2025 MSBA Leadership Conference

The 2025 MSBA Leadership Conference is scheduled for Thursday, January 16, and Friday, January 17, 2025, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Leadership Conference features nationally recognized speakers, workshops on a variety of topics, an Exhibit Hall, a School Excellence Showcase, and a Recognition Luncheon. Early Bird Sessions will be provided the evening before the conference.

Guests: With the exception of the Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, no guests will be allowed to attend the Leadership Conference due to safety and security concerns. Everyone attending the conference must have a TSLeads-issued badge at all times.

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Event Registration and Hotel Reservations

Event Registration

Registration: Coming in fall 2024!

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations: Information coming fall 2024!

2025 Keynote Speakers

Thursday Keynote Speaker: Look for an announcement this fall!

Friday Keynote Speaker: Look for an announcement this fall!

Videos: Leadership Conference Preview and Meet Minneapolis

Leadership Conference Preview — What You Can Expect

Watch the Leadership Conference Preview video. As one member says, the conference is “always interesting and there’s always something new to learn.”

Leadership Conference Preview — Networking

Watch the Leadership Conference “A Chance to Network” video. Learning how to be a better board member can also come from talking to other board members across the state – the MSBA Leadership Conference is a perfect opportunity to do that.

Meet Minneapolis — Parking, Restaurants and More!

Meet Minneapolis has provided useful information about parking options, safety and securityrestaurantsa skyway guide, and more.

Leadership Conference Preview — A Day at the Conference

Experience a day in the life of a board member attending the MSBA Leadership Conference in 2023 by watching our “A Day at the Conference” video. The 2024 MSBA Leadership Conference is scheduled for January 11-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Early Bird Sessions: Topics TBA

Early Bird Sessions: Topics TBA

When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2025

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center

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2025 Leadership Conference App

The 2025 MSBA Leadership Conference App is powered by E&M Consulting.

Attendees will be able to access the app in January 2025.

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2025 Leadership Conference Recognition Luncheon

When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2025

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center – Ballroom on Level One (Blue Level)

Look for more information in fall 2024. 

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Exhibitor Information

Each year, the MSBA Leadership Conference attracts more than 2,000 school board members, superintendents, business managers and school leaders – concerned people who are anxious to see and hear about new and better products and services in education. This is an excellent opportunity for you to reach potential customers in a very professional atmosphere.

More information will be available in fall 2024.

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2025 School Excellence Showcase

Application information for the School Excellence Showcase will be available in fall 2024.

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Public Event Parking Options for the Minneapolis Convention Center

Visit the Minneapolis Convention Center’s Public Event Parking Options webpage to find places to park for the Leadership Conference. The Convention Center has partnered with four City of Minneapolis parking ramps to increase attendee convenience. All ramps are connected through the skyway system and are located within two blocks of the Convention Center.

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Thank you to our 2024 Leadership Conference Sponsors!

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