Carly Van Veldhuizen, the mastermind behind Girl Friday’s mesmerizing creative custom installations, talks inspiration, materials and the value of a solid team.
The 2018 Meeting Planners Symposium held at The Graduate Minneapolis and McNamara Alumni Center was all about unique venues and experiences. From a Scrabble team challenge to a mini hackathon, meeting with no walls and a surprise session on a coach bus, this learning opportunity was anything but ordinary. Teams worked together to solve a complex problem and pitch their idea for $500 cash. Through beautiful chaos, attendees discovered fresh, unconventional approaches to do their jobs better.
This three-city area offers lodging, event space—and plenty of free parking.
Tacos, Tamales, Quesadillas & More
The Appeal of Associations
Aug. 8-10, 2019
Located in both the North Loop and Northeast Minneapolis, Bartending by Drew offers an array of libations to kick off the spring season. Whether it’s a wedding or a corporate team-building event, owner Drew Atkin offers signature drinks to match any event’s aesthetic.
“Our opportunities lie within providing visitors with unique party options,” says Atkin. “Our services allow guests to have fun and experience something out of the ordinary whether it be with friends or co-workers.”
Minnesota Meetings + Events is proud to introduce our 2019 Hall of Fame, made up of seven top-notch individuals who are positively impacting the meetings and events industry.
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You're the Best: Find out who our readers have chosen as the winners and runners-up of the Minnesota M+E Best of 2019 readers’ choice awards.
Meet the seven industry pros who the Minnesota Meetings + Events Editorial Advisory Board selected to honor in the magazine’s Hall of Fame.