Minneapolis is the perfect destination for your meeting

Here are some of our top reasons why Minneapolis should be on every Meeting Planner's list

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Directions always start with “you’re close.”

  • Compact, vibrant downtown with hundreds of walkable entertainment options
  • Award winning transit system connects airport to the Mall of America & downtown core for only $2.50!
  • MSP Airport is 11 miles from downtown Minneapolis

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Perfectly located in the middle of everywhere

  • Minneapolis is under a 3 hour flight from anywhere in the country
  • MSP Airport is a Delta hub and serves over 19 airlines and has over 160 direct flights
  • Named Best Airport in North American for its size category by Airports Council International in 2019

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The Minneapolis Convention Center – the ultimate relationship building

  • 1.2 million square feet of meeting space
  • 80+ meeting rooms of various sizes.
  • Won Venue Excellence Award from International Association of Venue Managers in 2018.

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9,000 hotel rooms downtown

The best rooms you’ll barely stay in. Hip and historic. All suites. Family friendly. World class restaurants. Cool cocktail bars. Right in the middle of the action. Right by everywhere you’ll want to be.

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Esquire said it best: "Minneapolis is food world's best kept secret"

Plan on arriving hungry and thirsty - our hundreds of uniquely Minneapolis restaurants, bars, breweries and distilleries are ready to impress. Don't take our word for it:

Minneapolis Is the Food World's Best Kept Secret - Esquire.com

Why Every Food Lover Should Visit the Twin Cities - Smithsonian.com

A Culinary Crawl Through Minneapolis: The Best Restaurants in the Twin Cities - Vogue.com

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72 degrees all year long

Yep, it’s true, thanks to our skyway system - a 9 mile enclosed system of second level walkways connecting 80 city blocks (and hotels, bars, restaurants, retail, three professional sports stadiums and the Minneapolis Convention Center) downtown.

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More Bang For Your Buck

  • Take advantage of more flexible rates, room blocks and concessions
  • Minneapolis has tax free shopping

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There’s a reason Prince chose to stay here – our music, arts and food scene rocks

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Weather Doesn't Stop Our Fun

  • MSP Airport has the lowest amount of weather-related delays in the nation
  • Minneapolis has more days of sunshine per year than Chicago and Indianapolis.
  • We embrace winter with year-round one of a kind festivals that celebrate our climate