Brooklyn Park, MN

Groups & Planners

Minneapolis Northwest Tourism is the destination marketing organization that represents the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, including Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove, Minnesota. Our mission is to attract visitors to our area, resulting in a positive economic impact.


The Minneapolis Northwest area offers distinctive and versatile meeting venues, 2,200+ guest rooms and FREE parking. With two venues that have over 50,000 square feet of meeting space, we can accommodate meetings large and small. 

The staff at Minneapolis Northwest Tourism is available to connect tour planners, meeting planners and sporting event organizers with the numerous facilities, venues and hotels in the area. We also encourage planners to utilize a simple-to-use grant program designed specifically to help them offset costs for their events. Some of the free services available to meeting and event organizers include:

  • Arrange site visits or tours
  • Help find ideal group lodging to meet specific needs
  • Provide area information & welcome packets
  • Assist with setting up entertainment & dining options
  • Onsite registration help for larger groups

For questions about how the bureau can assist with an event, contact one of the Minneapolis Northwest Tourism sales team members today. Click to meet our sales team.

There are several ways to learn more about the services we offer and how we can connect you with the right people for your next meeting or event. Whether you are participating in strategic planning, tackling budgeting or simply getting in some quality team-building time, we’ve got some insider tips for putting together a productive and rewarding retreat in our guide on how to Plan the Perfect Retreat in Minneapolis Northwest

Then take a look at some of the Top Team-Building Activities in Minneapolis Northwest. Team building is a valuable aspect to any organization or business, helping to ensure that everyone works together in harmony! With the right activities, team building can be both fun and a great way to build relationships amongst your team. In Minneapolis Northwest, we have a variety of ideas to help your team up its game!

We've got everything from indoor games at WhirlyBall Twin Cities and Dave & Buster's to outdoor activities at Elm Creek Park Reserve and Central Park in Maple Grove, plus plenty of fun learning opportunities, like cooking classes at NOLA Bistro & Lounge and latte art classes at Tiny Footprint Coffee

Find more team-building inspiration, here.

Do you need a private event room for a small to mid-size gathering? Browse our picks of the best private event rooms in the area, from upscale locations to casual and family friendly environments. 

Get a "taste" for how we can help you locate the perfect venue for your meeting or event by checking out our Taste of MNW Tour, which introduces planners to some of our best hotels, venues and unique attractions each year.