Rise Inclusive Employment Forum – networking and luncheon

Thursday, Nov 2, 2023- 10:30am - 1:00pm



We invite you and your team to join us for our first inclusive employment forum, luncheon, and networking event.

Inwood Oaks Event Center
484 Inwood Avenue North
Oakdale, Minnesota 55128

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for networking with Rise partners and other disability-inclusive employers.

During the luncheon and panel portion at 11:30 a.m., you will enjoy a great meal, learn inclusive employment business practices, share expertise with other businesses, and brainstorm how you can boost your workforce with Rise.

Our special guest panelists are:

  • Amy Delis – Vice President of Human Resources at Bix Produce Co.
  • Dan Meyers – Director of Vocational Evaluation & Transition at Rise
  • Joe Ruzynski – President of Enclosures at nVent
  • Sen Zhao – Logistics Director at Cummins


Roasted Herb Chicken Served with homemade mashed potatoes and chef selected vegetables

-or- Vegan Bowl by request


We encourage you to extend an invitation to businesses in your network that you think will benefit from learning more about inclusive employment. Invite them to join you at your table!

  • $60 for individuals
  • $400 for a table of 8
  • $500 for a table of 10

To purchase tickets or a table for your business or contacts, click here.

If you have questions, please reach out to Tom at tbrinker@rise.org or 763-792-2450.