Business Outreach

Getting Down to Business with the City of Maplewood

Save the date and join the City of Maplewood at the Maplewood Community Center for upcoming business networking events.

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State of Maplewood Community Luncheon – January 12, 2017 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

Join us as we celebrate Maplewood’s most notable achievements and reveal what City officials intend to accomplish in the future to ensure that Maplewood is a place where people are proud to live, work and play. Mayor Slawik will share highlights and accomplishments from 2016 and lay out a vision for the future of Maplewood.  

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  1. Awards


    The Maplewood Awards program was created to inspire, recognize and reward business achievements in terms of growth, environmental awareness and contributions to the community. The awards will be presented at the January 2017 State of Maplewood Community Luncheon.

  2. Housing & Economic Development Commission

    Housing & Economic Development Commission

    The Housing and Economic Development Commission advises the Maplewood Economic Development Authority on issues relating to maintaining, expanding and diversifying the housing, economic and business opportunities in the City of Maplewood, while addressing the needs of the city’s residents’ quality of life and its environment.

City of Maplewood Community Engagement Breakfast – Oct. 12, 2016 

The City of Maplewood's Housing and Economic Development Commission and Maplewood's City Council recently hosted the city's second annual Community Engagement Breakfast on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. This breakfast fostered a discussion regarding demographic trends and changes that will be affecting the future of the local business community and the City. Speakers for the event included Matt Kramer, President of the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce and Peter Frosch, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Greater MSP. They shared information regarding trends in population shifts, workforce development, and an increase in demand for high-skilled and service industry jobs. Find Matt and Peter's presentations below. Mayor Nora Slawik unveiled Maplewood's Business Engagement Program which will focus on identifying businesses in the City that are likely to experience growth. City Manager Melinda Coleman also discussed the Maplewood Achievement Awards Program. The award winners will be announced at the State of the City Address on Thursday, January 12, 2017, 11:00a.m - 1:00p.m. at the Maplewood Community Center.