Tekne Awards

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November 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
Minneapolis Convention Center

Celebrate Innovation at the Tekne Awards

Paul Douglas, Meteorologist, Author, Entrepreneur & Software Expert

Event Emcee: Paul Douglas, Meteorologist, Author, Entrepreneur and Software Expert.

The Tekne Awards attract a "who’s who" of Minnesota leaders from business, academia and government. The science and technology community comes together on this very special evening to celebrate Minnesota innovation and recognize Tekne Award finalists and recipients - the best and brightest of Minnesota’s diverse tech-based economy.


4:30 PM Private reception (By invitation to finalists, sponsors and other guests)
5:00 PM Gala arrival and registration
5:45 PM Gala dinner
7:00 PM Tekne Awards Program

  • Finalist recognition and awarding of recipients in 12 categories
  • Public policy awardees
  • Small Business Innovation Research Honorees
  • Lifetime achievement award
  • Presentation of 2019 student scholars
  • Giving moment for STEM and future student scholarships

8:30 PM Post-Award Celebration

Registration Deadline: 12 noon, Nov 18

November 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
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