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Since 1984, metroConnections has provided complete conference, event, stage production and transportation services for meeting and event planners nationwide. The award-winning company operates from its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and produces thousands of programs per year. The metroConnections team uses its expertise and resources to specialize in the design and implementation of themed events, stage productions, transportation, tours and conference program logistics and meetings. metroConnections also offers audio/visual and production services and is the creator of Attend-eSource®, a web-based solution that includes elements such as online registration and custom-built event websites. Contact us today to engage, inspire and move your group!

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Globalocity 2016 Conference

Globalocity 2016: A Captivating Collaboration At Globalocity 2016, Digital River employees, industry thought leaders and vendor partners connected, collaborated and convened to prepare for the next wave of global commerce solutions. For cutting edge conference and event solutions, email us at info@metroconnections.com Here’s how our Production, Video and Event service centers helped keep 400 attendees engaged [...]

AgriBank: An Unforgettable Event

An Unforgettable Event, 100 Years In The Making With a nod to the past and an eye on the future, AgriBank celebrated 100 years in business at this year’s annual meeting. Working with AgriBank, metroConnections began the assignment by developing the theme Cultivating the Next Century of Agriculture. To create an unforgettable experience for the 500 attendees, metroConnections took [...]

Vikings US Bank Stadium Grand Opening

Minnesota Vikings Team Up With metroConnections The opportunity to work with your hometown NFL team is always thrilling, but this year, metroConnections got called up to partner with the Minnesota Vikings organization in a big-league way. With a stunning new stadium in the works, franchise excitement was at a fever pitch. metroConnections suited up to deliver our [...]

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Planning Tips for Incentive Trips

Foolproof Formula for Can’t-Miss Incentive Trips By Amy McCollum, Senior Program Manager, Conferences & Meetings Though they’re often lumped in with destination meetings and conferences, incentive trips are a special class of event. It’s true that many of the “basics” are the same—food and beverage, flights, hotel accommodations—but the priorities are completely different. As a planner, [...]

Collaboration in Action: Patterson Dental

A Tour de Force for Patterson Dental SERVICES: Conference, Event, Production and Transportation Services WHAT: Patterson Dental, North American Sales Meeting WHEN: Sept. 27 - Oct. 2, 2015 WHERE: Orlando, FL Patterson Dental is one of North America’s largest distributors of dental merchandise and a technology leader for dental practices, offering more than 105,000 [...]

Behind the Scenes: HB Cares

Behind the Scenes: HB Cares HelmsBriscoe is a global site selection company and a long-time industry partner of metroConnections. At the heart of the HelmsBriscoe organization is the belief that corporate success is more than just financial gain. A Gala-Style, Feel-Good Event HB Cares, is an annual, hands-on event hosted by HelmsBriscoe that exemplifies corporate [...]

Trending: LED Light Boxes

Trending: Illuminate Your Next Event Make an impact with LED-lit fabric graphics for backdrops, registration counters, bars, conference branding and general signage from our events and production facility. This on-trend solution brilliantly displays graphics of any size with backlit technology and a modern, frameless design. Why They’re Trending The print quality on fabric is [...]

Ask the Expert: Graphical Emails

Ask the Expert: Send Attendee-Grabbing Graphical Emails Lacey Carrier, technology solutions designer, and Samantha Phillippe, account manager of Attend-eSource® technology services, discuss how to create the biggest impact with meeting and event email marketing. Q: When should graphical emails be utilized for a meeting or event? LC: We see them used for meetings that [...]

Lists: Brand Your Venue, Five Smart Ways

Five Smart Ways to Brand Your Venue Take your event or conference to a new level by incorporating creative branding with signage and décor that transforms an ordinary venue into a uniquely themed and branded space. Know your space – It starts with the site visit. Maximize branding in areas attendees will frequent most. Creatively [...]

Wardrobe Tips and Tricks for Presenters

Avoid a Malfunction: Wardrobe Tips and Tricks for Presenters By Heidi Foels, Producer, Production Services Whether you have made a career out of keynote speaking or you are stepping on stage for the first time in years, there are many factors that need to fall into place for a well-done presentation. Is the lighting [...]

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