Planning the perfect event doesn't just stop at what goes on in the convention center.
It means giving your attendees a full experience from the moment they step into a city to the time they leave it. Which means the culture of a city plays a big part of your planning process.
Luckily, the only thing you'll have to think about when you come to Minneapolis is how you're going to narrow down all the options, because this city is just pure fun.
Take a look below to see all the ways you'll have a memorable event experience when you meet in Minneapolis.
Four-star menus made from locally-grown ingredients? We've got that. James Beard Award-winning chefs? We've got that. Food styles ranging from Germany all the way to the "hot zone?" We've got that too. Minneapolis is a culinary powerhouse, so it's time you treated your palate to something special.
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Arts & Entertainment
World-class museums. Breathtaking architecture. More theater seats per capita than any U.S. city outside New York. Minneapolis has become a premier destination for arts lovers.
Take in a show at the Guthrie Theater, one of the city's Tony Award-winning theaters. Discover new worlds at the The Science Museum of Minnesota. Or visit the Walker Art Center, hailed by Newsweek as "possibly the best contemporary art museum in the country."
Minneapolis is your ticket to groundbreaking art, architecture and performing arts.
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TAX-FREE SHOPPING ON ALL APPAREL AND SHOES!
Got your attention? Good. Because that's a big deal. And, not only can you get more bang for you buck, you'll get top-quality clothes with that. We're one of the best-dressed cities in the nation, and our stores reflect that.
We've got the biggest mall in the nation. We've got one of the top ten shopping streets in the nation. A Fortune 500 store was created here. If you're looking to shop, this is the city for you.
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Sports & the Outdoors
We love the outdoors. It's kind of why we're called the City by Nature.
It should be no surprise that we are the American Fitness Index’s “Fittest City in America.” Lakes galore, the most bike-friendly city in the nation, a park every six blocks and four professional sports teams guarantee that your visit to Minneapolis will be active.
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Staying in Minneapolis is just as fun and luxurious as playing in it. Five-star, four-diamond and other award-winning hotels await, opening up the comfort and style of their abodes to you. After a full day of play, let our hotels offer you a place to kick back, relax and unwind.
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