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  • Midwest Summits

  • Convening regional and national thought leaders and area chambers for conversations on four significant regional topics.
    These events are also livestreamed to chambers, associations, schools, businesses and industry leaders across the Upper Midwest and beyond.

  • Opportunities Opportunities

  • Co-hosts Co-hosts

    Get your community and organization involved! Join the effort alongside dozens of other co-hosts as we unite our voice, expand our influence, and heighten our impact together. Scroll toward the bottom of this page to see the coalition of co-hosting organizations.

    Do you want to become a co-host? Reach out to Cale Dunwoody at cdunwoody@fmwfchamber.com and we will get you included right away, in whatever capacity best suits your organization and goals.

    Premier Sponsors Premier Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsors $10,000

    • Two reserved tables of 10 with prime seating plus unlimited livestream access within your company
    • Premium placement, company double booth display at venue
    • One reserved seat the the president's table
    • Invitations to VIP reception with speakers on the evening prior to the event
    • "Presented by" acknowledgment at event
    • 30-second business promotion video to be played at the event and on the livestream
    • Logo displayed at venue throughout event
    • Recognition in press release
    • Company logo in The Bridge and on all marketing materials
    • Hyperlinked company logo on event email invitation, registration page and livestream page
    • One half-page ad in The Bridge to be used within six months from the date of event (upon request)
    • Recognition on Chamber social media profiles

    Gold Sponsors Gold Sponsors

    Gold Sponsors $5,000

    • One reserved table of 10 with prime seating plus livestream access for 10
    • Company booth display at venue
    • Two invitations to VIP reception with speakers on the evening prior to the event
    • Recognition as Gold Sponsor at event
    • Company logo in The Bridge
    • Hyperlinked company logo on registration page and livestream page

    Silver Sponsors Silver Sponsors

    Silver Sponsors $2,500

    • One reserved table of 10 with prime seating or livestream access for 10
    • Two invitations to VIP reception with speakers on the evening prior to the event
    • Recognition as Silver Sponsor at event
    • Company logo in The Bridge
    • Hyperlinked company logo on registration page and livestream page

    Corporate Sponsors $800

    • One reserved table of 8 or livestream access for 8
    • Recognition as Corporate Sponsor at event
    • Company name in The Bridge
    • Hyperlinked company name on registration page and livestream page


  • Energy

    Midwest Energy Summit
    Q4, 2023

    The impact of the energy sector spans far beyond the light switch - it truly powers our entire world. With varying beliefs and many approaches to long-term energy production and sustainability, robust discussions are pivotal to reliability and accessibility. This event will be energized by dynamic speakers and panelists, including key lawmakers, economic experts and industry professionals, all with diverse perspectives on trending topics and the future of energy.

    2023 information coming soon

    2022 photo album | 2022 InForum story

    '22 Recap '22 Recap



  • Agriculture

    Midwest Agriculture Summit
    Tuesday, June 6, 2023

    Agriculture is a fundamental sector of the Midwestern economy. The Midwest Agriculture Summit will take an in-depth look at key industry facets across multiple states while exploring and discussing agriculture. Together, our communities are leading the industry by creating innovative solutions to address some of the world's largest problems. The Midwest Agriculture Summit will highlight local and national ag legislation, ag tech and innovation, and the ag economy including markets, trends and more.

    2023 info and registration

    2022 photo album | 2022 event recap

    2022 InForum story

  • Economic Outlook

    Midwest Economic Outlook Summit
    Q1 2024

    Developing and maintaining a vibrant economy is essential to the continued growth of the Midwest. The Midwest Economic Outlook Summit will bring together industry leaders and economic experts from across the Midwest to take part in a holistic discussion. Our nation recently faced a global recession, record U.S. unemployment and extreme economic uncertainty. This is an opportunity to learn about regional and national economic trends, examine factors that keep our region competitive and hear from industry leaders from across various sectors including agriculture, energy, health care, and more.

    2024 information coming soon

    '23 recap '23 recap

    2023 photo album

    2023 BRIDGE recap

    2023 InForum story

    Keynote Speakers
    Douglas G. Duncan
    Senior Vice President, Fannie Mae (view Doug's slideshow)
    Ron J. FeldmanFirst Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

    Expert Panel
    Camille Grade
    Chief Market Officer, Bushel
    Randy MartinsonFounder, Martinson Ag Risk Management
    Darrin PetersonPresident, Marvin

    Expert Panel
    Stacey Ackerman, CFP, CTFA, CSRIC, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Private Bank
    Geoff BartshSenior VP of Market Growth and Retention, Medica
    John TumaCommissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

    '22 recap '22 recap

    2022 photo album 

    2022 BRIDGE recap

    2022 InForum story

    Keynote Speakers
    Neel Kashkari, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
    Dr. Scott Beaulier, Dean, North Dakota State University College of Business
    Steve Grove, Commissioner MN Department of Employment and Economic Development

    James Leiman, Commissioner, 
    North Dakota Department of Commerce

    Expert Panel
    Kristie Fiegen
    Public Utilities Commissioner, State of South Dakota
    Shawn RileyChief Information Officer, State of North Dakota
    Robert Sinner, Partner, President, SB&B Foods, LLC

    Expert Panel
    Tiffany Lawrence, President & CEO, Sanford Health Fargo
    Rachel LolmasteymaughExecutive Director, Midwest Manufacturers Association
    Bruce NustadPresident, Minnesota Retailers Association

  • Cybersecurity & Technology

    Midwest Cybersecurity & Tech Summit
    Thursday, August 17, 2023

    The intersection of technology across Midwestern industries is crucial to sustaining the region's competitive advantage. Communities must continue to prioritize technology and innovation to remain stable and secure. Whether it be on the farm, in the warehouse or in the storefront, industry leaders are taking the next step forward. The Midwest Cybersecurity & Technology Summit will bring together key lawmakers, industry leaders, and economic experts to take part in a cutting-edge discussion.

    2023 information coming soon

    2022 photo recap | 2022 event recap

    2022 InForum story

  • Midwest Summit Co-hosts




    Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce