Every third Thursday from 11:30am-1pm at the Gathering Space next to Sammy's Ave Eatery (1101 W Broadway Ave.). These FREE catered lunches are open to everyone and are opportunities for current and prospective business owners to connect and learn business best practices through a different topic each month. They’re a collaboration between NEON and the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC). Follow NEON on Facebook, twitter, or Instagram for information on upcoming luncheons. See below for the 2020 luncheon schedule through July. 

In light of the pandemic, luncheons will be held virtually. You can watch the recorded luncheons below. Catered lunches available for pick-up at NEON client Wolfpack Promotionals the 3rd Thursday of each month from 12 - 1 pm).

Learn more

Contact Anna Schmiel (Community Engagement Coordinator) at anna@neon-mn.org.

Recorded luncheons


"Prepping for Pop-ups," April 2020

Panelists go through a checklist of everything you need to do to prepare. Panelists will also discuss which opportunities are still available and changes they've made since the pandemic has shifted how we do our work.



Have additional questions about pop-ups? Visit this luncheon's resource sheet. 

Video credit

Bruce Williams of Human Luminous.

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How to reach us

1007 West Broadway Avenue North,

Minneapolis, MN 55411


Phone: (612) 302-1505

Email: info@neon-mn.org

Business Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday


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