3M partners with Fast Company Innovation Festival Fast Company announces its third annual Fast Company Innovation Festival, taking place October 23-27 in New York City. Over the course of the week, the festival’s theme of “Leading With Optimism” will bring together extraordinary personalities from the worlds of business, technology, design, and entertainment for bold conversations, hands-on workshops, and exclusive tours inside innovative companies. The Festival will also feature a variety of purposeful networking sessions to help attendees effect positive change in their careers and industries.
3M signs deal with Minnesota Golden Gophers The University of Minnesota and 3M announced a new sponsorship on Monday, the latest in a 90-year relationship between two of the state’s largest institutions. This 14-year, $11.2 million sponsorship of Gopher Athletics includes the naming rights to Mariucci Arena. Keeping the historic Mariucci name, the Gopher hockey facility will now be known as 3M Arena at Mariucci.