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CAPITAL PROJECTS - The MCC is pleased to announce the following projects currently scheduled for 2015.

NEW CARPET

This project is completed in all meeting rooms and Ballroom AB.


FACILITY-WIDE PAINT REFRESH

Painting of all interior lobbies and corridors will be on-going in the first quarter of 2017. The new color palate will consist of taupe and tan hues.


WIFI INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE 

The MCC will now have enhanced bandwidth, upgraded circuits, new wireless access points and cutting-edge Ethernet cable for Internet, resulting in the capacity for 10,000+ concurrent Wi-Fi users.


LOBBY RAILING REPLACEMENTS

The new corridor railings are designed to enhance the new refresh design and color scheme.


MAIN LOBBY SEATING AREAS REFRESH

The current layout of seating areas will be upgraded to include carpet and charging stations as well as additional seating.


LED LIGHTING/UPGRADE LIGHTING CONTROLS

All lighting in meeting rooms and public spaces will be upgraded to LED Lighting.


VIDEO BOARDS ABOVE EXHIBIT HALL ENTRANCES

Installation will be on-going in the first quarter of 2017.


LED COLOR-CHANGING DOME UPLIGHTS

Installation in Halls B-C-D-E is complete. Domes now light up on the interior and exterior. 


SHOW OFFICE REMODEL AND UPGRADE

Construction will be completed by the end of August 2015 in all show offices.


CONCESSION STAND REMODEL

Hall A Concession Stand will be remodeled to match the current design of all Level One locations.


CLEAN AND PAINT EXHIBIT HALLS SUPERSTRUCTURE

Painting the interiors of all Exhibit Halls is complete.


DIGITAL WAYFINDING

New digital wayfinding will be installed at the Minneapolis Convention Center by January of 2018. 


FINE ART IN PUBLIC SPACES

The MCC will continue to participate in the SmartArt Rotating Art Program which begun in 2014. This program includes the display of original artwork that is rotated throughout the year and is available for purchase.


PROCEDURES AND RATE CHANGES

For detailed MCC policies and procedures, refer to the Meeting Planners Guide.

Download MCC Meeting Planner Guide >>>


FOOD SAMPLING

The City of Minneapolis Health Department handles all applications for events where food or beverage will be dispensed to the public. All forms are located here:

Health Department Website and Forms >>>


PARKING

Please feel free to contact your sales manager or event coordinator to learn about changes to parking rates and arrangements, if applicable.