PRESS RELEASE from Republican Party of Minnesota
Feb. 16, 2011

Republican Party of Minnesota Will Host 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference, Presidential Forum

Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman Tony Sutton and Deputy Chairman Michael Brodkorb today announced that the Party will host the 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel from October 7-8, 2011. The 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference will include a forum of GOP presidential hopefuls, activist trainings, and speeches by notable conservative leaders. More details will be released in the near future.
"I am thrilled to announce that the Republican Party of Minnesota will be hosting the 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference. With a full slate of events, including a presidential candidate forum, activist trainings, and a series of speeches from conservative leaders, the 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference promises to be an exciting and memorable experience for Republican activists from across the country," stated Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman Tony Sutton.
 "The Midwest Leadership Conference will be one of the premier political events of 2011. Along with Chairman Sutton, I look forward to working with our tremendous activists, elected officials and staff to showcase our great state during this one of a kind conference," said Republican Party of Minnesota Deputy Chairman Michael Brodkorb.
 The Midwest Leadership Conference is hosted every two years by a state in the Republican National Committee's Midwest Region. Minnesota previously hosted the Midwest Leadership Conference in 2001 with keynote speaker Vice President Dick Cheney. States in the Midwest Region include Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota.

To learn more about the 2011 Midwest Leadership Conference and register for this event, please visit