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Meetings Mean Business: Global Meetings Industry Day

02/18/2020

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) shines a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities. Meeting professionals organizations, association chapters, corporations, destinations, partners and other supporters are holding events in all around the world to support this international day of advocacy, including MPI Minnesota's GMID event on April 14 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Events include rallies, press conferences, speaking panels, educational events, award presentations, proclamations and more.

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10 Tips to Incorporate the Latest Meeting Trends Into Your Events

10/18/2019

From technology and sustainability to food options and activities, there are a lot of moving pieces in today’s meetings industry and the trends are always changing. Trends come and go, often fleeting, creating challenges and opportunities for meeting, conference and event planners. As we look at the biggest trends in 2019 and look forward to what’s to come in 2020, I’ve rounded up a few tips to help leverage these trends and incorporate them into meetings and events in the future.

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Earle Brown Focuses on Sustainable Catering in Minneapolis Northwest

10/10/2019

The desire to plan environmentally friendly meetings and events has increased dramatically in recent years, and there is much to consider when taking on the challenge. The good news is that there are solutions available and pathways to success. Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minneapolis Northwest currently models some of the ways venues can help planners create sustainable events that are equally as successful.

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Top Creative Places to Meet in Minneapolis Northwest

08/07/2019

Meetings are a time to get business done and make connections, but that doesn’t mean they have to be mundane. Inspire your group with an unconventional and fun place to host your next meeting. In Minneapolis Northwest, there are several unique venues and locations your group will love. From signature scents to breweries to a world-famous cupcake shop, here are some of the most creative meeting venues in Minneapolis Northwest.

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Make Topgolf Your Top Choice for Meetings & Events

04/16/2019

Looking for a unique venue for a corporate meeting or event? Topgolf should be at the top of your list. With its accommodating event spaces and scrumptious food packages, the entertainment and party options are limitless. Roll out the red carpet for your event, enjoy casino-style fun, DJs and dancing, photo booths, or live sports viewing on more than 230 flat screen HD TVs. Topgolf is a perfectly fun way to entertain corporate clients and colleagues in a distinctively non-corporate environment. Get to know the event spaces and catering options at Topgolf.

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Top Tips for Planning Health-Conscious Meetings in Minneapolis Northwest

04/11/2019

With the abundance of healthful options the Minneapolis Northwest area offers, planning health-conscious meetings have never been so easy. From outdoor activities to fantastic dining choices, the area presents a unique opportunity to incorporate wellness into a memorable event program. The following are some helpful tips to create healthier events that are chock-full of wellness aspects attendees will enjoy and appreciate.

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From Cooking to Crocheting: Try Something Exciting and New in Minneapolis Northwest

01/22/2019

Hoping to expand your horizons and try something new and exciting while visiting Minneapolis Northwest? Whether you want to learn how to cook ethnic cuisine, create latte art, paint a masterpiece, knit a scarf, dabble in cake design or whip up some French macarons – you can find classes and learning opportunities on just about anything in or near our area!

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Kick Back & Relax! Tips for Meeting Planners to Relieve Stress

12/07/2018

Between the negotiating, acting as the middleman between clients and venues, unconventional hours and intense deadlines, it’s no surprise meeting planners have one of the most stressful jobs. Meeting planner or event coordinator was ranked as the fifth most stressful job of 2017 in a recent study by CareerCast. We’ve rounded up some tips and tricks for handling this stressful career and finding some balance.

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Above and Beyond! Minneapolis Northwest Tourism Awarded for its Commitment to Local Associations

11/15/2018

Minneapolis Northwest Tourism is excited to announce we were recently named Associations North’s Best Supporting Company of the Year at the 2018 Fall Leadership Conference. The award recognizes companies or organizations that are dedicated to supporting the mission of Associations North and go above and beyond to help the organization and its events succeed!

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