In The News

Here are some of the highlights of the media we've received.

October 27, 2014

A recap of Meet Minneapolis's media stories from July thru September.


September 28, 2014

Melvin Tennant was the guest of Curtis Beckmann on Minnesota This Week, KQRS-FM, where he talked about Meet Minneapolis and booking large sporting events like the MLB All-Star Game, NFL Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four.

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August 31, 2014

Melvin Tennant joined host Pete Rhodes, as well as Minneapolis Downtown Council President Steve Cramer and owners of Seven Sushi & Steakhouse, on “Urban Perspectives” on WCCO-TV. Watch the entire episode here. 


August 25, 2014

Dawn Stevens told Fox9 morning viewers that @MeetMinneapolis is her favorite Twitter account. Consider this retweeted.


August 16, 2014
Creative City Challenge Discovery Day was featured on Fox 9 Saturday with Todd Walker. 


August 05, 2014

A recap of Meet Minneapolis's media stories from April through June.


July 23, 2014
Scott Romane spoke with John Williams at WCCO AM radio about the All-Star Game success and Sports Minneapolis.

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July 18, 2014

Creative City Challenge Play Day at Balancing Ground was featured on Fox 9 morning news.


July 16, 2014

Melvin Tennant sat down with Steve Patterson at KSTP to talk about the economic impact of the All-Star Game.


July 16, 2014

Fox 9’s Karen Scullin talked to Amanda DePhillips about the success of #askMPLS during the All-Star Week.


July 13, 2014

WCCO-TV’s Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield visited the #askMPLS social media command center for All-Star week.


July 13, 2014

KSTP’s Brandi Powell told viewers about #askMPLS and visitor spending in Minneapolis, and talked with Marketing Director Amanda DePhillips & Mayor Betsy Hodges.


July 12-15, 2014

Melvin Tennant and Cavan Reagan-Reichmann from Spong PR talked about #askMPLS and the All-Star Game on WCCO-AM, KMSP Fox 9 and WCCO-TV:

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July 10, 2014

KARE’s Adrienne Broaddus asked Melvin Tennant about the benefits of the ASG in Minneapolis. 


July 10, 2014

WCCO-TV’s Kate Raddatz interviewed Melvin Tennant at the #askMPLS social media command center about All-Star week in Minneapolis.


July 07, 2014

WCCO-TV’s Angela Davis talked with Melvin Tennant about the Shriners convention and All-Star Game and what the impact on Minneapolis is. 


June 29, 2014

KARE 11 News interviewed Kristy Cox, USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship director, about the event at the Minneapolis Convention Center.


June 14, 2014

Creative City Challenge winner Balancing Ground was featured on WCCO AM radio including an interview with the artists and Jeff Johnson, MCC executive director. 

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June 17, 2014

Balancing Ground, winner of the Creative City Challenge, was introduced by MCC Executive Director Jeff Johnson with Edward Moody on WCCO TV.


June 17, 2014
Creative City Challenge winning project Balancing Ground was featured on WCCO-TV when artist Amanda Lovelee spoke with Edward Moody.


May 20, 2014
Minnesota wins Super Bowl LII bid...


May 7, 2014
Rob Moor (Meet Minneapolis board chairman) and co-chairs of the Minnesota Super Bowl LII Bid Committee talk about submitting the final bid for the big game.


May 04, 2014
An interview with Meet Minneapolis’ Bill Deef on KFAI’s Somali radio program, discussing Minneapolis’ busy summer ahead as well as the upcoming
taxi wash.

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April 23, 2014
A recap of Meet Minneapolis's media stories from January thru March.


April 01, 2014
Melvin Tennant was interviewed on WCCO-AM about the submission of the Super Bowl bid for 2018.

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March 31, 2014
Melvin Tennant and the team at Meet Minneapolis appeared on KARE as the final bid documents were heading to the NFL for the Super Bowl in 2018.


March 21, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center Executive Director Jeff Johnson talked about the venue’s sustainability initiatives on WCCO-AM news.

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March 21, 2014
KARE 11 News shared the Minneapolis Convention Center’s sustainability successes and video of the new tour on the evening news.


March 14, 2014
Melvin Tennant and Michele Kelm-Helgen talked to KARE 11 News about the NFL Site Visit for the 2018 Super Bowl.


March 09, 2014
Melvin Tennant revealed the winner of the Go Minneapolis Sweepstakes 2014 Chevy Volt live on Fox 9 Saturday


March 08, 2014
Melvin Tennant and the winner of the 2014 Chevy Volt Go Minneapolis sweepstakes on KARE 11 Saturday.


March 07, 2014
Melvin Tennant speaks with WCCO about prep for All-Star Game


Feb. 13, 2014
Melvin Tennant talks about why viewers should help vote up Minneapolis as best convention city on 10best.com with WCCO’s Aristea Brady.


Feb. 12, 2014
Minneapolis Valentine’s Day deals, the Go Minneapolis Hockeyapolis Sweepstakes and voting for Best Convention City on KARE 11 Sunrise.


Tourism Awards - 2014
During the annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, several individuals, organizations, and businesses were recognized for their contributions to the state¹s travel industry. Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association, received a Marketing Award of Merit for a campaign to create awareness and draw LGBT weddings to the community. The "I want to marry you in Minneapolis" campaign launched in Chicago on September 5, 2013 and exceeded all expectations, drawing national attention.


January 27, 2014
KARE 11: Melvin Tennant and the Super Bowl Steering Committee talk about what it means for Minnesota to get the 2018 Super Bowl.

 


Meet Minneapolis In The News - 2013
A recap of Meet Minneapolis's media stories 2013.


January 12, 2014
Melvin Tennant was interviewed on WCCO-AM’s Roshini Rajkumar Show about winter tourism and “Hockeyapolis”:
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