• Welcome!

    The Brooklyn Center Business Association (BCBA) is a non-profit organization of entrepreneurs, business executives and community leaders whose purpose is to promote commerce and build community within the City of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. 

    Brooklyn Center hosts headquarters to many premier private and non-profit organizations such as Caribou Coffee, Surly Brewing and the FBI.  Strategically located to major transportation arteries and only ten minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center is an ideal location for companies looking for economical and effective growth and development opportunities.

    Join now and gain access to professional development, networking, volunteer and promotional opportunities that focus on making Brooklyn Center a great place to live work and play.

  • Plan Ahead 2016 Calendar

    Event details will be announced as the specific dates approach, and changes may be made to this calendar outline.  Please become a member today to start recieving email invitations to these events. If you are already connected with the BCBA, watch your email for registration details.‚Äč

    • May 26: 'Brooklyn Center - The Place to Be' - Gary Eitel, Brooklyn Center Business and Development
    • June 23: 'Safe to Live - Safe to Do Business' - Chief Tim Gannon, Brooklyn Center Police Department
    • July 28: 'Developments at and around Shingle Creek Crossing' - Jesseka Doherty, Mid America Developers
    • August 25: Member Spotlight
    • September 9: 11th Annual Golf Fundraiser at Centerbrook Golf Course
    • September 22: 'Know Your Candidates - Political Panel' - Candidates TBD
    • October 27: TBD
    • November: No luncheon
    • December 1: Holiday Event


  • BCBA's May Luncheon


    Please join us at our May meeting when we will hear from Gary Eitel, Brooklyn Center Business and Development Director. Gary will discuss why Brooklyn Center is the place to be! 

    In addition to hearing from Gary, you will also have the opportunity to network with business and community leaders. Take this opportunity to connect with those who can help you build your business and strengthen the community. We hope to see you there!

    Head to the BCBA's event page to register today. 

    When: Thursday, May 26, 2016
    Time: 11:45a - 1:00p
    Fees:  Members $17 / Non-Members $20
    Location: DoubleTree (formerly the Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel)
                  2300 Freeway Blvd  Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

  • Advertising Opportunities Advertising Opportunities

    Did you miss the BCBA quarterly breakfast? Please check out the presentation for an opportunity to advertise your business around the community. 

    BCBA Presentation

    Interested in advertising in the Sun Post and reaching 25,000 homes in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park? There will be special banner pages in the Sun Post during both Tater Daze and Earle Brown Days. Tater Daze will publish on June 9th (deadline is June 2nd). Earle Brown Days will publish on June 16th (deadline is June 9th). 


  • BCBA Newsletters

    Check out our newsletters for quarterly information about the BCBA!

  • June 2015 Breakfast Meeting Follow-up

    On June 11, 2015, members of the BCBA had the opportunity to attend the quarterly breakfast meeting and hear from Andy Meyer and Matt Oquist on 'Strategies for Using Social Media as a Brand.' If you missed out on the meeting or would like to see the information again, please check out the links below. 


  • January 2015 Luncheon Follow-Up

    Members and guests at the January 2015 luncheon had the opportunity hear from Matt Oquist, Community Engagement Coordinator for Luther Automotive Group. Luther Automotive Group is a valued business and community member in the city of Brooklyn Center.

    To see Matt's presentation, click here.