Sponsored by Westin Edina Galleria
Guests travelling to Minnesota tend to flock to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and generally host their meetings and events in the downtown areas. While the Twin Cities are known for their culture, restaurants and famous Skyways, Minneapolis and St. Paul’s downtowns are not the only locations in the state where these amenities are found. Located about 10 miles south of Minneapolis lies Edina, home to the Westin Edina Galleria, shopping, restaurants, culture and other amenities, all of which can be enjoyed without the troublesome traffic, construction, and other hinderances of a downtown area.
Attendees don’t have to trudge all the way downtown, worry about directions, or deal with parking to enjoy a good meal. The Westin Edina Galleria is home to McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant, open daily for dinner, where guests and visitors can enjoy classic seafood dishes in a contemporary atmosphere. The hotel also offers Prelude, a restaurant, bar, lounge concept that can be reserved for private events. Transitioning throughout the day, Prelude offers café-inspired breakfasts, light bites and fresh options for lunch, and turns into a cocktail bar and lounge at night featuring New American cuisine and drinks.
For an even larger variety of dining options, The Westin Edina Galleria is conveniently located just steps away from The Galleria, upscale shopping center. While the two aren’t attached via Skyway, the building are connected through a tunnel, so guests never have to worry about braving the elements of Minnesota. Once there, visitors can find a variety of dining options from Big Bowl, to CōV, to Crave.
Meeting amenities from transportation to technology are all on par in Edina with the latest and greatest offerings. From complimentary Wi-Fi at the Westin Edina Galleria, to free parking for hotel guests, to PSAV available onsite for all audio-visual needs, meeting and event attendees are always taken care of. Edina also offers a variety of cultural attractions right around the corner including the Bakken Museum, Braemer Golf Course, Edinborough Park, the Edina Art Center, and Centennial Lakes Park.
The most unique thing about meeting in Edina? The Westin Edina Galleria’s options for creative meetings. These locally-inspired, unique meeting offerings will enhance your next event and are only found in the suburbs. Enjoy an intimate daily escape from all-day meetings with the age-old tradition of afternoon tea. Pretend your group is preparing for a weekend on Lake Superior by building your own trail mix and sampling local beef jerky. Celebrate the fact that Minnesota has a professional team in every major sport with snacks that would be found at local sporting events. Finally, inspire and nurture healthy habits by sampling food found at the Minneapolis Farmers Market.
Sponsored by Westin Edina Galleria
The Westin Edina Galleria welcomes travelers with elevated accommodations, thoughtful amenities and an inspired location in Edina, Minneapolis. Offering a direct connection to the Galleria Edina shopping center and located minutes away from the Mall of America, the hotel is perfectly positioned to experience the area's best shopping, dining and entertainment. The Westin Edina Galleria encompasses over 9,100 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, making it an ideal choice for weddings, conferences, banquets, and meetings. The dedicated meeting and event specialist will service your every detail.