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Driving Innovation & Technology in Minnesota

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) is a nonprofit science and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity and making Minnesota a top five science and technology state. We bring together the people of Minnesota’s science and technology ecosystem and lead the way in bringing science and technology issues to leaders at Minnesota’s Capitol and Washington, D.C.

MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire innovation-based economy. Our members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Our members cover the spectrum of technology — IT, advanced manufacturing, bio and life sciences, advanced manufacturing, energy and edu-tech fields — and range from some of the world’s leading corporations to small and growing startups. Once an organization joins MN High Tech, all of its employees become members.

Upcoming Events

Thu 27


February 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
May 07

Spring Conference

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 15

2020 CIO Forums

September 15 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Tickets are now on sale!


Andrea Wood, Best Buy, MHTA, TechTalent, Workforce development

Inspiring Teens in Tech: A Q&A with Andrea Wood

Andrea Wood is the head of social impact at Best Buy. As a seasoned leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement, Wood is sharing her expertise and speaking at the upcoming TechTalent conference on Feb. 27.

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PCs for People, MHTA, member feature, Minnesota High Tech Association, Minnesota Tech Association, MNTech

Member Feature: Digital Inclusion with PCs for People

Having reliable access to the internet is essential in today’s online-centric society. For those in our community who struggle to find that connection, PCs for People is there, bringing a holistic approach and providing computers, internet, digital learning opportunities, and tech support.

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MHTA President and CEO Jeff Tollefson

Workforce Solutions: A Q&A with Jeff Tollefson

This year’s TechTalent event promises to help attendees think about how we inspire people to enter STEM careers, how we more effectively hire them now and in the future, and how we retain them at our companies and here in Minnesota.

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