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Welcome to DAMA - Minnesota 

Upcoming DAMA-MN events

The Minnesota Chapter of DAMA International™ promotes the development and practice of managing information and data related to supporting business management strategies.
Minnesota DAMA meets the morning of the third Wednesday of each month.  All meetings begin at 8:30 AM with coffee and rolls.  A brief business meeting and host presentation starts at 9:00 AM followed by the main presentation.  The meeting is adjourned at 11:30 AM.

Non-members are invited to attend all monthly meetings, but frequent attendees will be asked to purchase a membership for a nominal fee.  All proceeds from DAMA-MN membership fees and events go towards covering the chapter's expenses involved in obtaining speakers from around the world.

The chapter has an extensive library of many past presentations that are made available to members free of charge.

In addition, the chapter makes a yearly effort to bring a nationally renowned speaker, author or educator to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for "DAMA Education Days." Members receive a discount on attendance fees and often access to specially-priced books and training materials.

What is DAMA-I?

DAMA International is a not-for-profit, vendor independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices for data resource management and enterprise information.
The primary purpose of DAMA International is to promote the understanding, development, and practice of managing data and information to support business strategies through data modeling, data architecture and other methodologies.  

DAMA International has chapters and members throughout the world.

Become a Certified Data Management Professional

A Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) is awarded to practitioners who have demonstrated work experience in the data management field and have passed several professional examinations. 

Already have your CDMP?

The CDMP expires every three years.  In order to renew it, you must submit required documentation to DAMA-I.  Click here to submit your CDMP record.

Membership Renewals

DAMA-MN has partnered with PayPal to offer our members on-line dues payment. Individuals and corporations can now pay by credit card. Corporate members who sign up to host a monthly meeting can send an e-mail to to receive a rebate code to be used when paying dues. Hosting dates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you only require an invoice you can join on-line and have it e-mailed to you.  For questions, contact our Finance Officer.


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Want to host a DAMA-MN Meeting at your site?

  1. DAMA-MN webcasts its meetings for members and as such requires access to the internet via a host’s PC (for running the speaker’s presentation and the webcast) or internet access for the presenter’s laptop.
  2. Ideally, the DAMA-MN facilities officer will have internet access from their laptop to administratively monitor the webcast and take questions from online viewers.
  3. Have a projector
  4. Have a teleconference phone for audio.
  5. Have ability to seat 40 people


DAMA-MN has reciprocity with other chapters and we invite them to visit. As a DAMA-MN member you can attend other chapters' meetings.  Check out what they have planned:


Wisconsin - Madison


Iowa - Des Moines


Illinois - Chicago


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