May 03, 2021
By Featured Venues & Destinations

1. Staffed & Ready to Help

Meet Minneapolis staff is ready to handle all your meeting needs in the COVID era - understanding and monitoring the potential changes and safety protocols required for safe and successful meetings. 

2. A Community Leading the Path Forward

As the catalyst city for a nationwide movement in 2020, Meet Minneapolis stands in solidarity with leaders from all backgrounds in recognizing the need to transform our city from the inside out – to ensure Minneapolis is both a safe and equitable place for everyone to live, work and visit. 

3. Delta Hub, Compact City, Travel with Ease

MSP Airport is a Delta hub, located within a 3-hour flight from almost everywhere in the U.S. and the Light rail connects attendees straight to our compact, walkable downtown with dozens of entertainment options. Our Skyways—enclosed, second-level walkways connecting buildings in 80 blocks—keep people comfortable and dry, year-round. 

4. Safety is #1 at the Minneapolis Convention Center

With 1.2 million feet of meeting space, our award-winning convention center is leading the way with health and safety. MCC Client Event Health & Safety Plan and MCC Social Distancing Floor Plans demonstrate that priority with a growing list of successfully hosted, safe events. 

5. 9,000 Hotel Rooms Downtown – All Brands, All Budgets

Minneapolis has all the hotel brands to fit all budgets. Plus, with more than 4,500 rooms conveniently connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center via Skyway, attendees are always a quick indoor walk from the day’s meetings and events.  

6. Unique Bites, Brews & Fun for Everyone

Bring an appetite and an extra bag as to explore Minneapolis’ unique restaurants, shops and attractions. No sales tax on clothing & shoes, a top craft beverage scene and global flavors mean when the meeting ends – the fun begins! 

7. City by Nature: #1 Parks, 22 Lakes and the Mighty Mississippi

In the city with the #1 ranked park system in the nation, our Chain of Lakes, the mighty Mississippi River and more than 200 miles of biking and walking trails just steps from the urban action give visitors endless options enjoy a day of outdoor adventure safely. 

8. All Planning Information in One Place

Minneapolis.org is your one stop for all your meeting planning needs – and for your attendees’ entertainment after the meeting ends. Find the tools and inspiration you’re looking for online. 

Want more reasons? Visit Minneapolis.org.

Featured Venues & Destinations

Explore destinations, hotels, convention centers, and other venues to find the perfect spot for meetings and events. Learn about the features and benefits they offer for planners, as well as the latest news on renovations, openings, and trends.
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