About Us


  • Is a nationally recognized business networking and socializing event targeting Urban-American professionals in over 30 major cities every first Friday of the month.
  • Is comprised of over 30 chapters across the country, each hosting a monthly First Fridays networking event at upscale venues.
  • Has broad name recognition with constituents and corporations nationwide as well as Canada and Jamaica.
  • With almost a 20 year history and a consistent track record of 300 to 3,000 attendees per event, per city, it is the largest and longest standing networking event for urban professionals in the nation.


  • Is the independently owned local chapter of First Fridays, serving Urban-American professionals in the Twin Cities for over 13 years.
  • Features a rotating venue and alternating format each month.
  • Maintains a proprietary email list that reaches over 5,000 local professionals.
  • Is committed to improving the community through monthly public service activities and donating a portion of proceeds to local non-profit organizations.