Serving Brooklyn Center Business Advocates
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.
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
Brooklyn Center Business Association members serve in a variety of roles. Many are business owners, some of whom are directly feeling the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on their operations, and everyone is surely considering what's yet to come. We're dedicating this space to identify resources that may be helpful to organizations as, together, we weather this storm.
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- City of Brooklyn Center Civic Alerts
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Hennepin County COVID-19 Updates & Announcements
- Minnesota Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Business Toolkit
- Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
- Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
- Small Business Disaster Loan Assistance
- U.S. Small Business Association - Minnesota District Office
June Virtual Luncheon
The June luncheon will be a free virtual event -- enjoy it from the comfort of your home or office. It happens Thursday, June 25 from noon to 1 p.m.
Presenting will be Dr. Stephen Crawford, Founder of Experience Leadership. For the last twenty years Dr. Crawford has been instrumental in developing and training thousands of leaders seeking to improve their leadership skills. As a motivational speaker and trainer he has delivered inspiring messages to businesses, conferences, schools, camps, and rallies of thousands of audiences all over the nation and in 13 countries.
Click here to register, and we will send you a link to join the presentation prior to the event.
Plan Ahead 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 receiving email invitations to these events and to enjoy a significant discount on monthly luncheon fees. If you are already connected with the BCBA, watch your email for registration details.
July - Monthly Luncheon: Thursday, July 23 | 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Speaker: Meg Beekman, Community Development Director | City of Brooklyn Center | Community Development Update
August - Monthly Luncheon: Thursday, August 27 | 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Speaker: Nancy Murdakes Brown | Retail Commercial Real Estate Specialist | Upland Real Estate | Gatlin Company Shingle Creek Crossing Update
September - Monthly Luncheon: Thursday, Sept. 24 | 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Speaker: Jack Becker, Director of Community Services | Forecast Public Art, Inc. | Public Art Consultant to the City of Brooklyn Center
September - Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner and Fundraiser: Friday, Sept. 11
October - Monthly Luncheon: Thursday, October 22 | 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Speaker Panel: Get to Know Your Local Candidates for Office
November - No luncheon this month. Happy Thanksgiving!
December - Annual Holiday Celebration: Thursday, December 3 | 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
15th Annual BCBA Golf Tournament
Save the date for the 15th Annual BCBA Golf Tournament! There is ONE tee time this year, so register early. We are looking for items for our golfer bags, items for our silent auction, and of course, we are looking for golfers!
- Friday, September 11, 2020
- One tee time: 5:30 p.m. (Registration at 5:00 p.m.)
- 5-person scramble play
- Dinner, awards, and a silent auction will follow at 7:00 p.m.
- Centerbrook Golf Course - 5500 Lilac Drive N - Brooklyn Center
- Registration and Social Time: 5:00 p.m.
- Shotgun Start: 5:30 p.m.
- Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
- Silent Auction: 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Not a Golfer?
- Try FlingGolf (no clubs required)!
- Just join us for dinner. Enjoy camaraderie and browse the silent auction items.
Registration will be available online or by dropping off cash/check with Dr. Paul Dettling at Dettling Chiropractic Rehab and Performance or Steve Makowske at Centerbrook Golf Course.