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About the Event

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Join us for the 10th annual Summer Soiree, a night of good fun for a great cause!

Last year, the event was attended by over 375 alumni, interns, friends and their guests from all over the Twin Cities—representing more than 20 MBA programs.

This year's event features an open bar and great food on the incredible rooftop at CRAVE in downtown Minneapolis.

  Check out a time-lapse video of the venue being built in the spring of 2012!
  Find Summer Soiree on Facebook
 
Join us for the after party at CRAVE! Drink specials will be offered once the open bar closes at 11:30. (Soiree wristband required)

Event Details


  • Friday, July 18th
  • 8:30-11:30 PM
  • CRAVE Rooftop
    825 Hennepin Ave (map)
  • Premium open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres
  • Cocktail casual attire
  • Rain or shine
  • All sales final

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Corporate Partners

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Transportation Partner

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Benefitting

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Lifeworks is a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities live fuller lives that are integrated into the flow of community experience. We collaborate with employers, volunteers, and government agencies to created expanded opportunities for people with disabilities.

Learn more about Lifeworks

Also benefitting

In addition to Lifeworks, board members have chosen to support these local organizations with a portion of the proceeds from the Soiree:



A History of Giving

Since the first Soiree in 2005, we have given more than $105,000 to several local nonprofits:


Help us give away even more in 2014!

Board Members

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Steve Brunn leads overall event planning and venue engagement. He has been helping plan the Soiree since 2010 and is a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan�s Ross School of Business. Steve works at Target and leads a team focused on supply chain sustainability and labor rights. Steve has volunteered with the International Education Center and strongly believes in the organization�s objective of providing tools by which first generation immigrants, refugees and their families become independent and productive community members.
 
 
Tina Thomas Eapen joined the Board in 2011 as Treasurer, after graduating from University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2010. She works in process improvement consulting at Target and has designated the Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities as a beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds from this year�s event.
 
 
Brad Johnson is responsible for ticket sales and the Soiree website. He joined the board in 2011, after graduating from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2010. He manages implementation of the health care reform law at UnitedHealthcare, and has designated the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (where he currently serves on the board) as a beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds from this year�s event.
 
Emily Shieh leads event-day marketing for the Soiree. After having participated in the past two Soirees, she�s excited about helping to continue to build the event. Emily�s a 2012 graduate from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and currently works at General Mills in Marketing. She�s selected St. Paul City School as a beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds from this year�s event.
 
Larcombe Teichgraeber is responsible for raffle coordination. After graduating from the University of Texas in 2013, she joined General Mills Global Consumer Insights function. This is Larcombe�s first year as a member of the board.
 
Leigh-Anne Travers is responsible for corporate sponsorship communications. She graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2011. She is new to the Twin Cities and this is her first year as a member of the board. Leigh-Anne has selected Wounded Warrior Project as a beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds from this year's event.
 

Contact

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For more information, please contact info@summersoiree.com