Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:21:55 -0800 en-us Pascha Apter Named Twin Cities Business Top 100 People to Know in 2018 http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15146 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Pascha Apter of Giant Voices was named one of the Twin Cities Business Magazine's "Top 100 Emerging People to Know" in 2018. Apter is the CEO of the Duluth based marketing firm, and has ... BoardRoom Magazine Recognizes RSM for Excellence http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15154 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 RSM US LLP (“RSM”) — the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market — is honored to be named an “Excellence in Ach... Sock on: UMD students sell a pair, donate a pair with Soks Co. http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15147 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If Grandma gets you this pair of socks for Christmas, you’ll need to write two thank-you cards — one from you, and one from the community member who received a donated pair. Four Univer... Minnesota and China Connect http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15061 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 12 Dec 4400 15:12:37 -0800 Through a class in cultural entrepreneurship, students at UMD and Ocean University in Qingdao, China now have the ability to enroll in the same course, and collaborate on projects together. To re... UMD says athletics puts $26 million in regional economy http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14959 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Here's your latest excuse to skip responsibilities and catch the Bulldogs game — it supports the local economy. The University of Minnesota Duluth has pegged the economic impact of its at... St. Luke's Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14962 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 St. Luke’s is among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries. St. Luke’s took part in a national campaign sponsored by ... $10 million upgrade underway at UMD’s Romano Gym http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14837 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The home of UMD basketball, volleyball and more for almost 64 years will be getting its biggest upgrade to date with Monday's announcement of a $10 million renovation. "It's exciting t... Maurices stays on its toes: New in-store, online initiatives help Duluth-based retailer compete http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14801 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If Maurices was simply reacting to retail's upheaval before, it's trying everything to lead the way these days. "The climate has changed, and there are lots of lessons that have been l... UMD Partners with City for Innovative Parking Option http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14802 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Duluth and the University of Minnesota Duluth announced the launch of the Park Duluth mobile parking application. The app was created by Passport, the global parking technology leader... UMD CED: Student to Business Initiative http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14805 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Each semester the UMD Center for Economic Development collaborates with local faculty members on the Student to Business Initiative (SBI). This initiative partners student teams with businesses to wor... Sappi invests nearly $6 million in Cloquet mill http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14757 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Cloquet paper and pulp mill got a $5.94 million upgrade this fall as parent company Sappi replaced the headbox on Paper Machine 12. “The new headbox will ensure that we’re fulfillin... LSC sponsors business & industry career night Thursday http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14758 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Lake Superior College will sponsor a free business and industry career cight on from 5-8 p.m. Thursday on campus. Online reservations are recommended, but not required. Participants ... Local groups get $400,000 to help emerging businesses http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14794 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 12 Dec 0000 15:10:56 -0800 The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded $200,000 to the Entrepreneur Fund and another $200,000 to the University of Minnesota Duluth Center for Economic Development rec... September APEX Insider at Giant Voices http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14690 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On September 19, 2017, Giant Voices hosted an APEX Insider event at the company’s new space in downtown Duluth. The strategic marketing and communication firm moved into the new locati... APEX Welcomes New Investors http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14675 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Greg Follmer Commercial Real Estate Greg Follmer Commercial Real Estate is a performance-based provider of commercial real estate services in Duluth and northeastern Minnesota. With specialtie... Duluth Cargo Connect is a Regional Economic Asset http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14676 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On September 7, 2017, Vanta Coda II, Executive Director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, and Jonathan Lamb, President of Lake Superior Warehousing, presented the benefits of their 25-year partners... Sappi Receives Recognition from Governor Dayton http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14677 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In late September, Sappi North America (Sappi), a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products received an award for its investment in the state of Minnesota. Nominated ... APEX Launches Virtual Reality Video http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14678 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In late September, APEX debuted a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) tour that provides prospective site selectors a full-immersion experience of the APEX region from anywhere in the world. The PlaceVR t... North Star Expo Draws Crowd in Grand Rapid http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14679 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In September, APEX participated in the Minnesota Timber Producers Association’s 64th annual North Star Expo. The event, held at the Itasca County Fairgrounds in Grand Rapids, is the state’... Fall Events and Conferences http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14680 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Fall is always a busy time for the APEX team, as they attend many important local, state and national conferences and events. These events are always excellent opportunities to showcase our region to ... APEX Participates in Fall FAM Tour http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14681 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In September, APEX and several partners were highlighted to national site selectors in a familiarization (FAM) tour held in the Twin Cities. This fall’s tour was coordinated and sponsored by the... Meet the New APEX Intern http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14682 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In September, APEX welcomed Bettina Milosz to the APEX team as a Business Development Intern. Her vast international internship positions have led Bettina to develop experience in commercial real esta... UMD to purchase solar energy from Minnesota Power http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14638 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 12 Dec 6000 15:10:00 -0800 Duluth, MN – UMD is showing support of solar energy development and sustainability in northern Minnesota with a 100 kilowatt block purchase at the new Minnesota Power community solar garden... LSC offers practical nursing program for veterans http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14642 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Tue, 12 Dec 6400 15:08:39 -0800 Starting January 2018, Lake Superior College in Duluth will offer a six-month practical nursing program for recently discharged veterans with medic training and also for active duty individu... maurices CEO to students: Good business give back http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=14381 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "Giving is good business," read the slide behind George Goldfarb as he tried to impart that sentiment on hundreds of future business leaders at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday....