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North Central Regional Awards Gala and Expo

October 6, 2010, 5:15 PM to 8:30 PM CDT

Join us for the celebration of the North Central Cleantech Open’s First Year, program and the accomplishments of our exciting participant companies! The event will feature the announcement of our North Central finalists who will move on to Silicon Valley to compete with Cleantech entrepreneurs from around the country for a grand prize package of up to $250k of investment and services!

There will also be a trade show with exhibiting and showcasing of our participant companies, partner organizations and sponsors.


Nicollet Island Pavilion
40 Power Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401


5:15 pm -- Trade show starts with exhibits from 2010 Participant Companies, Partners and Sponsors.

6:15 pm - 8:30 pm -- Awards program, including announcement of 2010 regional winners.

*Awards program will also include a keynote and insights from prominent industry experts.

Who Should Attend

Entrepreneurs, Investors, Corporate, Media and Civic Leaders who want to help foster the local cleantech and renewable economy, and learn more about the exciting contestant companies who will represent North Central in the world’s largest cleantech business competition. The North Central region includes participant companies from various states including Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin.

Additional Details

Business attire is recommended for the event.

Suggested Hotels for out of town participants

  • Nicollet Island Inn (close proximity - about 2 min walk from event site; $149 a night for Cleantech Open Gala attendees)

    Phone: 612.331.1800

  • Comfort Suites Minneapolis - Downtown (preferred rate using code LCOPEN)

    Phone: 612.333.3111


Registration Fees

Type Early* Regular Door
Registration Fees n/a 40.00 55.00 55.00
*Early registration prices available only until September 28, 2010, 5:00 PM.
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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