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BE MSP: MSP Mingle - Culinary & Marketplace Experience

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· Expo
Marketplace Experience
Showcase of incredible local BIPOC-owned businesses to explore. Check out each booth for a special MSP Mingle offer.
2020-12-07T18:00:00Z 2020-12-07T19:55:00Z America/Chicago Marketplace+Experience Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Door Open
2020-12-07T18:00:00Z 2020-12-07T18:05:00Z America/Chicago Door+Open Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Emily FitzSimmons Faith Folayan
2020-12-07T18:05:00Z 2020-12-07T18:15:00Z America/Chicago Welcome Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Culinary Class w/Chef Okkoy
Live class led by Chef Okkoy of Pimento Jamaican Kitchen. Dish: Jamaican Vegetarian Red Pea Soup with Coconut Milk
Emily FitzSimmons Faith Folayan Okkoy Graham
2020-12-07T18:15:00Z 2020-12-07T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Culinary+Class+w%2FChef+Okkoy Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
1:1 Speed Networking
Hopin pairs two professionals for a 3-minute video chat. You'll have the ability to exchange contact information using the Connect button. Happy Networking!
2020-12-07T19:00:00Z 2020-12-07T19:55:00Z America/Chicago 1%3A1+Speed+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Community Room Conversation
Join a group of attendees for community conversation around the BIPOC-owned businesses you know and love in MSP - as well as those you are searching to find!
Emily FitzSimmons
2020-12-07T19:00:00Z 2020-12-07T19:55:00Z America/Chicago Community+Room+Conversation Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Faith Folayan Emily FitzSimmons
2020-12-07T19:55:00Z 2020-12-07T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Closing+Remarks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Okkoy Graham

Pimento Kitchen

Faith Folayan

TLW Consulting

Emily FitzSimmons

Make It. MSP.

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