Effective January 19, customers of any space of public accommodation where food and/or drink is sold for on-site consumption are required to show proof of a completed vaccination series or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours. Booster shots are not required. Children under the age of 5 are exempted from this regulation. This regulation goes into effect for ticketed events on January 26.
Your investment has impact. Minnesota needs a strong and healthy Minneapolis. The meetings and events industry is critical to the health of the city and a vibrant downtown is critical to the health of the state. With travel and tourism affected like never before, we are calling out to the organizations in Minneapolis and beyond to help recover and keep much needed revenue within the state and Minneapolis community. Meet in Minneapolis.
Your investment means critical local impact
Support Local Workers
In 2019, local events helped support the more than 37,000 people working in tourism and hospitality in Minneapolis, providing important opportunities for upward mobility through employment.
Support Local Business
Our beloved restaurants, attractions, arts and culture institutions and thousands of event-based businesses—many of which are independent and minority owned—rely on meetings and events in Minneapolis.
Support Local Economy
The meetings and events industry is critical to the health of the city of Minneapolis—and a thriving downtown is critical to the economic health of the state of Minnesota and advancement of equality.
Minneapolis is a premier meetings and events destination
We prioritize visitor safety & health
From enhanced cleaning protocols and social distancing, to Mpls DID Ambassadors, our priority is to safely welcome everyone to enjoy Minneapolis.
Looking for a really unique venue?
From studios to stadiums and hip to historic, Minneapolis has meeting spaces to fit every type of event in nearly any type of space.
Hotels to fit every budget and bottom line
From high-end to economical, massive to quaint, downtown Minneapolis has over 9,000 hotel rooms, ready to make your visit to Minneapolis memorable.
We have A LOT of meeting space
The Minneapolis Convention Center is the largest convention center in the Upper Midwest with 1.6 million square feet of space, including a 3,400 fixed-seat auditorium, 475,000 square feet of exhibit space, 87 meeting rooms, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom and a 55,000-square-foot ballroom.
Compact, walkable and with something fun (and delicious) for everyone
Our compact downtown is packed with hotels, restaurants and event venues, many of which are connected via light rail or by walking through our vast skyway system.
Exciting new downtown developments
From the opening of the Dayton’s Project and the $5 million IDS Crystal Court renovation, to brand new hotels, Minneapolis continues to innovate and look forward to a building a better visitor (and local) experience.
When You're Ready, We Have The Experts To Help
The Meet Minneapolis staff is ready to handle all your meeting needs.