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72 Top Minnesota Association Companies and Startups of 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Association companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Association industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Minnesota Association Startups

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Ucare

Ucare

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UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage.

Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services

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Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians.

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Beta.MN

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Beta.MN is an organization of friends & founders gathering together to support Minnesota’s start-up community.

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Niman Ranch Rewiews

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Niman Ranch reviews are from consumers who love the complete line of fresh beef, pork, lamb, and cage-free eggs the company produces

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AA-ISP

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American Association of Inside Sales Professionals

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HERO Health

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HERO is a national leader in the advancement of health and well-being for employees, families and communities through workplace.

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SafeNet Consulting

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successful company does more than turn a profit.

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Coborns Inc.

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Coborns Inc. is a collective of employee-own businesses that work together to promote health and happiness for guest and worker alike.

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Feed My Starving Children

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Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.

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American Chesterton Society

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The American Chesterton Society is a membership organization.

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Bush Foundation

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The Bush Foundation invests in great ideas and the people who power them.

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Industrial Fabrics Association International

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Industrial Fabrics Association International is a not-for-profit trade association representing international specialty fabrics marketplace.

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Owakihi

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Owakihi provides home and community-based supports to people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs.

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Knowledge Infusion

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Knowledge Infusion is a Human Resources consulting organization providing management advisory and consulting services.

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Next Avenue

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Next Avenue is a new public television online destination aimed at Americans 50+ who want to maintain vibrant lives and who have

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Greater Twin Cities United Way

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Greater Twin Cities United Way is a nonprofit organization funds health and human services agencies in a nine-county area.

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National Ataxia Foundation

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The National Ataxia Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education, and research.

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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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Is to bring the joy and insight that the arts can provide at the highest level of quality to the largest number of people we can reach.

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Business Leaders for Michigan

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BLM is a private, nonprofit organization.

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WomenVenture

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WomenVenture helps women attain economic self-sufficiency through the creation and growth of profitable and sustainable businesses.

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Metropolitan Airports Commission

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Metropolitan Airports Commission is an organization that focuses on creating positive customer experiences within major airports.

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Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics

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SCCE is a non-profit, member-based professional association.

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Science Museum of Minnesota

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Science Museum of Minnesota is an American museum focused on topics in technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics edu,

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Fresh Energy

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Fresh Energy is an independent nonprofit organization working to speed the transition to a clean energy economy.

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Gradient Technology

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Gradient Technology is a non-profit & government company located in Elk River.

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Printing Industry Midwest

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Printing Industry Midwest is a trade association represents the print & graphic communication companies.

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McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

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McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience is an independent charitable organization.

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Teachers Retirement Association of Minnesota

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Teachers Retirement Association of Minnesota

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Jackson Federal Savings & Loan Association

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Jackson Federal Savings & Loan Association offers banking, loans, and financial services.

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Minnesota Food Truck Association

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The Minnesota Food Truck Association is a resource that provides resources and communication to the mobile food industry.

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Feministing

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Feministing is an online community that offers feminist analysis of various aspects from pop culture to politics.

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Crowdfund Research

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Helping startup investors research equity crowdfunding campaigns through independent due diligence reports

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Citizens Bank Minnesota

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Citizens Bank Minnesota is a community bank with offices in Minnesota.

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Catholic Community Foundation

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Catholic Community Foundation (CCF) was founded with the mission to support financially the spiritual, educational and social needs

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Organic Consumers Association

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Organic Consumers Association is a nonprofit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability.

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Minnesota Search Engine Marketing Association

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Professional organization dedicated to digital marketing, Plan, execute and measure effective search marketing strategies and tactics.

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Certified Customer Experience Professional

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CCXP is the premier global non-profit organization dedicated to the customer experience profession.

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Centera Corporation

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Centera’s innovative programs bridge executive leadership discovery and growth with practical organizational demands.

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Incentive Marketing Association

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Incentive Marketing Association is an association advocating on behalf of those who deliver solutions and innovation.

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Minnesota Minority Lawyers Association

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The leading minority bar association whose mission is to promote and support the professional development…

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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul

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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul promote the art of film as a medium that fosters cross-cultural understanding, education.

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Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

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Twin Cities Diversity in Practice is a nonprofit association comprised of the leading Twin-Cities legal employers.

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Sustainable Healthcare Foundation

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To improve access to essential drugs, basic healthcare, and prevention services for children and families.

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Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association

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MADA is an advocate for Minnesota’s retail motor vehicle industry and an important source of legal, legislative and industry information.

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Three Links Care Center

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Three Links has a long history in the Northfield community. We are sponsored by the fraternal order of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs.

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HealthNewsReview.org

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HealthNewsReview.org is the only project of its kind in the U.S., trying to improve the quality of health care journalism

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LifeTrak

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Lifetrack develops the strengths within those facing life’s greatest challenges.

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Catholic Athletic Association

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The Catholic Athletic Association (CAA), a non-profit organization

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MOJO Minnesota

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MOJO Minnesota is an innovation co-operative comprised of like-minded business leaders working to fuel entrepreneurship.

Fairview Health Services

Minnesota PTA

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Minnesota PTA is a non-profit organization working on behalf of Minnesota’s natural resource.

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Association for Talent Development – Greater Twin Cities Chapter

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We are the go-to professional development resource for workplace learning and performance professionals in the Twin Cities.

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Rio Gran Dog Grooming

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We are one of the most vibrant grooming schools in Minnesota. Our programs are among the best in the state.

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West Central Association Of Realtors

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West Central Association Of Realtors is a trade association comprised of real estate professionals.

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BARR Center

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BARR Center offers schools a comprehensive approach to meeting all students’ academic, social, and emotional needs.

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Midwest Contact Centers Association

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Non Profit Association that brings together contact center professionals with the common goal of education, collaboration, and networking.

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Community Power Agency

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Community Power Agency is a social enterprise setup to support the development of a vibrant community energy sector in Australia.

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Greater Metropolitan Automobile Dealers Association

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Greater Metropolitan Automobile Dealers Association.

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Synergos

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Synergos is a non-profit organization that specializes in administrative and association management services.

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VHEDC

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VHEDC is a company that specializes in the field of Economic Development.

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Kaleidoscope Place

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Kaleidoscope Place is a non-profit organization that provides educational and nurturing environment for children.

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Recycle Across America

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Recycle Across America (RAA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to making it easier for people to recycle right.

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Incentive Gift Card Council

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Strategic industry group, within the IMA, provides an awareness of gift cards in premium and incentive programs.

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Catholic Content

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Catholic Content is a company that offers free content to Catholic blogs and other non-profit Catholic websites.

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20% Theatre

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20% Theatre Company Twin Cities is committed to supporting and vigorously promoting the work of female and transgender theatre artists

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Chainbreaker

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Chainbreaker is a weekend experience with the core purpose of funding cancer research.

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ROWE

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ROWE is a human resource management strategy, creating high-performing work teams and organizations.

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Minneapolis Downtown Council

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Minneapolis Downtown Council is an association of Minneapolis business district.

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Lourdes Foundation

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Lourdes Foundation is an organization that help unite LHS graduates, parents of current and past students, faculty, staff and friends.

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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

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The Minneapolis VA Health Care System provides for the health care needs of Veterans in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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Minnesota Public Health Association

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MPHA has maintained a broad membership to represent and reflect the public health challenges and opportunities of its time.

Fairview Health Services

Heartland Democracy

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Heartland Democracy is a civic engagement, educational, and research group.

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DevOps Minneapolis

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A community of DevOps practictioners living and working in the Twin Cities area.

Written by Mark Smith

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