management will discuss, among other topics, ethics and trust in the financial services industry. 



Hoisin BBQ Glazed Salmon – served with Chef’s confetti rice blend, asparagus with red pepper sauté.
Vegetarian/GF Choice: TBD

Vanilla Cheese cake with fresh berries or Flourless Chocolate Truffle Torte with Triple berry sauce (Gluten Free)  

Continuing Education: One hour of CPE ethics credits has been approved.

$50.00 per person pre-registered, pre-paid through 5/4/17*

($75.00 late registration fee if registered after 5/4/17)

Complimentary Attendance for MBEA Judges, MBEA Liaisons and MBEA Steering Committee Members, and specially invited University students.

*Late or Walk-in Registration:

Registration after 5/4/17 or walk-in attendees at the luncheon will be charged $75.00

Cancellation Policy:

Once a registration has been made, no refunds will be given.


Reserved tables: $1000.00 for a reserved/sponsored table for 8 people.

For information on sponsorship opportunities and payment please contact:

Dyanne M. Ross-Hanson, CFP®, CLU, ChFC 
To confirm the Guests to be seated at a sponsored table Click here to download the form and email to: admin@mnethicsaward.org


Attendees will receive an automated confirmation after registering online. A final confirmation reminder will be emailed on the Tuesday prior to the luncheon.