metroConnections is a unique conference and event services company, providing the best possible experience for you and your attendees.
We combine the strength of four specialties into one strategic group.

Conference Services

Meet with big success. It’s easy when you count on us for your conference and meeting management needs.

Talented Professionals

Contact our talented professionals today! Conference planning is easy with the help and expertise of metroConnections!

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Event Planning

We are professional event planners whose expertise can help you create and host a truly memorable event.

Full Service Experts

Contact our talented professionals today! Event planning is easy with the help and expertise of our metroConnections experts!

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Production Services

Set the stage to engage. Our production team will make sure your message is designed to inform and entertain.

Energize Effortlessly

Contact our talented professionals. Your production needs can turn into success with the help and expertise of metroConnections!

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Transportation Services

At metro, we specialize in efficiently and strategically moving groups, both locally and nationwide.

Enjoy The Ride

Contact our talented transportation experts today. From VIPs to DMCs. metro’s professionals can help!

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metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years in Events Business

Bloomington-based conference, event, stage production and transportation provider commemorates milestone anniversary with look back at growth and industry change

MINNEAPOLIS (April 15, 2019) – metroConnections leadership is pleased to celebrate their 35th anniversary with their nationwide staff, clients and industry partners.

The Bloomington-based company has grown from humble beginnings when it was founded in 1984 by Sam Thompson with $3,000 in startup funds. Thompson was a sales manager at a northern Minnesota resort who realized that corporate guests needed specialized transportation when they arrived into town. metroConnections began by handling bus charters for corporate clients and grew into a full-service destination management company (DMC), expanding their services in the Twin Cities area to convention, association and corporate clientele.

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“Our annual Global Leadership Meeting is a key event for our company leadership. With several hundred leaders convening from around the world, it is critical we have a robust agenda, plenty of activities and great logistics management. Year-after-year, we rely on metroConnections to ensure our event is a huge success.”
“Kudos to metroConnections in making sure our staging for our Leadership Summit was perfect. You were our right hand team when it came to the presentations and overall production quality. Every aspect was spot on, from lighting cue changes to screen visual changes, to the professional sound quality. You truly are an extension of our team.”
Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.
“metroConnections, thank you so much for your partnership on transportation for Target’s Fall National Meeting. Due to your preparation and planning, it went so smoothly for our attendees. We appreciate all of your hard work for our event and look forward to working together in the future.”
Target Corporation

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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!