Northside Business Luncheons

This month’s topic is on “METRO Blue Line Extension (LRT) And Its Impacts.” Panelists will give updates on the new direction of the project and the new community engagement plan. Northsiders will also be able to give their input. Stay tuned for the list of panelists.

RSVP via Eventbrite to watch live Thurs, September 17th from 12 – 1pm.

The panel discussion will be published by the end of the September on NEON/WBC’s Facebook and website. Be sure to RSVP to be added to our email lists.

Who: NEON client Keiko’s Kitchen
Date/time: Available September 17th from 11am – 12pm at NEON (1007 West Broadway)

Northside Business Luncheons are monthly gatherings for networking and info on select topics with lunch provided from local restaurants and caterers in Minneapolis. Co-hosted by the West Broadway Business & Area Coalition (WBC) and the Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON).

Next meeting: Thurs October 15th

Previous Luncheons

June 2020: Cultural Districts

Rather than a traditional panel, community members and business owners asked questions regarding cultural district funding and support to those involved in creating the policy. Read more about the City of Minneapolis Cultural Districts here.


Wondering how to engage with the local political process? Visit this luncheon’s resource sheet.

May 2020: Social Media Marketing

Panelists covered how to properly set-up your social media to maximize its impact, creating an effective social media campaign, and PR. Special focus was given to the importance of social media marketing to stay connected to customers in light of the pandemic.


Looking for marketing tips & tricks? Visit this luncheon’s resource sheet.