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December 2017

IoPP Social and Networking Event
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:30 pm –
Can Can Wonderland

Date: December 7, 2017
Registration/MiniGolf: 3:30-5:00pm
Dinner: 5:30

Join your fellow Minnesota IoPP colleagues in a mini golf challenge at Can Can Wonderland, the first arts-based public benefit corporation in Minnesota.  Can Can Wonderland’s building history dates back to 1889, when the building was home to the American Can Company.   Today, the former canning factory has been transformed into an artist-inspired and designed mini golf course and arcade with live music and entertainment.

DISCUSS AND NETWORK with top packaging professionals as you enjoy dinner.

Mini Golf Address:

Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave. North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Dinner Address:
Gabe’s By The Park
Menu Options:
-Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion.
Choice of fries, chips or slaw
-Grilled chicken sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion.
Choice of fries, chips or slaw.
-Fish n chips, with choice of fries, chips or slaw.
-Turkey Cobb salad (lettuce, turkey,avocado, egg, bleu cheese crumbles, bacon tomatoes and green onions)
choice of dressingNon alcoholic beverages included

$40 Member
$20 Students
$50 Guest


Register by noonDecember 1st.


Future Meetings

January, 2018 – 3M Innovation Center Tour & Dinner

February, 2018 –  Retail Speaker at General Mills & Dinner

March, 2018 – Amazon Distribution Center Tour & Dinner

April 10, 2018 – Hennepin Technical College Tour, Hennepin Technical College
Automated technology in today’s workplace calls for individuals who are highly skilled and able to work on many different systems involving Mechanical Systems, Electrical Systems, and Robotics.  In the packaging field, the systems utilized vary according to the product manufactured, the process and machinery used, and the utilization of the product. What they have in common is the need for automated machine mechanics or technicians who have knowledge and hands-on experience.  Come explore the equipment and the different courses that Hennepin Technical College uses to train our future workforce.

May, 2017 – Member Company Showcase & Dinner

June, 2017 – Pearson Candy Tour & Dinner