Minneapolis Downtown Council

When:  Mar 16, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN

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Come for an update on what is going on now and coming up in Minneapolis. We will welcome Steve Cramer back to speak about all the development happening in Minneapolis including projects such as Downtown East, the redesign of Nicollet Mall and US Bank Stadium.  Steve will also give us an update on progress with the Intersections: Downtown 2025 Plan.


Steve Cramer
Steve Cramer is the President and CEO of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and Downtown Improvement District. He was a Minneapolis City Council member from 1984 to 1993. Steve also worked for the nonprofit organization Project for Pride in Living from 1994 through 1999, serving as the director of housing and development, chief operating officer and finally president and executive director. He then served as director of the Minneapolis Community Development Agency (known today as CPED) from 1999 to February 2002 and as director of the Hennepin County Department of Housing, Community Works & Transit from February 2002 to August 2003, when he rejoined Project for Pride in Living as their president and executive director until joining the Downtown Council in December 2013.

Presently, Steve serves on the Boards of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, Meet Minneapolis, Opportunity Partners and Catholic Charities. He is the co-chair of both the Hennepin County Workforce Leadership Council and the Heading Home Hennepin Executive Committee. Steve also serves as the District D Commissioner on the Metropolitan Airport Commission since his appointment by Governor Mark Dayton in December 2012.

A long-time Minnesota Twins fan, Steve also served as Chair of the Minnesota Ballpark Authority from 2006 – 2014.

Steve has a Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Arts in Public Affairs from the Humphrey Institute of the University of Minnesota.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
11:30 Registration
11:45 Lunch

Double Tree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd
Minneapolis, MN

Please register by March 9, 2016


Double Tree by Hilton Minneapolis - Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd


Ann Kvaal
(651) 489-1321