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Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage With strategy, integrated branding and creative design metroConnections is a trusted one-stop-shop solution for our clients.  We go the extra mile to truly understand your business, and your marketing goals and objectives. We go beyond our capabilities and service offerings of conferences, events, production and transportation to ensure every event integrates your branding flawlessly in every [...]

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Fall, private|

X Games Hat Trick

An X Games Hat Trick For the third year in a row, metroConnections helped bring the ESPN X Games VIP Suite to life with fresh, electrifying branding, event planning, transportation services and more. This year’s activation was an excellent chance for us to showcase our branding capabilities and creative services to produce a continuous experience and vibe from the [...]

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Fall, private|

Executing Brand Promise

Executing Brand Promise at the Farm Progress Show metroConnections partnered with chemical manufacturing company FMC Corporation over the last year as they relaunched and rebranded their entire brand platform and brand story. FMC chemistries help grow the world’s food, improve health, enhance foods and beverages, contribute to sustainable energy and the creation of other essential commodities. Now that the [...]

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Fall, private|

Standing Together: MNUFC + Allina

Allina Health Activation Standing Together With MNUFC Sometimes metroConnections works as the direct contact and partner for a brand, and other times we work completely behind-the-scenes as an agency partner for strategic assistance or tactical support. Fresh Fish Today Marketing is a go-to agency for healthcare giant, Allina Health; especially when it comes to activating the brand’s partnership with [...]

October 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Fall, private|

Creative Thinking Saves the Day

Creative Thinking Saves the Day Conference venue construction issue gets a client-satisfying branded solution The world of hotels is constantly changing, and our planners have to be ready to find out-of-the-box solutions whenever last minute road blocks occur. From changing food and beverage availability to cancellations, construction to extreme weather, we have to be ready with a Plan B, and [...]

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Custom Builds|

Pentair Global Leadership Meeting

Service with a Smile: Going the Extra Mile Our brand promise is exceptional service metroConnections’ strongest competitive advantage and unique value in the marketplace is our prominent level of personalized service and commitment to each of our clients. We always strive to ensure a trouble-free program that shines the very best light on our clients. Throughout the past 35 years, [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

Revolutionary Destination: Incentive Trip

A Revolutionary Destination for An Incentive Trip metro's service results in a successful urban experience Warm climate. Sandy beaches. Scenic golf courses. Put these all together and you have a highly desirable location for a company incentive trip. metroConnections has planned and implemented dozens of warm-weather getaways over the past 35 years. However, when a client wants to host their [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

Touch Screen Tables

Touch Screen Tables Get Attendees What They Need Quickly+Visually! Our first touch screen table was created when a client wanted a digital brochure solution to avoid printing and shipping hard copy brochures that would inevitably wind up getting tossed before the tradeshow was over. metroConnections quickly rose to the challenge and provided an innovative, two-fold solution: a custom-built table and [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

Celebrating 35 Years

metroConnections Celebrates 35 Years! This spring we celebrated 35 years in the conference, event, stage production and transportation provider business. We’ve grown from humble beginnings when metro was founded in 1984 to handle bus charters for corporate clients. We’ve transformed into an all-encompassing premier conference and event production company that deeply understands our clients’ brands and missions. We have truly [...]

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter 2019 Summer|

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner

Choosing the Right Online Registration Partner: 5 Considerations to Avoid Your Company at Risk Erin Thompson, metroConnections It’s an exciting step in the conference and event planning process when attendees start registering. It’s likely your first chance to really wow them with your event branding, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Handling attendees’ personal information, like addresses and credit card [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Conference Services|
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We Add Wow

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!