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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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Orlando-Based Events

Make a Splash in Orlando with Your Next Event Mike Graves, COO of metroConnections As one of the largest Tier-1 destination cities for hosting conferences, meetings and events, Orlando is home to world-class hotels, conference centers, event facilities and renowned attractions. As fellow event professionals, we know you’re always looking to maximize your budget, facility, designers, and partners. Below are [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conference Services, Event Services, Transportation Services|

Conference Session Tracking

Conference Session Tracking: Scanning Technology Don’t Guess. PROVE that Your Conference is a Success. Sara Czech, Technology Solutions Coordinator The conferences and meetings industry is continually evolving as new technologies and trends rise and old ones fade away. In a traditional setup, planners rely on registration stations where attendees are manually checked in by a staff member. To see how [...]

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Conference Services|

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 and on the cutting edge: [...]

November 7th, 2016|Categories: Conference Services, Custom Builds, Event Services, Newsletter 2016 Fall|

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 a cue from the venue location: [...]

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 signature strategic thinking and crowd-pleasing [...]

November 7th, 2016|Categories: Custom Builds, Event Services, Newsletter 2016 Fall|

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, it’s critical to adjust your [...]

Trade Show Management Tips – Part 2

How to Tame the Trade Show Circus - Part 2 By Emily Griesser, Director of Conferences & Meetings In part one, we covered what goes into the pre-trade show planning process, including determining the size and scope of the program, the logistics of the layout and schedule, and what needs to be communicated to exhibitors in order to give them a positive [...]

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Conference Services, Meeting Management|

Trade Show Management Tips – Part 1

How to Tame the Trade Show Circus - Part 1 By Emily Griesser, Director of Conferences & Meetings It’s well known in this industry that planners need to be skilled at juggling a variety of tasks when it comes to events, conferences and meetings. Trade shows, however, take that to the next level. To continue with the imagery of a juggler, [...]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Conference Services, Meeting Management|

June 2016 New Hires and Promotions

metroConnections announces new hires, promotions (MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.) – June 6, 2016 – metroConnections, Inc. – an award-winning conference, event, stage production and transportation services firm – has announced a number of promotions and new additions to their Event, Production, Conference and Transportation Services teams. Madelyn Arthur joined the Event Services team in March of this year, where she serves [...]

June 6th, 2016|Categories: metroConnections, Press Releases|

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 just right? Will the attendees [...]

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