Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Minnesota's Principle Economic Development Agency

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the state’s principal economic development agency. DEED programs promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development.

Who We Are

Our purpose. Our leadership and organizational structure. How we deliver and pay for our services. Learn what DEED is all about and the ways we help job seekers, businesses and communities.

What We Do

Our priorities and strategies. Reports and action plans. Check out the information we produce to help customers make informed decisions and state lawmakers develop public policy benefiting Minnesotans.

What Guides Us

See the laws and policies that govern us. The advisory groups that guide us. Our data practices and guidance for requesting and receiving information. Our rulemaking activities.

Contract Opportunities

Want to do business with DEED? Apply for and manage one of our competitive grants or professional/technical services contracts. See our list of available contract solicitations.

Meetings and Notices

Learn about DEED-related public meeting notices. Employment opportunities with DEED. Announcements that we want you to know about. Our calendar of events.

Contact Us

Visit us in-person. Or phone us. Or email us. Engage us in conversation via our social media accounts. Read our news and subscribe to our news feeds.


Upcoming Events

Merci Beaucoup to Our Corporate, Small Business & Organizational Members & Partners

    • AFox Rothschild
    • AMcNeil Global Law LLC
    • AMinnesota Trade Office
    • BPack 3.0
    • BThe French Academy
    • Bistro 3.7.3
    • Cavé Vin
    • Christie Clarke Pottery
    • Cider Rhuys
    • Cirrus
    • Coldwell Banker
    • Delta / Air France /KLM
    • Duval
    • Emerson Industrial Automation
    • Falls Agency
    • Fedited
    • Fermob
    • Georges Duboeuf
    • Glensheen
    • Grand Pére Wines, Inc.
    • Greater MSP
    • Guthrie Theater
    • Haskell's
    • Icehouse
    • Lakeside wines + spirits
    • Lowry Hill Liquor
    • L’Occitane
    • Mademoiselle Miel
    • Martin Patrick3
    • Milana Stile
    • Minnesota Opera
    • Minnesota Orchestra
    • Minnesota Vikings
    • Minnesota Wild
    • Monteverde
    • Morgan & Co.
    • Nancy Christine Allen
    • Norway House
    • Patrick's
    • Paul Becka
    • Quintessential Wines
    • Saint Genevieve
    • Salut Bar Americain
    • Sapotum
    • Sika Design
    • TC2 Salon
    • Tecma Aries
    • The Wine Company
    • Tiffany Hanken Design
    • Toro
    • Valerie Lepee
    • VomFASS
    • Wakame Sushi

Contact us

900 6th Avenue SE Suite 105 | Minneapolis | MN 55414 | USA Tel. +1 612 208-7612 

E-mail: info(at)faccmn.com