Is Minneapolis Becoming Event-apolis. Our Booming Event Ecosystem.

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26 Minneapolis Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Bizzabo

Among these Minneapolis' spaces you'll find microbreweries, caves, orchestra halls, and historic mansions. Minneapolis, the larger of the two Twin Cities, is a natural wonderland. Today, Minneapolis is the proud host of many cultural and artistic landmarks.

City by Nature: Touring Minneapolis’ Downtown Hotels

SmartMeetings

Minneapolis has long been coined “City by Nature” although City of Construction may be more fitting as of late. Millennium Hotel Minneapolis . The 321-guest room hotel is the closest full-service hotel to the Minneapolis Convention Center, offering more than 20,000 sq.

Live from DMAI in Minneapolis

SmartMeetings

1−3 in Minneapolis. The premier event for destination marketing and management professionals is being held at Minneapolis Convention Center. The headquarters hotel is Hyatt Minneapolis, which is located two blocks from the convention center.

Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience

Endless Events

Skift lists a few locations that might just be hidden gems, starting with Minneapolis as this year’s Super Bowl venue. As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning.

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Government Shutdown Leads to Longer Airport Security Lines

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Airports in New York, Minneapolis and Houston are troubled with growing lines and checkpoint closures. Airlines News absent airplane airport airports app ATL atlanta checkpoints employees flight government hartsfield-jackson Houston International JFK line lines long luxe media miami minneapolis msp my tsa nyc plane queue security shutdown social states times Travel TSA twitter united usa wait waiting workers

June 26, 2017: Protests and Celebrations Highlight Weekend Pride Events, Local Activists Protest Los Angeles Olympic Bid, How a New Jersey Venue Became a Hub for K-Pop Events

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PROTESTS AND CELEBRATIONS HIGHLIGHT WEEKEND PRIDE EVENTS: This weekend's Pride celebrations in New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and other

Polar Vortex Can't Freeze Midwestern Meetings

MeetingsNet

Well, here's something you can't say often: For a few days this week, Chicago and Minneapolis were colder than the North Pole. Delayed attendees and modified logistics were the primary headaches for planners, but the show went on.

Podcast: AI hoping to deliver more profitable experiences for attendees

Event Industry News

Download this episode (right click and save) In another trans-Atlantic episode of the Event Industry News podcast, host James Dickson is joined from Minneapolis by Brandon Klein, CEO of Collaboration AI.

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Destination

Cvent

Minneapolis embodies development, as it’s currently in the midst of a major transformation to build an even bolder, greater, and more inviting destination. Bank Stadium, The Commons, Nicollet Mall, Target Center, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, and more.

Building Meaningful Connections for Meeting Planners and Suppliers

Eventinterface

Founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota by a small group of event industry professionals, National Events Partnerships -NEP- aims to overcome the frustration felt by meeting planners attending large planner and supplier conferences by offering a more intimate and focused setting.

How to save 60 hours planning your conference

Eventinterface

Jasmine Eldeen joined HelmsBriscoe as Director, Global Accounts in 2015, and is based in Minneapolis, MN. Meeting and conference planners spend on average 60 hours per conference sourcing, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing venue contracts.

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Inside the Scientific Innovation at NAME 2016

PCMA Convene

7–13, 2016 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Minneapolis. Event Details. National Association of Medical Examiners 2016 Annual Meeting. Sept. OVERVIEW .

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Midwest Breweries with Meeting Space on Tap

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City: Minneapolis. While Milwaukee gets a lot of the credit when it comes to Midwest breweries, cities in Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio shouldn’t be overlooked. Not only are breweries known for their handcrafted suds, many are also hot spots for groups looking for something beyond the hotel boardroom or ballroom. . Surly Brewing Co. Signature beer: Furious. Event spaces: 2,200-sq.-ft. Scheid Hall and a 400-sq.-ft. boardroom.

National Association of Medical Examiners 2016 Annual Meeting

PCMA Convene

7–13, 2016 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota. National Association of Medical Examiners 2016 Annual Meeting Sept.

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Unique Wedding Venues for Happily Ever After

Unique Venues

Minneapolis, MN. Finding the perfect match for a wedding venue is easy when you look outside the box.

MANOVA Global Health Care Summit Redefines the Medical Meeting

PCMA Convene

Rather than featuring the tried-and-true combination of abstract posters, continuing-education credits, and miles-long corridors of medical-device exhibition booths, Addicks wanted to mold MANOVA — a three-day program at the Minneapolis Convention Center from Oct.

Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels Unpacks Craft Drinks, Nostalgia

PCMA Convene

The Bellhop Bars are serving drinks in 19 properties now through mid-January 2019, Kathleen O’Connell, area director of public relations for Loews Chicago, O’Hare and Minneapolis, told Convene. Loews Minneapolis Hotel photo).

Midwest Venues for the Best Receptions

Unique Venues

Minneapolis, MN. When it comes to planning regional meetings and events, sometimes the Midwest is best.

Inside the Bid Process for a Citywide Conference

PCMA Convene

As Apimondia’s usual attendees sampled honey, talked about colony-collapse disorder, and exchanged beekeeping knowledge, the two groups — one each from Minneapolis and Montreal — set up booths in the Daejeon Convention Center, shook lots of hands, and talked up their respective cities.

2017 CVB Selfie Contest: Selfie Stars

SmartMeetings

Meet Minneapolis President and CEO Melvin Tennant took part in the time-honored tradition of taking his selfie at the newly reopened Minneapolis Sculpture Garden after its two-year, $33 million renovation in June 2017. 1 spot to get your photo taken in Minneapolis, City by Nature.

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10 Best U.S. Cities for Business Travel

SmartMeetings

Minneapolis. Minneapolis excels in accessibility ; it is less than three hours from most places in the U.S. The Minneapolis Convention Center offers a 3,400 square-foot, fixed-seat auditorium, 87 meeting rooms and two large ballrooms at 28,000 sq. George R.

College and Universities That Prove the Midwest is Best

Unique Venues

Minneapolis & St. If you have to be in the middle of anywhere, the middle of America is a great place to convene. Not only is the Midwestern U.S.

How to implement hybrid event strategies for your meetings and conferences

Eventinterface

She founded Minneapolis-based Hybrid Events Authority to share her hybrid meeting expertise with organizations and companies that would like to extend their content to audiences beyond the meeting room.

4 Smart Moves at Airlie, Radisson Blu and More

SmartMeetings

Dale Krogman Dale Krogman was appointed director of sales and marketing at Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. Erica Hegarty Pacific World, a global destination and event management company, announces the promotion of Erica Hegarty.

2019 Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide

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Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis, MN. Digital Summit Minneapolis. Minneapolis, MO. Attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay ahead in the ever-changing marketing industry.

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Delta to Test Self-Service Bag Drop Machines in US

SmartMeetings

Paul-Minneapolis International Airport. To save precious time at the airport , you’ve already checked in online or used a speedy check-in kiosk. Then…argh! Time slows to a glacial pace as you stand in that long, snaking line to check your bag.

Hotel News You Need: Spring/Summer 2016

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> The 342-room JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America added a new level of luxury and nearly 20,000 square feet of meeting space to the Twin Cities area in Minnesota when it opened in late 2015.

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Extreme Sandbox: Can You Dig It?

Connect Your Meetings

Only a few minutes outside Minneapolis near Mall of America, Extreme Sandbox is a new 10-acre, life-size playground for adults equipped with real-life construction rigs.

Winter Means Business in the Midwest

Connect Your Meetings

If cities like Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Indianapolis have anything to say about it, the answer is: not necessarily. When old man winter rears his ugly head, the best thing you can do to boost your conference attendance is to head to Florida—right? Historically, the Midwest has been beloved for its summers (if you’ve ever taken a river boat tour in Chicago in June, you’ll understand why), and utterly feared in the winters.

4 Smart Moves at The National Conference Center, Palace Hotel and More

SmartMeetings

Sanders will be based out of Minneapolis and will report to Ken Greene, president of Americas. Juan J. Garcia The National Conference Center in Leesburg Virginia appointed Juan J. Garcia executive director of sales.

Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

SmartMeetings

Ars Technica reports that the airports that have been added to Apple Maps are Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), McCarran International (LAS) in Las Vegas, Miami International (MIA), Midway International (MDW) in Chicago, Minneapolis-St.

2018 Platinum Choice Winners Announced

Smart Meetings

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Distinguished hospitality partners earn coveted Smart Meetings honor. After much voting and decision-making, the 15th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by the Smart Meetings magazine judges.

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9 One of a Kind Properties Who Are Doing Hotel Promotion Right

Social Tables

Hewing Hotel , Minneapolis, MN. Embracing the modern rustic feel this hotel stands head-and-shoulders above their Minneapolis competition. When it comes to hotel promotions , there isn’t a one-size fits all solution.

Top Event Planning Tips For Your Next Company Meeting

Eventinterface

One idea is to challenge everyone to participate in an activity like the Escape Room Minneapolis or go out for a nice group dinner. Anyone in the business of events will know that event planning is a very rewarding but stressful job. There is so much to do, and an extreme amount of detail to keep track of as you plan your company meeting or event.

Delta and Lyft Offer Passengers Incentive Points to Ride and Fly

SmartMeetings

hubs include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle , Minneapolis-St. A partnership between Delta Air Lines and rideshare upstart Lyft puts event planners in the drivers’ seat.

4 Cities That Will Change Your Perception of the Midwest

Connect Your Meetings

Louis and Minneapolis are among the region’s most notable tourist destinations, they don’t have a monopoly on Midwest culture, nor are they the only cities capable of hosting large groups. If your mental image of the Midwest is more cornfields and gravel roads than world-class museums and fine dining, it’s time to get to know the region a little better.

Interviews With Planners - Jasmine Eldeen

Eventinterface

Jasmine Eldeen joined HelmsBriscoe as Director, Global Accounts - based in Minneapolis, MN. Experienced hospitality sales and marketing industry expert, Jasmine Eldeen, shares her advice on how Meeting and Conference Planners can overcome the challenges of a seller and supplier market.

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JetBlue’s Cuba Flights to Begin This Month

SmartMeetings

The flights would originate in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Philadelphia and Minneapolis-St. JetBlue is planning to offer regularly scheduled trips to Cuba beginning this month, thereby becoming the first U.S. airline to do so in more than 50 years.

Delta Air Lines Tests Fingerprint Boarding Pass

SmartMeetings

In hopes of speeding up bag drops at Minneapolis-St. Paper boarding passes are practically a thing of the past and soon, smart devices may no longer be necessary—just your fingertip.