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RAEDI Annual Meeting & Luncheon 2020

When Feb 25, 2020
from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Rochester International Event Center 7333 Airport View Drive Southwest Rochester, MN 55902
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Join the RAEDI team at the 2020 RAEDI Annual Meeting and Luncheon as we thank our investors and board members and highlight our past year’s accomplishments on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at the Rochester International Event Center.

Table Sponsorships are still available. Contact the RAEDI office at 507-288-0208 if you are interested in one or email Molly Schmidt at

Keynote Speaker: Mr. David Ollila of Flint, Michigan

David Ollila is a serial entrepreneur, innovator, and inventor who holds 16 patents on everything from sporting goods to wearable technology. While constantly thinking about new ideas, he provides his expertise and experience to help cultivate entrepreneurship and opportunity in Flint, Michigan, at Skypoint Ventures, 100K Ideas, and the Ferris Wheel Innovation Center.

Before joining Skypoint, David was the founding director of Invent@NMU, a nationally recognized innovation and commercialization center located at Northern Michigan University, which helps aspiring inventors get their ideas to market and spurs economic development in the Upper Peninsula. He also started a number of ventures, including Marquette Backcountry Ski, the first helmet camera, and U.P. Mountain Biking Magazine. David’s pivotal work improving and growing local economies has captured the attention of leaders at all levels and earned him multiple invites to the White House.



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